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System One Sr. Construction Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

System One is hiring a Senior Construction Manager for a hybrid opportunity in Boston, Massachusetts.

Are you passionate about construction? Does the possibility of working on some of the world’s most iconic projects interest you? If so, our client has an opportunity for you! As a Senior Construction Manager, you’ll be joining a team that prides itself on a well-earned reputation as one of the world’s best.


Perform a variety of construction management tasks to complete renovations of a portfolio of office building renovations throughout New England.

Project management and oversight of the GSA construction projects:

• Plan on site visits for each project, to the project sites, covering:

• Attend on-site walk through with the contractor during the bid process and start-up as determined by the GSA POC;

• Project kick-off meeting for each of the GSA project sites and to interface with the building manager and/or lessor;

• Close out and acceptance of the project where project site completion is possible within the given period of performance.

• Plan on covering conference calls with the GSA PM and the local GSA project staff during initiation of the projects and during the bid process.

• Attend, and if required, conduct biweekly and monthly progress meetings to include recording and distributing progress meeting minutes

• Work with the contractor to ensure the GSA Office POC’s are aware of any work being done at the GSA Facilities and help coordinate all repairs and alteration projects with GSA building manager and/or lessor.

• Provide updates to the drawings, specifications, budget and schedules as changes occur.

• Establish a Schedule for the site visits during construction/installation of the security equipment.

• Provide Individual Site Issue reports and updated project schedules

• Prepare cost estimates for new projects and contract change orders

• Inspect construction Contractor’s work for progress, quality and conformance with contract documents and applicable local standards.

• Manage and process technical and administrative submittals and RFIs.

• Assist the Government through development of change order documents, sketches, and cost estimates as required.

• Complete all reporting requirements as required, including field reports and photographs, meeting minutes, tracking Record Drawings, and review and verification of Contractor close-out requirements.

• Coordinate special inspections with the Contractor(s) and 3rd Party Inspector(s) as required.

• Promptly notify the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) of any problems or issues observed.

• Expected to draft all contract related correspondence for the CO or COR’s signature.

• Participate in weekly telephone conference calls with the COR and other parties as necessary to update the COR.

• Candidate must embrace zero incident philosophy, track safety metrics, and embrace philosophy of continuous quality improvement and sustainability.

Project Location – Office is in Boston, MA.

Travel throughout New England will be required approximately 30% of time to visit the project sites.


BS in Architecture, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent experience with at least 8 years related work experience in managing office renovations and new commercial building construction. Good technical writing, analyses and communication skills as well as be independent and resourceful. Must be proficient with Microsoft software, maintaining and interpreting construction schedules, including critical path, understanding equipment/material lead times, and interdependency of various discipline/trade tasks.

• Experience managing office renovation projects

• History of working with Government Project Managers / CORs on processing change requests, requests for information, submittals, and field observation reports.

• 10-hour OSHA construction safety training is preferred.

• Excellent communication skills including writing and verbal are required. Applicant will represent the interests of the government in a professional manner and ensure quality work while maintaining good relationships with contractor as well as GSA staff.

• Must be familiar with Microsoft Excel, Word, CADD, and Project; and uploading and transferring documents on Sharepoint sites.

• Federal Government experience required (to some degree) or HIGHLY preferred.

Additional Details

  • Temp to hire

  • 30% travel

  • Hybrid opportunity working 1-2 days in the office

  • Benefits

  • 401k

  • 8:00AM – 5:00PM OR 7:00AM – 4:00PM

System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.