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THE SCHEMMER ASSOCIATES INC Construction Administrative/Project Representative in OMAHA, Nebraska

About UsCollaborative. Knowledgeable. Driven. Schemmer is a full-service architectural, engineering and construction field services firm providing responsible solutions for complex design and construction-related challenges with a keen focus on quality and client satisfaction.We believe in a creative, collaborative culture with highly-engaged staff that love what they do. Our diverse and talented professionals work together to create effective, goal-driven solutions. Providing a professional work environment with access to the latest technology all while maintaining a culture that rewards excellence is what makes Schemmer a great place to work. Professional growth and leadership opportunities are available for all staff who seek to advance their career and be a significant contributor to the overall success of the firm.Project VarietyWhen you work for us, you won't be stuck in a rut of producing designs for one type of project. At Schemmer, you will have the opportunity to stretch your imagination to the limit and work on multiple project types. We work on projects large and small, from studies to construction documents, for public and private sectors, of different building types and different building systems.The Schemmer Associates Inc. is on the grow and we want YOU to join our team! We are a full-service architecture and engineering firm with a focus of serving our clients. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.We have an excellent opportunity for a Project Representative to work in our Construction Administration Department of our design-oriented architectural/engineering practice. This position will be located in our Omaha, NE office. We seek an individual with potential to grow into management of our Construction Administration Department. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of architectural design, past successful construction administration experience on both public and private projects, and a strong technical background for complex building types.DutiesMust have intimate knowledge and thorough understanding of construction contracts, applicable codes, scheduling, and familiarity with materials, methods and processes of construction.Act as main liaison between client, contractor and firm project manager for duration of construction.Maintain communication with Project Managers for effective in-house coordination of construction administration services and deliverables.Respond to all Requests for Information and submittals.Attend job/construction meetings and maintain meeting notes/records.Able to negotiate, interpret documents and conduct meetings with Client, Contractor and project managers/representatives.Responsible for obtaining, verifying, processing, documenting and maintaining records relevant to a project, including but not limited to claims, change proposals and change orders, request for information, correspondence, payment application, contract documents, and other related documentation.Render all decisions relative to administration of construction except those involving aesthetics and/or design, which will be coordinated with the Project Manager.Qualifications:Bachelors degree in Architecture, Construction Management, or Engineering preferred8+ years experience preferably in design and construction phase services on commercial constructionMust be an aggressive, goal-oriented individual with proven problem solving and negotiation abilities.Must be able to travel on a regular basis to project construction sites.Working knowledge of shop drawing review, RFI, ASI and Change Order processing required.Experience with on-site observation requiredExperience acting as Owners representative during construction required.Proficiency and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.Working knowledge of Newforma Info Exchange is preferred but not necessaryMust be confident and positiveWhy SchemmerAt Schemmer, we believe in fostering a fun, creative environm