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Compliance Specialist (DBE / SWaM)

Company: Dragados
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

As a DBE/SWaM Compliance Specialist on the $3.3BN Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Expansion Project (HRBT) in Virginia, you will focus on various initiatives to implement the DBE/SWaM Program Requirements for the project under the direction of the Compliance Manager.The Hampton Roads Connector Partners -JV -(HRCP) consisting of Dragados, VINCI, and -Flatiron, -has been selected -to construct the $3.3BN Design Build -project --the largest -civil -construction contract -ever -awarded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). - - -The project scope -across a 9 mile section of the I-64 -will include: -a new 3.5-mile bridge-tunnel crossing that will accommodate a total of 8 lanes of capacity across the water, replacement of the existing marine approach bridges and the addition of a third lane on I-64 in each direction. The twin 45' diameter 1.5-mile tunnels -will be bored -by TBM, creating the second largest TBM tunnel opening for a TBM in North America. The project -is expected -to continue to the end of 2025. -PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Assist the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel expansion project DBE/SWaM Compliance Manager in implementing, tracking and refining the project's DBE/SWaM Program and progress towards small business participation goals.
  • Produce compliance reports and submissions to appropriate agencies.
  • Manage the project's DBE/SWaM Outreach Schedule
  • Work directly and cultivate relationships with community sources for minority and women employment and on-the-job training referrals.
  • Meet with project field personnel on a regular basis to discuss DBE/SWaM policy and ensure policy is understood and followed by all project personnel.
  • Monitor subcontractor DBE/SWaM reporting compliance.
  • Assist with producing internal DBE/SWaM compliance training and community outreach events.
  • Work with various members of the project team to communicate DBE/SWaM processes, procedures, and compliance.
  • Complete Commercially Useful Function (CUF) reviews both on the jobsite and at DBE/SWaM subconsultant and supplier offices throughout Virginia.
  • Assist with the vetting of potential DBE/SWaM firm participants.Qualifications:Required:
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.
    • Minimum 2 years' experience in regulatory compliance and/or related field. -Preferred:
      • Law degree is a plus.
      • Experience implementing DBE and/or SWaM policies and procedures highly preferred.
      • Familiarity of federal and Virginia state DBE/SWaM laws.
      • General knowledge of construction industry and applicable trades preferred.
      • General knowledge of federal and state regulatory practices.
      • General knowledge of minority business rules, regulations and practices.
      • Excellent research and investigative skills
      • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Excellent training and presentation skills.
      • Superior Microsoft Office suite and report production capabilities.
      • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
      • Ability to be flexible and change directions to meet Company needs.
      • General knowledge of computer applications: Microsoft Office Suite, other.
      • Ability for travel to and from the project office, construction site, and local networking/outreach events.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Dragados, Norfolk , Compliance Specialist (DBE / SWaM), Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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