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Compliance Specialist (DBE / SWaM)

Company: Dragados
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: July 28, 2022

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.

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

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