The purpose of this role is to champion, drive and implement workforce compliance objectives by partnering with city, state and community leaders, as well as Shawmut project teams, Estimating and Purchasing, and subcontractors, to increase access and opportunity for minorities, women and local community members in construction. This role will be responsible for expanding Shawmut’s relationships with local communities and facilitate partnerships with our subcontractors in order to increase workforce diversity and meeting the goals of clients, city, state and federal regulations across the New England region. Specifically, the role will work closely to address and exceed the requirements for the BRJP and UMass Building Authority and then other clients.
Relationship Management: Develop strong relationships that will aid the project in functioning at a high level, particularly in critical and stressful situations.
Compliance: Ensure that projects are set-up to meet the established compliance objectives, these are implemented, and all necessary paperwork is submitted (EEO reports, subcontractor weekly logs, etc.) and in place in a timely and accurate manner.
Community Liaison: Develop critical relationships, especially with clients, community leaders, and minority and women construction subcontractors.
Compliance Program Measurement: Design and implement measurement and evaluation tools and processes to determine program compliance and effectiveness.
People Development: Drive the growth and development of staff.
Competency #1: Communicates Effectively
Competency #2: Establishes Strong Client Relationships
Competency #3: Anticipates Problems and Mitigates Risk
Competency #4: Focuses on Results and Outcomes
Competency #5: Freely Shares Knowledge and Expertise
Competency #6: Acts in the Best Interest of Shawmut
Competency #7: Demonstrates a Commitment to Safety
Competency #8: Develops People; Builds Teams
WORK CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
When on jobsite, may experience uneven, hazardous conditions, must be able to lift overheard and carry 10-25 lbs. Must be able to work outdoors for 3+ hours in heat, cold, or inclement weather conditions. Must adhere to Company Safety standards and wear hardhat, protective glasses, boots, etc.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs and ladders and general navigation of an area under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires the use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.