Chenega Corporation Principal/Project Consultant in Baltimore, Maryland


Company Job Title:

Principal/Project Consultant




Baltimore, MD

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary:The Principal/Project Consultant will direct day to day activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Evaluate, manage and oversee development projects, from pursuit, design through final project completion, on a regional basis

  • Oversee and actively manage construction management professionals, both internal and/or 3rd party, providing leadership, guidance, and support in order to facilitate best-in-class project management and completion of our development and construction projects.

  • Collaborate-closely with our Development Team, Fund Managers, Asset Managers, and Principals across all aspects of a projects construction and development lifecycle.

  • Bring best-in-class design, review, and value engineering leadership and judgment to all projects.

  • Organize and provide accurate and timely reporting of a projects status, budget, and schedule in acceptable formats to fully inform our Management Team, Development Team, and others.

  • Work with internal and 3rd party resources to provide timely and accurate job cost budgeting, including initial contractor estimates to full competitively bid general contractor budgets.

  • Effectively partner with external and internal parties to design, value engineer, attain project consultants and negotiate contracts to meet timely delivery of the project

  • Initiate and maintain effective communication with management personnel in departments that have impact on, or are impacted by, the projects throughout the construction process

  • Direct the project design and obtains approvals, as necessary, of all product and materials

  • Ensure timely recognition of potential issues, thoroughly investigates cause/effect and assesses key factors. Implements appropriate and adequate action plans to resolve with minimal interruption to schedule

  • Create and execute internal project schedules to manage internal and external milestones, commitments, deadlines, etc.

  • Analyze all 3rd party reports (environmental, geotechnical, structural, etc.), project progress reports, payment applications, etc. and advises executive team on matters needing executive input

  • Conduct conferences with key development personnel and consultants on the construction progress and enacts necessary changes

  • Coordinate with leasing personnel to review leasing requirements and timelines, incorporate tenant needs into designs, provide accurate estimates, of work, etc.

  • Represents Chenega in a professional manner at all times. Consistently maintain a professional courteous attitude when dealing with 3rd parties, coworkers and the general public.

  • Communicate internal coordination matters and major project milestones through Salesforce.

  • Maintain accurate cost records during construction to maintain project budget

  • Organize project costs to facilitate the creation of a historical project cost database

  • Obtain all necessary permits and municipal approvals utilizing appropriate resources

  • Coordinate all necessary professionals to perform the various aspects of construction projects, e.g. architects, contractors, code officials, inspectors, etc.

  • Manage pre-construction initiatives including environmental, physical condition assessments, and other existing condition determinations.

  • Coordinate with internal and 3rd party resources, negotiates project contracts, including design and construction documents.

  • Communicate projects status, delivering accurate and complete financial reporting, with scheduled regular meetings held with minutes and assigned follow-up action items;

  • Inspect ongoing projects to ensure proper compensation to contractors and timely completion of project milestones. Project inspections include on-site meetings with the contractor, architect, tenant, and other required parties.

  • Complete project closure reports and documentation, including all information from architects and contractors, as well as project reporting for internal use

  • Collaborate with staff in the development and continuous improvement of internal and external service delivery processes; leads specific initiatives within an area of continuous improvement.

  • Identify and communicate opportunities and challenges that impact financial results; while constantly pursuing cost effective alternatives to improve financial performance while adhering to brand standards.

  • Make independent judgments related to operating procedures impacting assigned projects; escalates need to Chenega for any issue, risk or concern and follow-up

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • 10 years’ experience required

  • 5 years with USACE project experience required

  • PE certification required

  • Secret Clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, maintain highly detailed budgets, and optimize the use of 3rd party resources within a multi-tasking environment.

  • Ability to travel


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

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 the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega Worldwide Support

Title: Principal/Project Consultant

Location: Maryland-Baltimore

Requisition ID: 1800002083