Job Title: Construction Manager
Reports To: Parts and Service Manager

Position Summary:

Plans, directs, and coordinates construction projects from conception to completion, ensuring that goals and objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.  Directs activities of sub-vendors for implementation of construction projects.  Assists with oversight of the commissioning of new equipment upon completion of construction, for hand-off to owner.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Evaluate specifications, drawings, and proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations, and procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.

  • Direct supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications and drawings, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.

  • Coordinate material deliveries and staging to suit construction schedules.

  • Prepare and review reports on progress, materials, costs, and adjust schedules as indicated.

  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site. Investigates damage, accidents, or delays to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out.

  • Act as spokesperson interfacing with client (owner) and subcontractors.

  • Inspect work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.

  • Manage supervisory and engineering personnel, inspectors, and suppliers to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods.

  • Prepare Scopes of Work for project bidding by Subcontractors.

  • Secure bids for construction projects.

  • Manage contracts with subcontractors.

  • Analyze, manage, and mitigate risks.

  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques, including compliance with local codes.

  • Oversee and document commissioning/start-up/testing of installed equipment to guarantee quality of construction.

Computer Skills        

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Microsoft Project, ACAD, Gantt chart generation

Education and/or Experience 

  • BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or comparable Industrial Construction Supervision experience.

Other Qualifications 

  • Able to travel to remote jobsites for the duration of construction projects (50% of the time).  (Typically 1-3 months total, with weekend returns home.  Occasional weekend stays at jobsite).
  • Knowledge of Industrial construction means and methods.
  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.

Physical Demands     

Must be able to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs, work at elevated heights, work while wearing appropriate PPE, work in a variety of climates from outdoors to confined indoor spaces.

Work Environment  

  • Industrial settings, both indoors and out
  • Portable office/construction trailer when stationed on a jobsite.
  • Typical office setting when not dispatched to jobsite.