Construction Manager

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Has direct responsibility for all on-site project operations.
  • Responsible for receipt, distribution and direction of all construction drawings, data and specifications.
  • Maintains direct communication with engineering disciplines through the assigned project manager.
  • Authorizes all field purchases.
  • Reports administratively to home office construction department manger, and operationally, to the project manager assigned to the specific project.
  • Work planning including daily and long term. Assist in scheduling and CPM preparation by home office.
  • Job site temporary facilities and equipment installation securing, arrangement, maintenance, and removal.
  • Administer and monitor project labor relations, utilizing appropriate and available resources, address and handle any labor related problems.
  • Maintain client contact and relations.
  • Handle on-site functions of scheduling, accounting, material control and safety.
  • Responsible for scheduling, coordinating and monitoring subcontractors.
  • Report project progress to home office.
  • Administer field safety program.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of all field staff personnel.
  • Supervise the execution of the project specifications of the contract.
  • Review in as much detail as possible all drawings issued for field construction.
  • Hold “pre-job” meetings with owners personnel and with the craft organizations involved.
  • Know every person hired on the project, if possible. Promote the understanding that they are employed by Ventech - not another organization.
  • Be alert to “scope” changes and be sure that they are approved, recorded, documented, and reported.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Ten or more years related experience preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sufficient knowledge, skill and ability to fully perform all duties described. Good reasoning abilities. Sound judgement. Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups and easily communicate with co-workers. Ability to handle multi-tasks a must. Excellent interpersonal skills required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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 listen effectively. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews engineering and procurement schedules to ensure compatibility with the construction schedule; monitors construction budget performance.
  • Develops preliminary construction execution plans during early project development. Coordinates with contractors to ensure constructability is built into project designs.
  • Coordinates with plant operations to ensure project completion meets company standards.
  • A minimum of 5 years of construction management experience in downstream industry/ plant/ refinery setting.
  • Must have an understanding and demonstrated commitment implementing safe work practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze a variety of technical and non-technical problems using creative thinking and sound judgment.
  • Able to work independently to achieve results and remove barriers.
  • Knowledge of construction contracting strategy and compensation, lean construction/productivity improvement principles, conflict resolution principles, contract administration, capital steward ship principles, QA/QC principles, management of change principals, material management principles, coordination with engineering functions and systems completion/pre-commissioning principles.

If you have what it takes to be a part of the best that this industry has to offer, then we look forward hearing from you. Email your resume with the title of the position in the subject line to careers@ventech-eng.com

Ventech is an equal opportunity employer.