Business Title Construction Manager Substations
Location KS-Overland Park
Requisition Number 14861BR
Employee Type Full Time
Percent of Travel Required 51-75
Training and Certifications OSHA Training
Visa Sponsorship Available? No
Relocation Available? Yes
Division Marketing Statement At Black & Veatch, you can work on projects of complex size and scope across a full spectrum of construction services within the worldwide energy, water, telecommunications and federal markets. We are a global construction company with both union and merit shop capabilities, and a procurement team experienced in reducing purchasing costs, mitigating risks and maximizing scheduled.
If you're ready for the excitement of working with state-of-the-art technologies, advanced project management tools and industry-leading safety programs, this is where you want to be.
Primary Purpose Responsible for: Responsible for coordination of the construction on the project. Coordinates compliance with the schedule, safety, cost, and quality decisions in conjunction with the Project Field Manager. Direction Received: Frequent, from Project Field Manager
Principal Duties and Responsibilities Construction Manager-Transmission Lines and Substations. Manages and coordinates all on-site subcontractor activities for compliance with the CPM schedule and monitors and enforces compliance with subcontract requirements; Implements the Project Construction Execution Plan. Directs staff in the daily, weekly planning process. Supervises and mentors all superintendents; monitors their activities and provides leadership. Monitors and reports on construction productivity and schedule performance (including trends) to the Project Field Manager and Field Project Controls Manager. Takes actions necessary to meet project budget and schedule requirements. Directs and approves the development and implementation of subcontractor schedule recovery plans as required. Coordinates the Construction Completion Walkdowns and the complete hand over of start-up packages to the Startup Manager and supervises the close out of all punch list items. Assists Project Field Manager with client interface and relations. Coordinates with Field Material Manager to review all site procured materials for acceptance. Reviews and approves equipment rentals (if supplied by company) and coordinates shared use of this equipment with subcontractors. Conducts weekly coordination meeting with subcontractors. Conducts weekly subcontractor meetings. Reports weekly schedule and commodity installation status to the Field Project Controls Manager. Monitors all extra work authorization requests, backcharges, and supplier and subcontractor progress/final payment requests for acceptance and is responsible for subordinates providing the timely tracking information to Project Controls to support the change management system. Adheres to Safety, Quality, Ethical Standards, Lessons Learned, and Performance Management programs in accordance with Division Policies, Standards, Guides, and Contractual commitments. Directly responsible for the Division 8 labor charges and costs on direct hire projects. Directly responsible for the Construction Equipment budget Monitors and approve all CIR replies to the subcontractors. Responsible for completion of the construction punchlist. Has full knowledge of the safety program and acts as the Safety Representative on site in the absence of the regular Safety Supervisor. Has general knowledge of all disciplines of construction and is able to stand in for each lead discipline. Establishes the tool trailer list at the onset of the project. Resolves safety and quality issues with the safety and quality managers. Further disputes are then deferred to the Project Field Manager. Has the ability to stand in for the Project Field Manager in his absence. Understands the major commercial and deliverable terms of the construction subcontracts and manages within these terms. Monitors and controls overtime by his subordinates and subcontractors. Writes the construction portion of the client and construction monthly report. Coordinates with the Field Engineers or home office engineers on engineering deliverables Responsible for the effective management of construction Manufacturer’s Service Technicians and the timesheet tracking. Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. ; Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates (superintendents).
Minimum Qualifications 5+ years with a degree or 14+ years without degree; Bachelor’s degree in construction, engineering or heavy industrial experience preferred, or 3 years of experience at the superintendent level.
Preferred Job Qualifications Knowledge of construction technology (substation and transmission lines) Basic Knowledge of EPC industry Intermediate Constructability knowledge Intermediate Knowledge of project budget process and tools Intermediate Knowledge of department budget process and tools Basic Knowledge of Project controls Basic Risk assessment/management Basic Administrative policies and procedures Basic Construction Project Management Systems Basic Conceptual planning ability Intermediate Conflict management skills Intermediate Leadership ability (team building, coaching, mentoring, change management, advising) Basic Multi-tasking ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work) Intermediate Presentation skills Basic Problem solving skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve) Intermediate Project management skills Basic Communication and meeting skills Intermediate Time reporting systems Basic Expense reporting policies and procedures Basic Supervisor Competencies - Click on the link below to see Supervisor Competencies Intermediate