Construction Manager -- Field Assignment

at Sargent & Lundy in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors. Our Core Values Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry. Quality-We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement. Accountability-Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect. Our People-We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding. Our Clients-We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication. Innovation-Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world. Meaningful Impact-We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live. Responsibilities This position is expected to be a field assignment in the East Coast. The location of the assignment can vary depending on the job and/or client. We do offer per diem for those that qualify. Position Overview: The Construction Manager will work closely with all project team members and closely supervise all contractor and sub-contractor trade employees. Our Construction Managers must be highly organized, communicate effectively, work well with a team, and help ensure timely completion of projects in fast-paced environments. Primary Responsibilities:

+ Develop project-specific construction management and/or commissioning management work plans;

+ Perform Home office or remote pre-construction planning work before field mobilization;

+ Lead and manage the site construction management and commissioning staff;

+ Monitor overall construction and commissioning progress, cost, quality, scope, and safety;

+ Manage and mitigate construction and commissioning work risk;

+ Report construction progress and cost to the Project Manager or Owner;

+ Lead and attend construction project performance review meetings;

+ Plan construction process by developing schedules, phasing, and lookaheads;

+ Keep track of project progress and maintain schedules;

+ Ensure the job site remains safe, clean, and orderly;

+ Communicate any field conflicts and notify the internal project team;

+ Keep all documentation up to date for internal and external project members;

+ Collaborate with the internal construction team, engineers, subcontractors, etc. to determine project needs;

+ Monitor and report on project progress;

+ Adhere to estimated costs and ensure the project is on budget (and is profitable)

+ Supervise field staff and provide constructive feedback;

+ Coordinate requests for appropriate staffing;

+ Resolve on-site issues and emergencies;

+ Ensure compliance with safety, health, and quality standards.

Qualifications We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position. Essential skills and experience:

+ Ten or more years of experience involving industrial construction management

+ Determination of staff positions and size; interviewing and selection of personnel experience

+ Construction labor knowledge and labor planning experience

+ Experience in establishing and effectively using project controls tools to manage a large construction project

+ Understanding of a process approach to accomplishing construction management and start-up testing work

+ Demonstrated client relationship-building experience

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with and guide others in potentially adversarial situations

+ Successful and proven experience as an Industrial Construction Site Manager

+ Industrial Field Experience, Trade School Graduate, or Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management/Engineering preferred

+ Knowledge of quality, safety, and health guidelines for sizeable industrial construction job sites

+ In-depth understanding of construction operations and processes

+ Understanding the importance of proper phase codes and assigning time

+ Proficiency in MS Office Suite

+ Organizational and time-management skills

+ Ability to lead and inspire

+ OSHA 10 or 30.

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestConstruction

TypeFull Time – Regular

Job ID2023-8962

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Job Posting: JC251846924

Posted On: Dec 01, 2023

Updated On: Jan 17, 2024

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