Construction Manager 4 – Substation – Remote Kentucky

at Black & Veatch
Location Not Specified, Louisiana
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Job Summary

Responsible for coordination of the construction on the substation project. Coordinates compliance with the schedule, safety, cost, and quality decisions in conjunction with the Project Field Manager.

By joining our BV Construction group, you will have the ability to develop and enhance your skills in an on-site, hands-on environment. We are committed to providing our construction professionals with expert training, career development, and career advancement to allow for continuous professional development. Our management is committed to the latest advances in technology, above class support and sustainability to bring our clients the best service in safety, quality, and final product. Functions in our group include safety, project field management, construction management, quality control, start up and decommissioning and field engineering.

Key Responsibilities

Provides the site construction teams the means, methods, and staffing to support construction of Substation. Works with EH&S group to develop and maintain safety program associated with Construction activities. Develop Craft Training and Certification program for lineman and groundman trades for Open-shop craft employees. Develops and maintains Construction procedures and quality programs associated with the Construction of Substation work. Identifies and supports the recruiting of craft and leadership associated with the project work. Supports project proposals including development of staffing, equipment, and other direct and indirect quantities and costs to support estimate development. Leads and participates in design constructability reviews. Supports subcontract developments for projects as needed. Active involvement in project risk reviews including identifying and developing mitigation plans associated with Construction. Assists site team in resolving problems and reports on issues related to drawings and information, schedule, quality, quantity tracking, cost reporting, and safety. Monitors discipline construction productivity, progress, and cost, and reports to Operations Manager, Construction Manager and Project Controls Manager. Takes necessary actions to maintain targets. Develops corrective plan to ensure progress and productivity targets are met. Verifies that all equipment, material, manpower and resources needed to support Project Schedule are available and on site. Reviews all timesheets, installed quantity reports, and progress payment request. Develops a stable working relationship with Client and assigned subcontractor(s). Develops and distributes a Job Hazard Analysis for major erection packages within scope. Identifies potential back charges and out of scope issues and reports to Construction Manager. Supports commercial recovery process. Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management to direct reports. Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountabilities. Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.

Preferred Qualifications

Direct hire Substation construction experience required. Experience with Outage Plans within construction. Bachelor's degree in construction or engineering and Craft experience and above preferred. Should have 3+ years of experience as Construction Manager level or above. Should have 8+ years with a degree or 14+ years without degree, of Substation experience. Knowledge of project budget process and tools. Knowledge of department budget process and tools. Knowledge of Project controls. Risk assessment/management. Administrative policies and procedures. Construction Project Management Systems. Conceptual planning ability. Conflict management skills. Leadership ability (team building, coaching, mentoring, change management, advising). Multi-tasking ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work). Presentation skills. Problem solving skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve). Project management skills. Communication and meeting skills. Time reporting systems. Expense reporting policies and procedures. Bilingual/Spanish speaking is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in construction, engineering or heavy industrial experience preferred, or 3+ years of experience at the superintendent level. 8+ years with a degree or 18+ years construction experience without degree with 2 of those years at equivalent construction manager 1 level. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


OSHA Training

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:
• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
• See and hear naturally or with correction.
• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.
• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.
• Requires repetitive movement.
• May require work above 5 feet in height.
• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.

Work Environment:
• Typical construction site environment:
• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.
• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions
• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
• Work around hazardous equipment.
• Typical office environment.
• This position is considered a safety sensitive position.

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

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