Construction Manager

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September 9, 2019
Novi, MI
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Are you a Construction Manager (CM) with 5 -10 years of construction management experience?  Are you looking for an opportunity to work with Senior Staff on a variety of technically challenging environmental remediation projects, decommissioning and demolition projects and various other construction projects?  Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established international engineering/consulting firm that values its employees enthusiasm and technical contributions?  If so, we encourage you to apply for this opportunity.  We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career.

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions (Wood) is currently seeking a Construction Manager to join our Novi, Michigan team. The position is approximately 60 percent field work and 40 percent office work on a variety of projects for a wide range of industrial, commercial, federal, state and municipal clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall field safety including Wood personnel, contractors and other onsite personnel
  • Manage/oversee contractors executing various remedial technologies for soil, groundwater and sediment remediation, demolition, and other construction activities; remedial technology construction projects include Soil Vapor Extraction Systems, in-situ thermal and chemical oxidation, excavation, caps/covers, sediment dredging and stabilization, and groundwater pump and treat systems; other construction projects involve execution of decommissioning and demolition projects from small building to power/chemical plant facilities, installation of retainage systems (e.g., slurry walls, sheet walls), and other general civil site work and associated components (e.g., piping, electrical, PLC and HVAC installations)
  • Understand operation and maintenance activities associated with installed systems
  • Prepare or assist in conceptual construction cost estimates
  • Review plans and specifications for constructability during design
  • Prepare bidding documents, requests for proposals and assist in contractor procurement
  • Review contractor submittals including equipment, Work Plans and QA/QC Plans
  • Manage contractors and Wood onsite personnel for compliance with project designs, specifications and contract requirements throughout construction
  • Track payment applications, requests for information, change order requests and general construction phase submittals
  • Monitor proper documentation of construction activities
  • Review daily, weekly and monthly construction reports prepared by field staff
  • Develop and maintain project schedules (Master and look-ahead)
  • Interface with Wood clients, government officials and other stakeholders
  • Conduct project closeout activities including final inspections, completion of punch lists, and record drawings
  • Maintain permits and training certificates
  • Maintain and develop vendor and other professional contacts
  • Participate in training events, project meetings, and construction/engineering team meetings
  • Work and travel safely, follow company and site safety standards
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Travel to project sites primarily in the Mid-West but with some travel to the Mid-Atlantic region

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements: 

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree
  • Approximately 5-10 years construction management-related experience preferably in remediation construction, demolition and/or civil type projects
  • Understanding of means and methods associated with remediation technologies, demolition, civil type work, CSI specifications, and construction drawings
  • General understanding of electrical, mechanical, plumbing and general building systems.
  • Strong fundamental math skills
  • Maintain and advocate a safe working environment
  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written, and organizational abilities
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours
  • Must pass drug test, entrance physical, and background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Project
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • OSHA HAZWOPER 40 hr training in accordance with 29CFR1910.120
  • OSHA HAZWOPER Site Supervisor
  • OSHA 10 or 30 hr Construction Safety 

Physical Demands:

  • Working outside in various, inclement weather conditions, uneven terrain
  • Driving
  • Office/Field work with computer

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  web address removed>  

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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