Decommissioning and Demolition Construction Manager

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Amec Foster Wheeler
August 3, 2022
Novi, MI
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Are you a Construction Manager (CM) with 10-15 years of experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to oversee technically challenging decommissioning and demolition (D&D) and environmental construction projects? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established global 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, Inc. (Wood) is currently seeking a Construction Manager to join our Novi, Michigan team. The role will provide field oversight and support the planning and execution of D&D, environmental remediation, and other civil construction projects. D&D projects range from small ancillary structures to large power or chemical plant facilities. Remediation projects typically include construction of soil vapor extraction systems, in-situ thermal and chemical oxidation, excavations, caps/covers, sediment dredging and stabilization, and groundwater pump and treat systems. The position is approximately 95 percent field work/travel and 5 percent office work for a wide range of industrial, commercial, federal, state and municipal clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee contractors and manage Wood onsite project personnel to ensure compliance with project designs, specifications and contract requirements.

  • Review contractor submittals including qualifications, equipment specifications, data, and Work Plans for compliance with specifications.

  • Monitor proper documentation of construction activities by contractors.

  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly construction reports.

  • Prepare or assist in plans and specifications used to procure contractors to execute the work, bidding documents, and requests for proposals.

  • Prepare or assist in conceptual construction cost estimates.

  • Understand regulated materials and waste management requirements/procedures.

  • Track contractor payment applications, requests for information, change order requests and general construction phase submittals.

  • Develop and maintain project schedules (master and look-ahead).

  • Conduct project closeout activities including final inspections, completion of punch lists, and record drawings.

  • Interface with Wood clients, government officials and other stakeholders.

  • 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.

  • Travel to project sites throughout the US.

Role Requirements

  • Approximately 10-15 years construction management experience, preferably in direct supervisory roles on D&D and/or remediation construction projects.

  • Understanding of means and methods associated with D&D, remediation technologies, civil 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 organizational abilities and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • 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 30-hr Construction Safety

Physical Demands

  • Working outside in various, inclement weather conditions, uneven terrain.

  • Driving

  • Office/Field work with computer.

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the worlds most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

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.

Published Position Title: Decommissioning and Demolition Construction Manager

Requisition ID: 2022-104364

Location: US-

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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