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Construction Site Manager

Construction Site Manager

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Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Process & Energy is currently seeking a Construction Site Manager for projects in the New Jersey.


Key Responsibilities

  • Reports to Project Director
  • Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule
  • Includes interfacing with client representatives, A / E representatives, union officials, subcontractors, security, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate and / or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned project(s)
  • Authorize / approve all project personnel transactions (hiring, transfers, wages, etc.), purchase requisitions, change requests, etc. on assigned project(s)
  • assist in jurisdictional disputes and negotiations as required
  • Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc. are adhered to
  • Interpret policies as required 
  • Maintain official project log and documentation files
  • Implementation / interpretation of safety programs
  • Implementation / interpretation of quality programs
  • Provide direction to planning, cost and scheduling
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisors direction
  • Additional responsibilities are defined in the relevant process procedure

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provide overall administrative and construction direction for complex
  • Industrial project Delegate responsibility and assure its proper completion

Skills / Qualifications

  • 10-15 years supervisory or equivalent experience in managing as a General Contractor
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods), company policies, procedures and standards and union jurisdiction, labor agreements, negations
  • Experience in working on union environment, dealing with project labour agreements
  • Excellent communication, organizational, supervisory and planning skills
  • Process Industrial Plant experience
  • Power Plant experience a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to work across varied disciplines
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization 
  • Intermediate to Advanced in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete and abstract variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and / or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to type and write. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch and / or crawl. The employee must also occasionally lift and / or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision and color vision.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud.

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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