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Construction Site Manager

Construction Site Manager

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Construction Site Manager to provide overall on-site administrative, technical and construction management at an EPC union project jobsite in Trenton, New Jersey. Performs all functions and responsibilities in partnership with the company’s culture, corporate vision, ethics and code of conduct.


Key Responsibilities

  • Plans, leads and coordinates work activities of superintendents, subcontracts manager, and field engineer
  • Provide liaison between project management, field engineering, estimating and subcontractors to ensure construction complies with plans, specifications and company quality standards and that the project is completed on time and within budget
  • Primary on-site contact with Client
  • Primary labor relations contact with unions
  • Ensure implementation of safety program that creates a safe and healthy work environment through the jobsite and adheres to OSHA safety and record keeping requirements
  • Take lead on productivity issues and monitors work performance and productivity of company employees and subcontractors to ensure project plans and schedule are followed and project is executed effectively and within budget
  • Advise senior level management of potential problems, work interferences or schedule difficulties, while assisting in circumventing or mitigating such conflicts; provide assistance to involved subcontractors in resolving problems
  • Major contributor to development of a thoughtful project pre-plan which includes a CPM schedule, work sequences, manpower utilization, material handling and storage requirements and equipment use
  • Interface with design team to ensure compliance to design intent. Facilitates discovery and correction of contract document “errors and omissions” and problem solving so as to reduce the cost incurred
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external record keeping requirements, with particular emphasis on accurate reporting of quantities installed and quantities remaining
  • Use current construction management system to perform record-keeping tasks including, composing daily diaries, maintaining project logs and retrieving RFIs, submittal logs and agreements
  • Train, motivate and support subordinate employees in developing their capabilities to further company, project and personal development goals
  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing training skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity
  • Perform additional assignments as directed by superiors or as required for successful project completion

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum twenty (20) years construction experience, with a minimum of ten (10) years in a leadership capacity
  • Proven experience with union projects in the Northeastern US
  • Strong client relations skills are a must
  • Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, scheduling, cost control, quality control and engineering drawings
  • Ability to analyze and develop solutions to complex problems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing
  • Working knowledge of company computer systems and software necessary
  • Excellent knowledge of and ability to promote a safety culture
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Understands business implications of decisions
  • Follows through on commitments; meets productivity standards
  • Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically

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 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 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, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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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