• Senior Construction Manager

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is looking for a Senior Construction Manager to join our Oakland team to manage a series of large water/wastewater treatment plant, water/wastewater infrastructure and groundwater remediation construction projects in Northern California. The Construction Manager has full responsibility for pre-construction as well as construction tasks including construction safety, scheduling, staffing and closeout of assigned projects.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Establish a safety-first culture for all construction projects
    • Review specifications and other construction documents for constructability, site access and recommend changes to maximize the ultimate success of the project
    • Chair preconstruction meeting and weekly construction progress meetings
    • Resolve unforeseen site conditions, unplanned interferences, contract discrepancies and other construction conflict problems and disputes between contractors, site staff, inspectors and the client
    • Monitor construction progress and costs and take corrective action as required to manage both schedule and budget
    • Provide continuous coordination between all stakeholders
    • Administer the change order and allowance process, review requests for schedule or cost adjustment and negotiate changes to the contract and prepare change order documents for approval
    • Evaluate, approve, and process the contractors request for payment
    • Maintain/manage project documentation files with assistance from project controls group
    • Will be on site to observe construction work in progress
    • Provide guidance and direction as needed to the on-site CM staff
    • Respond to questions and concerns as well as ensure that all complaints from the client and the stakeholders are handled promptly and properly
    • Manage the project close out phase including certificate of substantial completion, punch list and receipt of as-builts, warrantees and manuals
    • Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and scheduling software applications to prepare correspondence, reports, schedule and other documents related to the project.
    • Provide continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline processes and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality / seamless client service

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Degree in construction management, engineering or related field desired but not required
    • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in construction at existing and new facilities
    • Have 40-hour HAZWOPER Training and yearly 8-hour updates
    • Must be comfortable in both professional office and field work environments
    • Proficient in MS Word / Excel / Outlook and project scheduling tools
    • Possess an extensive understanding of construction standards and practices
    • Skill in construction document handling and administration
    • Skill in organizing and managing cost estimating, bidding and scheduling procedures
    • Skill in documenting and assessing field conditions, RFI’s and change orders
    • Ability to track and manage job costs
    • Able to create and aggressively manage construction schedules with assistance from project controls group
    • Able to solve complex problems associated with the management of costs and schedules
    • Able to manage sub-contractors and manpower and delegate tasks to complete goals, objectives and schedules
    • Skilled in client relations and customer service
    • Basic understanding of fundamental cost accounting practices
    • Excellent listening, communication and organizational skills
    • Attention to detail and quality
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
    • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

    Physical Demands:

    • Flexibility to travel to construction sites for extended periods and work outside of normal business hours




    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.  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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