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Construction Operations Manager - Power Delivery (West Region)

Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: CA

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : BVCI  

Req Id : 3750 

Job Title : Construction Operations Manager - Power Delivery (West Region)  

Location : CAVRTL 


Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Job Summary

This BVCI Construction Operations Manager is accountable for assuring availability of resources with proper expertise and tools to support assigned construction project execution  as well as accountable for the success of construction project execution. He or She has authority to allocate resources and make construction execution decisions for assigned areas in accordance with Division Policies, Standards, Guides and Contractual commitments.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provides construction support for regional construction projects and proposals.
  • Ensuring that all assigned construction projects are properly staffed with the appropriately trained and skilled professionals needed to successfully provide the contracted services; coordinates with Division to staff projects.
  • Providing oversight during construction on all assigned construction projects.  Monitors and evaluates reports on assigned project construction execution to division management, takes corrective action as necessary.
  • Ensuring that all construction operations on each project site comply with the applicable Safety Manuals and the Firm’s safety and health program and policies.
  • Provides construction support to Project Managers.  When assigned, includes risk assessment and cost estimating for proposals.  Directs business development, including sales and proposal efforts for construction-only projects.
  • Prepares bids and proposals for supervisor’s approval.
  • Directs administration of construction personnel for regional construction projects.
  • Develops construction execution plan for projects and proposals which minimizes cost and duration of construction activities.
  • Monitors, evaluates, and reports performance of assigned construction projects to regional and division management.
  • Provides recommendations to Director of Construction regarding project staff assignments/teams.
  • Acts as liaison between offices for all construction related matters.
  • Communicates lessons learned.
  • Directs corrective action for discipline problems or poor performance within region.  Keeps Department and Human Resources Department involved and informed as required.
  • Enforces and interprets division and department policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Provides regional construction support for international offices and international project offices for proposals, project planning and project execution.
  • Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct reports.
  • Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountabilities.
  • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value. Champions continuous improvement efforts. Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities

***Candidates that are local to the Bay Area will be considered first

Management Responsibilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Extensive Power Delivery construction experience
  • Resides in the California Bay Area
  • Able to deliver Project Gross Margin on project assignment
  • Company practices, process and related impact on project activities
  • Risk assessment policies and procedures
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Approach to managing construction operations
  • Conceptual planning ability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills 
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction
  • 10-20 years of construction leadership experience, based on assigned area of operations
  • All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations
  • Valid Driver's License
OSHA, Risk Management, Project Management courses
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Typical office environment. Typical field office environment
Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Salary Plan
CNS: Construction Services
Job Grade

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