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Project Field Manager - Solar (Remote/Field-US Indiana)

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Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Field Assignment, KS, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 85830 

Job Title : Project Field Manager - Solar 

Business Unit sector : BVC-BVOPS-BVCI CONSTRUCTION 

Department: BVCI2 BV OPS UNION CONSTRUCTIO 

Work Location : RGFLD 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this ProjectYes 

Recruiter : Jake A Hojnowski 

Job Summary

Solar Experience Preferred

Union Experience Preferred 

Onboarding for this position will be remote. Work Location will be Indiana, USA.

Responsible for successful execution of the construction and start-up of the project. Provides leadership to the project staff and all organizations on site. Directs staff in the daily/weekly planning process. Functions as a representative for Black & Veatch in all interactions involving the Owner and Contract. Implements Black & Veatch standards and procedures, develops project specific procedures and allocates resources, and makes decisions in support of project strategies. 

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Key Responsibilities

Solar Experience Preferred

Union Experience Preferred 

Responsible for updating and completing the Construction Execution Plan. 

Reviews and refines the plan as the project progresses. 

Directs overall construction effort including coordination of erection activities, suppliers, direct hire craft labor, subcontractors, startup and testing activities, and the owner. 

Directs implementation of the Construction Processes and Procedures Manual (CPPM) and insures requests for deviations are submitted when necessary.

Manages overall construction and startup cost to meet established budgets. 

Reviews, analyzes, and reports monthly on project construction budget, schedule, and quality performance and takes appropriate action to return the project to plan. 

Directs implementation of established project controls processes and procedures including Installation Work Packaging (IWP) through Package Manager software tool.

Coordinates with leadership to negotiate and implement appropriate labor agreements.

Establishes and maintains relationships and develops a high level of trust and credibility with clients, owners, alliance partners, craft labor, subcontractors, and suppliers. 

Leads the site management team. 

Directs implementation of project construction Safety & Health and Loss Control procedures and is responsible for ensuring that the project meets the agreed safety targets. 

Directs implementation of project quality assurance procedures and is responsible for ensuring that the established level of quality is achieved. 

Directs implementation of project commissioning and testing plan and is responsible for ensuring that the necessary resources are provided to commissioning. 

Directs implementation of project field materials management procedures. 

Approves field purchases, equipment rentals, extra work authorizations, subcontractor progress and final payments, B&V professional time sheets, and B&V professional expense reimbursements. 

Directs change order management for subcontracts. 

Coordinates with project manager to identify and execute change orders to contract with owner.

Directs the resolution of all back charges, collection of conformed to construction records, and other contract closeout activities. 

Establishes project field staffing needs and coordinates with Project Manager and construction department to staff project field office. 

Mentors project field staff, promotes internal and external team building, and maintains morale. 

Adheres to Safety, Quality, Ethical Standards, Lessons Learned, and Performance Management programs in accordance with C&P Policies, Standards, Guides, and Contractual commitments. 

Is responsible for producing and implementing site specific procedures as required. Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value. 

Champions implementation of LEAN concepts and 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.

Acts as project manager with responsibilities for the management of a multi discipline project team.

Management Responsibilities

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Preferred Qualifications

Solar Experience Preferred

Union Experience Preferred 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required with 10+ years experience on similar projects in construction management role with a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Project Field Manager. 

No degree required with 15+ years experience with 5+ years in a construction management role on smaller projects or 3 years as a Project Field Manager. 

 

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.

Certifications

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:
• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. 
• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
• See and hear naturally or with correction.   
• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties. 
• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure. 
• Requires repetitive movement. 
• May require work above 5 feet in height.
• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds. 
• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions. 

Work Environment:
• Typical construction site environment:  
• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions. 
• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc. 
• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions 
• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. 
• Work around hazardous equipment.
• Typical office environment.
• This position is considered a safety sensitive position. 

Competencies

Collaborates
Communicates effectively
Courage
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade

009

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

 

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