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Project Field Manager - Wind Project

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: IL, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 738 

Job Title : Project Field Manager - Wind Project  


Work Location : VRTLIL 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Family

Construction Services

Job Code


Job Grade


Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services



Job Summary

BVCI Project Field Managers are responsible for successful execution and start-up of the project; are responsible for providing leadership to the project staff and all organizations on site along with directing staff in the daily/weekly planning process. These lead professionals function as a representative for BVCI in all interactions involving the owner and contract. This professional implements BVCI standards and procedures, develops project specific procedures and allocates resources, and makes decisions in support of project strategies.


***This professional may have his/her home base anywhere within the U.S. due to being a Field position with high travel/mobilization requirements. This means that this professional will spend the majority of work time at the assigned project location for the duration of the project requiring long-term temporary living close to the project site.


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. 

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications

5+ years experience on similar projects in construction management role with a Bachelor's degree. 


8+ years experience with 3 years at superintendent level or above on large projects, or in construction management role on smaller projects without a Bachelor's degree. 


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

Preferred Qualifications




Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical field office environment. Typical construction site environment. 

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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