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Construction Operations Manager 1 - Transmission/Distribution - Remote Georgia

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Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: GA, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

 

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 

 

Company : Overland Contracting Inc  

Req Id : 85741 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Accountable for assuring availability of construction management and craft resources with proper expertise and tools to support assigned transmission and distribution construction project execution. Accountable for success of construction project execution. Has authority to allocate resources and make construction execution decisions for assigned area in accordance with Division Policies, Standards, Guides and Contractual commitments. Accountable for assuring availability of construction management and craft resources with proper expertise and tools to support assigned transmission and distribution construction project execution. Accountable for success of construction project execution. Has authority to allocate resources and make construction execution decisions for assigned area in accordance with Division Policies, Standards, Guides and Contractual commitments.

By joining our BV Construction group, you will have the ability to develop and enhance your skills in an on-site, hands-on environment. We are committed to providing our construction professionals with expert training, career development, and career advancement to allow for continuous professional development. Our management is committed to the latest advances in technology, above class support and sustainability to bring our clients the best service in safety, quality, and final product. Functions in our group include safety, project field management, construction management, quality control, start up and decommissioning and field engineering. #LI-KC1

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides construction support for regional overhead and/or underground transmission and distribution construction projects and proposals. Directs administration of construction personnel for regional overhead and/or underground transmission and distribution construction projects. Develops transmission and distribution 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 Group Manager 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.
  • Supervise field project managers, construction managers, and other assigned staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • Open-shop substation and/or transmission and distribution line construction experience preferred.  Ability to lead teams that deliver projects safely, on time, on budget, and deliver Project Gross Margin. Company practices, process and related impact on project activities. Risk assessment policies and procedures. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Approach to managing construction operations. Ability to convert strategic plans to tactical plans. Problem solving skills. Leadership skills

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction or equivalent relevant experience. 10-20 years of construction operations 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.

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.

 

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

 

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

 

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

 

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

 

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

 

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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