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Construction Operations Manager 1 - Substation - Remote Louisiana

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Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: LA, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Overland Contracting Inc  

Req Id : 54814 

Job Title : Construction Operations Manager 1 - Substation - Remote Louisiana  

Location : VRTLLA 

Business Unit Sector : OCI-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Manages construction craft and Subcontractor work activities associated with the construction of Substation projects. May lead small to mid-sized substation construction projects. Experience in Substation Construction including safe working practices associated with working on or near exposed energized electrical equipment. Ensures adherence by all Subcontractors and discipline craft to safety, quality, schedule and performance expectations as defined by Black and Veatch, Provides Subcontractors and craft supervisors with information and technical direction required to complete project safely, timely and in a quality manner. Ensures schedule and project expectations are clearly defined to Subcontractors and craft supervision. Ensures schedule requirements are communicated to all levels of craft discipline. Coordinates technical interpretation of technical requirements and specifications. Provides technical data and information as required to subcontractor supervision or construction engineers. Ensures compliance by subcontractor and workforce to all standards, procedures and contractual commitments within the bounds of all applicable policies.

Key Responsibilities

 Monitors, verifies and reports on construction activities for compliance with the CPM schedule; tracks and reports on completion of project schedule activities and commodity installation. Assists site team in resolving problems and reports on issues related to drawings and information, schedule, quality, quantity tracking, cost reporting, and safety.  Monitors discipline construction productivity, progress, and cost, and reports to Operations Manager, Construction Manager and Project Controls Manager.  Takes necessary actions to maintain targets.  Conducts site supervision meetings to review/assist in daily, weekly, and monthly planning. Develops and monitors 3 Week Look Ahead Schedule for assigned work scope. Develops corrective plan to ensure progress and productivity targets are met. Verifies that all equipment, material, manpower and resources needed to support the 3 Week Look Ahead Schedule are available and on site. Develops, monitors, and reports on completion of craft/subcontractor punch list activities. Maintains a daily log for site records.  Reviews all timesheets, installed quantity reports, and progress payment request. Develops and coordinates assigned daily and weekly workplans with other discipline facilators and construction manager. Monitors assigned subcontractor(s) for compliance with subcontract scope and schedule requirements. Develops a stable working relationship with Client and assigned subcontractor(s). Assists Field Subcontract Administrator in the preparation of all extra work authorization requests (RFMPs/WAs). Coordinates with Design Engineer in the compilation of or answering Contractor information Requests. Administers execution of work packages and equipment installation. Develops and distributes a Job Hazard Analysis for major erection packages within scope. Identifies potential back charges and out of scope issues and reports to Construction Manager.  Supports commercial recovery process. Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management to direct reports. Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountabilities. Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. Acts in capacity of a "supervisor ". Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction. Supervises subcontractors and field engineers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Skills: Open-shop substation and transmission line construction experience required.  Knowledge of EPC industry. Constructability knowledge. Bilingual/Spanish speaking is preferred. Knowledge of project budget process and tools. Knowledge of department budget process and tools. Knowledge of Project controls. Risk assessment/management. Administrative policies and procedures. Construction Project Management Systems. Conceptual planning ability. Conflict management skills. Leadership ability (team building, coaching, mentoring, change management, advising). Multi-tasking ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work). Presentation skills. Problem solving skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve). Project management skills. Communication and meeting skills. Time reporting systems. Expense reporting policies and procedures 

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.

Certifications

OSHA, Risk Management, Project Management courses

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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