Black & Veatch Construction Support Manager 1 - Work Methods - United States in Des Moines, Iowa
Construction Support Manager 1 - Work Methods - United States
Date: Nov 23, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 93351
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
The Construction Support Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining the Transmission & Distribution Electric work methods processes and procedures. This position works with both Staff and Craft to support Transmission & Distribution construction work methods.
By joining our BV Construction group, you will have the ability to develop and enhance your skills in both an on-site and remote 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
Provides the site construction teams the means, methods, and staffing to support construction of Transmission and Distribution Line Construction. Works with EH&S group to develop and maintain safety program associated with Transmission & Distribution Line Construction activities. Develop Craft Training and Certification program for our employees. Develops and maintains Construction procedures and quality programs associated with the Construction of Transmission & Distribution Line work. Identifies and supports the type of tooling and equipment necessary for the installation. Performs site visits to review compliance with procedures. At times may support Transmission & Distribution Line project proposals including development of staffing, equipment, and other direct and participate in design constructability reviews. Supports subcontract developments for projects as needed. Active involvement in project risk reviews including identifying and developing mitigation plans associated with Construction. Takes necessary actions to maintain targets.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.
Direct hire experience with Open-shop or Union craft for Transmission and Distribution Line Construction required. Experience developing standard work method processes and procedures using Microsoft word & Software tools for creating standard documents. Extensive knowledge in NESC, NFPA 70E, OSHA1910, and 1910.269 standards. Bachelor's degree in construction or engineering supporting Transmission & Distribution Line experience preferred. Should have 3+ years of experience as Construction Manager level or above. Should have 8+ years with a degree or 18+ years without degree, of Transmission/Distribution Construction experience. Experience with Risk assessment/management. Administrative policies and procedures. Construction 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). Communication and meeting skills. Time reporting systems. Expense reporting policies and procedures. Bilingual/Spanish speaking is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in construction or heavy industrial experience preferred, or relevant experience. 3+ years of construction management experience. 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
• 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.
• 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.
CNS: Construction Services
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