Black & Veatch Site Manager - Solar in Des Moines, Iowa
Site Manager - Solar
Date: May 16, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : BVCI
Req Id : 97226
Job Title : Site Manager - Solar
Location : USHYBRID
Business Unit Sector : BVC-BVOPS-BVCI CONSTRUCTION
Department: BVCI2 BV OPS UNION CONSTRUCTIO
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Recruiter: Jake A Hojnowski
This position is for upcoming an upcoming Midwest Solar Site. Some onboarding and preparation will be done remotely but will require mobilizating to work in the field for the duration of the project.
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. This position supports a variety of projects.
BVCI, a proud part of the BV family of companies, offers union shop construction services for on-time, on-budget project delivery. Our professionals deliver solid dependable solutions for industrial construction projects of all sizes, enabling us to provide leading construction services for our clients. Together, we have an integrated approach to project execution with an emphasis on safety, quality, cost, and schedule. We work with our clients on EPC as well as construction-only projects. We self-perform projects by executing direct hire labor as well as utilizing subcontractor elements. We continue to expand our services offered and build our project backlog.
Now is the time to work at BVCI!
Solar Experience Strongly Preferred
Union Experience Strongly Preferred
Key Responsibilities & Information
Ability to manage anywhere from 100-2000 direct hire union trades men and woman
Projects will consist mostly of heavy industrial construction. Conventional Power- Combined Cycle plant, Hydrogen plants, Refineries (Oil and Gas) Must have a strong knowledge of Conventional Generation.
Must have a strong emphasis on safety, quality, productivity and schedule of the project
Candidate to be able to manage up to 70 professionals which will include, CM, Supt, Coordinators, Safety, Quality, Project controls, S/U and Commissioning
Have a thorough understanding of schedules and budgets
Strong computer and communication skills
Strongly adhere to company policies and procedures.
Skills in dispute resolution.
Knowledge in Union agreements is preferred- NCA, NMA, etc.
Position will start in the office on estimating projects, planning the project that the candidate will be assigned and take the project to the field on a full time basis.
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.
5+ years experienceon similar projects in construction management role with a Bachelor's degree.
8+ years experiencewith 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.
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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