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CDM Smith The Perry Group - Associate Construction Manager (heavy industrial) in Iowa City, Iowa


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We are currently accepting resumes for future project work.­ Qualified candidates will be contacted once next steps have been identified.

This position will work at our client project sites which are located throughout the United States.

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The Associate Construction Manager is responsible for assisting the Construction Manager with the overall construction of a project.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities Particular responsibilities may vary from project to project; however, they essentially include:

• Responsible for the assistance and coordination with the Construction Manager of the overall field operations of a project from the standpoint of scheduling, daily reports, quality control reports, conformances to drawings, specifications, and communication with the subcontractors, if required.

• Ability to utilize value judgment and communicate closely with the Construction Manager.

• Observes construction to ensure contractor work is correct, safe, meets quality control measures and the intent of the design and/or shop drawings.

• Writes Daily Reports and Quality Inspection Reports for review with the Construction Manager which becomes record document.

• Takes progress photographs of construction events and labels and identifies each photograph.

• Assist Construction Manager with Monthly Progress Reports.

• Ensures that contractors are using the latest design drawing revision for construction.


• Provide accurate information in the Daily Reports and Quality Inspection Reports.

• Monitoring construction schedule with/for the Construction Manager.

• Maintain responsive, smooth relations with parallel operation within The Perry Group.

• Understand The Perry Group Quality Policy Statement.

• Follow the Quality Systems Work Instructions.

Job Title:

The Perry Group - Associate Construction Manager (heavy industrial)



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Minimum Qualifications:

The Associate Construction Manager shall have the following:

• Bachelor’s degree or,

• One (1) or more years of relevant experience with an Associate degree or,

• Three (3) or more years of relevant experience with a high school diploma or equivalent.

The Bachelor’s or Associate degree must be in Construction Management, Engineering, or similar technical field.

Preferred Qualifications:

• OSHA certification (10, 30, etc.)

• experience with heavy industrial / heavy commercial clients/markets

EEO Statement:

The Perry Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Job Site Location:

United States - Nationwide

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Why Louis Perry?:

The Perry Group, Ltd., a CDM Smith company, is a full-service, design-build, general construction and construction management firm. PGL provides full-service solutions - plant betterment, facilities and infrastructure improvements, comprehensive environmental and water services and specialty offerings to various industries.

Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Necessary to Perform Essential Job Functions:

• Strong computer aptitude to include basic knowledge of Microsoft Office & Excel with preferred knowledge in Microsoft.

• Strong organizational and communication skills.

• Team player attitude.

• Understanding of building materials and construction methods; knowledge of procedures for construction and ability to read and understand construction documents.

• Ability to make independent decisions.

• Cost conscious.

• Passionate.

• Work overtime as required.

Contacts Required:

• Outside contacts may include clients, utilities, manufacturers, governmental agencies and contractors regarding questions or additional information needed on projects.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions.

Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview.

CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.

In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

Work Location Options:

Successful candidate will be required to work 100% in the field locations.