EPC Services Company

East Beckley , WV

Construction Manager

EPC Services Company
East Beckley, WV Contract
Posted on January 11, 2019
Description: This position is an on-site construction manager role for individuals with strong knowledge of the means and methods used in the construction of electrical substations, transmission lines and renewable energy (solar and wind) collection systems. A construction manager provides direct supervision of all subcontractor's activities and material receiving on the projects. Construction managers with strong computer and organizational skills may be considered for project management positions when needed. The position of construction manager is an essential role in the organization. The construction manager is directly responsible for actual construction of the project. Its functions include safety supervision, quality control/quality assurance supervision, daily on-site reporting, and environmental compliance inspections. This position reports directly to the project manager for all project specific issues and reports to the Manager of Quality Assurance for assignment to the projects, for general installation practices and inspection processes. Minimum Requirements: Duties and responsibilities for the position of a construction manager include: GENERAL CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Understand substation, transmission and distribution systems and be able to explain the basic function of the components of each system. 2. Thoroughly understand the project design documents including all plans, vendor drawings, installation details and specifications. 3. Confer with the project manager, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, material procurement issues, design flaws, construction schedule, construction delays and system commissioning. 4. Identify constructability issues associated with the design documents and coordinate questions and solutions with the engineering team and the contractors. 5. Help the project manager identify specific risks associated with the project particularly as it relates to construction issues, site planning, material receiving and safety issues. 6. Participate in weekly project progress meetings with the project manager, engineering, contractors and the client (as required by the client). 7. Understand, supervise and coordinate all subcontractor and sub-tier subcontractor work through all phases of construction. 8. Coordinate scheduling of the actual construction tasks between contractors, particularly when multiple contractors are executing tasks in the same work area. 9. Create and supervise the daily Pre-Job Briefing with all of the contractors on site. (The daily Pre- Job Briefing must include all of the following: all tasks performed that day, excavation plans, working near energized equipment plans, equipment inspections, traffic control plans, hot work permits, confined space plan, HAZCOM controls and all other planning tools associated with the work.) 10. Provide 3-4 week short term planning of all construction and material receiving activities. 11. Maintain field marked prints current with all engineering and as constructed changes. 12. Track all drawing and specification revisions and ensure that the subcontractors and testing staff are working from the correct set of design documents. 13. Track all lessons learned and communicate them to the project team and to EPCS/ECI staff where applicable. 14. Support the project manager in evaluating the subcontractor's percentage of completion and comparing it against the contractor's schedule of values. 15. Support the project manager in coordinate substation testing and commissioning activities. 16. Interface between owner's site supervision, safety personnel, subcontractor staff, project management, testing and engineering staff. 17. Receive all materials, confirm that material and equipment matches the purchase order details and verify that material is in good condition upon delivery. 18. Transfer all material to the installation contractor and obtain signatures for each transfer. 19. Thoroughly understand and implement environmental requirements for the project. SPECIFIC CONSTRUCTION TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Understand all material handling issues including crane use, rigging practices, critical lift plans, forklift operation, and unloading permit requirements. 2. Concrete placement requirements and specifications including mix designs, 3rd party testing practices, breaking strength, slump, air entrainment, cold joints and the use of additives. 3. Evaluate contractor installation means and methods for safety and compliance with owner, engineer and manufacturer requirements. PROJECT SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Understand all safety requirements and best practices to ensure that our employees and our subcontractors are operating in a safe manner at all times. 2. Establish and maintain a culture of safety on the project through leadership and a personnel commitment to all aspects of the site safety program. 3. Understand and assure compliance with all client safety programs and requirements. 4. Identify and understand specific safety risks present at the site and appropriate risk mitigation. 5. Perform site safety observations and discuss improvement opportunities everyone on site. 6. Lead by example when it comes to using Personal Protective Equipment. 7. Completion of an OSHA 30 training program or the MSHA equivalent. 8. Immediately notify PM and Regional Safety Manager on all near miss incidents and accidents. 9. Investigate and document all incidents and accidents with the Regional Safety Manager. OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION 1. Be able to communicate verbally and in writing effectively and provide clear leadership for all subcontractors involved in the execution of the project. 2. Have a positive attitude and be able to work cooperatively with clients, colleagues, engineers, subcontractors and clients. 3. Have a sense of urgency and ability to push projects forward without sacrificing quality or safety. 4. Take personal responsibility for successfully executing all tasks asked of you. 5. Ability to understand complex instructions and ask clarifying/confirming questions to ensure that you understand instructions. 6. Be self-directed and self-motivated. 7. Be detail oriented. 8. Valid US Driver's License and be insurable to drive by the company. 9. Minimum 10 years' experience in transmission line or substation construction. 10. Living near the job site is an essential of the position (Per Diem is provided for those expenses). 11. Ability to pass all company and client drug-testing requirements. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Benefits include: - Medical, dental and vision insurance - Flexible spending account - Health savings account - Life insurance - Disability insurance - 401(k), profit sharing and employee stock ownership plan - Paid vacation, personal days and holidays - Continued professional education reimbursement EPC Services Company and its parent, Electrical Consultants, Inc. (ECI) employ over 500 engineers, designers, project managers, surveyors, ROW agents, environmental planners, construction professionals and support staff in 15 offices across the U.S. The firm has 30 years of experience in the planning, engineering and construction of a wide range of power delivery projects including substations, transmission lines, distribution systems, communication systems and industrial facilities. Visit our website at Submit letter of application and résumé and list of three professional references to: An Equal Opportunity Employer