Construction Manager (133 views)

Pueblo, CO
April 15, 2019

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.

Job Description and Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Construction Manager (CM) to join our growing team. This position will manage their assigned portion of the site work for a new steel rolling mill in Pueblo, Colorado. The Construction Manager will report to the Project Director, and will work closely with the Engineering Manager and Area Project Managers.

Pre-Construction Phase Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consult with, advise, assist and make recommendations to the Engineering and Construction Management Team on all aspects of planning for the Project construction
  • Review the Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Structural plans and specifications as they are being developed, and advise and make recommendations with respect to such factors as construction feasibility, possible economies, availability of materials and labor, time requirements for procurement and construction, and projected costs
  • Make recommendations to the Engineering and Construction Management Team regarding the division of work in the plans and specifications to facilitate the bidding and awarding of contracts, taking into consideration such factors as time of performance, availability of labor, overlapping trade jurisdictions, and provisions for temporary facilities
  • Review plans and specifications with the Engineering and Construction Management team to eliminate areas of conflict and overlapping in the work to be performed by the various contractors
  • Work closely with the Engineer and Construction Management team to complete the competitive bidding process. After analyzing the bids, the Construction Manager will review the bid analysis with the Engineering and Construction Management Team and based on their joint evaluation, recommend for award appropriate contracts
  • Closely monitor the schedule during both the design and construction phases of the Project and be responsible to provide the Projects Control Manager with input regarding the status of each activity with respect to the Project schedule 

Construction Phase Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Command an active role in the development of the safety culture on the project and make safety a natural part of all work performed.
  • Provide overall management direction for project planning, scheduling, resources and budget tracking for several large construction projects or segments
  • Establish construction management strategies for procurement, tender process, contract negotiations and award, and commissioning
  • Proven capability of completing constructability reports, project & construction execution plans
  • Have a full understanding of project cost control and capable of assisting in and managing project costs, schedules, and issues
  • Capable of generating weekly and monthly reports
  • Develop Construction Organization Chart and Staffing Plan (including resource loaded schedules by craft)
  • Develop scopes of work, inspect and sign off on work, perform final inspections and prepare punch list and Lessons Learned Report and close out the project
  • Report to the Project Director on site and assist in the management of the project and staff which include construction engineers, resident engineers, field inspectors, and office personnel
  • Observe the work as it is being performed, until final completion and acceptance to assure that the materials furnished and work performed are in accordance with working drawings and specifications
  • In cooperation with the Engineering and Construction Management Team, establish and implement procedures to be followed for expediting and processing all shop drawings, samples, catalogs, and other Project documents associated with Owner supplied equipment and materials
  • Review and process all applications for payment by involved contractors and material suppliers in accordance with the terms of the contract
  • Make recommendation for and process requests for changes in the work and maintain records of change orders
  • Refer all questions relative to interpretation of design intent to the Engineering Team

Job Requirements

  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in onsite management of large-scale industrial construction projects ( at least $100 million dollars); projects related to the steel industry are preferred 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to direct and influence others
  • Ability to consistently meet assigned deadlines; driven and dedicated to success 
  • Associate or four year degree in a related field (i.e. Engineering, Project Management, or other technical field of study)

Salary Type: Per Year

Salary Range: Negotiable

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