External Services Construction Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Chemicals

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17
Mobile, AL
5 - 7 years experience
Chemicals
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17

Responsibilities

  • On projects with a value of up to $60,000, determine the scope of work, identify manpower, time and other resources required for project completion; prepare job packages, solicit and evaluate bids, determine contractors’ suitability and availability for particular assignments, and award bids. 
  • On projects with a value over $60,000, work with the project manager(s) or as part of a team to determine the scope of work, identify the manpower, time and other resources required for project completion; prepare job packages, solicit and evaluate bids, determine contractors’ suitability and availability for particular assignments, and award bids.
  • Assist the plant engineer/project manager by pointing out potential problems or special considerations that may impact project design or execution, such as availability of key materials, services or manpower, potential delays, site preparation, permitting issues, and other contingencies.
  • Utilize SAP for project administration, including reporting and monitoring costs, issuing purchase orders; managing inventory; issuing field change orders; verifying contractor invoices for labor and materials and approving contractor invoices for payment. 
  • Ensure that the job site is well-organized and that the proper manpower, equipment, and materials are available when needed.  
  • Promote a safe work environment on the job site: lead the Mobile contractor safety program, conduct safety orientations for contractor personnel, approve permits for hot/elevated/confined space work, initiate MOCs, assist in pre start-up safety reviews, and perform field audits to ensure that Evonik personnel and contractors comply with safety policies and procedures.   

Requirements

  • An associate’s degree in construction or construction science is a plus for this position.  An associate’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline is also an advantage. 
  • Journeyman certification in two or more of the following building trades is required:   ironworker, electrician (low and high voltage certified), pipefitter, or welding. 
  • Five to seven years of experience as a foreman, superintendent, or inspector on large-scale, commercial and industrial construction projects are required for this position.  Experience at refineries, chemical manufacturing facilities or power plants is a strong plus.  
  • Through knowledge of standard industrial/commercial construction practices and techniques is essential for this role; experience with all phases of construction from groundbreaking to completion is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, piping, and other systems commonly found in refineries and chemical plants is required.  An understanding of industrial painting and insulation techniques is also expected. 
  • The ability to read and understand blueprints, schematics, drawings and other technical documents is a must.  The incumbent must be able to complete basic technical drawings and sketches.
  • Vacancy Reference Number 56804
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