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Construction Manager - Field Assignment

Company: Sargent & Lundy
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.
Our Core Values
Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.
Quality-We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.
Accountability-Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.
Our People-We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.
Our Clients-We deliver value and exceed our clients' expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.
Innovation-Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.
Meaningful Impact-We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.
This position is expected to be a field assignment. The location of the assignment can vary depending on the job and/or client. We do offer per diem for those that qualify.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop project specific construction management and commissioning management work plans.

  • Perform Home office pre-construction planning work prior to field mobilization.

  • Lead and manage the site construction management and commissioning staff.

  • Monitor overall construction and commissioning progress, cost, quality, scope and safety.

  • Manage and mitigate construction and commissioning work risk.

  • Report variances and cause action to be taken to address negative variances.

  • Report construction progress and cost to Owner.

  • Lead construction project performance review meeting.

    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
    Essential skills and experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline, Construction Management, or equivalent experience.

    • 10 or more years experience with plant construction management and start-up testing.

    • Determination of staff positions and size; interviewing and selection of personnel experience.

    • Construction labor knowledge and labor planning experience.

    • Experience in establishing and effectively using project controls tools to manage a construction project.

    • Understanding of a process approach to accomplishing construction management and start-up testing work.

    • Demonstrated Client relationship building experience.

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with and guide others in potentially adversarial situations.

    • Field and corporate experience.

      Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.
      CountryUnited States
      Area of InterestConstruction
      TypeFull Time - Regular
      Job ID2023-6222

Keywords: Sargent & Lundy, Chicago , Construction Manager - Field Assignment, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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