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Construction Manager

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Rochester
R-116175

Why join us?

Utility Construction Manager – Northeast US

Our utility construction management team is growing in the Northeast. The Utility Construction Manager manages construction project tasks related to the management and performance of field construction for electric substations, transmission lines, generation updates and other projects. WE are looking to hire Construction Managers in the following locations:

Augusta, ME

Rochester, NY

*Candidates must be willing to relocate to one of the above-mentioned locations

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Responsible for management and performance of Field Construction Managers for the construction of electric substations, transmission lines, generation upgrades and other projects.
  • Determine contract resource requirements, service specifications and manage contractor performance.
  • Manage activities related to coordination of field inspection and sign offs for construction projects.
  • Monitor and evaluate activities of outsourced Construction companies to ensure adherence to safety, quality, schedules and budgets, cost effectiveness and control, and results.
  • Develop, review, and evaluate contracts and agreements affecting the project execution and functional area operations and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Collaborate with management staff to resolve problems and coordinate activities with the field construction managers.
  • Ensure that construction management is integrated into the planning, scheduling, cost tracking, construction, installation, and testing and acceptance activities.
  • Ensure Field Construction Managers obtain all construction materials and material handling plans are established and managed.
  • Coordinate the transmission substations and lines construction schedules with the other functional areas within the company.
  • Provide constructability feedback on electrical, mechanical, protection and civil construction standards.
  • Research, recommend and implement changes as necessary to be aligned with the utility’s Standards and Business Area goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with other business organizations, contractors, and subject matter experts to resolve disputes and prioritize business requirements.
  • Participate in the ongoing budget process to provide items, manpower, and control of the construction budget.
  • Participate in the transmission facilities construction projects negotiations and joint planning efforts with other utilities.
  • Help lead and collaborate the activities to address or remedy substation and lines transmission system emergencies as necessary.
  • Identify construction risk during the planning, execution and construction phases and prepare risk mitigation plans.
  • Adhere to company policies, programs, and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), New England Independent System Operator.
  • Safety: Maintain safety awareness and ensure contractors comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures to assure a safe working environment at the construction site. Properly wear and care for applicable safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to Contractors, Project Manager and assure safety concerns and issues are resolved.
  • Ensure all field construction managers are managing the project and construction resources within the schedule and budget.
  • Coordinates punch list preparation and project close-out.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Complexity - Work involves conventional practice but may include a variety of complex features.
  • Decision-Making - Most assignments are performed on one’s own. Makes decisions on technical problems and methods. Receives approval on proposed plans for projects and general direction as to results expected or on unusual problems.
  • Work direction given to others - Supervises, gives work direction to, and/or reviews the work of junior technical staff and/or others who assist in specific assignments.

What will you contribute?

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressive related electric utility industry experience such as substations, transmission, distribution, gas, hydro, or Smart Grids.
  • Minimum of 7 years of construction management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, or a related field.
  • Five (5) years' experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.
  • Must be willing to travel to construction sites on a day-to-day basis, attend meetings.
  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including.
  • Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite, and Microsoft Project.
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and logical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes.
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Expected compensation range is between $97,000K/yearly - $150,000K/yearly depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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Middle East

Content type

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Summary

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