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Field Construction Manager

Brand: Ironhouse Engineering

Location: Lewiston, ME, United States

Date Posted:

Requisition Number: 19

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Job Description 
The Field Construction Manager (FCM) typically reports to the overall Project Manager (PM) and Construction Manager (CM). On behalf of the owner/client, the FCM coordinates, manages, and supervises all construction and on-site civil, electrical, and mechanical work. The FCM coordinates with the construction contractor, vendors, PM, and CM to ensure that the project stays within the planned scope, schedule, and budget constraints. 
Field Construction Manager Responsibilities: 
  • Maintain daily control of the project site, including site access, security, notifications, site walkdowns, and status reporting.
  • Review and understand the project drawings and contracts and make recommendations regarding, safety, constructability, and risk mitigation.
  • Through daily, weekly, and monthly meetings and reports, keep all stakeholders up to date on the project’s status
  • Identify any deviations from planned scope, schedule, or budget and initiate corrective measures to get/keep project on track.
  • Identify resources, materials, and equipment necessary to complete project, and ensure that they are available as needed.
  • Maintain oversight of the procurement, receiving, storage, and issuing of owner/client provided materials and equipment.
  • Attend all site safety, environmental and quality meetings. Maintain oversite on all Safety, environmental and quality concerns and initiate corrective actions when needed.
  • Review contractor invoices, schedules, change requests, and RFIs.
  • Actively participate in the quality control process including test plan reviews, testing & commissioning results, design change requests and notices, drawing markups, and document controls.
  • Through daily site inspections, ensure that the work in progress conforms to all safety, quality, and design specifications, as well as adhering to the planned schedule.
  • Facilitate resolving construction problems, discrepancies, procedures, and methods by working with engineering personnel, inspectors, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Actively manage the Change Order process to reduce or eliminate claims submitted by Construction Contractors which relate to additional payments, schedule adjustments or other modifications to the Project. Review the legitimacy of any claims, and provide recommendations to the PM and CM.
  • Conduct pre and post energization inspections and documentation
  • Conduct final material reconciliation with owner/client and contractor supplied material.
  • Capable of performing switching and tagging operations
  • Provide storm restoration support and all other duties as assigned.
Safety and Environment 
  • Attend or carry out daily briefing with all parties on site prior to starting work.
  • Participate in the process. Identify any opportunities for improvement and provide feedback to the originator.
  • Provide Owner/client specific safety and environmental (S&E) orientation to new arrivals to site.
  • Provide daily S&E reviews and weekly written S&E inspection reports.
  • Initiate and follow-up on any preventative/corrective measures required.
  • Ensure that any accident, incident, near miss, injury, spill, or environmental discharge, is reported and investigated.
  • Perform, document, and record weekly audits and inspections of the Contractor’s documentation and work site conditions
Minimum Requirements/Experience 
  • Directly related experience in Construction and Maintenance of Substation Facilities or Transmission/Distribution Systems is necessary:
  • Four-year degree in a related field and 5 years of field experience, or
  • Two-year degree in a related field and 8 years of field experience, or
  • Ten or more years of related experience in Construction and Maintenance of electrical Transmission and Distribution Systems, or Construction and Maintenance of Substation Facilities.
  • General knowledge of electric line work and/or substation construction and electrical theory.
  • Previous experience creating switching and tagging procedures
  • General knowledge of applicable environmental regulations governing construction such as: storm water pollution prevention, wetlands, stream crossing, and spill response for projects requiring environmental permit or compliance.
  • Basic knowledge of industry codes governing the electric industry including NEC, NESC, and OSHA.
  • Background check clearance
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • First Aid/AED
  • OSHA 10 and 30

We offer a competitive benefits package that provides a foundation of support for the health, safety, and security of you and your family. We are proud to extend a broad selection of benefits to meet your needs—and medical, dental, and vision benefits start on the first day of employment.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire reasonable accommodations should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note:
  • All job offers are subject to pre-employment drug screening and a background check.
  • Unless otherwise noted, we do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
Notice to Agencies: We only accept resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing services if a Service Agreement has been signed and we have requested recruitment/staffing services for the specific position. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of the company, and no fees or compensation will be paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or staffing service.