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Construction Operations Manager - Food & Beverage

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Construction Operations Manager - Food & Beverage
Date: May 17, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.
As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.
Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 97873
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Job Summary
By joining our BV Construction group, you will have the ability to develop and enhance your skills in an on-site, hands-on environment. We are committed to providing our construction professionals with expert training, career development, and career advancement to allow for continuous professional development. Our management is committed to the latest advances in technology, above class support and sustainability to bring our clients the best service in safety, quality, and final product. Functions in our group include safety, project field management, construction management, quality control, start up and decommissioning and field engineering.
The Construction Operations Manager will oversee daily Capex / Maintenance construction activities in a food manufacturing facility. The work may consist of new plant construction, retrofit, renovations, remodel, process improvement, maintenance, facilities, and infrastructure projects and/or construction turnaround and shutdowns. Most work is heavily focused on industrial processing and MEP trade divisions. Will work with the client to develop execution strategies and detailed plans to safely and efficiently execute the work to meet client, business, and project objectives. The candidate must possess leadership and management qualities; both are required to successfully delivery projects. As a leader, the candidate must have effective communication skills to build consensus with project team members and stakeholders. It is the expectation that the candidate identifies and actively communicate with area stakeholders and invests a significant amount of time to understand interdepartmental dynamics within the organization we're serving, as well as the facility layout.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This individual is key to the overall project success, including planning, design, and execution. Has the ability and proven track record as a leader of multiple projects and large complex projects.
Key Responsibilities

  • Management and leadership of construction administration, client relationships, trade contractors, and project controls activities

  • Project coordination amongst client, designer, construction management team, client operations/production, ESH&S, contractors/suppliers, and regulatory agencies

  • Manages all on-site construction functions in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the client

  • Chairs project coordination, progress, and owner/designer/contractor meetings and addresses key project deliverables and action items

  • Holds contractors accountable for cost, schedule, scope, resources, performance, safety, and quality control throughout project lifecycles

  • Generates, manages, and updates schedules in scheduling tools (i.e. Microsoft Project, Primavera)

  • Sequences work schedules to mitigate potential delays and identifies schedule risks well in advance of slippages. Implements remedial action to recover lost time

  • Effectively forecasts Labor Costs and notifies Senior CM/PFM and/or Project Manager of potential issues

  • Validates payment applications, Change Orders, and any T&M work tickets

  • Effective communication with departmental stakeholders for each project while demonstrating exemplary, advanced communications regarding all aspects of the project and how it will affect client operations

  • Provides client with regular updates, notifies them of issues and communicates regularly to keep them informed

  • Manages the quality of installations and their conformity to applicable construction documents and regulatory requirements

  • General safety supervision and awareness with the support of full-time safety specialists

  • Completes a Daily Log that includes progress updates & photos, manpower on site, companies on site, daily activities being performed, key deliveries, key discussions, progress/safety issues, etc.

  • Assist and support client procurement activities, including the assembling of Bid Packages, Bid Reviews, Constructability Reviews and Execution Planning.

  • Facilitates Progress Meetings among trades and stakeholders

  • Oversee the seamless function of construction administration duties and the up-to-date flow of project documents and information to required parties

  • Coordinates with engineering on field issues and works to resolve problems

  • Provides Owner with regular updates, notifies them of issues and communicates regularly to keep them informed

  • Monitors performance, progress, and manpower issues; resolves as necessary

  • Completes Safe Work Permits, JSAs, HSAs and other safety-related permitting as needed

    Management Responsibilities
    Preferred Qualifications

    • At least 15 years of related construction management experience

    • Minimum Bachelor's in Construction Management, or a relevant Construction/Engineering degree

    • Multidisciplinary Construction experience

    • P6 Scheduling experience

    • Electrical, controls, distribution, and automation experience is highly desirable

    • MEP Trade certifications and licenses are desirable

    • Ability to proficiently interpret and understand P&IDs, Drawings, Specifications, and other relevant construction documents

    • The successful CM candidate must have experience in the design and construction of industry facilities and experience in managing projects in an operating facility

    • Experience with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), particularly related to Food Safety and FDA regulations

    • Ability to navigate and effectively communicate with cross-functional teams and project stakeholders

    • Strong focus on health, safety, and quality

    • Technically proficient in using IT systems including, but not limited to Procore, BlueBeam, SharePoint, MS Project, MS Office tools, and other dashboard reporting tools

      Minimum Qualifications

      • Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction or equivalent relevant experience.

      • 10-20+ years of construction operations experience, based on assigned area of operations.

      • All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

        OSHA, Risk Management, Project Management courses
        Communicates effectively
        Directs work
        Instills trust
        Interpersonal savvy
        Organizational savvy
        Salary Plan
        CNS: Construction Services
        Job Grade
        Black & Veatch endeavors to makeaccessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process because of a disability, please contact the Employee Relations Department at +1-913-359-1622 or via our. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only; you may not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications. General inquiries about the status of applications will not be returned.
        Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.
        Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.
        To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
        A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
        We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.
        By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.
        Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.
        For our EEO Policy Statement, please click. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickand.
        Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.
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