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Sr. Construction Manager- Wind Market- Kiewit Power Constructors

Location: 

Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 148400 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Constructors District 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Sr. Construction Manager is responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome of a construction project. Directs and supervises the work of project administration, project superintendents, and engineers to establish operational priorities and maintain effective relationships with owners, subcontractors, etc.

Kiewit’s mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we are building hospitals to support the community, boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Power Constructors (KPC) provides direct-hire construction services for Power Generation utilizing a union craft force.  Kiewit Power Constructors builds major EPC power plant projects throughout North America.

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

Responsibilities

•    Be responsible for ensuring the project meets or exceeds its financial objectives, by overseeing and monitoring each stage of the development
•    Coordinates daily/weekly meetings with all the area superintendents and project engineers to develop means and methods, schedule contracting needs and long lead delivery times
•    Manage all field operations and work sequence in conjunction with the Project Manager
•    Review project estimate or plan to determine estimated job cost, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project
•    Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections. Also, review, approve and negotiate change orders
•    Anticipate project needs with sufficient lead-time to avoid delay of production Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of the project, work closely with Project Manager and HR team to manage the relationship with staff and craft 
•    Form and lead an effective project management team, define, and delegate management responsibilities, and set goals
•    Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise
•    Be an effective leader, communicate with department leads regarding work scopes
•    Ensure project superintendents understand and execute the work as required
•    Ensure safety, quality and production is maintained
•    Responsible for project closeout. Secure loose ends by finishing paperwork, obtaining retainages, supporting supervisors, and expediting claims

Qualifications

•    Degree or diploma in a related field, or a related combination of training and experience
•    10+ years of wind construction and management experience required 
•    Familiar with technical drawings systems and planning & reporting systems
•    Ability to work with and manage unionized workers or subcontractors
•    Communication – excellent oral presentation and written skills
•    Goal-oriented – able to set goals and achieve them
•    Interpersonal – able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels
•    Compliance - Follows applicable laws, codes, regulations, or zoning for required work
•    Demonstrated clear logical written, verbal, and communication and presentation skills. Excellent Interpersonal skills to cooperate and work as a team
•    Leader that seeks and accepts responsibility and leads by example
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•    Must be able to travel time from 25-50%
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We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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