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Construction Manager

Company: Hargrove and Associates, Inc.
Location: Elwood
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

To provide construction over-site during the execution of projects at the site to meet business plans and improve income by implementing and managing capital projects. Actively participate in all safety programs to continually improve the safety culture of the plant and Company. Support and help drive both plant and Corporate EHS initiatives. Promote an environment that achieves incident free performance through diligent proactive safety efforts and job safety planning. Execute budgeted capital projects to ensure the safe maintenance and operation of plant and equipment in compliance with internal and legislative requirements (site and corporate policies/procedures). Provide a critical review of new project installations to assure adherence to plant EH&S guidelines and issue thorough Management of Change documentation. Provide construction management for contractor and issue safety permits (general work/hot work/confine space) to contractor so they can perform their work in the area. Perform safety reviews of Contractor work sites, including monitoring the adherence to Client safety procedures, When required assist Project managers plan capital projects from conceptual stages, cost estimating, AFE generation, through design, construction, and startup/close out stages. Ensure that appropriate work processes are followed in defining and implementing projects so they are delivered safely, cost effectively, on time and achieve all the stated business and project objectives Inform Project Manager of field extras to ensure that cost sheets are updated on regular basis to ensure TIC is in line with budget. Inform Project Manager of schedule changes so that schedule is updated on regular basis to ensure project is completed on time. To monitor progress of the external companies work, to Ensure that they follow Client work processes, oversee the quality of the work, control the costs and provide direction to deliver the project objectives Provide field support to remove barriers encountered during construction. Evaluate processing alternatives based on technical feasibility and economics during early project development. Ensure value engineering is applied to meet project objectives. Develop and improve area operating systems and procedures that are affected by new project installations Complete project reporting in a timely manner and per company Identify and assist in the implementation of cost savings opportunities within the assigned area(s). Apply proactive measures to identify bad actors / unreliable assets and recommend the corrective action to improve the assets life cycle costs. Ensure the quality of construction meets the companys standards and specs for equipment installation. Ensure that equipment installation will allow for safe and efficient plant operations. Ensure that equipment installation can be worked on safely by maintenance personnel. Perform project design document reviews, including reviewing layout and construction drawings for best practice of operability, constructability, and maintainability. Review of construction scopes of work Actively contribute to the continuous improvement process through active participation in Quality Work Group, including the ML Engineering, Standards, Equipment Design, Work Process Improvement, and areas outside of their assigned responsibilities. Seek opportunities and help drive personal skills improvement for both you and fellow employees through both internal and external training / educational programs. Authorizing Contractors to proceed with field extras Report cost savings ideas Propose process or equipment design criteria to meet stated objectives for construction. Propose savings opportunities for projects with justification Fiduciary responsibility to company to deliver project as specified at lowest possible cost. Limit is defined as what is approved budget for capital project. Works with project team consisting of a process engineer, controls engineer, area team leader, production engineering, process safety engineer, purchasing manager and maintenance team leader. At times must be prepared to work anti-social hours (evenings and weekends) Associated working conditions of this position: Working environment: 50/50 inside / outside depending on projects Typical Hours of work: M - F, 40 50 hours per work week Travel: None Expected Work space: Office/Field Bachelor of degree in construction services, engineering or equivalent. Preferred 5-7 years experience in chemical/petrochemical/power industry with a broad understand of chemical processes, unit operations and chemical plants Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Proficient in using Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ) Ability to facilitate troubleshooting and problem solving efforts and team meetings OSHA 10-hour safety training (Plus) Experience with/ability to read electrical drawings, electrical schematics Experience with electrical system commissioning and control system commissioning, fiber-optic systems/installations plus excavation and directional boring Management of Electrical Construction of the following: Working knowledge of NFPA 70E Familiarity with ANCI-C2 National Electrical Safety Code Familiarity with NETA acceptance testing 16 kV power distribution 125 VDC battery systems Grounding and bonding 480/277 VAC 208/120 VAC PLCs, Device- Net and instrumentation would be a plus Management of other Construction activities: Crane Lifts, lifting plans, Vessel and tank removal / installation Demolition activities, Piping, tanks, reactors, Pumps, pads buildings and foundations Civil construction, concrete, proper rebar installation, SPCC installations Piping, fabrication, welding, field routing of piping, Ability to understand P&IDs, piping Isos ID: 2022-6807 External Company Name: Hargrove Engineers Constructors External Company URL: Street: 22500 Stepan Road

Keywords: Hargrove and Associates, Inc., Joliet , Construction Manager, Professions , Elwood, Illinois

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