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Construction Module Manager

Date: Jun 5, 2024


Houston, TX, US US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch International

Req Id : 104011

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 Oil & Gas Business Unit is seeking an experienced, motivated Module Manager for upcoming EPC projects. The preferred candidate will support the assigned project(s) with feasibility studies, execution plans, constructability reviews, design input, fabrication oversight, and commissioning support.

The Module Delivery Manager will be responsible for successful development and execution of the assigned module project(s) for Gas, Fuels, and Chemicals Projects.

  • Provides support to project staff in home office, module yard and project site

  • Directs staff in the daily/weekly project planning process

  • Represents Black & Veatch in interactions involving the Owner and subcontractors

  • Implements Black & Veatch standards, processes, and procedures

  • Develops project specific procedures, plans, and budgets

  • Makes decisions in support of project strategies

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing the project Module Execution Plan.

  • Reviews and refines the plan as the project progresses.

  • Leads the home office and module yard delivery teams from conceptual planning through to field installation.

  • Ownership of Advanced Work Packaging and Constructability for the modular scope.

  • Defines and collaborates on sourcing strategies, pricing efforts, and contractor selection.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships and develops a high level of trust and credibility with clients, owners, stake holders, alliance partners, subcontractors, and suppliers.

  • Directs implementation of project construction Safety & Health and Loss Control procedures and is responsible for ensuring that the project meets the agreed safety targets.

  • Directs the implementation of project quality assurance procedures and is responsible for ensuring that the established level of quality is achieved.

  • Directs implementation of module yard project commissioning and testing plan and is responsible for ensuring that the necessary resources are provided to commissioning.

  • Directs implementation of project field materials management procedures.

  • Approves field purchases, extra work authorizations, subcontractor progress and final payments, B&V professional timesheets, and B&V professional expense reimbursements.

  • Directs and approves change order management for subcontractors.

  • Coordinates with Project Manager to identify and execute change orders.

  • Directs the resolution of all back charges, collection of conformed to construction records, and other contract closeout activities.

  • Establishes project module yard staffing needs, develops module yard staffing plan budget and coordinates with Project Manager and construction department to staff project field office.

  • Adheres to Safety, Quality, Ethical Standards, Lessons Learned, and Performance Management programs in accordance w/ C&P Policies, Standards, Guides, and Contractual commitments.

  • Is responsible for producing and implementing site specific procedures as required. Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities.

  • Champions implementation of LEAN concepts and continuous improvement efforts.

  • Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering or construction management degree

  • In lieu of formal degree, must possess a minimum of 15 years of onsite construction experience as Construction Manager or Site Manager.

  • Has experience in modularization concepts, site layout and installation planning.

  • Performed modularization feasibility studies and provided design support throughout the FEL and EPC project phases.

  • Experienced in working with, and in multiple US and international module yards.

  • Able to deliver Project Gross Margin (PGM) on assigned delivery program

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of project experience planning and executing EPC projects for clients in the oil, gas, and/or petrochemical facilities.

  • 10+ years of construction experience in a senior construction/fabrication role of which two or more projects were modularized with total project values >$100m USD.

  • 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.

  • This role will require periods of business travel and/or relocation to the fabrication and/or project site as required by the project needs.

  • 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.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:

• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.

• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.

• See and hear naturally or with correction.

• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.

• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.

• Requires repetitive movement.

• May require work above 5 feet in height.

• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.

• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.

Work Environment:

• Typical construction site environment:

• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.

• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.

• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions

• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.

• Work around hazardous equipment.

• Typical office environment.

• This position is considered a safety sensitive position.


Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade


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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.

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