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Black & Veatch Construction Operations Manager - Nuclear in Des Moines, Iowa

Construction Operations Manager - Nuclear

Date: Jun 30, 2022

Location: 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 : BVCI

Req Id : 73062

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

This position may apply to Construction Operations in various divisions. Accountable for specific components of construction operations in the Division or Region as assigned. Accountable for success of construction business development efforts and for project construction execution processes. Accountable for assuring availability of resources with proper expertise and tools to support assigned construction project execution. Has authority to allocate resources and make construction execution decisions for assigned area in accordance with Division Policies, Standards, Guides and Contractual commitments.

*This professional may have his/her home base anywhere within the U.S. due to being a Field position with high travel/mobilization requirements. This means that this professional will spend the majority of work time at the assigned project location for the duration of the project requiring long-term temporary living close to the project site.

*This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship

BVCI, a proud part of the BV family of companies, offers union shop construction services for on-time, on-budget project delivery. Our professionals deliver solid dependable solutions for industrial construction projects of all sizes, enabling us to provide leading construction services for our clients. Together, we have an integrated approach to project execution with an emphasis on safety, quality, cost, and schedule. We work with our clients on EPC as well as construction-only projects. We self-perform projects by executing direct hire labor as well as utilizing subcontractor elements. We continue to expand our services offered and build our project backlog.

Now is the time to work at BVCI!

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all assigned construction projects are properly staffed with the appropriately trained and skilled professionals needed to successfully provide the contracted services; coordinates with Division to staff projects . .

  • Directs preparation of and reviews project construction execution plans for projects

  • When requested, develops construction execution plan for projects and proposals which minimizes cost and duration of construction activities .

  • Providing oversight during construction on all assigned construction projects

  • Monitors and evaluates reports on assigned project construction execution to division management, takes corrective action as necessary .

  • Ensuring that all construction operations on each project site comply with the applicable Safety Manuals and the Firm's safety and health program and policies .

  • Provides construction support to Project Managers

  • When assigned, includes risk assessment and cost estimating for proposals

  • Directs business development, including sales and proposal efforts for construction-only projects .

  • Prepares bids and proposals for supervisor's approval . Ensuring that all Projects meet the Division or Client specified quality standards .

  • Establishes and maintains relationships and develops a high level of trust and credibility with key clients, alliance partners, subcontractors, and project teams .

  • Monitors, evaluates and recommends alliance partners and/or subcontractors consistent with determined implementation plan .

  • Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct reports . .

  • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value

  • Champions continuous improvement efforts

  • Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Skills: .

  • Ability to deliver Project Gross Margin on project assignment .

  • Company practices, process and related impact on project activities .

  • Risk assessment policies and procedures .

  • Communication and interpersonal skills .

  • Approach to managing construction operations .

  • Conceptual planning ability .

  • Problem solving skills .

  • Project management skills .

  • Leadership skills

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.

Certifications

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.

Competencies

Collaborates

Communicates effectively

Courage

Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Being resilient

Builds effective teams

Business insight

Cultivates innovation

Customer focus

Drives engagement

Drives vision and purpose

Global perspective

Manages ambiguity

Strategic mindset

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade

010

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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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