Construction Support Mgr 1 – Wind Specialist – Remote

at Black & Veatch
Location Topeka, Kansas
Date Posted July 2, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


**Construction Support Mgr 1 - Wind Specialist - Remote**

Date: Jun 7, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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**Company :** Black & Veatch Corporation

**Req Id :** 60941

**Job Title :** Construction Support Mgr 1 - Wind Specialist - Remote

**Location :** USVRTL

**Business Unit Sector :** COR-BVOPS-CONSTRUCTION

**Opportunity Type :** Staff

**Relocation eligible :** No

**Full time/Part time :** Full-Time

**Project Only Hire :** No

**Visa Sponsorship Available:** No

**Job Summary**

Manages work activities and available resources with proper expertise and tools to support assigned construction Wind projects. Ensures adherence and expectations of quality, schedule, and performance. Accountable for success of construction Wind project execution. Ensures compliance for assigned area in accordance with Division Policies, Standard, Guides, and Contractual Commitments as needed.


**Key Responsibilities**

Provide constructability expertise to engineering design teams. Attend kick off meeting and field walkdown of project, including interviewing plant maintenance personnel when relevant. Attend design team weekly project meetings. Assist in developing the construction portion of RFQs. Assist project controls in developing the construction portion of the level I,II and IIIschedules. Develop the preliminary construction execution plan for the project. Develop the staffing plan and MRS as required for the project cost estimate.Monitors, verifies and reports on construction activities for compliance with the CPM schedule; tracks and reports on completion of project schedule activities and commodity installation.Assists site team in resolving problems and reports on issues related to drawings and information, schedule, quality, quantity tracking, cost reporting, and safety.Monitors discipline construction productivity, progress, and cost, and reports to Operations.Takes necessary actions to maintain targets.Conducts sitesupervision meetings to review/assist in daily, weekly, and monthly planning.Develops corrective plan to ensure progress and productivity targets are met. Monitors assigned subcontractor(s) for compliance with subcontract scope and schedule requirements.Develops a stable working relationship with Client and assigned subcontractor(s). Develops and distributes a Job Hazard Analysis for major erection packages within scope.Identifies potential back charges and out of scope issues and reports to Construction Manager. Supports commercial recovery process.Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management to direct reports.Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountabilities.Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.Acts in capacity of a "supervisor ".

**Management Responsibilities**

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ 10+ years' experience with EPC execution in the wind industry - with the majority of the experience in the field executing wind projects onshore - offshore experience a plus

+ Understand safety protocols with wind turbine erection

+ Experience with multiple wind OEMs - including:

+ General Electric

+ Siemens Gamesa

+ Vestas

+ Nordex

+ Field experience with the following scopes:

+ Site Civil Work

+ Below grade electrical collection system

+ Turbine foundation placement

+ Wind turbine erection

+ Including crane selection and rigging requirements

+ Down tower wire installation

+ MCC Turnover

+ Experience with the development of crane walk/break down strategy

+ Experience with crane technology and selection

+ Experience with managing both direct hire craft and subcontractors during construction

+ Experience with specialty turbine erection tools

+ Bolt tensioning

+ Torquing

+ Blade/rotor handling devices

+ Turbine Vendor Special Tooling

+ Experience with development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for direct hire scopes of work

+ Experience with negotiating contracts with project owners/developers and with subcontractors

**Minimum Qualifications**

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.


**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. Ability to climb towers.

• 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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