Construction Manager – Energy & Environment Group

Job Description:

Plan and supervise construction projects in energy conservation, clean tech, and district energy using effective communication, scope determination, estimating, negotiation, scheduling, tracking, subcontract management, document control, and forecasting of costs and profitability. Manage teams of professionals from different disciplines and ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, and other professionals to determine the specifications of the project.
  • Work with preconstruction and energy engineering to determine design-build conceptual scopes for maximum energy conservation and utilization.
  • Create/compile conceptual and detailed estimates for general contracting services (subcontractor scopes) using RSMeans or other relevant estimating manuals and procedures.
  • Using Quick-Pen and EstMEP, provide conceptual and detailed estimates for mechanical, piping, and plumbing estimates.
  • Prepare or support the preparation of project budgets and proposals (scope letters). Estimate, evaluate, and negotiate change orders with our clients and subcontractors (GC services, mechanical, piping, and plumbing).
  • Acquire, prepare, and evaluate submittals for subcontracted scopes of work and UMC self-performed scopes.
  • Secure permits and licenses.
  • Ensure compliance with building and safety codes.
  • Track, forecast, report labor hours and all associated project costs.
  • Track, forecast, report labor hours and all associated project costs.
  • Expedite and track deliveries of major equipment/materials (owner, subcontractor, and UMC).
  • Create, manage, and implement master project schedule(s).
  • Develop, maintain and implement strategies based on knowledge of general conditions, work scope and specifications of project contract(s)/subcontract(s).
  • Document and administer meeting minutes of owner, architect, and contractor (OAC) meetings.
  • Maintain and control documents consistent with UMC Standards and contractual compliance.
  • Supervise CM’s and project engineers.
  • Provide proactive, clear and timely communication to all team members.
  • Collaborate with field labor supervision to plan, organize, schedule, and execute project work.
  • Review contract drawings, detail drawings, shop drawings, UMC installation models, and specifications.
  • Administer and ensure full compliance with UMC Safety Program for employees and our subcontractors.
  • Adhere to UMC AIM processes.
  • Be professional and uphold UMC core values.
  • Regular attendance and promptness are considered part of each employee's essential job functions.
  • Develop and maintain client relations.
  • Develop energy models and life cycle cost analysis.
  • Support IGA data collection and analysis.
  • Identify new projects.

Specific Job Skills:

  • Ability to accurately compile estimates.
  • Ability to lead and foster positive working environment.
  • Ability to understand and communicate concepts in many construction methodologies and procedures of construction.
  • Advanced organizational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail – errors and mistakes can result in significant financial losses.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic – results driven.
  • Ability to multi-task job responsibilities.
  • Advanced computer skills including MS suite of products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint), Blue Beam (Adobe), Navisworks, and competency is applications of various types (IoT).
  • Preferred working knowledge of AutoCAD, Solid Works, Smartsheet, Viewpoint, Office 365, SharePoint, Revizto, Quick-Pen, EstMEP.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Construction management or mechanical, civil, or chemical engineering degree.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience as a general contractor. (manager/estimator/MEP) with a focus on commercial, industrial, and Federal projects.
  • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification is desirable.
  • LEED accreditation is desirable.
  • OSHA 30 certification is desirable.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise construction and project engineers, project administration, and others as may be appropriate.

Job Conditions:

UMC reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description is illustrative and in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at-will” and either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason or no reason, and with or without advance notice. The job requirements are subject to change within the company’s sole discretion to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.