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Construction Manager - Americas

Company: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

38828BRReq No.:38828BRJob Description and Qualifications: Job Description and Qualifications Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opening for a Construction Manager-Americas The Construction Manager for Americas is responsible for integration of Global Construction Work Process into the assigned region and provides the interface between Project Execution and Global Construction Management. Construction Manager primary responsibilities are to the implementation of the Global Construction Work Process, ensure constructability is performed, and support contracting strategies and methods, focusing on Air Products Standard Plants. Primary Responsibilities Project Execution Support

  • Participate or assign a qualified CM to an opportunity or to an authorized project.
  • Work with other regional leaders, project managers, and HR Partners to ensure Construction Management Work Processes are integrated and have an active recruiting, and retention plan for qualified and competent CM.
  • In conjunction with project manager/director and contract managers, assist with scope definition, bid WBS break down and schedule, participate in contract, and commercial terms & conditions negotiations.
  • Bring expertise to the team to influence the most effective execution approach. Including but not limited to Construction Execution Plans (CEP), Advance Work Packaging (AWP), Modularization, Procedures, and Technology. The CONSTRUCTION MANAGER shall ensure Construction Management best practices are applied and procedures implemented across all projects leveraging global experiences and lesson learned.
  • Ensure Construction Management Work Process and tools are applied in a flexible and commensurate manner based on the type, size, and complexity of projects
  • Support the pre-bid and bid phase of projects
  • Review the project scope and incorporate measures needed for a safe project execution.
  • Incorporating constructability into the engineering and design execution strategies (including package breaks, modularization options, etc.).
  • Support procurement process: help define contract strategy, support development of labor strategy, assist in defining who should be included on the contractor's bid list.
  • Review all bid specification packages and work closely with the project execution team to incorporate changes to the specific scope of work for a contract and ensure the correct standards are include in construction package. Receive input from the field representative if assigned at time of review.
  • Work closely with project execution team to develop the site staffing
  • Support the field team: assist the field representatives on contractual issues arising in the field, ensure that issues such as schedule delay, potential claims, authority issues, industrial relations issues, etc., are reported to construction engineering and project execution management in a timely fashion People, Staffing
  • Responsible for training and coaching, as well as career development for CMs.
  • Work with the region Project Execution leadership and Americas Director of Construction in strategic placement of CM staff for both professional development and to ensure high caliber delivery staff are assigned to key projects.
  • Ensure within and cross regions collaboration is taking palace, always looking for opportunities to utilize resources from regions providing high value/low-cost services. Project Performance
  • Collaborate with the Manager of Project Management and induvial Project Managers/Directors to develop and ensure proper set up of the project is in accordance with the Project Management processes and induvial Project Execution Plans.
  • Work with the Project Managers/Directors, Region Safety, and Quality lead managers to align on project roles and responsibilities.
  • Ensure Construction Readiness Reviews (CRR) are conducted at appropriate times.
  • Participate in Project Gate Reviews, specifically the Pre-Mobilization Gate review, to ensure the Construction Work Process is being implemented per the approved Project Execution Plan.
  • Ensure appropriate technology is utilized on the project, through specific coordination with the regional Project Management and Project Controls discipline managers.
  • Hold accountability for projects construction performance. Including safety, quality, progress, cost, and completions.
  • Primary focus of keeping personnel on Air Products and Customer sites safe by continuously striving to be the Leader in Site Safety in areas of behavior, best practices, standards, training, and all activities that drive safe construction of process plants
  • Develop site staffing strategies to promote knowledge transfer and flexibility, addressing competency gaps The position requires:
  • 4-year engineering or technical degree is required
  • 15 years of construction management experience is preferred
  • Experience in Oil & Gas industries is preferred
  • Experience in construction activities in both, support, and direct field experience required
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, project management is required
  • Record of success in safety, environmental, quality and employee involvement
  • Strong commitment to employee involvement, leadership, team building and diversity We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment!We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.Job Title:Construction Manager - AmericasEmployment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-PA-Allentown, US-TX-HoustonCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Global Project Execution

Keywords: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown , Construction Manager - Americas, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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