Construction Manager
Houston, TX 
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Job Description

At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what's possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world's most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.

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Construction Manager Roles and Responsibilities:

We are seeking a Construction Manager within our Project Delivery team based out of our Houston, TX office. This position will be assigned to the field at the project site. The initial assignment will be for a Texas City based Mega Project located in Texas City, TX.Typical assignments are 1-3 years at a single location; however, applicants should anticipate occasional, short-term assignments, between major projects. Applicants must be flexible regarding project locations.

The candidate must possess expert-level construction/EPCM management skills and knowledge along with exceptional communication and influencing skills. The role requires significant interaction with internal groups such as project management, engineering, procurement, EPCs firms and construction contractors ensuring effective coordination across all involved supporting project delivery commitments. The incumbent also interfaces extensively with the customer on engineering and technical matters. Projects are executed utilizing global capabilities, necessitating a strong cross-cultural competency.

  • Adopts and promotes the commitment to provide a safe workplace that strives for an incident and injury free environment where everyone goes home safe every day. Ensures construction safety program including Site-Specific Safety Planning is proactively communicated and consistently enforced on all projects.

  • Onboards, trains, and manages required staff resources to support the project to accomplish construction strategy as it relates to safety, cost, and schedule. Mentors Construction Coordinators and Superintendents.

  • Provides guidance to the project construction team to develop budgets and project plans during the proposal, design and/or pre-construction phase of the project.

  • Supports project strategy and ensures compliance with the construction management program, including scalable construction strategies from project initiation to handover. Promotes use of AWP, CWP to ensure proper site planning.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships and acts as the primary contact and counsel to project management.

  • Identifies deficiencies in skills among assigned team members and works to improve individual's capabilities through coaching, development, and training.

  • Knowledge of construction management best practices and a willingness to adapt and lean out existing practices. Ensures training and continuous improvement processes are implemented for the team.

  • Leads and develops processes to ensure full, end-to-end coordination between all involved parties from planning, design, construction, and commissioning.

  • Accountable for management of the construction team budget and financial reporting.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Develop and lead a high-performing construction team which includes external partners, vendors, equipment vendors and possibly, customer representatives.

  • Ensures the projects is well planned with rigorous construction front end planning, implement value engineering, constructability processes, and best practices. Manages project objectives and expectations throughout the project regarding scope, budget, invoicing, schedules, and time frame.

  • Oversight and provides direction to construction management work processes and activities including ensuring site safety program, cost, schedule, and quality are aligned to support project KPIs and objectives.

  • Participates in project reviews and for unique execution strategies and decision-making process to address these situations. Lead the internal and/or external problem-solving necessary to arrive at appropriate decisions.

  • Point of contact for the execution team supporting project development through project on stream

  • Maintains a safe work environment and support corporate and project execution construction safety program goals within the office, with suppliers, and on construction sites.

  • Expected to be resident at the project site during construction; residency is required at some point during civil construction. The candidate must be flexible to location, but the project site is in Texas City Area.

Education and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Construction Management, or related field preferred

  • 15+ years of Construction Leadership experience

  • Demonstrated experience managing projects > $1B+

  • Global experience preferred

  • PMP or CCM certification preferred

  • Valid Drivers' License and good driving record required

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Air Products proudly values the skills, dedication, and leadership that veterans bring to the table. As a veteran-friendly organization, we actively encourage and welcome veterans to apply for various roles within our company. We recognize the unique strengths and experiences that veterans contribute, and we foster a workplace that honors your service while providing a platform for professional growth.

We are the world's largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen and industrial gas experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.

At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visitAbout Air Products.

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.


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Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Air Products is also committed to Employment Equity (Canada).
Individuals who may have an accommodation need related to applying for positions with Air Products in the U.S. and Canada, should contact Air Products at 1-800-966-2724, Option #1.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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