Construction Management & Start Up Manager

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Construction Management & Start Up Manager

Appleton, Wisconsin Contract Job ID: 1910100682
Estimated Duration: 12 months


The Construction Manager is responsible for meeting contract requirements and company financial and HSE goals by planning, pricing and managing the site operations, ensuring cost effectiveness, quality and correct timing.  This position has a broad range of decision making authority working in conjunction with the Senior Product Manager.  Decides the timing of company resources at site, including partners.  Sign supervisors’ time-sheets, and sign contractors’ payment claims.  Sign site acceptances with customer.  Enforce HSE on-site, including correction of any unsafe conditions.  Approval of Change Orders on site within agreed frames.
  • Work with subcontractor(s) and the company project team to plan, price and present company supplied installation services.
  • Assuring safe work at site.
  • Liaise with customer as primary contact in construction related matters, in a manner that promotes customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for on schedule and on budget delivery of supplied installation activities.
  • Assure that contractual liabilities are fulfilled towards customer and by subcontractors at site.
  • Prepare necessary notifications and claims to customer and subcontractors to defend companies commercial rights.
  • Establish site planning and scheduling to provide adequate reports for monitoring progress and to identify any delays.
  • Follow-up subcontractor resources and act to manage shortfalls.
  • Implement catch-up plans as necessary for schedule delays.
  • Manage the company supervision team at site.
Bachelor’s Degree from four-year College or University in Engineering or related degree; plus a minimum of ten years’ experience in a related role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results.
  • Self-directed and motivated; able to manage multiple conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  •  Flexible and available to interact with customers as required.
  • Take initiative to identify and anticipate customer needs and make recommendations for implementation.
  • Has good knowledge of contractual issues.
  • Proven capability and motivation to be in leadership role.
  • Efficiently use scheduling software (Primavera or MS Project).
  • Can maintain a cost effective way to lead a site.
  • Actively implements the use of Site Management Tools.
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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