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Construction Manager

Kelly Services
Roanoke, VA 24027
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Kelly Services is seeking an Construction Manager for our well-known client in the **Energy and Utilities** industry in **Roanoke VA** . The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or related field and 6 years experience of overseeing/directing transmission and distribution station construction and/or transmission line construction work **This is a 12-month contract role with possibility of extension**

**Title: Construction Manager**

**Location: Roanoke VA**

**Duration: 12 months**

**Job Description**

This position is internal stakeholder-facing with an emphasis on ensuring safety & construction efficiency with an emphasis on reducing construction duration and cost, and developing scope to achieve overall project success leading the team delivering a complex multiple site project. Exhibit leadership in the Transmission Construction Management organization through superior knowledge, management ability, innovation, and coaching/mentoring. Demonstrate the capacity to relate and communicate this expert knowledge to others by creating, reviewing, and vetting project Constructability Review packages in a highly collaborative fashion. Willingness to advance Transmissions goal to integrate construction methodology and planning into scoping activities from project inception to reduce costs and construct Transmission facilities safer and faster. Maintain highly effective relationships and communications with various project stakeholders including planning, project management, engineering, TFS, external customers, outage planning, and environmental.

Principal Accountabilities:

+ Exhibit an advanced level of knowledge, proficiency, communications, and innovation in managing construction projects from a conceptual stage to completion.

+ Create Constructability Reviews for projects within assigned region and present to execution team before detailed scoping begins. Requires both desktop study and occasional travel to remote parts of the various AEP regions to assess road condition, document needed improvements, propose construction access strategy, and prepare Constructability Review documentation.

+ Evaluate construction access strategy for both Construction and Maintenance of critical infrastructure along Transmission ROW and within Substations & Switching Stations across varying terrain amidst clients 11-State territory.

+ Engage with all project stakeholders during scoping phase. This includes planners, engineering, project management, Field Services, Distribution, Outage Planning, TDC, and external customers if needed.

+ Ensure that a consistent direction for constructability reviews is maintained throughout Client Transmission to improve the quality of logistics, processes, procedures, format, documentation and timeliness into a standardized or best-practice format, which includes: Continuous process improvement initiatives with all Constructability Leads Stakeholder management and feedback from Project Management, Transmission & Distribution Operations, Construction Management, Transmission Field Services, Executive Transmission Leadership and the RTOs (PJM, MISO, ERCOT, and SPP).

+ Ensure that ALL Constructability Reviews are created with safety, efficiency and economics in mind.

+ Communicate with Transmission Leadership regarding regional construction method improvements, updates, and initiatives. Provide monthly reports on overall constructability development to CM leadership.

+ Develop and maintain an improved relationship and communications with strategic contractor partners. This includes attending some of our contractor training events and meeting with local contractor leadership to understand what they experience in the field and identify ways to improve efficiency and performance.

+ Conduct lessons learned meetings on completed projects evaluating how well the constructability plan worked and improvements to be made going forward.

+ Stay up to date on current industry construction practices for Station and T-Line as well as the construction industry as a whole including methodologies and technological advancements.

+ Lead presentations and discussions in Semi-annual TCR conferences for your regions.

+ Review Capital Project P6 schedules to ensure constructability reviews are developed in a timely manner to support regional scoping goals.

+ Conduct site visits as needed with scoping teams or on your own utilize Spin 360 and other GIS technologies to help plan and evaluate a construction sequence.

+ Work closely with outage planners to identify potential hazards and bottlenecks and create plan to remove them or add to risk register for project.

+ Mentor and continuously educate Execution Project Managers on the overall construction planning process as well as TCRs.

+ Taking on special leadership responsibilities and assignments; such as process improvements, Kaizen events, TGIS, OutaGIS, Stakeholder Mapping, Lean Initiatives, etc.

+ Attend/call in to the monthly construction superintendents meeting to coordinate best practices and keep in touch with what is happening in the field and identify any issues that could be avoided by adding to constructability plan.

+ Work with regional material management leaders to identify potential constraints in material flows to a particular project and include in Constructability Review.

**Requirements include** :

+ Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Safety or related field and 6 years experience of overseeing/directing transmission and distribution station construction and/or transmission line construction work; or ABET accredited Associate degree in electrical, construction management, safety, civil engineering technology or related field of study and 10 years experience in overseeing/directing transmission and distribution station construction and/or transmission line construction work; or high school graduate or equivalent with 12 years of direct experience as an AEP/contractor line or station field employee or Construction Rep.

**Why Kelly?**

As a Kelly employee, youll have access to premier perks, including:

+ Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

+ Group insurance options

+ Service bonus plan

+ Holiday pay plan

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

+ Outstanding online employee community

Corporate discounts

+ Transportation Spending Accounts

+ Offered and coordinated by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

**Apply Today!**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


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Posted: 2019-11-27 Expires: 2019-12-28

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