Construction Manager in Rochester

Application ends: July 7, 2022
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Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Construction Manager in Rochester New York. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Rochester.


Position : Construction Manager

Work location : Rochester, New York

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
Be involved in projects with our Power Transmission & Distribution Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Construction Manager for our Rochester, NY office.
Your Impact

Responsible for management and performance of Field Construction Managers for the construction of electric substations, transmission lines, generation upgrades and other projects
Determine contract resource requirements, service specifications and manage contractor performance
Manage activities related to coordination of field inspection and sign offs for construction projects.
Monitor and evaluate activities of outsourced Construction companies to ensure adherence to safety, quality, schedules and budgets, cost effectiveness and control, and results
Develop, review and evaluate contracts and agreements affecting the project execution and functional area operations and make appropriate recommendation
Collaborate with management staff to resolve problems and coordinate activities with the field construction managers
Ensure that construction management is integrated into the planning, scheduling, cost tracking, construction, installation, and testing and acceptance activities
Ensure Field Construction Managers obtain all construction materials and material handling plans are established and managed
Coordinate the transmission substations and lines construction schedules with the other functional areas within the company
Provide constructability feedback on electrical, mechanical, protection and civil construction Standards
Research, recommend and implement changes as necessary to be aligned with AVANGRID Standards and Business Area goals and objectives
Collaborate with other business organizations, contractors and subject matter experts to resolve disputes and prioritize business requirements
Participate in the ongoing budget process to provide items, manpower, and control of the construction budget
Participate in the transmission facilities construction projects negotiations and joint planning efforts with other utilities
Help lead and collaborate the activities to address or remedy substation and lines transmission system emergencies as necessary
Identify construction risk during the planning, execution and construction phases and prepare risk mitigation plans.
Adhere to company policies, programs and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric
Reliability Corporation (NERC), New England Independent System Operator
Safety: Maintain safety awareness and ensure contractors comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures to assure a safe working environment at the construction site. Properly wear and care for applicable safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to Contractors, Project Manager and assure safety concerns and issues are resolved.
Ensure all field construction managers are managing the project and construction resources within the schedule and budget.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Who You Are
Required Qualifications

High School Diploma is required.
Minimum of 9 years of of progressive related electric utility industry experience, with transmission facilities construction management experience preferred; at least 5 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.
Essential professional licensure/certification(s).
Microsoft Word and Microsoft Project or Equivalent.
Valid state driver’s license.
Must be willing to travel to construction sites on a day to day basis, attend meetings.
Well-defined knowledge of construction inspection principles, field inspection practices, process, methods and techniques.
Well-defined knowledge of relevant construction codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.
Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, follow instruction, and comply with company policies.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.
Highly proficient with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, spreadsheets, and tools.
Competent critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from inspection and testing results, data collation, load calculations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
Ability to direct others in the field such as subcontractors and junior-level staff to consistently complete tasks safely, efficiently, and accurately according to specifications.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States, or be able to obtain work authorized status in the United States prior to the start of employment. This role is eligible for employment visa sponsorship for eligible and qualified candidates.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Construction Management is preferred.

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
All locations: US-NY-Rochester

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.




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