Onsite Construction Manager Jobs in Greater Watertown-Fort Drum Area at C&S Companies

Title: Onsite Construction Manager

Company: C&S Companies

Location: Greater Watertown-Fort Drum Area

At C&S Companies, we believe work environment, culture, and the opportunity to learn and grow are key elements when considering a new job. We are just the right size to provide the resources and support you need without the burdensome bureaucracy of a large corporate environment. To that end, we foster a family-friendly and supportive workplace; collaborative and employee-focused with an emphasis on quality, integrity, trust, fun and accountability.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are a top priority at C&S. We promote personal and professional growth by cultivating and sustaining a safe, inclusive atmosphere where everyone feels a sense of belonging. By encouraging employees to bring their whole selves to work, we create a diverse and equitable environment where all our voices are heard.

We are seeking an Onsite Construction Manager to oversee a variety of Agency CM projects with an emphasis in K-12 school, higher education, aviation and municipal projects. The onsite Construction Manager is responsible for the day to day coordination and oversight of a single small scale project or may be part of larger project team on large scale projects. Opportunities exist throughout New York State, with emphasis in Syracuse, Watertown, Plattsburgh, Albany, and Buffalo, NY.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Must have a working knowledge of Project Engineering/Construction, as well as company guidelines, procedures, and goals.

Strong communication and client services skills are required for this position.

The ability to review reports for upper management regarding status of the project, contract documents and construction services is also preferred.

Oversee and manage day-to-day operations of site activities for projects up to $10 million or assist on projects that are more complex.

Plan, organize and direct activities of the project to minimize the impact on the owner’s operations and staff

Coordinate activities between contractors onsite, resolve contractor coordination disputes

Review installation of contractors work for conformance with drawings and specifications

Maintain an accurate project record, including a daily log of all project related activities and communications.

Review payment applications for acceptance of completed work

Review change orders for validation of additional scope

Work with design team to resolve contractor’s questions or field conditions

Maintain an updated set of drawings and specifications

Assist in the preparation of project status reports.

Develop, monitor and track project deficiencies, including punch lists

Develop project schedules and short interval schedules

Assist in the management of the project budget

Assist in the completion of pre-construction activities such as project phasing, scheduling, cost estimating, etc.

Develops and maintains relationships with clients, potential clients, subcontractors and vendors to help develop new opportunities.

Minimum Education & Experience Required

Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Engineering Discipline preferred

Associates degree with 5+ years of trade level experience in a Supervisory or Project Engineer Role as an alternative to a Bachelor’s Degree.

8+ years of trade level experience in lieu of Degree

Understanding of construction / engineering practices

Use of Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Excel and Word

Use of Project Management and Scheduling Software

Familiarization with PROCORE is a preferred.