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General Construction Manager

Company: Fluor Corporation
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Fluor is seeking candidates for the I-35 Capital Express South project in Austin, TX.

The approximately 9-mile project will add two non-tolled high-occupancy vehicle managed lanes in each direction along I-35 from U.S. 290 West/State Highway 71/Ben White Boulevard to State Highway 45 Southeast. Fluor's scope includes a combination of at-grade and elevated lanes in the median, reconstruction of bridges and frontage roads, the addition of a shared-use pedestrian and bicycle path, and enhanced safety and mobility improvements.

The purpose of this position is to oversee and direct the performance of all field construction activities for assigned projects typically with a value in excess of $500 Million in conformance with plans, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates. The role requires an authoritative knowledge and background of assigned work, an holistic grasp of complex situations, the ability to move between intuitive and analytical approaches with ease, and see the overall picture and alternative solutions to project objectives. With command, this position directs construction staff and line supervision as necessary in their respective roles to meet or exceed all project objectives. This position requires the ability to coordinate and direct construction craftsmen in numerous crafts and/or to manage contractors/subcontractors for the same within the assigned area of responsibility. This role may be referred to as Manager IV, Construction.

* Assure that all requirements and expectations of the Fluor Operating System Requirements (OSR), appropriate Operating System Implementation plan (OSIP), and strict adherence to other business line requirements
* Execute field construction activities in conformance with project drawings, specifications, schedules, cost estimates, procedures, quality requirements and safety standards
* Control project schedule and cost through the efficient use of all construction resources including manpower, materials, tools, and equipment
* Monitor productivity and cost and implement appropriate action to maintain maximum labor productivity and cost-effectiveness
* Play an active role in the development of the safety culture on the project, making safety a natural part of all work performed
* Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

* Proven ability promoting outstanding customer service and client relations
* Excellent skills in interpersonal relations, conflict resolution, communication, and leadership; possess strong presentation ability to address senior management, client management, and total project personnel with command
* Basic computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, e-mail, spreadsheets and electronic presentation programs
* Competency in administrative functions related to project and office operations is important
* Functional proficiency in project controls, human relations, industrial relations, and contract management as it applicable to assigned area of responsibility; possess the capacity to direct those functions as required to support the project execution while typically being well seasoned in most functions as they apply to management of the project
* Demonstrated strong decision making, critical thinking and problem solving skills with ability to remain calm while taking charge in critical situations

Keywords: Fluor Corporation, Austin , General Construction Manager, Professions , Austin, Texas

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