Construction Manager-Transmission Line

Wanzek Construction- Headquarters Fargo , ND 58102

Posted 1 month ago


Responsible for directing, planning and managing construction project(s) on job site with projects to be completed ahead of schedule, within budget and in compliance with Company safety and procedural policies. The duties of a Construction Manager Substation/Transmission will vary by client and project size with varying degrees of responsibility and authority.


  • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures

  • Must be able to perform all the duties required of a Level II Superintendent & Construction Manager II

  • Indirectly supervise up to 100 or more non-supervisory employees

  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws

  • Ability to negotiate Change Orders

  • Ability to study project cost indexes and change/adapt to benefit the project

  • Keep records in a systematic, well-organized fashion

  • Monitor and maintain all required paperwork for entire job

  • Make key decisions in a well-thought-out manner

  • Ensure schedules are maintained accurately to measure time, production to meet timelines and requirements

  • Ensure project is completed by deadline date

  • Study, communicate, and improve on productivity analysis provided by Project Manager

  • Maintain and enforce discipline throughout the jobsite

  • Maintain a professional appearance

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form to large employee groups, owners or engineers

  • Interview, hire and train direct reports, plan, assign and direct work, appraise performance; reward and discipline employees, address complaints and resolve problems Other duties as assigned

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Ensure subcontractors provide a safe work environment to achieve a goal of ZERO incidents.

  • Candidate will be expected to take the lead on the Substation/T-Line activities. This would include overseeing the subcontractor and making sure that the material has been inventoried and properly turned over to them. Also looking ahead on upcoming activities to mitigate any delays to the subcontractor.

  • Candidate will play an active role in the Quality aspect of Substation/T-Line. Teach/Coach Field Engineer that is assigned to this portion to work. Candidate will verify everything is installed per the IFC Drawings.

  • Review and actively engage in the Benchmark process to make sure that all items are getting addressed.

  • Manage the Subcontractor to facilitate an environment for all employees to work in a respectful, constructive, and positive environment.

  • Work with CM III to ensure Customers expectations are being met per the Agreement and Scope of Work.

  • Construct the project and work with the management team to maximize profit of the project.

  • Wanzek expects Candidate in the field more than in the office, verifying that all construction activities are installed per the IFC Drawings.

  • Candidate is responsible for holding the Master set of Red-lines for the Substation/T-Line and updating weekly.


  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Construction Management, Engineering or related field; equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Five years' experience/knowledge in a supervisory role


  • Take reasonable care of your own and others' health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek's Zero Injury principles

  • Ability to organize, instruct and supervise a construction crew in all facets of construction

  • Ability to estimate

  • Considerable knowledge of all construction tools, machinery methods and procedures

  • Must be able to forecast and monitor costs of project

  • Understanding of construction methods, scheduling and blueprint reading

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership, motivate workers and communicate with both workers and superiors is essential

  • Computer literate in Microsoft office E-mail, Internet, all Wanzek forms, Excel spread sheets, all documents, photos and field time entry

  • Ability to work well under pressure and within timelines

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

  • Ability to calculate figures and to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in math


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Construction Manager-Transmission Line

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