Construction Manager- Power Plants

Buenos Aires,
03 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Construction Manager in Argentina is accountable for the field execution in the certain segments within a region to meet customer and business needs. This role shall be responsible to deploy the requisite number of resources from direct or borrowed pools ensuring the selected personnel have the appropriate skills and the person mobilizes to the site to meet the customers/project needs.

Essential Responsibilities

The Gas Power Systems - Construction Manager reports to the Pole C&C Manager and the responsibilities include:
• Lead the Fast Track Argentina segment team of site construction managers & field engineers providing mentorship, coaching and career guidance
• Support Regional Capability by identifying and correcting gaps as required to aid stability and potential growth
• Drive execution of projects on time and under budget, looking for margin enhancement ideas along the project cycle.
• Ensure project team has approvals for all costs and backcharges for GE issues. Minimize GE costs where appropriate
• Provide approval for site team selection and take full responsibility and ownership for team
• Collaborate with internal projects organization to ensure common transaction goals are targeted
• Drive a complaint and strong EHS culture for entire team
• Drive local Compliance to applicable Quality Work Instructions
• Review and educate team on contract documents to ensure site team has clear understanding of contractual requirements and how to position for potential change orders
• Develop and maintain customer relationships where appropriate
• Create and drive local operating rhythm to ensure the site team voice is heard and the key metrics are closely monitored
• Drive team to ensure flawless turnover to services team by minimizing Site work/Punch list items to minimum and having absolute completion of all required documentation as per applicable Work Instructions.
• Support PM Team and local PGS finance teams as needed for financial pacing and collections.
• Identify opportunities to find savings to create a more competitive opportunity


-Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from accredited university or college or Strong Industry experience
-5 to 7 years field experience with construction experience on installations
Team leadership experience
- 2 year team leadership experience with strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate with colleagues and customers• Ability to build and lead teams in a dynamic, energetic and proactive environment
-Ability to take charge of meetings and conference calls to lead discussion and outcome•.
- Willing to work continuously in the field and travel. This job will require more than 40% Travel

Desired Characteristics

- Experience with Primavera Systems
- Communication and problem solving skills
- Ability to manage multiple complicated tasks
- Aggressive approach and drive to achieve goals
- Experience working in a complex matrix organization
- Influencing skills and ability to work with a team
- Six Sigma and Lean Skills
- International experience
- Familiarity with GE operating functions
- Experience working with Field teams
- ISO9000 and construction quality experience