Trade Construction Manager - Fire Suppression and Plumbing

Recruiter
Tesla
Location
Sparks, Nevada
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Nov 2018
Ref
72997
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role:

As a Construction Manager for Plumbing and Fire Sprinkler Piping, you will be playing a critical role in building the world's largest factory. You will work primarily in the office supporting Plumbing and Fire Sprinkler self-perform work. You will be asked to work cross-functionally, interfacing with other trades, construction engineering, and manufacturing engineering while tracking a project's schedule and budget.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of field, office and craft personnel to perform fast paced, high quality, design-build plumbing and fire sprinkler installations while controlling and clearly communicating cost and schedule. A strong understanding of fire suppression systems is required.
  • Understand construction sequences, startup systems and review designs for constructability.
  • Troubleshoot, walk down, and resolve issues that arise in the field specifically in the plumbing and fire suppression field but also with interfacing trades.
  • Quickly respond to queries and resolve any technical barriers to completion by working with the in-house design and engineering teams.
  • Work with engineering and estimators to create labor, equipment and material budgets.
  • Develop, communicate, and improve upon plans for logistics and other project plans.
  • Interface with engineering team, construction team, contracts, and commissioning team.
  • Perform take-offs, develop submittals, order materials and track performance to support the plumbing and fire suppression installation activities.
  • Develop templates and standards for future phases/projects.
  • Enforce and maintain high quality standards for engineering drawings and for field installations by the trades.


Qualifications:
  • Degree in Fire Protection or Mechanical Engineering.
  • At least 12 years of experience on large commercial or industrial projects running fire sprinkler or plumbing scopes.
  • Understanding of estimating, plan reading, document control.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and manage changes to:
    • Plumbing and Fire Sprinkler drawings/plans, one-line diagrams (Sanitary, DW, CA, N2, RO/DI).
    • Shop Drawings and Fabrication Drawings.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Willingness to spend a high percentage of time in the field and to get hands dirty as needed to complete objectives or find the correct information.
  • Ability to work within a high-performance, cross-functional organization with extremely tight timelines and aggressive goals.
  • Understanding and/or certificates in Plumbing and Fire Suppression trades.
  • Ability and desire to pursue getting a C-41 Nevada Contractor's License and Fire Marshal's Class "G" and "I" license within 3 months of employment. License is a plus, but not required.
  • Thorough understanding of IPC and NFPA Codes and interpretations.

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