Field Quality Manager/ Construction Manager
Company: Praxair, Inc.
Posted on: October 10, 2018
**Field Quality Manager/ Construction Manager****Description**Praxair, Inc\., a global, Fortune 300 firm, is the largest industrial gases company in North & South America, and one of the largest worldwide, with operations in more than 50 countries and over $11 billion in sales\. The company produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high\-performance surface coatings to a diverse group of industries\. Praxair is a performance leader in its industry and has been recognized for outstanding growth and profitabilityPosition Summary:This position can be based anywhere in the US and is responsible for the overall project specific site construction management process\. This includes construction costs, schedule, quality, contract administration, and safety\. Position must maintain a thorough knowledge of new industry initiative including new product development\. This role will ensure the Praxair construction management process including contractor performance and site activities; and recommends changes to improve process, contracting strategy and engineering definition\. The incumbent will manage on site industrial construction activities with an emphasis on contracting administration, effective site execution through constructability, quality, and scheduling and cost control\. This position also serves as a vital linkage between construction and engineering\.Specific responsibilities:+ Complete construction site management accountability+ Support project specific proposal preparation, i\.e\. contracting strategy, implementation of industry best practices, and constructability reviews\.+ Assist in review of plans and bid packages, specifications, and cost estimates for completeness, constructability, and accuracy\.+ Assist project teams in contractor solicitation planning, selection, and administration\.+ Assist project teams in quality compliance\.+ Drive construction progress for compliance with safety rules and regulations; assure construction activity is in conformance to applicable work processes\.+ Perform field safety assessments, quality audits, and overall scope, cost and schedule control updates\.**Qualifications**+ Bachelors degree in Engineering or Construction Management with 7 years? of industrial construction experience+ OR Associates degree with 9 years? experience including 2 years in construction management+ OR 10 years experience, including 4 years of construction management if no degree\.+ Certified Construction Manager \(CCM\), Project Management Professional \(PMP\)and/or Professional Engineering \(PE\) license highly desirable for advanced level Field Construction Manager Position\.+ Must have proficiency with Microsoft Projects, Excel, and Word\.+ Extensive leadership, interpersonal, communication and change management skills are essential\.+ The position requires a strong working knowledge in contract management, quality and safety assessments, and construction management\.+ The position requires a minimum of 50% travel with the incumbent residing at various locations and project specific construction sites throughout the USAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status\.**Job** Engineering**Primary Location** New York\-Tonawanda**Schedule** Full\-time**Req ID:** 18001912
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