Construction Manager

Full time @PlanET Biogas USA Inc posted 2 months ago

Job Description

PlanET Biogas Group is a world leader in the biogas industry with over 20 years of experience in the design, construction and servicing of anaerobic digestion technology. With more than 550 successfully installed plants worldwide, PlanET is a major player in the global biogas industry. PlanET has more than 250 employees worldwide based in Germany, Netherlands, France, the UK, USA and Canada. PlanET’s portfolio covers all areas of biogas technology including Aerobic Digestors and RNG systems from initial planning, design, construction to on-site service and remote support.

For the continued expansion of its North American operations, PlanET is looking for a Construction Manager to join our team. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the selected candidate will be expected to handle all aspects of construction support and resource allocation to our customers.


Ensure that safety of PlanET employees, PlanET subcontractors, and customers is paramount by implementation of PlanET Safety Program rules.
Manage projects to completion in adherence to the contracts to ensure no negative financial impacts to the company. Create and maintain Master Project Schedule (update weekly)
Manage and oversee work sites for all new construction, coordinating site activities and assuring that all disciplines directly involved in the project are in phase with the project goals and objectives
Oversee a team of Technical Field Advisors and allocate resources to projects based project milestones, customer needs ect..
Oversee and provide direction to general contractors, subcontractors, and vendors when doing ensuring quality standards are met
Prepare and manage estimates, budgets, timetables, and resources
Proactively identify, mitigate, and track recurring construction issues
Adhere to legal regulations, building and safety codes, and other requirements
Collaborate with engineers, and other specialists, and hire full-time and part-time employees as needed
Attend coordination and progress meetings; make regular trips to sites during construction including bid walks, preconstruction walks, in-progress site visits, punch walks, and construction closeout
Conduct and document quality assurance and safety inspections throughout the construction process, assuring working environment is maintained at acceptable levels, and tools and equipment are in good working condition
Maintain and update work procedures and preconstruction documents, and monitor contract obligations with a goal of building relationships with reliable contractors and vendors
Respond to work delays, emergencies, and other project disruptions


3+ years’ experience in management of industrial construction projects
Knowledge of construction methods and technologies, and ability to interpret technical drawings and contracts
Knowledge of building code requirements and scheduling methods
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a constant eye on quality
Knowledge of jobsite safety practices required
Strong organization skills and ability to adhere to tight timelines
Frequent travel and extended travel (Up to 75%).
Results driven with strong communication and organizational skills.
A self-starter and an independent worker
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Suite of products
Must have valid driver’s license and have the ability to work in Canada and the United States
Ability to speak, read, and write German would be an asset.

Working Conditions:

This job operates both indoors and outdoors in areas that are not environmentally controlled.
This job may be exposed to weather or under cover and in close physical proximity with others.
Exposure to hazardous conditions and equipment.

Physical Requirements:

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines.
Must be able to sit and/or stand for up to 8 hours a day.
Spend time bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pulling, pushing, lifting, grasping, or twisting the body.
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


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