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Burns & McDonnell Site Manager - Construction (Nationwide) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Site Manager will provide overall day-to-day on-site administrative and technical management of all field-related personnel, subcontractors, and work activities on a construction project site. These projects will be located in various locations and vary in scope and size.

  • Responsible and accountable for all construction activity that occurs on the assigned project site, including but not limited to: safety, quality, project controls, materials, subcontractors, contract execution, client interfaces, client relations, engineering interfaces and start-up/commissioning interfaces.

  • Direct, coordinate and supervise on-site discipline superintendents, scheduling, engineering, cost control, material control, commercial management, and administrative staff.

  • Responsible for the overall project safety and compliance with the applicable Safety and Health Plans. This includes, reviewing and auditing site-specific safety documentation for Pre-Task Analysis (PTAs) and Task Safety Observations (TSOs) on a regular basis.

  • Supervise and direct overall construction effort to verify project is sequenced and constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule requirements.

  • Responsible for efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of Subcontractors and Burns & McDonnell personnel.

  • Enforce compliance with project procedures, safety program requirements, work rules and client requirements. Document all violations, notify project management, and recommend/implement corrective actions as required. Provide accurate performance feedback for all project team members.

  • Develop and foster effective client and subcontractor relationships.

  • Interface with client representatives, municipal authorities and other contractors as necessary to execute projects.

  • Coordinate and communicate with the Engineering Manager and Discipline Engineers to plan and sequence engineering deliverables and resolve field engineering items.

  • Collaborate with the project management team to develop and implement Project Execution Plans, project procedures, working documents, site procedures and project standards.

  • Authorize purchase requisitions for field procurements under supervision of Project Manager.

  • Review and approve subcontractor progress payments and Supplier invoices under supervision from Project Manager.

  • Provide technical assistance, interpretation of drawings, and recommendation of construction methods and equipment installation.

  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly progress reports in addition to other reports as necessary to document construction progress. Review all subordinate and subcontractor field reports.

  • Assess future work activities and identify any concerns with work plans by utilizing 3-week look-ahead reports and the overall project schedule.

  • Oversee and direct construction progress tracking and forecasting including Field Progress Measurement Systems, Critical Path Scheduling and commodity tracking systems.

  • Oversee and direct the final construction documentation turnover process to clients. This includes construction turnover to clients or internal startup and commissioning teams.

  • Provide site oversight and coordination of startup and commissioning teams.

  • Supervise and enforce compliance with project Quality Management System.

  • Read, interpret, and understand civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, controls and instrumentation drawings, specification and commercial documents.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 15 years construction management experience or craft supervision experience on a similar project.

  • Strong understanding of all construction disciplines.

  • Preferred experience in Oil, Gas & Chemicals

  • Position requires excellent communications skills and supervisory skills of field construction personnel.

  • Must be able to meet company's driving requirements.

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Suite.


Job Field Construction Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

Req ID: 212555