Sargent & Lundy

  • Senior Manager/Director of Construction Management and Commissioning Services

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • Overview


    Due to continued growth and success in the power industry, our Construction Support Services Division has an opportunity for a Senior Manager/Director of Construction Management and Commissioning Services in its corporate Chicago, Illinois office.


    The Senior Manager/Director of Construction Management and Commissioning Services is responsible for leadership in the company practice that develops, plans, and manages the successful execution of construction management, startup, and commissioning services for electric power generation (fossil, wind, solar, and nuclear) and power delivery projects.  The position reports to the Sr. Vice President/Director of Operations.

    Position responsibilities include strategic planning for expansion of the construction management practice, business development with new and existing clients, hiring, deployment, and supervision of company construction management and commissioning staff, proposal development and resource planning for major projects, teamwork with contractors in an EPC and stand-alone construction management capacity, and regular reports to company executives.  Strategic planning, development of long-term client and contractor partner relationships, and assessment/improvement of Sargent & Lundy’s approach to construction management will be key responsibilities.


    In order to qualify, it is essential that you have the following skills and experience:

    • 15 or more years of large scale power generation or power delivery construction management and commissioning experience, including overall management of these activities.
    • Proven ability to lead staff and to plan, organize, and successfully execute work on schedule, within budget, and with client satisfaction.
    • A strong record of commitment to safety and all safety procedures and best practices.
    • Experience in construction site logistics planning, resource planning, construction and commissioning means and methods, jobsite management, capital budget and schedule management, and vendor/subcontractor management.
    • Experience with business development, client presentations, and proposal preparation for construction management services.
    • Understanding of the power/energy and labor markets, and ability to apply this knowledge to strategic planning for business development and workforce planning.
    • Experience developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients, contractors, and industry contacts.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills applicable to interaction with clients, contractors, company executives, and staff at all levels.
    • Understanding of the engineering process and ability to collaborate with engineering teams to plan, optimize, and execute the work.
    • Experience in both union and non-union environments, and in varying contract arrangements (EPC and multi-contract) is preferred.
    • Excellent overall leadership, staff development, collaboration, and conflict resolution skills are required.
    • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally for varying durations.
    • A Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline or Construction Management is preferred but not required.
    • A Professional Engineer license is a plus.


    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law. 









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