Construction Manager III


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Mining
  • Area of Expertise: Construction & Commissioning
  • Location: Remote

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 8 October 2022

About this role: Construction Manager III

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for a Construction Manager III with our client who is a leading mining company in Bagdad, AZ.

This contractor position will work from home initially, travel to the jobsite in Bagdad, AZ and potentially to engineering design offices during the project then have potential work/trips in Vancouver offices and ultimately to the Bagdad, Arizona jobsite.

    • Responsible for direction, planning and coordination of the construction phase of major mining and metallurgical process facilities projects, beginning in the early phases of project definition with project execution planning, phasing, and scheduling, and constructability reviews, and continuing throughout the erection and commissioning phases of the project, with particular emphasis on jobsite health and safety, environmental protection and labor relations.
    • Reporting to the Project Manager, the scope of this position includes all aspects of construction from early planning stages through direction of field erection and commissioning activities, with hand-off to the site operations team for beneficial operation.


    • Assists the Project Manager / Director in the evaluation of major mining and metallurgical process facilities projects in the definition of scope, estimate of cost and development of required schedules to affect the design, procurement and construction of required facilities
    • Works with the Project Manager / Director to identify construction phase activities that must be completed to ensure successful completion of the work
    • Interfaces closely with site-based leadership, health, and safety personnel to ensure that work is executed in a manner consistent with the expectations of the operating property and in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
    • Works with the project team, site-based personnel and third-party consultants and contractors to estimate cost, develop field execution strategies, and derive required schedules for the execution phase of major projects, with particular emphasis on constructability of facilities and compliance with HSEC guidelines
    • During the engineering phase of the project, participates in execution planning discussions to ensure well-conceived and logical schedule development
    • Through analysis of jobsite, workplace and local conditions, anticipates potential issues and constraints that may interfere with efficient execution of the field phase of the work and develops contingency plans to minimize their impact
    • Works with the EPCM contractor to develop a well-conceived contracting plan that promotes effective utilization of both field resources and construction equipment, allowing the erection phase to complete in minimum time
    • Directs the construction activities of the EPCM contractor and contractors in the field (if appropriate) to ensure that work is accomplished efficiently and in accordance with schedule
    • Participates in evaluation and management of changes to the work and works to minimize impacts to cost and schedule
    • Ensures that a comprehensive QA/QC is in place to monitor quality of all aspects of the project
    • Monitors work in-progress and completed to ensure that the work is of a quality and character that meets the requirements of FMMC and the site operations team
    • Participates in progress review meetings (weekly, monthly), monitors progress versus schedule (master, look-ahead, and specific) and works with project team, EPCM contractor, site operations team and others to resolve issues, and recover or compress schedule
    • Verifies contractors' actual field progress with that claimed, assists with processing contractor pay requests and works with Project Controls teams to ensure work process is as claimed
    • Assists with reforecast of job costs using actual progress, work remaining to complete and estimates to complete
    • Collaborates with the project team to develop and implement strategies realign the project with the established budget and schedule



    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field, or equivalent in training and/or field experience and a minimum fifteen (15) years’ experience in the field, engaged directly in the practice of construction and construction management OR
    • High School diploma or GED and a minimum twenty (20) years progressive experience in the field, engaged directly in the practice of construction and construction management
    • Knowledge of the principles and practices of engineering, construction and contracting
    • Proven experience in the management of capital projects with a value exceeding $300 million
    • Work involves frequent travel, international assignments, and relocation to the site of work
    • Proficient in the use of personal computers in a business environment.
    • MS Word, Excel, Outlook, essential

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the mining and metallurgical processing industry
    • Experience with large copper concentrators
    • Prior EPCM experience preferred
    • Heavy industrial construction experience
    • Experience in Lean Construction practices
    • Productivity and Performance improvement experience with a workforce of several thousand people
    • Solid background in heavy machinery (Ball Mills, Crushers, Grinders and large bore piping) installations
    • Experience with scheduling programs
    • Understanding of Labor requirements and forecasting
    • Experience is setting KPI’s and tracking on a day-to-day basis


    • $850-$1,000 a day
    • Full-time employees are eligible for benefits. Benefits include medical, dental and vision that will begin on your first day of employment.

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    Madison Ringlein
    Brunel USA - Houston

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