Position:  Construction Field Manager
Location:  Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job Id:  1214
# of Openings:  1

Job Description                Calvin Giordano & Associates

Job Title:
Construction Field Manager
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

This is professional work in the field inspection of construction projects. Supervises and manages construction sites and field inspectors.  The incumbent exercises considerable independent judgment in the application of the principles and practices of related engineering knowledge. Observes work in progress to ensure conformance with specifications. Examines workmanship of finished installations for conformity to standards. Maintains daily report of construction inspection activities. Prepares sketches of construction installations that deviate from plans and incorporates changes into master plans. Inspects equipment operation and material on the job site. Interprets specifications as related to materials and workmanship. Assumes responsibility of administering portions of the contract, which includes preparing change orders and pay requests. Reads and interprets plans, specification, correspondence and related construction documents. Performs emergency inspections to resolve difficult problems. Explains and interprets construction codes to owners, contractors, design professionals and the general public. Determines staffing needs; assists with performance evaluations; recommends the hiring, termination, discipline and promotion of staff, directs and trains field inspectors.  General supervision is received from a professional and administrative superior who reviews work for satisfactory supervision of construction field inspection operations. Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
Regular Attendance and Punctuality is an essential requirement of the job.
Education & Experience
Graduation from high school or equivalent recognized certification; minimum ten (10) years of relevant progressive experience; or the equivalent gained through relevant experience. A valid Florida Driver’s license prior to hiring and ability to be added to company vehicle insurance policy.
Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of construction and related engineering work.
Thorough knowledge of applicable building codes, laws, regulations and county design standards.
Thorough knowledge of building materials and methods of construction.
Thorough knowledge of county standards, contracts, forms and procedures relative to construction management.
Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of current construction costs.
Ability to supervise subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to read and comprehend contract documents and recognize if construction work inspected conforms to such documents.
Ability to recognize existing construction conditions an anticipate problems in advance of their occurrence.
Ability to comprehend and interpret construction schedules.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, consultants, and contractors.
Typical Position Titles
Field Manager

Supervisory Requirements 

Will supervise field inspectors.
Training/Licensure Requirements
Physical Demands
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Ability and physical stamina to engage in active field work for extended periods and occasionally under adverse weather conditions, when required by the nature of the assignments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands; talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Assignments may involve extreme physical exertion in their accomplishment.
Work Environment
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Required to engage in active outdoor field work.
More About SAFEbuilt:  One of the fastest growing providers of privatized community development solutions in the country, SAFEbuilt partners with over 800 communities of all shapes and sizes throughout the country for the efficient delivery of privatized community development solutions including: building department services, community and transportation planning & zoning and community improvement services. Learn more at: http://safebuilt.com/
With Growth Comes Opportunity!  Our culture is positive and energetic as we empower people to do what they do best. SAFEbuilt employs over 1,100 highly qualified and motivated individuals who share the common Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Improvement.  We offer a strong salary and benefits package to reward ability, certification levels, and work experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, paid holidays, paid time off, paid training, new certification bonuses, a matching 401K Plan, and more.
SAFEbuilt is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at jobs@safebuilt.com or you may call us directly on 970-292-2000.

Apply for this Position
Go back to the job list