Black & Veatch Labor Relations Surveyor in Overland Park, Kansas

Labor Relations Surveyor

KS-Overland Park


Date published:12-Aug-2016

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Corporate Const/Procurement

Business Plan:CNS


Primary Purpose:

This position may apply to Construction Operations in various divisions. Accountable for specific components of construction operations in the Division or Region as assigned. Accountable for success of construction business development efforts and for successful project construction execution processes. Accountable for assuring availability of resources with proper expertise and tools to support assigned construction project execution. Has authority to allocate resources and make construction execution decisions for assigned area in accordance with Division Policies, Standards, Guides and Contractual commitments.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Ensuring that all assigned construction projects are properly staffed with the appropriately trained and skilled professionals needed to successfully provide the contracted services; coordinates with Division to staff projects. • • Directs preparation of and reviews project construction execution plans for projects. When requested, develops construction execution plan for projects and proposals which minimizes cost and duration of construction activities. • Providing oversight during construction on all assigned construction projects. Monitors and evaluates reports on assigned project construction execution to division management, takes corrective action as necessary. • Ensuring that all construction operations on each project site comply with the applicable Safety Manuals and the Firm’s safety and health program and policies. • Provides construction support to Project Executives and Project Managers. When assigned, includes risk assessment and cost estimating for proposals. Directs business development, including sales and proposal efforts for construction-only projects. • Ensuring that all Projects meet the Division or Client specified quality standards. • Establishes and maintains relationships and develops a high level of trust and credibility with key clients, alliance partners, subcontractors, and project teams. • Monitors, evaluates and recommends alliance partners and/or subcontractors consistent with determined implementation plan. • Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct reports. • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value. Champions continuous improvement efforts. Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities. • Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business or 10-20 years of construction operations experience and labor relations experience.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Preferred Competencies: • Ability to deliver Project Gross Margin on project assignment • Company practices, process and related impact on project activities • Risk assessment policies and procedures • Communication and interpersonal skills • Approach to managing construction operations • Conceptual planning ability • Problem solving skills • Project management skills • Leadership skills

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