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Construction Manager

Battle Creek, MI

Order: 903146

1 Resource Group has partnered on a project in Battle Creek, Michigan! We are currently hiring for an experienced Construction  Manager join our clients Management team! 

Must be able to pass a safety clarence background. 


The Construction Manager’s position is responsible for preliminary estimating, planning, managing, and executing the construction activities of the company to meet the quality, cost and schedule goals. The CM is responsible for Division 1 and Preconstruction submittal requirements.  This includes the coordination and solicitation of labor, subcontractors, and materials necessary to accomplish the mission, this is not all inclusive.  Construction Manager will be responsible for the completion of construction and maintenance projects as assigned by the leadership in a timely and efficient manner using contracting resources. They will support the Project Manager by creating a three- to eight-week look ahead schedule of activities with labor and resources allocated. 

The CM will be highly organized, analytical, and meticulous with the ability to meet strict deadlines. The idea candidate is self-directed, results-oriented and able to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, continually changing environment. They will work with the Project Manager in creating and updating work plans, project tracking reports, budget reports, safety reports, and quality control reports. The CM will oversee the project activities and be responsible for performing all activities within proposed budgets and schedules defined by the project and project manager. The CM will take pictures, and check for completeness and quality of the finished product for tracking of daily activities, be responsible for conducting daily reports for completed work and delays encountered, materials delivered, etc. The CM will be responsible for subcontractor quality, scheduling, production, and tracking. 

Responsibilities include supporting the preparation of scope of work for subcontractors, project buyouts, change orders, understanding of project specifications, and construction methods. Also included are review of design for construction feasibility, inspection of work for quality and specification conformity, scheduling and taking and issuing clearances and change orders. The Construction Manager will coordinate priorities and timely project completion with the Program Managers/Project Manager. 

The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate and work effectively with business and technical managers at all levels of the organization. This position requires the ability to work with minimal oversight but willing to follow directions and adhere to corporate, project, safety and construction industry standards closely. 


  1. Reflect values:
    • Dedicated to our customer and our shareholder
    • Respectful to our fellow employees and work environment
    • Ethical in our business practices
    • Accountable in our obligation to the Company and Customers
    • Mission focused on the Company and our Customer’s mission 
  2. Demonstrate completion of mandatory education, including confidentiality, and safety procedures, as well as completion of any job - or department-specific license, certification, registration, or training.
  3. Demonstrate professionalism in working with customers and other team members.
  4. For safety purposes, English language proficiency is required in speaking, reading and writing.
  5. Maintain current knowledge of and follow policies and procedures.
  6. Understand, operate under, and strictly adhere to all safety/quality guidelines, initiatives, and trainings.
  7. Maintain regular and predictable attendance and make available in the event of overtime demands and demonstrate good stewardship of company resources, including time and materials.
  8. Work in a team environment, interacting positively and effectively communicating with team members and customers from diverse backgrounds.

Other:  Nothing in this job description restricts right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  is a smoke-free, drug-free environment for the safety and health of our fellow employees, visitors, and customers.  practices a Tribal Preference in hiring decisions.




Approx. %of Time doing this function

Project Execution

  • Responsible for the quantity takeoff and ordering of materials pertaining to construction for the project or company.
  • Monitors projects to ensure that the appropriate number of materials and tools are always on the job.
  • Coordinates the delivery of all material, checking against purchase orders.
  • Solicits bids for specific work to be sub-contracted.
  • Supervises and coordinates additional contracted personnel as necessary.
  • Schedules and monitors all sub-contractors and required inspections.
  • Monitor Site Supervisor work to ensure work is done properly, as needed or required.
  • Inspects each phase of work to determine acceptable quality and that work is on schedule.
  • Ability to oversee all project phases 
  • Verify plans with engineers, architects, surveyors, and site compliance
  • Oversee, manage, and verify site access
  • Establish and operate a staging area/Forward Operating base, as required
  • Direct the mobilization, demobilization, and work tasks of crews, equipment, and materials 
  • Plan and manage teams with positive outcomes for project safety, production rates, and quality in accordance with specifications and project plan.
  • Read, comprehend and interpret site plans, construction drawings, scopes of work, requirements, and project deliverables
  • Develop and execute the tasking, schedule, and cost targets in accordance with the Program/Project Manager and manage all day-to-day construction scheduling of crews, equipment, subcontractors, and third-party testing
  • Assist in producing Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA’s) for safety and production requirements.
  • Produce all daily/production reports each day and track any delays, schedule variances, impacts, and overall manpower and equipment utilization for ITL and subcontractors. 
  • Track, receive, and ensure completeness and accuracy of all suppliers' delivery tickets, subcontractors’ daily reports, quality control results
  • Manage and monitor subcontractor work, quality, and safety.
  • Assist PM in developing planning activities and brief each crew on the plan for each activity at least a day ahead of task start. 
  • Direct the project team in developing and briefings for project status, record minutes for all meetings
  • Work with Program/Project Manager on maintaining schedule, performing updates, and managing critical path and change orders



  • Operate a company vehicle in accordance with local laws/regulations 
  • Operate the vehicle in a safe and courteous manner
  • Keep assigned vehicle clean and orderly
  • Report maintenance requirements and/or damage in a timely manner


Timecard Reporting

  • Perform timecard updates daily and sign timecards weekly to support reporting and payroll activities.
  • Assist in daily timecard tracking, ensure all timecards are done each day by all employees on the project and that they are accurate.
  • Support time tracking audits and Deltek reports to assess performance, costs, hours and production matches daily reporting
  • Verify certified payrolls matches project employee hours. 



  • Promote, execute, and adhere to the company’s safety program
  • Attend/perform daily and weekly on-site field safety briefings
  • Support company safety meetings, training sessions, and inspections
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner without intentional or unintentional risks for injuring oneself or endanger the wellbeing of others
  • Assist the company in tracking all safety-related incidents and by providing necessary safety equipment and literature for onsite safety training
  • Cooperate with safety personnel, supervisors, managers, and investigators to ensure proper procedures are conducted according to the Company and customer’s safety policies.
  • Identify and report safety violations to safety personnel, supervisors, managers



  • Participate as a vital crew member and contribute towards the success of the project and the organization
  • Promote a team approach and maintain dialogue with all employees to exchange information and gather ideas
  • Collaborate with other company personnel to meet organizational and project deadlines, metrics, and mission objectives




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or Construction Management from an accredited four-year college or university (preferred)


  • Five (5) years of Construction Manager
  • Five (5) years Project Management 

Licenses/ Certification/ Registration

  • Current driver’s license
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship 

Special knowledge, skills, & abilities

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office products and other project software
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Understanding of mechanical terms and tools as well as physical and mechanical installation specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical underground construction activities 
  • Knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials, and supplies
  • The ability to use hand tools, power tools and industry test equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand drawings, job specifications, project schedules, quality control requirements, etc.
  • Work schedule may require open availability including weekends, holidays and overnights determined by the needs of the business; must be flexible
  • Ability to work in the field for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to successfully complete and pass a pre-employment, post-offer background check and drug screening


  1. Supervises the following roles:  Foreman, Hourly Employees


 Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires out-of-area travel from time to time based on business need.

  • Must have aptitude and willingness to perform in any weather conditions, and for long hours.
  • When working on site, will be required to wear common protective or safety equipment, such as safety vest, hard hat, and possible full-body harnesses.
  • Readiness to perform duties in all weather conditions including extreme cold, heat and inclement weather while exposed to constant sounds.
  • Will be exposed to construction materials such as gasoline, diesel, oil, noise, and other wastes.


  • engineering
  • construction Manager