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Construction Manager

at Kingfish Maine in Jonesport, Maine, United States

Job Description

In short As our Construction Manager you will play a key part in the success of our new development in Jonesport, Maine. You will be responsible for executing the project on time and budget. With your supervision and coordination of the team and external contractors our construction project will be brought to a higher level.   Where will you work? Kingfish Maine is at the forefront of its major construction. The project is located on the east coast of the U.S. in Jonesport, Maine. Right now, we are gearing up to execute the start of the project in the first quarter of 2022. Together with a small team of dedicated colleagues, you will be working on the development of the start of construction. Your adventure with Kingfish will start with 2-3 months of on-the-job training at our construction site in the Netherlands. This is to familiarize yourself with the construction of a recirculating aquaculture facility. The first phase of the facility was completed in 2017 and the second phase is now underway. This is the perfect time to get firsthand experience and to get an idea of what we are going to build in Maine. You will be responsible for overseeing the construction in Maine, therefore, your time in the Netherlands will be spent gathering all the necessary information and skills needed for the project. You will report directly to the Head of Construction.   The challenge You will be the driving force behind the progress of the project. Throughout all phases of the project you will work together with the internal and multidisciplinary project team who organize aspects around concept of the installation, permit applications and project administration. You will work closely with all involved parties: clients,contractors, suppliers, architects, but also operators to whom you transfer the infrastructure that has been constructed.   As our new Construction Manager, you will be responsible for the accurate execution of the Kingfish Maine construction project. Your tasks will include but not limited to:   ·        You will facilitate the cooperation within the construction team, with internal and external stakeholders, hold consultations and adjust if necessary. ·        You act as a point of contact and are in the right place for communication to the relevant stakeholders of the overall project. ·        Review the work progress on daily basis ·        You are responsible for drawing up construction budgets and cash flows ·        You are responsible for creating timetables of the various projects and for implementingthem according to plan. ·        Review the work progress on daily basis ·        You know the risks of theprojects and proactively respond to them, so that it is realized within the set timing and budgets. ·        You handle the claims or damages correctly and ensure a smooth transfer of the qualitative installations. ·        Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations ·        Analyse, manage and mitigate risks ·        Responsible for the coordination and wellbeing of staff Our offer
    • A chance to join our ambitious team, in a hyper-growth company that has emerged as a leader in next generation tech-driven sustainable aquaculture.
    • Full-time employment with an attractive remuneration package (Paid vacation & sick leave, 401k Plan, Full health and Dental coverage)
    • Great independence in a pleasant and flexible work environment with a global company.
This is what you'll bring
    • You have a bachelor’s degree in the field of Engineering, preferably Civil Engineering
    • You have a minimum of 5 years' experience as a site superintended, site project manager, construction manager or another similar role
    • Experience in Civil Engineering and MEP is required
    • Proven working experience in construction management
    • Understanding of all facets of the construction process
    • You have a flexible attitude
    • Knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards
    • Experience with BIM 360 and/or other BIM models
    • You are strong in progress control and can effectively manage time, costs and resources.
    • You have good communication skills and a commercial attitude. In addition, you are decisive and persistent in contacts at different levels, both internally and externally.
    • You have a good organizational capacity and always keep a helicopter view
    • You are accurate and ensure the correct follow-up of your projects.
    • Competent in conflict and crisis management
    • Excellent time and project management skills
    • You are also strong in setting objectives, acting proactively and working in a planned manner.
    • You are an initiator with a long-term vision.
    • Finally, you are also environmentally conscious.
    • Leadership and human resources management skills
Kingfish Maine Kingfish Maine is the extension of the location we have established at Kingfish Zeeland in the Netherlands. We are going to build a facility that is the next scale up for our organization. Building our new location, we offer a fresh local product to the U.S. market.   Our fish farms are Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS). We clean our water on the way in to make sure our fish have optimal conditions but we also clean our water on the way out to minimize our impact on the environment. By operating in a closed environment, we are able to produce our fish without any antibiotics, vaccines, hormones or medications. We heat and filter the water we extract from the ocean, we re-use it on the farm and clean it again before we send it back.  That is the most innovative part and what makes the company successful in producing fish in a sustainable way, on a large scale.   At Kingfish we share the passion to create an innovative and sustainable food system and you are encouraged to produce ideas for improvement at all levels. You have a unique insight into the product, processes, technology, and clients. It is in our nature to constantly evolve our product, processes, and technology, to make use of our creativity, and improve the client experience of our product. Moreover, our team's safety is always priority number 1.   Our values are: Innovation, Ownership, Collaboration and Passion. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: 636768

Posted On: Nov 08, 2021

Updated On: Nov 08, 2021