Construction Project Manager

Posted: May 15, 2018

Location Clifton, NJ

This position will be instrumental in helping grow our east coast / Midwest remediation services business and expand our current client base.  The incumbent will also work closely with other remediation Colleagues and lead an organized effort in growing existing business relationships. The Construction Manager is responsible for acting on behalf of The Client during field construction.  The Construction Manager will be retained directly by The Client to act as an extension of the Client’s organization, will be independent from the Contractor and Design Engineer.  Under this assignment, the Construction Manager is not acting as the “Engineer-Of- Record” for the project.

In general, the Construction Manager shall monitor, and document remedial construction and decommissioning and demolition work being performed by the Contractor(s) and assure it’s the work is:

  • Completed in a safe manner which is of paramount importance to the Client. The Construction Manager has the responsibility and authority to immediately stop the contractor’s work when deficient materials;
  • Completed in a manner consistent with the requirements of the project-related documents, including the contract terms & conditions, design drawings, technical specifications, and schedule; and
  • Completed at a cost that is understood and agreed to in advance of project expenditures; and of high quality.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Working knowledge of OSHA/Safety, to include but not limited to 29 CFR 1910.120 HAZWOPER and 1910.12 Construction Worker Safety, and all other applicable environmental regulations and practices and general site construction practices, construction administration and management skills.
  • Familiarity with contract documents including contract terms and conditions, contract drawings, and detailed specifications.
  • Familiarity with Progress Billing, Unit Billing and Time and Materials Billing.
  • Familiarity with project time management, e.g. critical path method, and project cost management, e.g. variance analysis, to track schedule and cost evolution and variance.
  • Demonstrated ability to assure compliance by the Contractor with the intent of the Contract Documents and applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Well-developed communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. This individual will act as liaison between the Client, Design Engineer, Contractor, various outside parties including property owners, regulatory agencies, municipalities, and the public.
  • Ability to take initiative and follow through.


  • At a minimum, an Associate of Science (AS) degree in civil engineering or civil technology. BS Degree preferred.  Certification as a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) a plus.


  • Capability to “connect the dots” and identify, develop and service a customer
  • Comfortable working independently, a self-starter requiring little guidance, makes things happen
  • Leadership capability within and outside BSI, as a result of technical, industry, and competitive knowledge
  • Ability to function in a high-pressure environment and to meet stringent deadlines for completing tasks
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Written Communication—the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and can read and interpret written information.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Influencing – capacity to influence the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself; building trust through relationship
  • Plan and Implementation—the individual can plan and implement projects
  • Organize—ability to gather and organize information
  • Team Player – Ability to anticipate problems or risks in the field and collaborate with senior staff when needed.
  • Ability to work independently and structure project plans
  • Analytical and critical thinking ability and structured thinking


  • Proven self-sufficiency in office applications (e.g. Microsoft: Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint)
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Management consultancy – experience either exclusively in customer engagement and delivery or a combination of consultancy and industry experience

A minimum of ten to fifteen (10 – 15) years’ experience of construction oversight on environmental remediation projects; preferably with experience on manufactured gas plant, petroleum, and/or creosote projects.

  • Experience can be drawn from industries such as retail, pharmaceutical, energy, utilities, telecoms and business services


  • Domestic travel to and from client’s sites. This includes both land (car) and air travel. Client Sites could be located near home or overnight stay is required.


  • English language fluency, written and spoken
  • Spanish language speaking, a plus, but not necessary

Physical Demands

  • Ability to function in a high-pressure environment and to meet stringent deadlines for completing tasks
  • Ability to work additional hours – 10-hour days, sometimes Saturdays and Sundays
  • Normal motor skills and eye-hand coordination
  • Ability to sit for extended periods and work in a smoke-free environment
  • Must be able to lift/move objects up to 35 to50 pounds, including field equipment.
  • Requires the ability to read and record data quickly and accurately; to prepare records and reports and post data; to avoid perceptual errors in performing computations
  • Valid USA driver’s license

BSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity.


Stephen Tomicki
BSI EHS Services and Solutions
Formerly Quantum Management Group