Construction Manager

Requisition ID:  2267

Columbus, OH, US, 43210

ENGIE is committed to reshaping the energy future through the global implementation of a lower carbon energy economy in order to preserve the world’s natural resources.  We are looking for talented and driven people who are committed to making the vision a reality.


Working in a self-managed team concept, the Construction Manager will be a part of the ENGIE Buckeye Operations team at The Ohio State University. This role is responsible for the construction phase of expansion, lifecycle, and energy conservation projects. The Construction Manager is responsible for construction logistics, planning and safety.


The Construction Manager will provide guidance and leadership during the construction phase and when applicable be the subcontractors’ main point of contact for construction-related tasks, issues, and progress. 


This role is fitting for a driven, creative, and ambitious individual that is excited to embrace the team culture of a successful organization that is writing the book on public-private partnerships at large universities.


What you’ll do:

  • Ensure contractors are performing construction management and safety procedures according to ENGIE standards and contractual requirements for projects that will involve utility distribution systems (steam, condensate, heating hot water, chilled water, natural gas, metering, medium voltage electric), equipment replacements (chillers, boilers, pumps, instrumentation and controls) and in building systems (HVAC, chilled water, heating hot water, steam, electric, metering, instrumentation and controls)
  • Provide field input to assist with tracking and reporting of schedule and budget performance during construction. Keep contractors on or ahead of schedule
  • Provide logistics and constructability (sequencing) reviews, comments, and resolution during construction
  • Coordinate and submit for approval project Utility System Outage Requests with ENGIE Operations and university staff where necessary
  • Oversee and perform QA/QC supervision on the commissioning inspections performed in the field as well as any special inspections (e.g. concrete pours)
  • Coordinate with the ENGIE Project Manager to facilitate project execution (e.g., Communications, Department of Public Safety, Transportation & Traffic Management, and Emergency Management)
  • Lead the punchlist process and assist the Project Manager with ENGIE and Client Closeout responsibilities
  • Carry out other duties as assigned


What you bring:

  • Bachelors of Science in Construction Management or in related field, or bachelor’s degree equivalency with practical experience and knowledge of relevant technical systems (work experience considered in lieu of specific degree)
  • A minimum of three (3) years related experience and a preference for those with a strong understanding of utility distribution systems
  • Project Management Professional and Certified Construction Manager (CCM) license is preferred
  • Hard work ethic, self-starter, can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of modern management tools in continuous improvement is an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience with scheduling software such as Microsoft Project or Primavera P6 is a plus


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must possess a valid U.S. state issued driver’s license and clear driving record
  • Ability to visit and monitor multiple active construction sites
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee maybe exposed to inclement weather conditions
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally with skills in report writing and correspondence
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use company computer
  • Could involve some lifting / up to 35 lbs


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient, and more accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer.  We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $XXX-$XXX, annually
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.


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Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type: 
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Columbus