Construction Manager

Requisition ID:  11004

Oakland, US, 077015 - J Sacramento, US, 060977 - B

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.


The Construction Manager is responsible for overseeing ENGIE’s construction sites, ensuring safety practices are observed at all times, and that quality installations are provided for our customers. Projects include a combination of energy efficiency measures and renewable generation installations, to help local cities, schools and counties or other Public Sector customers become more sustainable, save money, and improve services to their end users. The Construction Manager will assist the Program Management Team during the contract development and engineering design phases of such projects and will work closely with each project’s respective Project Manager during the project execution phase.


This position can sit in Oakland, CA or San Jose, CA and will report to the Director of Project Management.


What you’ll do:

  • Oversees the construction of energy and water related customer improvements (such as solar PV, energy storage, LED lighting retrofits, HVAC/control upgrades, water fixture and water meter retrofits, and SCADA upgrades)
  • Provides field input to assist with tracking and reporting of schedule and budget performance during the construction phase.
  • Supports cost estimation and scheduling for projects in development/design.
  • Prepares and executes Health & Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and Quality Control plans.  
  • Ensures construction conforms to civil, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation & controls drawings, specifications, and all other relevant codes.
  • Sets overall project schedule in coordination with the Project Manager.
  • Provides constructability review of scopes during development and of subcontractor plans during implementation, determining if special operator access or maintenance provisions are required. 
  • Coordinates with Project Engineer for technical consult and QA/QC inspections. 
  • Leads the punch list process between substantial and final completion; leads the project turnover from construction through commissioning to operations.
  • Manages customer requirements for site access and security for Contractor, including but not limited to key card access.
  • Manages customer site staff’s expectations and works with their schedules/constraints to minimize construction impact to building occupants.
  • Manages outage requests with customers and utilities
  • Coordinates with Underground Utility Locator during construction to locate buried utilities and be informed of underground lines prior to excavating.  
  • Supports the Project Manager with Technical/Commercial oversight including:
  • Review of Change Requests, Directives, etc.
  • Review of monthly payment applications from Contractors and Construction Administrators
  • Orchestrates the design of traffic control prior to construction activities.
  • Oversees AHJ, utility and special inspections to ensure project receives all necessary permit sign-offs, coordinating with Project Manager and Project Engineer as needed
  • Documents project progress in Procore, including site photos, incident reports, safety documents, and daily logs and rosters
  • Works with Labor Compliance team to ensure all local labor compliance regulations are met
  • Works with Project Manager, Project Coordinator and Project Engineer to obtain closeout documentation


What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in degree in Construction Management or in a technical field from an ABET institution or equivalent in demonstrated experience; Certified Construction Manager (CCM) license is a plus
  • A minimum of seven (7) years in management of construction for industrial or municipal projects with demonstrated success
  • Advanced understanding of design and construction of applicable energy/water scopes of work
  • Ability to adhere to the highest safety standards
  • Mastery of problem-solving and root cause analysis skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create a team culture of camaraderie, integrity and trust among the integrated project team members
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills that include listening to other’s ideas and viewpoints and resolving team conflict situations
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and ensure performance expectations and resultant outcomes are met
  • Experience in construction projects, working at sites, managing subcontractors, contracts administration and change management
  • Strong presentation and communication skills (verbal and written) to be able to engage with all stakeholders including contractors and government agencies
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project) and Procore
  • OSHA 30 certification
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be available to travel up-to 25% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
  • 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
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use personal computer



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.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and 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: $135,875-$236,600 USD, 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:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree