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Senior, Construction Manager

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Date: Apr 30, 2019

Location: Watford City, ND, US

Company: Enable Midstream

Position Summary: 

Coordinates contract construction of gas pipeline, plant, measurement, and compression projects. Responsible for on-site construction management, maintenance of quality control and code compliance on construction projects. Maintains records and documentation related to construction projects. Works with project managers, engineers and field operations staff to ensure successful implementation of projects.

This position requires comprehensive knowledge within a functional area. Performs work under general direction and work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives and ensuring compliance with processes, standards and policies of the organization. Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult and complex problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practical and consistent with the objectives of the organization. This position may train and mentor less experienced professionals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide contractor management for major, multiple and /or complex capital projects (i.e. gathering pipeline, highway/utility relocation work or well connect) and compression expansion projects.
  • Coordinate with Manager of Construction Services as well as Project Managers to represent the company to external suppliers, contractors or agencies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Company's QA/QC program and safety standards are implemented and administered in accordance with policy.
  • Responsible for construction-related activities on major projects such as:
    • Construction methods and constructability
    • Construction contract compliance, changes, and contractor liaison
    • Construction progress and cost reporting and oversight
    • Contractor performance, bidding, and awarding construction work
    • Construction Quality
  • Attend and provide input for project design reviews.
  • Establish and maintain a filing and record keeping system for each discipline as predetermined with contractors and management and assure distribution and filing of reports as required.
  • Provide oversight & leadership of on-site construction management.
  • Prepare construction cost estimates.
  • Prepare construction schedules.
  • Effectively understand and administer complex service provider contracts.
  • Provide support in the preparation and evaluation of construction bid packages on large complex projects.

Minimum Education & Experience: 

  • Five (5) years’ directly related experience and B.S degree in a Technical Discipline,


  • Seven (7) years’ directly related experience with an Associate’s Degree in a technical discipline.


  • Ten (10) years’ directly related experience and inspection certification in an inspection area (i.e. CWI, NACE, API 1169)
  • Valid State Driver’s License.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of the applicable sections of industry codes and standards such as 49 CFR 192 & 195, 29 CFR 1910, 29 CFR 1926, API 1104, API 5L, ASME B31.3, ASME B31.4, ASME B31.8.
  • Ability to infer from design to construction completion.
  • Ability to develop construction standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex construction contracts, change orders, notices etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate financial resolution for construction contracts.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage all third-party resources under their direction so they consistently meet all of their contractual requirements.
  • Ability to read construction plans.
  • Strong report development writing ability (customer and schedule reporting).
  • Excellent project leadership skills.
  • Establish and maintain constructive and positive working relationships with external and internal customers.
  • Ability to work and participate in a team-based environment to accomplish assignments.
  • Fulfill commitments made to peers, co-workers, supervisors and customers; takes personal responsibility for seeing efforts through to completion and/ or makes tough decisions.
  • Exceptional communication skills (oral, written, and presentation).
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision and make independent decisions.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with personnel in various disciplines.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to implement solutions.
  • Ability to lead and direct the work of others.
  • Work independently; with guidance in only the most complex situations.
  • Ability to influence and motivate others.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to understand customer and critical path reporting.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective project management and time management to meet project deadlines.
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy; identified opportunities to drive continuous improvement; monitor quality level; find root cause of quality problems.
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect information, establish facts and draw conclusions.
  • Utilize company resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws, regulations and the company’s ethics code of conduct and other company policies and procedures.
  • Respect and follow safety policies and regulations; scan the environment for objects or people who may pose a safety risk; encourage others to utilize safe and healthy work practices.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary to light work exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or negligible amount of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to view computer screen, sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to operate a computer, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, telephone and other miscellaneous office equipment.
  • Ability to occasionally work around and on industrial equipment, including climbing, stooping, reaching, pulling, pushing, twisting, bending, kneeling, crawling and grasping.

Working Conditions: 

  • Ability to produce quality work in a fast-paced environment with high daily pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work non-standard work hours as needed or required to meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to travel to various job sites and facilities within service area. May require overnight stays.
  • Ability to work outdoors in weather extremes and near equipment with potentially high noise levels.




Nearest Major Market: North Dakota

Job Segment: Construction, Engineer, Manager, Inspector, QA, Engineering, Management, Quality

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