Henkels & McCoy

Construction Manager - Telecom

US-MI-Grand Rapids
2 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Category
Construction - Management
CDL Required
Lifting Required
Travel Required


Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry, is currently seeking a Construction Manager for our Telecom program operating out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.


This position reports to the Construction Manager. The position is located at the Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Major Job Elements



  • Serve as main point-of-contact by establishing, maintaining and managing subcontractor, and joint venture partner's expectations (where applicable) relating to project performance.
  • Report project status and performance data as required to management, project sponsors and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all H&M Safety Policies, Procedures and Practices.
  • Responsible for P&L of assigned work.
  • Plan, monitor, and control the project execution throughout its lifecycle (bid, contract award, engineering/design, procurement, construction, and close out).
  • Direct oversight of the construction management team to include construction management and supervision, field engineering, project coordinators, fleet, and utility coordinators.
  • Responsibility for coordination of schedule, cost, estimating, and interface with engineering and business functions with the construction group.
  • Support budget updates, early identification of cost issues and identification of appropriate remedial actions, ensure timely and accurate updates, review budget changes, and report to management.
  • Support schedule detail input with project controls team. Coordination and implementation of schedule with construction team. Responsible for meeting schedule commitments.
  • Review design and specification documents to ensure compliance with project requirements.
  • Provide support to the Procurement Group for project related purchases (specifications, budgets, deliveries, performance)
  • Prepare reports as required by customers and/or management.
  • Lead role in the optimization of construction practices, constructability reviews and tracking.
  • Understand and assist in the development of project scope and estimates.
  • Understanding of construction cost and tracking systems that incorporate earned value management principles associated with cost, labor, equipment, material, subcontractors, and financial reporting.
  • Knowledge of QA/QC and Safety programs including implementation, auditing, site evaluation, and coaching.
  • Ability to communicate well, including sound written and oral communication skills.



  • BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field preferred
  • 5+ years utility construction experience in relevant operations management, construction management, and/or craft supervision experience in similar facility construction, or equivalent combination of technical training and Operations Management experience.
  • Experience in all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations; engineering, cost control schedules and safety required.
  • Experience in understanding of industry practices, processes, and standards, and their impact on project activities.
  • Familiar with scheduling software applications (Primavera, MS Project) a plus
  • Able to travel for extended periods of time at various locations.

DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job requirements, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Please read the following requirements for background investigation prior to considering employment at Henkels & McCoy.

  • I-9 Employment Verification
  • Drug Test
  • Motor Vehicle Driving Records
  • Criminal History
  • Sex Offender Register
  • Terrorist Watch List
  • Credit History
  • Employment History
  • Background Check
  • Education Verification
  • International Background Check (If required)

Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.


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