CDM Smith Associate Construction Manager in Carmel, Indiana

Job Description:

IMPORTANT NOTE: this position could be located at one of our project sites throughout the continental United States (100% travel). Work location is project-dependent.

The Associate Construction Manager is responsible for assisting the Construction Manager with the overall construction of a project.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Particular responsibilities may vary from project to project; however, they essentially include:

-Responsible for the assistance and coordination with the Construction Manager of the overall field operations of a project from the standpoint of scheduling, daily reports, quality control reports, conformance to drawings, specifications, and communication with the subcontractors, if required.

-Ability to utilize value judgment and communicate closely with the Construction Manager.

-Observes construction to ensure contractor work is correct, safe, meets quality control measures and the intent of the design and/or shop drawings.

-Writes Daily Reports and Quality Inspection Reports for review with the Construction Manager which becomes record document.

-Takes progress photographs of construction events and labels and identifies each photograph.

-Assist Construction Manager with Monthly Progress Reports.

-Ensures that contractors are using the latest design drawing revision for construction.


-Provide accurate information in the Daily Reports and Quality Inspection Reports.

-Monitoring construction schedule with/for the Construction Manager.

-Maintain responsive, smooth relations with parallel operation within The Perry Group.

-Understand The Perry Group Quality Policy Statement.

-Follow the Quality Systems Work Instructions.

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Job Title:

Associate Construction Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

The Associate Construction Manager shall have the following:

-Bachelor’s degree or,

-One (1) or more years of relevant experience with an Associate degree or,

-Three (3) or more years of relevant experience with a high school diploma or equivalent.

The Bachelor’s or Associate degree must be in Construction Management, Engineering, or similar technical field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Necessary to Perform Essential Job Functions:

-Strong computer aptitude to include basic knowledge of Microsoft Office & Excel with preferred knowledge in Microsoft.

-Strong organizational and communication skills.

-Team player attitude.

-Understanding of building materials and construction methods; knowledge of procedures for construction and ability to read and understand construction documents.

-Ability to make independent decisions.

-Cost conscious.


-Work overtime as required.

Contacts Required:

-Outside contacts may include clients, utilities, manufacturers, governmental agencies and contractors regarding questions or additional information needed on projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

-ability and desire to travel, as this position could be located at one of our project sites throughout the continental United States (100% travel). Work location is project-dependent.

-industrial / heavy commercial markets (power, petrochemical, rubber)

-OSHA certification (10, 30, etc.)

EEO Statement:

The Louis Perry Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Site Location:

United States - Nationwide

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Why Louis Perry?:

The Perry Group:

The Perry Group is a full-service, design/build, general construction and construction management firm and a specialized equipment systems manufacturer. Over the past twelve years, we have built, fabricated and managed nearly $1 billion worth of construction and equipment projects.