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Construction Manager - Capital Program Management at Veolia North America

Construction Manager - Capital Program Management

Veolia North America Richmond, CA (Onsite) Full-Time
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Company Description

About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website 


Job Description

Pay Rate: $115,000.00, Per Year


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.  

Position Purpose: 

Support the Veolia Capital Program Management Team in Richmond, CA by supporting development, implementation and management of plant upgrade projects and collections system projects. Projects include Grit Chamber Rehabilitation, Aeration Upgrade, Cogeneration System Implementation, Solids Processing Upgrades, Multiple collection system upgrades and various other projects. Projects can include design/build or other alternative delivery procurement.

The CPM Construction Manager will provide overall administrative and technical direction, enforce company and project policies, support client interface, and ensure the project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. The CPM Construction Manager will also conduct work requiring independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard construction techniques.

The CPM Construction Manager will oversee the development, implementation and management of capital projects including water and wastewater improvements. The position will manage all stakeholders including contractors, engineers and others involved in the development and execution of capital projects. The position often requires the performance of preliminary engineering, cost estimating and forecasting. It includes the management of outside engineering consultants for final detailed engineering, procurement of equipment, and the management of construction contractors for the construction phase. It requires project safety oversight, change order negotiation, contract negotiation and client interface. It would require construction inspection, field oversight, project administration, daily reports and accounting services management support. The position will require the use of Procore software as a tool for project and construction management. This position requires interaction with the Veolia plant operation teams for design review, tie-in/cutover coordination and startup and commissioning; and interaction with the Veolia Collections system team and City of Richmond for coordinating construction work on sewer system projects.

Other duties include project oversight on other CPM projects across North America and other current and future projects. The CPM Construction Manager will also support other Veolia Water’s operating project sites by developing, implementing and managing capital projects as needed. Projects can include design/build of a new facility that Veolia Water North America (VWNA) will operate, or design/build of additions, improvements or upgrades to existing facilities that VWNA operates.

Primary Duties/responsibilities:

  • Organizes and directs all construction-related activities on a construction project to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule; meets accounting requirements; and is completed to quality standards.
  • Plans, coordinates and supervise activities of all company and contracted personnel on assigned projects.
  • Authorize/approve all selecting, hiring, and overseeing the work done by the contractors, purchase requisitions, change requests, etc.
  • Monitor budgets, schedules, cost reports and job progress and review with team members on a weekly basis.
  • Acts as primary client contact for all project-field activities.
  • Maintains official project log and documentation files.
  • Assists with implementation/interpretation of safety programs.
  • Oversee project environmental regulation compliance.
  • Perform additional assignments, per supervisors direction.

Work Environment:

Varies greatly depending on the work being done and the project being supported at any given time:

  • Work environments include operating project sites and construction sites and occasionally office locations.
  • Depending on the project needs, travel is often required on an intermittent basis and may sometimes require an extended basis.
  • Possible work hazards on sites.



  • A Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or Engineering or equivalent
  • project-related work experience.
  • Professional Engineer preferred but not required.
  • 3-10 years of experience in engineering design and design management; project management; cost estimating; business development and construction management.
  • Experience in water/wastewater-related projects is highly desirable.
  • Compensation commensurate with experience.


  • Must be a good team player and work collaboratively with different stakeholders and Veolia team members.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, supervisory and planning skills required.
  • Preliminary engineering to develop project cost estimates.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • Subcontractor Safety, Cost and Quality Management.
  • Project Management of design/build projects.
  • Construction Management.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Valid Driver’s license and safe driving record required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical Demands: Amount of time spent – Standing 30%, Sitting 40%, Walking 30%.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch and enter confined spaces.
  • May be required to use ladders or stairs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • May be exposed to possible operations hazards including dust, fumes, toxic and caustic chemicals, heavy machinery, high pressure, hot or cold work temperatures, slippery surfaces, water and electrical hazards.

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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Richmond, CA (Onsite)

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Field Operations & Technicians|Operations Management


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