Construction Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Engineer Services Division is currently seeking a Construction Manager to join our team. This position will cover the West Region and can be based in WY, CO, NM, AZ, UT, ID, WA, OR, NV or CA but will ideally be based in the Pacific Northwest or Phoenix AZ.

Position Overview:

The purpose of this position is to provide construction management expertise in Electrical, Civil, Structural and Mechanical aspects of large turnkey construction projects. This position also advises teams of designers, engineers, project managers and contractors.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:
  • The Construction Manager is responsible for managing the on-site implementation of project deliverables
  • Manage project Kick-Off and develop detailed subcontract agreement
  • Manage equipment receiving
  • Maintain project safety, schedule, budget, design accuracy
  • Manage QA/CC control of the project.
  • Supports the Sales Force and Project Manager during the front end estimating of a project which will carry through to construction.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Civil, Structural, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution with 5 years of experience in Construction or Project Management
  • OR Highschool Diploma/ GED from an accredited institution with 10 years of experience in Turnkey/Construction Management experience.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience with large power distribution, hydro and/ or substation construction
  • Project Management experience
  • Professional Engineer license
  • PMP Certified
  • OSHA 30 Certification
  • First and CPR Trained
  • General Contractor license
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or Primavera Scheduling Software
Position Criteria:
  • Working knowledge of NERC/FERC, NESC, NEC, ANSI, NETA
  • Construction Estimating
  • Contract and Subcontract Knowledge and Experience
  • Knowledge and skills to manager project scope changes
  • Knowledge and understanding of turnkey projects
  • Ability to Develop and Maintain Construction Schedules
  • Ability to work with design team to create cost effective designs.
  • Ability to improve contractor efficiencies
  • Ability to manage contractor budgets
  • Ability to manage Safe Work Environment and Program which includes but not limited to Job Site Safety Analysis, Rigging Plans, Environmental Risk Planning, Job Audits, Confined Space Programs and Lock and Tag Procedures.
  • Ability to create and maintain project QA/QC Process
  • Contingency Planning Expertise and knowledge
  • Ability to create, prioritize and maintain project action item list.
  • Ability to maintain accurate as-built documentation and punch-lists
  • Ability to maintain daily/weekly progress reports
  • Ability to support multiple projects
  • Document control experience and expertise
  • Ability to manage and execute large scale construction projects with multiple trades.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time