Job title: Construction Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Aquaculture
Expertise: Industrial Equipment / Plant / Parts
Skills: Plumbing Constructions Pipe installation SS piping
Location: Mecca, California, USA
Job published: 09/09/2020
Job ID: 32126

Job Description

We are working with a well-respected and highly innovative client, who specializes in producing the highest quality fish for sale in live markets, as they look to take on a Construction Manager due to continued business growth. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a progressive and dynamic business that is genuinely passionate about the aquaculture industry that they work in.

This is a unique opportunity for a highly-skilled and experienced commercial contractor to have a stable, permanent, full- time position at a successful and expanding high-tech fish culture facility in the Coachella Valley. Initially, the applicant will be under our company’s Senior Contractor, but as the applicant gains experience, the position may evolve into the Senior Contractor role.

Location is near Mecca, CA, where the production facility has been located for over 30 years. There may be living accommodations (a double-wide mobile home) available at the site, or the applicant may choose to live in a nearby city such as Indio or Palm Desert. It is essential that the applicant be located close to the facility, in order to rapidly assist with any emergency repairs that may be required.

Required Qualifications:

Plumbing: Experience with large and small PVC water pipe installation, SS piping, backhoe installation of underground piping, oxygen and gas supply lines

Construction: Experience with framed and steel building construction, concrete foundation and above-ground tanks and structure installation

Earthmoving: Experience with backhoe, tractor, and bulldozer operation, pond and channel design, installation, and maintenance

Electrical: Experience with high voltage, 3-phase service panels, backup power supplies, installation and maintenance of 3-phase well and pump motors and controllers Managerial: Good communication and computer skills, ability to train staff and interface with company owners, ability to work professionally with regulatory agencies

Other Relevant Qualifications:

The Company will provide On-the-job training as necessary, but the following skills will be expected over time, Electrical: Experience in designing and permitting high voltage service panels, installation of backup diesel generators and transfer switches, variable frequency drive (VFD) controllers Miscellaneous: Spanish language ability helpful, interest in aquaculture helpful, vehicle and engine trouble-shooting.