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Jr. Construction Manager (Design Group)

Company: Barry Wehmiller Design Group
Location: Modesto
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

About Us:

Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world’s leading companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other market sectors. Our nearly 1,500 technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology and other consulting services.


Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.


Job Description:


  • Assist in preparing bid documents and scopes of work
  • Assist in prequalifying vendors and subcontractors
  • Coordinate submittals and transmittals to subcontractors
  • Assist in maintaining master project cost data base
  • Assist in developing project schedules.


  • Participate in developing project bid list
  • Participate in developing subcontractor Purchase Orders
  • Participate in analysis of contract documents and proposed subcontractor selections
  • Participate in major material purchase recommendations.

Project Management (In Field)

  • Review and establish with the project manager critical dates prior to proceeding with detailed scheduling
  • Process RFI’s, Bulletins and submittals
  • Manage change orders and subcontractor invoices
  • Participate in maintaining budgets and cost forecasts
  • Prepare, obtain and track closeout documents/turnover manuals
  • Participate in post project review with key project personnel
  • Build and maintain strong Client trust and relationships

Field Engineering

  • Prepare Project Safety Plans
  • Participate in site safety reviews
  • Participate in implementation of quality control program activities
  • Review and update RFI’s, Sketches and Bulletins on Field Drawings
  • Prepare daily reports and monitor subcontractor activities as directed by the Site Manager
  • Develop and maintain punch lists


  • Applicants will have 1 - 5 years of construction related experience, a portion of which was directly involved with managing construction projects.  Highly desired is previous experience with cold storage and food process construction.  Will perform any and all assigned duties.  Work with and under the supervision of a Preconstruction Manager, Project Manager, or Site Manager in the planning, managing and construction of various design-build projects.  This role is Client facing, and strong communication and trust-building skills are a must.
  • This position includes responsibility for any assigned construction activities from concept through completion.  
  • Will learn to interface with our Fortune 500 clients, who are industry leaders, to provide quality project execution.
  • Highly desired is some experience overseeing building/Renovation of Facilities for manufacturing of food, beverage, consumer products or life science industries.


  • This position requires a BS Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
  • OSHA 10 or 30 hour training certificate desired.  OSHA 30 training will be provided.


At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job.  If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying.  We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ?

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.


Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.



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Keywords: Barry Wehmiller Design Group, Modesto , Jr. Construction Manager (Design Group), Other , Modesto, California

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