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Construction Manager

CSM Group
Hammond, IN
  • Expired: November 18, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

About CSM Group:

CSM Group is a nationally ranked, safety-focused, and talent-driven organization that delivers professional services through project and program services, construction management, and technology. Our tailored delivery models are solutions based and make the capital planning and construction process better, faster, and value-driven.

Our innovative approach blends behavioral safety leadership and technology with collaborative, efficient processes that boost our clients’ speed to market. We expertly manage projects nationally in the food and beverage, life sciences, technology, energy and renewables, industrial manufacturing, and healthcare markets, as well as education and commercial property projects in our local communities.

Our clients include global pharmaceutical, biotechnology, packaged and consumer goods, oil and gas, and food manufacturing companies who rely on CSM Group for our extensive technical capabilities and customized services to ensure certainty of successful outcomes.


The Construction Manager (CM) will oversee daily Capex / Maintenance construction activities in a food manufacturing facility. The position will involve slip form construction. The work may consist of new plant construction, retrofit, renovations, remodel, process improvement, maintenance, facilities, and infrastructure projects and/or construction turnaround and shutdowns.  Most work is heavily focused on industrial processing and MEP trade divisions. The CM will work with the client to develop execution strategies and detailed plans to safely and efficiently execute the work to meet client, business, and project objectives. The CM must possess leadership and management qualities; both are required to successfully delivery projects.  As a leader, the CM must have effective communication skills to build consensus with project team members and stakeholders. It is the expectation that the CM identify and actively communicate with area stakeholders and invests a significant amount of time to understand interdepartmental dynamics within the organization we’re serving, as well as the facility layout. Slip form construction is preferred, but not required. 

FLSA STATEMENT: This is a full-time FLSA exempt position.  It requires at least 40 hours per week with the ability to work more if necessary.

The project duration is January '23 - August '25


  • Management and leadership of construction administration, client relationships, trade contractors, and project controls activities
  • Project coordination amongst client, designer, construction management team, client operations/production, EH&S, contractors/suppliers, and regulatory agencies
  • Manages all on-site construction functions in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the client
  • Chairs project coordination, progress, and owner/designer/contractor meetings and addresses key project deliverables and action items
  • Holds contractors accountable for cost, schedule, scope, resources, performance, safety, and quality control throughout project lifecycles
  • Generates, manages, and updates schedules in Microsoft Project
  • Sequences work schedules to mitigate potential delays and identifies schedule risks well in advance of slippages.  Implements remedial action to recover lost time
  • Effectively forecasts Labor Costs and notifies Senior CM and/or Project Manager of potential issues
  • Validates payment applications, Change Orders, and any T&M work tickets
  • Effective communication with departmental stakeholders for each project while demonstrating exemplary, advanced communications regarding all aspects of the project and how it will affect client operations
  • Provides client with regular updates, notifies them of issues and communicates regularly to keep them informed
  • Manages the quality of installations and their conformity to applicable construction documents and regulatory requirements
  • General safety supervision and awareness with the support of full-time safety specialists
  • Completes a Daily Log that includes progress updates & photos, manpower on site, companies on site, daily activities being performed, key deliveries, key discussions, progress/safety issues, etc.
  • Assists in client procurement activities, including the assembling of Bid Packages and Bid Review
  • Facilitates Progress Meetings among trades and stakeholders
  • Oversee the seamless function of construction administration duties and the up-to-date flow of project documents and information to required parties
  • Coordinates with A/E on field issues and works to resolve problems
  • Provides Owner with regular updates, notifies them of issues and communicates regularly to keep them informed
  • Supervises all personnel at the site through subordinate leaders
  • Monitors performance, progress, and manpower issues; resolves as necessary
  • Completes Safe Work Permits, JSAs, HSAs and other safety-related permitting as needed
  • Performs other duties as mandated by the Senior CM and Program Manager
  • On-Call every other weekend


  • At least 8 years of related construction management experience
  • Minimum Bachelor’s in Construction Management, or a relevant Construction/Engineering degree
  • Multidisciplinary Construction experience 
  • P6 Scheduling, Pull-planning, Large Slipform building experience
  • Electrical, controls, distribution, and automation experience is highly desirable
  • MEP Trade certifications and licenses are desirable
  • Ability to proficiently interpret and understand P&IDs, Drawings, Specifications, and other relevant construction documents
  • The successful CM candidate must have experience in the design and construction of industry facilities and experience in managing projects in an operating facility
  • Experience with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), particularly related to Food Safety and FDA regulations
  • Ability to navigate and effectively communicate with cross-functional teams and project stakeholders
  • Strong focus on health, safety, and quality
  • OSHA 30-hour is required and CHST or STSC is preferred
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certified
  • Technically proficient in using IT systems including, but not limited to Procore, BlueBeam, SharePoint, MS Project, MS Office tools, and other dashboard reporting tools


  • CSM Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paternity Leave Policy
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

Physical Demands – Jobsite

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: drive to and from the jobsite, sit, talk, and/or hear.  A major portion of the employee’s tasks requires extensive walking around the jobsite.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle tools and for fine motor coordination such as computer work.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities include close vision and color vision.

Work Environment – Jobsite

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently inspect the project and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions.  Work environment involves moderate risks which may require safety precautions.  The noise level in the work environment may range from quiet to loud.  The proper use of Personal Protective Equipment may be required on the jobsite.

This Position Description reflects the position’s essential functions and does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

CSM Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will receive equal opportunity consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, height, weight, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, qualified veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

CSM Group


Hammond, IN
46320 USA