Construction Manager


Construction Manager

Savannah, GA

Organization: Jedson Engineering

Salary: based on experience


It’s an exciting time to be joining Jedson Engineering! We’re enjoying a sustained period of growth and have a great team who are passionate about their work in support of our clients in the pulp & paper, chemical, consumer products, and food & beverage. We have offices in the Midwest and across the Southeast and our new location in Salt Lake City. We’re family-owned and growing at an incredible pace. We’re also offering the opportunity to take your career in a new and exciting direction. It’s truly an outstanding time to join our business!



  • At Jedson, you’ll experience a variety of projects in a high growth business.
  • We provide a stable and versatile work environment where you’re surrounded by people who are passionate about their work.
  • We trust each other and work together to meet our clients’ needs.
  • We work as a team – and we like to have fun while we’re at it!



This person will be working out of the Savannah, GA office but travelling to onsite project locations as needed. Some travel is required for this position. At a high level, the Construction Manager ensures projects run according to schedule, meeting financial objectives and Jedson’s core goals while exercising independent judgement.


  • Plan, coordinate, and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned projects.
  • Organize and direct all construction-related activities related to EPCM projects to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule; meets accounting requirements; and is completed to quality standards.
  • Skillfully navigates the wide array of tasks and responsibilities required to successfully deliver projects while providing the highest level of customer service.
  • Coordinates pricing and proposals with contractors on projects. Monitors construction timeline and ensures that contractors are maintaining schedule and budgets.
  • Review/approve monthly contractor billing to ensure request aligns with work completed to date.
  • Closes out projects at completion, ensuring all final invoices and contractual commitments have been processed.
  • Authorize/approve all project purchase requisitions, change requests, etc.
  • Primary client contact for all project-field activities.
  • Maintain official project log and documentation files.
  • Interpret and implement and lead safety programs.
  • Estimate task/project costs and work duration; develop schedules; coordinate labor, materials, and subcontractors, etc.



  • 2- or 4-year degree in Engineering or Construction is preferred, but not required.
  • 5+ years of Construction Management experience related to industrial and manufacturing facilities. (Facility and Plant engineers who have managed large projects as lead Project Engineer are acceptable); Pulp & Paper experience is preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations as related to Construction work. OSHA certification preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including MS Project.
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans and documents in order to manage projects and perform cost estimations for change orders, work completed, and work remaining.
  • Organizational skills and ability to accurately track and submit job cost, schedule, and safety related details to office personnel.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and communicate effectively with clients, designers, engineers, field staff, suppliers/subcontractors, and other contractors at job sites.
  • Ability to self-manage daily and weekly activities in order to aggressively complete project and management requirements.
  • Ability to re-organize project tasks and priorities as necessary to ensure client’s project milestones are met.
  • Ability to lead others.