Senior Field Construction Manager

Oversee the coordination and supervision of onsite construction of major food facility projects from project mobilization through final owner occupancy, which are to be executed in a timely and cost-effective manner, while working with client Facility and Manufacturing Engineers, as well as outside engineering firms.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Act as the main field point of contact with the client and as an extension of their facilities team
  • Act as a liaison between the client and ESI’s Project Manager when necessary as well as subcontractors and subconsultants in executing the design of food facility construction projects of various sizes
  • Administer, control, and manage high-profile food industry-related projects from site mobilization through close-out with minimal supervision, all while controlling costs, schedule, subcontractor work performance, subcontract execution, purchases, construction meetings, material suppliers, and reviewing payment requests to establish and manage budgets
  • Expedite all site requirements, including subcontractors, material, construction equipment, and labor, to ensure the project is constructed in the most efficient and organized manner
  • Interact with the client to meet company margins, quality, and safety standards
  • Review shop drawings and submittals for review and processing
  • Responsible for directing and providing training to Assistant Field Construction


  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependable
  • Supervisory & Management Skills
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Consistent

Education & Skills Requirements:

  • College degree in an appropriate engineering discipline, such as Construction Management, Architecture, Civil Engineering, or Structural Engineering, or 10 to 15 years of supervisory jobsite experience
  • Foodservice construction and/or refrigeration experience is desirable
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction, including but not limited to technology, equipment, methods, procedures, standards, Union jurisdiction, labor agreements, and negotiations, is essential
  • Proficiency in all CSI divisions of work
  • Familiarity with relevant building codes, practices, and principles
  • Knowledge of construction project development, cost-estimating, and owner occupancy requirements
  • Outstanding managerial, supervisory, technical and communication capabilities
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Completion of OSHA 30, First Aid/CPR, and HazCom trainings
  • Computer literacy required, with proficiency in Bluebeam, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Word
  • Previous Procore experience is a plus
  • Professional references are required

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive, experience-based salary
  • Medical, dental, vision and supplemental benefit programs
  • 401k program with 50% company match (up to federal limit)
  • Company sponsored life insurance and long term disability policies
  • Fifteen (15) days of paid personal leave hours (negotiable)
  • Eight (8) paid holidays (includes birthday leave day)
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Monthly vehicle allowance
  • Company-paid travel expenses
  • Company provided cell phone or monthly cell phone allowance

Here's what our team members are saying…

“The rewarding part of what we do is creating space and function for the client and taking it to the next level.”

Denise Peters,
Assistant Project Manager

“What I find the most rewarding is seeing the final product.”

Scott Strutz
Senior Architect

“I love working at ESI because it's a company where we do things right.”

Pete Pokorny,
Project Manager