Construction Manager

Jun 06 2024
Castaway Construction & Restoration, LLC |Kahului|Full Time, $100,000 - $160,000 / year
Job Description


Castaway Construction & Restoration LLC Construction Manager

Job Summary

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction workers to ensure that employees on a jobsite comply with the government’s safety regulations and meet the company’s and client’s standards of workmanship quality and production efficiency. Proactively work with field staff and Project Management to safely bring projects in on time and under budget.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Meet with estimator to go over material and labor requirements to complete jobs.
  • Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedures.
  • Have a thorough and complete knowledge and understanding of the contract, plans, and specifications in order to assist Project Management in the development of on-site procedures.
  • Collaborate with Project Management and Superintendents to make sure all parties have a clear understanding of each project.
  • Direct field personnel to achieve completion of each project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to the approved plans and specifications.
  • Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Check the workers to make sure that each one of them puts on the required protective equipment needed for carrying out his/her daily duties.
  • Work with superintendents to locate, measure, and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment, using measuring and marking equipment.
  • Record information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports.
  • Provide weekly report describing what was worked on for each project and list any corrections that were made or issues that were addressed.
  • Provide high quality photos for pre and post construction documentation and post the photos with weekly report on Basecamp or the company’s PM software.
  • Plan and supervise field production and/or craft activities including determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities, equipment, work schedule, etc.
  • Work with Project Management, Superintendents, and Executive Administrator on manpower distribution.
  • Coordinate assigned work with work of different crafts, company departments, other contractors and/or Client & A/E representatives to ensure project is construed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule.
  • Do pre-punch list for each project and provide pictures and details to Superintendents and Project Management.
  • Work with Project Management to ensure materials or supplies are ordered on time and within budget.
  • Complete Daily Safety Inspection Checklists while on jobsites when Superintendent is not available to do it, and upload to Basecamp or PM software and server.
  • Stop the continuation of processes that are deemed harmful to the health of workers.
  • Assist in resolving construction problems (lack of productivity, work interfaces, etc.) as required.
  • Provide technical assistance, i.e., interpretation of policies, recommending safe demolition or installation methods and safe use of equipment, etc., as required.
  • Enforce Safety program and constantly work to achieve improvement and reduce accidents. Document and ensure corrective measures are implemented.
  • Represent company in project meetings in a professional manner; assist in labor negotiations/strategy meetings and orchestrate construction activities.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
  • Perform other job-related duties, as required.
  • The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position and is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.



This position requires a high school diploma (or GED or high school equivalence certificate) and 8 years of supervisory experience in construction.  BS Construction Management, Safety Management, Engineering, etc. a PLUS


Behavioral skills

  • Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others -- Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
  • Developing and Building Teams -- Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Attention to Detail -- Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Dependability -- Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling
  • obligations.
  • Initiative -- Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Integrity -- Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Cooperation -- Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured,
  • cooperative attitude.
  • Achievement/Effort -- Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging
  • achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  • Persistence -- Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Professional presentation; is confident, assertive, and displays a high level of self-esteem.
  • Good communication skills. Can effectively communicate with all levels of management, both internally and externally; gives full attention to others; asks questions when appropriate to fully understand points being made, and lets others fully state their ideas.
  • Must have a keen eye for even the smallest of details.
  • Must be someone that can easily motivate other workers.
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team and even to lead a team if required to do so.
  • Must have good leadership skills to be able to carry everyone along and achieve set goals.
  • Must have knowledge of a wide range of construction materials, methods, and techniques.
  • Grasps concepts quickly and has good follow through skills; adheres to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise.
  • Has the ability to identify the information needed to clarify a situation; seeks information from appropriate sources; Has the ability to tackle a problem using a logical, sequential approach and can anticipate the implications of actions.
  • Is self-motivated; maintains a feeling of pride in work; has a strong work ethic and strives to achieve all goals; is competitive; takes appropriate risks.
  • Is trustworthy and maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Is high-energy, friendly, and engaging.
  • Has a service orientation; is actively looking for ways to help people. Communicate effectively with contractors and property owners, from inception through completion of the project.
  • Demonstrates a team-focused approach when working with operations to deliver quality service and project construction.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements, construction project workflow, and safety misconduct implications
  • Advanced understanding of construction scheduling, technology, methods, cost control and ability to control and supervise large groups essential. 
  • Must exemplify company core values: ‘OHANA – ‘Ohana (Family), Ho’ihi (Respect), Alaka’i (Leadership), No’eau (Craftsmanship), Aloha (Compassion)

Mathematical Skills

Basic skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, to calculate rate,

ratio and percentage and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Computer Skills

  • Ability to enter work hours on HR Symphony desktop software or mobile app.
  • Ability to read and respond to e-mails and text messages.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project) and Construction Management reporting software.

Certification and Licensing

  • Driver's license and a good driving record.
  • Must be able to pass background check and work on Federal and State projects.
  • Journeyman level Carpentry experience
  • Current OHSA-30 Certification and other safety certifications a plus.

• We offer competitive pay commensurate with experience.
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Basic Life, AD&D, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, and Supplemental Insurance
• 401K
• Flex Spending Accounts
• Aflac
• Hawaii Life Flight
• Legal Assistance
• Employee Assistance
• Tuition Assistance
• Discounts at local and national retailers