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AES Manager, Construction Contract Management in Dayton, Ohio

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Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, the individual will manage activities of the Construction Coordinator and other support resources within the PMO to successfully execute planned construction projects assigned to the PMO Group. Responsibilities also include coordinating efforts of internal and external stakeholders to improve overall efficiency.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and assign projects to maximize efficiency by skill set and workload

  • Provide direct supervision to maximize efficiency, consistency and performance

  • Develop and implement individual development plans to improve resource skill sets

  • Participate in individual project meeting updates to drive consistency and performance improvements

  • Conduct routine performance evaluations to improve performance

  • Coordinate efforts with the Construction and Finance Groups to develop “Best Practices” and drive improvements

  • Coordinate efforts with internal and external stakeholders to drive performance and avoid project delays

  • Participate in construction contractor bid evaluations to ensure appropriate resource allocation

  • Participate in construction contractor performance evaluations

  • Monitor project status from inception to completion to drive execution performance and to meet performance metrics

  • Actively participate in safety monitoring and improvement activities


  • 7-10 years of construction management of multi-million dollar projects. Experience with electric utility projects preferred.

  • Proficient ability to be detail oriented and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks in a continually changing environment.

  • Basic understanding of contracting approaches for construction activities. Ability to recognize and manage owner's risk related to the successful completion of a project.

  • Expert knowledge in purchasing policies and vendor selection criteria and processes


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Construction Management/Engineering required, MBA preferred

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

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