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Construction Manager - Greenhouses

Company: Netafim Irrigation Inc
Location: Fresno
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview

Netafim USA is the largest subsidiary of the global irrigation, agronomy, and automation leader Netafim Ltd. Our business purpose is to Help the world grow more with less. The world's need for food is growing quickly and yet our global resources are limited. Netafim provides agricultural solutions that enable the world to grow more food, using less water, in a more sustainable way. We are a purpose driven company that was founded by farmers, for farmers. As a subsidiary of a global company our people come from all over the world. They share values such as mutual cooperation, loyalty, dedication, and team support. Our employees work closely with our customers and are committed to providing quality service to everyone we interact and do business with. Our US headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Fresno, CA. We employ approximately 270 team members throughout the US and over 5,000 team members globally. You can learn more about our company and the Netafim experience at the following web-link:

Primary Purpose

The Construction Manager - Greenhouses is responsible for all aspects of project execution, including material supply, subcontractor negotiations and oversight, scheduling and resource management, as well as permitting and code compliance to ensure seamless executing of awarded projects. This role is an essential part of our rapidly growing greenhouse and project management teams that will help us deliver exceptional results to clients. The successful candidate will possess the knowledge, experience, and confidence to engage and professionally interact with our commercial greenhouse experts and agronomists, the global Project Management Office (PMO), sourcing, finance, leadership and our customers in the process of building our business in this key strategic area.


- Manage and oversee the execution of greenhouse construction projects from initiation to close by interfacing with the commercial team during the conceptual stage, then taking full responsibility for all execution activities through commissioning and completion.

- In conjunction with the commercial team, manage development of the customer proposal and statement of work through interaction with related business functions to ensure legal, regulatory, design and financial compliance.

- Define and communicate all necessary project management plans, including scope, activity plans and sequence; then report regularly on progress, conformance with the original timeline and budget, and report any deviations from the original project plan.

- Establish project work programs and maintain management and control routines to include a deliverables list, project schedule, design stages, installation schedule, resource plan, budget, risk assessment and internal reporting.

- Create an organized workflow process and maintain all documents related to the project.

- Interface with the global greenhouse team and supply chain partners to ensure timely delivery of all materials to the project site.

- Build network of local subcontractors and identify potential new subcontractors that could assist our efforts to better meet customer needs and stay within establish budgets.

- Establish a regular cadence for communication and interface with all subcontractors selected for the project to maintain schedules and resolve issues.

- Schedule and lead regular communication with customers of active projects to keep them updated on progress, review change orders, and resolve issues.

- Implement efficient communication and support interfaces for construction management within North American and Global Greenhouse divisions.

- Proactively manage, minimize & escalate deviations from planned baselines that will have a major impacts on scope, schedule, risk or budget.

- Ensure compliance with relevant federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to greenhouse structures and related technologies.

- Participate in regular update meetings with the commercial team to maintain awareness of the upcoming project pipeline and associated customer needs.

- Build, maintain and implement up-to-date project management theory and best practices within Netafim's PM community and among all relevant stakeholders.

- Maintain best practice safety practices while on project sites and while executing day to day duties.

- This list is not all-inclusive and you are expected to perform other duties as requested or assigned.


- Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Production Agriculture, or a related field required.

- Formal project management education, certification or related experience.

- Experience in project management and team management, preferably in greenhouse construction or commercial construction.

- Outstanding computer skills (MS Office required)

- Thoughtful and effective communicator.

- Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work group, as well as independently with minimal supervision.

- Attention to detail, quality orientation, and strong organizational skills.

- Some travel to project sites required.


Keywords: Netafim Irrigation Inc, Fresno , Construction Manager - Greenhouses, Professions , Fresno, California

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