Construction Manager
Layfield USA Corporation
San Diego, CA
Employment type:
Full-time position
Position Overview:
Layfield is seeking an organized, self-motivated Construction Manager to join our Geosynthetics construction team. The position ensures that management control systems, personnel, equipment, materials, and other resources are available as necessary for each of Layfield’s construction operations to plan and execute all activities while exceeding minimum performance expectations in the areas of safety, quality, cost, and customer satisfaction.

In addition, the Construction Manager will lead the overall culture within the construction operation, ensuring high levels of excellence in all areas.The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills along with a solid track record of effectively working across multiple functional groups.

This position will report to the Vice President. The position will be based out of our San Diego, California office.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide cultural leadership within the construction department to align with Layfield’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Work with the leadership team to review new opportunities to ensure alignment between sales, estimating, and operations.
  • Responsible for leading the Safety culture within the construction operations team to support the division’s goal of zero safety incidents.
  • Ensures that effective safety management systems, controls, and training are in place to meet local and customer requirements.
  • Lead the construction operations team to execute all construction projects to meet or exceed expected financial performance.
  • Manage the construction asset portfolio to ensure effective use.
  • Lead the construction teams to ensure customer satisfaction through on-time completion, proactive cost controls, priority management, and excellence in quality.
  • Prepare Construction Operations annual business plans and budgets.
  • Prepare and deliver quarterly management reports and presentations on the status of operations.
  • Regularly monitor performance against plans & budgets and ensure goals are achieved.
  • Develop internal talent to support future growth plans.
Required Skills & Knowledge:
  • Above average skills in Troubleshooting and problem-solving as well as organization and time management
  • Excellent skills in Communication which allows for effective communication (both oral and written) of complex technical issues to individuals across all departments
  • Building and maintaining customer relations and negotiations
Education & Experience:
  • Degree or equivalent experience: Post-secondary Degree or Diploma relating to engineering, construction, or environmental technology
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience managing construction team in a contracting environment
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Project Manager role
  • CM or PMP Designation
What does Layfield have to offer?
Layfield offers a competitive compensation package, including:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package;
  • 401K Contribution Package;
  • Vacation and Sick Leave Benefits;
You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a number of company events including BBQ's, Holiday and Sporting Events and more!
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to, please reference Construction Manager in the subject of your email.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies, please.