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Senior Construction Manager (HV Substation)

Location: Dublin Area
Entered: 02 Dec 2022
Duration: Permanent
As a HV Substation Senior Construction Manager you will be a part of highly creative, efficient team tasked with tackling fascinating and challenging problems building and supporting the operations of HV substations that power our cloud business. Amazon Construction Managers are part of a fast-paced team delivering data centers for our Customers.

Our data centers are industry leading examples of energy efficient, cost effective designs. The HV Substation Senior Construction Manager is ultimately responsible for the oversight and review of all disciplines including civil, electrical, mechanical, controls, and architectural. The Senior Construction Manager will also be responsible as a team member for delivering the most highly efficient and sophisticated electrical and mechanical systems in the world.

At Amazon we leverage unique opportunities presented to us by owning everything from the substation, to the server, and back to the cooling systems. We are diverse, upbeat, creative, team of engineers and managers working on a daily basis to develop innovative data centers for our Customers.

The HV Substation Senior Construction Manager will be responsible for:

  • Construction project management and oversight of construction related activities as they relate to new HV substation projects in Ireland, Sweden, Captetown and Spain. The role is based in Dublin with travel required up to 40% of the time.

  • This will include the ownership of the project scope, timeline, and budget.

  • Direct interface with construction general contractors during the bidding, award, execution, and project closeout/punch list phases.

  • Work with general contractors and vendors to deliver efficient and high quality project turn-overs in line with electrical utility requirements.

  • Lead negotiations with general contractors and evaluate bids/proposals with detail and accuracy.

  • Creation of construction project scope and request for proposals.

  • Capital requests/financial analysis of construction work including change orders, purchase orders, and invoicing.

  • Construction submittal review.

  • Construction project quality control including the creation of a commissioning plan and support of the commissioning process.

  • Recording and reporting key construction metrics to team members and management.

  • Drive teams to perform troubleshooting and root-cause failure analysis associated with equipment or electrical failures.

  • Be a leader within the group as well as within internal and external teams that support the data center.

  • Travel to data center sites for engineering evaluations, electrical systems audits, mechanical system reviews, start-up testing, and full commissioning, as required.
Please send your CV to and mark for attention of Sinead Barry


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