Challenge Course CONSTRUCTION MANAGER/SITE FOREMAN - Midwest Region

Job Description

Experiential Systems, Inc. (ESI) is seeking a CONSTRUCTION MANAGER/SITE FOREMAN for our growing business. This position is preferred based out of the Midwest with extensive travel outside of region when needed.

ESI serves the adventure industry by designing, installing, training, and maintaining challenge courses, aerial adventure parks, ziplines, playgrounds, water slides, and obstacle courses.​

The ESI team strives towards:​

  • Honesty & Integrity in every aspect of our business.
  • Leadership & Professionalism through a kind and thoughtful approach.
  • Dependability & Reliability to build & maintain sound partnerships.
  • Diversity & Inclusion by understanding & maintaining a universal mindset.
  • Creativity & Innovation to solve tough challenges while staying ahead of industry norms.

General Purpose:

A construction manager/site foreman is responsible for a variety of administrative and labor tasks.  Depending on the size and scope of the job, common tasks are running morning meetings, assigning tasks to Installers and Lead Builders and ensuring work crews are adhering to OSHA as well as other job site safety requirements.  

Other responsibilities include  maintaining the construction schedule/timeline/budget and communicating this information to the project manager on a regular basis.  

A Site Foreman can expect to spend 20% of their time directing work, managing materials, problem solving, communicating with clients, as well as other various tasks while on site.  80% of their time will be spent working alongside lead builders and installers.  The majority of a site foreman’s hours will be spent on site and they will be required to travel throughout the United States for periods of 3 - 14 days at a time.  

Qualifications:

An ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of construction processes and strong attention to detail.  Ability to clearly communicate daily goals to lead builders and installers on site.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage relationships with coworkers and clients is important. The ideal candidate will be able to make decisions efficiently while in the field with the ability to find solutions when issues arise.  Fluency and the ability to use computer project management software is required. 

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of challenge course new installations.

  • Review and understand the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables

  • Review and understand project tasks and resource requirements

  • Work cooperatively with other project staff

  • Review and understand project timelines

  • To work abide and comply with company health and safety policies including OSHA 10 regulations.

  • Monitor other employees and report unsafe practices or behaviors

  • Monitor and report on progress to Project Manager

  • Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions

  • Project evaluations and assessment of results

Education and Experience

  • Qualification in construction management or related experience.

  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of challenge course use, inspection, and maintenance preferred.

  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools

  • Direct work experience in project management capacity

  • Proven experience in people management

  • Proven experience in strategic planning

  • Proven experience in risk management

Key competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Planning and organizing

  • Decision-making

  • Communication skills

  • Influencing and leading

  • Delegation

  • Teamwork

  • Negotiation

  • Conflict management

  • Adaptability

  • Stress tolerance

Job Availability: 

1-2 positions available

To Apply

Please send resume/portfolio and short cover letter (can be within email) to Melanie Wills at [email protected]

Application Closing Date: 
8/30/2022
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Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Location: 
Midwest Region
Job Salary Range: 
25
35
Job Experience: 
5 - 10 years
Job Degree Level: 
Not Specified
Job Starting Date: 
9/1/22

Job Details

Job Details: 
Adventure Course
College/University Outdoor Recreation
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