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Vestas Factory

Manager, Construction Management Resources 
US, Portland | Management | Full-Time | ID: 19211

At Vestas, we live our company values of Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity, and Passion. In a dynamic and evolving industry, we change quickly to meet the needs of our customers. Our passion is to preserve the environment through sustainable energy solutions. If this aligns with your values and passion, we want to hear from you! 


Sales / SBU AME / Construction

The Construction Operations department is part of the greater Construction department supporting Turbine supply and installation projects throughout AME. The Construction Operations department is responsible for staffing management across the portfolio of projects.



  • Supervise up to 40 remote Construction Managers and Assistant Managers

  • Serve as a liaison between Unit Sr Construction Manager, the Operations Manager, and the rest of the leadership team in Construction

  • Supervise the Recruitment of Construction Managers and Assistant Managers

  • Onboard and train new team members

  • Perform evaluations, determine training opportunities, and implement improvement plans

  • Interact with process improvement team, as well as Technical team for support on CM evaluations

  • Assist with budget development, and cost tracking for direct reports

  • Travel 40-50%

  • Responsible for coordination and scheduling of CM and ACM assignments

  • Responsible for the employment matters within their area resource technician team including hiring, development, employee relations, performance management, performance appraisals, etc.

  • Partner with the Project Management team to develop cohesive assignments and development plans

  • Review and approve Construction Management overhead Budget (travel and personal expenses)



  • Associates degree or equivalent

  • More than 8 years’ experience as project manager, project lead, or other management experience, especially in the industrial or construction industry

  • Technical background or equivalent education

  • Construction management degree or equivalent

  • Valid driver’s license, passport, and ability to travel as needed to meet business goals

  • Experience with and ability to coordinate and supervise projects

  • Ability to speak and understand technical language

  • Professional English communications skills (verbal, focused listening, written, meeting management, presentation)

  • Business financial knowledge is a preference

  • Professional PC skills (MS Office) required, SAP knowledge is a preference; MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project management programs.

  • Highly motivated, accountable and ownership; function effectively in a time-sensitive situation in environments of rapid change and conflicting demands; enjoys multi-tasking



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite computer skills (Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Valid driver’s license, passport, and ability to travel as needed to meet business goals

  • Ability to supervise a team remotely

  • Ability to establish targets and translate them into actionable plans

  • Collaborate with team to resolve issues day today


What we offer
As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry.  Among the many amenities, we offer healthcare; dental; vision; flex time off (FTO) policy; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law.  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.


Additional Information

The position is a travel position on Wind Turbine Construction sites with 60 - 70% travel.

**Vestas requires employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered

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About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with +136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and +117 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and tap into wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 29,000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon