Construction Project Manager

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About the job

A leading construction company, renowned for its expertise in the Advanced Technology Market, is seeking a seasoned Project Manager with specific experience in semiconductor fab construction. Our company prides itself on delivering top-tier engineering, design, and construction services globally, catering to industries such as Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, mission-critical, and Commercial.

Position Summary:

The Project Manager will oversee the construction of semiconductor fabrication facilities (chip fabs). This role requires extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in managing the unique challenges and intricate details involved in building chip fabs. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the overall planning, coordination, and execution of semiconductor fab construction projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Project Planning and Coordination:

  • Develop comprehensive project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation.
  • Coordinate with design and engineering teams to ensure alignment with project specifications.

Construction Management:

  • Oversee all phases of semiconductor fab construction from groundbreaking to commissioning.
  • Manage subcontractors and construction crews, ensuring adherence to project plans and safety standards.

Quality Control:

  • Implement and monitor quality assurance processes.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.

Cost Management:

  • Develop and manage project budgets.
  • Track expenses and implement cost-control measures to ensure financial objectives are met.

Schedule Management:

  • Create and maintain detailed project schedules.
  • Ensure timely completion of project milestones and deliverables.

Risk Management:

  • Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and adjust plans as necessary.

Client and Stakeholder Communication:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients and stakeholders.
  • Provide regular project updates and address any concerns promptly.

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Lead and mentor project teams, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Provide training and development opportunities for team members.

Safety Management:

  • Ensure all construction activities comply with safety regulations.
  • Promote a culture of safety and implement safety training programs.

Required Expertise:

Semiconductor Fab Construction:

  • Cleanroom construction and maintenance.
  • HVAC systems specific to semiconductor environments.
  • Electrical and plumbing systems for chip fabs.
  • Process piping and chemical delivery systems.
  • Tool installation and qualification.
  • Facility control systems and automation.
  • Fire protection and suppression systems.
  • Waste management and environmental compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management, with at least 5 years specifically in semiconductor fab construction.
  • We have a proven track record of successfully managing large-scale semiconductor fab projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of semiconductor fabrication processes and requirements.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent standing, walking, and sitting.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work on construction sites with varying noise levels and environmental conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and we do not discriminate against individuals based on disability.

If you are an experienced Project Manager with a passion for semiconductor fab construction, we encourage you to apply and join this dynamic team in delivering cutting-edge projects.