Field Services Site Manager – Fully Remote

Abb Holdings Inc

Not Specified, United States Full-time in Construction
    • Job ID 1491490

    Job Description

    Field Services Site Manager – Fully Remote

    Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

    As a Field Services Site Manager, need to lead all on-site activities for large/complex project site work to assure cost-effective execution of project deliverables in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, schedule, and safety requirements during the start-up, construction and/or erection, and commissioning phase. This role requires extensive travel (80%)

    This position reports to

    Service Manager

    Your responsibilities

    • Plans project on-site activities with Project Manager including necessary local resources, equipment and milestones
    • Coordinates agreement between customer and external resources on construction targets, health and safety requirements, site organization and policy
    • Responsible, from receiving the assigned site area from the customer or Project Manager to handing over to the end customer on completion day, for coordinating all on-site activities to ensure the successful execution of start-up, construction, erection, testing and commissioning activities in alignment with contract specifications, quality standards, schedule, and safety requirements
    • Serves as a project representative by building and maintaining effective relationships with customers as well as other local organizations such as authorities, banks, and suppliers to ensure their active support of field activities
    • Ensures detailed and up-to-date construction Health & Safety (H&S) plan is in place in respect of each work package, compliant with the ABB H&S plan. Ensures all on-site resources are properly trained on company health, safety and environment policy and proactively promotes health and safety considerations to project partners throughout the project. Empowered to suspend any activities on site (be it by ABB personnel or by subcontractors) in case of HSE violation and, if a situation arises, takes the necessary steps to ensure that ABB employees and other persons who may be present are not put at risk
    • Ensures correct handling, storage and installation of ABB-delivered equipment, coordinating on-site storage as well as shipment logistics to secure timely site delivery of equipment and material
    • Manages the sub-contractors on site hired by ABB to ensure necessary quality and progress achieved to meet delivery date and agreed standards
    • Controls project cost for the project site work, monitors actual spend against forecasts, and estimates final cost for the same. Manages the petty cash and has delegated authority for local purchasing within agreed limits
    • Ensures all documentation is modified and updated as necessary, the document handling system is maintained, and latest revisions are used for the construction work on site
    • Ensures (with HR support) that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Guides, motivates and develops direct and indirect reports within HR policies. Coordinates local accommodation, site facilities, office equipment, etc.

    Your background

    • BS Engineering, BS Management required
    • 5 plus years field service project experience with an electrical OEM, experience leading long term field assignments, and field quality assurance delivery focusing on procedures and implementation
    • Experience leading start-up teams responsible for ABB and GE LV and MV electrical equipment, relays, and PRN networks preferred
    • Experience leading multidisciplinary site teams of electrical field engineers and technicians as well as third party contractors preferred
    • MS Office and other customer specific productivity suite software proficiency
    • Ability to travel 80-100% of the time within North America and ability to be away from home for extended periods
    • Strong understanding of site commissioning and oversight of engineered solutions including IEC61850 projects
    • Ability to manage and direct a multi-disciplinary team and subcontractors in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to collaborate and coordinate with a site safety manager
    • Ability to develop and implement test, start-up, and commissioning plans with third party Cx agents
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


    • Retirement plan
    • Life insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Healthcare plan
    • Wellbeing program

    More about us

    Electrifying the world in a safe, smart and sustainable way, ABB Electrification is a global technology leader in electrical distribution and management from source to socket. As the world’s demand for electricity grows, our 50,000+ employees across 100 countries collaborate with customers and partners to transform how people connect, live and work. We develop innovative products, solutions and digital technologies that enable energy efficiency and a low carbon society across all sectors. By applying global scale with local expertise, we shape and support global trends, deliver excellence for customers and power a sustainable future for society. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website . Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB’s career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1- or by sending an email to . Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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