Construction Manager

AGI Danmare


Closing: November 12, 2021

Posted: October 13, 2021


Lisle (Remote), IL, USA

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About AGI

Ag Growth International (AGI) is a Canadian based food infrastructure company. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

Danmare provides engineering solutions and project management services to the food industry.  Danmare specializes in automated systems for pet food, rice and pasta, confectionery ready-to-eat foods, sauces, and meat processing.

The Opportunity

The Construction Manager is responsible for overseeing the construction portion of Danmare projects. The Construction Manager establishes the work schedule, manages sub-contractors, assigns the proper crews, and trades to a project, ensures that proper tools and materials are available, reviews designs with engineering and ensures the project is built according to design. Travel may be a requirement of this position when required for project/engineering work.   

Flexible with location due to activity at various client sites.

The Team 

The Danmare Group is comprised by a team of over fifty-five Professional Engineers, Designers, and Technologists whose credentials span the electrical, mechanical, civil, chemical, and construction disciplines required to service the specialized needs of the food and beverage industry. The full team comprises a diverse range of talent that allows us to offer the full spectrum of big picture process design to niche level materials handling.


  • Aligning individual and team objectives to department and company objectives
  • Managing and supporting employee development and growth
  • Providing regular and direct feedback on performance and goal progress
  • Setting up initial layout and site infrastructure services to include water, power, internet and office trailers and required facilities
  • Scheduling and ensuring appropriate staffing for daily construction activities with employees and sub-contractors
  • Supporting the Project Manager for required management coverage
  • Creating and implementing daily work plans
  • Ensuring construction disciplines are coordinating daily functions to minimize schedule delays
  • Identifying potential employee relations issues
  • Identifying potential schedule changes, workflow and staffing issues
  • Shutting down a construction site when conditions warrant it, such as weather or safety
  • Performing site investigation for potential construction sites
  • Recommending and evaluating sub-contractors for use on project
  • Daily monitoring of the construction site to oversee work in progress
  • Acting as the primary on-site leader and manages execution teams, including all subcontractors, on assigned projects
  • Evaluating the contractual scope of work and the impact of client issued bulletins, field directives and / or scheduling changes
  • Managing and developing a viable long-term relationship with customers, consultants, prime contractors, and subcontractors
  • Ensuring project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements
  • Understanding enforce client’s Safety Program
  • Following and enforcing client’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements
  • Understanding and administering client’s work permitting processes (Hot Work, Confined Space, Working at Heights, Crane Lift, etc)
  • Performing equipment check-out and validation testing during project start-up and generating documentation for each test.
  • Budgeting management for mechanical and electrical contractor billing


  • Bachelor of Engineering or Degree in Construction Management
  • 10+ years of direct construction management experience in utility work or heavy construction projects, Food & Beverage industry experience, First Aid certified, Health and Safety certified,
  • Strong project management skills (scheduling, budget, leadership, facilitating meetings, technical review and issue resolution).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to interact and gain respect quickly at all levels of a manufacturing organization – shop floor to board room.
  • Ability to interact with customers in a highly professional manner
  • Ability to multi-task
  • A hands-on team player who thrives in a high-energy, fast-growing, dynamic and challenging company environment
  • Fundamental knowledge of contract requirements and change orders
  • Ability to interpret State rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Understand and efficiently use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, AutoCAD, and Visio.


How To Apply 

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email  with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.