Construction Manager

Job Locations US-TX-Killeen
Job ID
# of Openings
Salaried Full-Time
Work Location
On Site

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

Z Modular, a division of Zekelman Industries, is seeking a Construction Manager for our facility located in Killeen, Texas. Reporting to the Production Manager, the Construction Manager will supervise a multitude of direct reports. The CM will coordinate sections of the plant construction floor. These areas include and are not limited to framing, gypsum installation, steel cutting, texturing, ceramic installation, floor installation, MEP installation, and final finish areas of work.  This will then interact with shipping and storage as part of the overall focus. These areas could change as we execute our work from week to week and project to project.


  • Construction Managers, plan, coordinate, and supervise the construction of commercial projects from start to finish
  • Monitor the construction process to ensure the project is completed to schedule
  • Assure supply needs are met at each delivery point on line
  • Assure off-line sequencing is handled in a timely and perfected manner
  • Work full-time but may need to work additional hours to respond to delays, emergencies, or suppliers
  • 95% of time is on the construction plant floor, monitoring team members, work flow, and quality and speed of construction
  • Organize team members to build and allocate responsibilities and tasks to them and other staff to ensure the project is completed efficiently
  • Prepare detailed reports for key stakeholders that outline the successes as well as any issues that arose throughout the development of the building
  • Review daily operating reports and report operational, manufacturing, and maintenance issues and shift events to superiors to prevent operational delays
  • Troubleshoot operational and tooling problems to improve quality and efficiency
  • Build and maintain a positive team-oriented environment amongst production personnel
  • Identify areas of improvement in staff and provide corrective action to personnel in coordination with Plant Management and Human Resources
  • Obtain immediate medical treatment for all injuries while working with Health and Safety Manager
  • Notify appropriate management and enter required events (accidents, injuries, incidents) into EHS insight
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Construction Degree, Associates Degree, Technical Diploma or equivalent experience in construction sites or construction plant required
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Detailed knowledge of the relationship between work centers and how variables at each work center affect other areas
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Experience in Shop Floor interfaces such as D365 based platforms
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple teams and disciplines
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role


  • Must be able to move objects and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina.
  • Ability to lift, climb, bend, stoop, push and pull.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 10-12 hours
  • Ability to perform work in a plant/manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to constantly operate a computer and other office productivity equipment, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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