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Primary Location: 

Maia, PT

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Construction Manager-Portugal

Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global energy system integrator offering a broad range of environmentally sound solutions. Our offering includes ultra-flexible internal combustion engine based power plants, utility-scale solar PV power plants, energy storage & integration solutions, as well as LNG terminals and distribution systems. The flexible and efficient Wärtsilä solutions provide customers with superior value and enable a transition to a more sustainable and modern energy system.


Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is looking for skilled and enthusiastic Construction Managers.

We offer you an interesting work with people of different cultural backgrounds and a possibility to work with a successful global team in an international company.



  • Lead and manage site construction activities cooperating with management
  • Participate in local subcontracting and be in charge for local purchasing and invoice handling
  • Coordinate site works between all disciplines, establishing priorities, if necessary
  • Follow-up the work flow of activities according to project schedule, ensuring that all the required resources are in place
  • Develop and follow-up the construction planning in cooperation with the different stakeholders
  • Support and manage site personnel and maintain good team spirit
  • Support the disciplines in managing contractors
  • Manage communication and relations with all project stakeholders
  • Organize and be in charge of site administration and good reporting practices
  • Control and manage contractual requirements (Time management, Cost management, Risk management, and Quality management)
  • Secure HSSE management at site – health, safety, security, environment


  • M.Sc. of B.Sc. in Engineering
  • Willingness to work abroad for longer periods
  • Site management experience
  • Good command of English, both oral and written, other languages such as Spanish and French are seen as an advantage
  • Ability to adjust to a wide range of conditions and cultural environments
  • Good management, motivation and coaching skills, a team player with good communication skills
  • Open mind-set towards continuous improvement process regarding construction management development
  • Proven track record of previous assignments in international construction projects
  • Organisational and planning skills (Lean Planner and MS Project knowledge are an advantage)
  • Good knowledge of construction process

Construction Manager-Portugal

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