Field Construction Manager

This position is in Auburn, IN, USA


We’re Schust, and we’re on a mission to find an experienced Field Construction Manager to join our Team. But first, let us tell you a little about us and what we do.

Something About Us

Schust, located in Auburn, Indiana, is part of the Scheuch Group family of companies. Scheuch is a family-owned business with headquarters in Austria. We’ve been engineering innovative air and environmental technology for industrial applications for more than 50 years across the globe. Whether the solutions involve the extraction, dedusting, conveying, flue gas purification or plant manufacturing, Scheuch is a leading expert in a variety of industries offering its customers application-specific, high-quality solutions to their air and environmental technology issues.

Something About the Position

Schust delivers efficient air pollution control solutions that help North American industrial manufacturers achieve compliance and improve the quality of air its workforces and communities breathe. We are looking for a Field Construction Manager who will be tasked with the overall on-site management of projects, installations and/or third-party vendors. In full disclosure, there is a good deal of travel – up to 80% is required during the year across the United States.

Here’s a sampling of what you might encounter on an average day, but as with any other business, our needs evolve.

  • Constructability review of the engineering drawings
  • Participate in project definition reviews.
  • Conduct meetings with project engineers and fabrication to set priorities and schedule definition.
  • Identify basic project risk associated with project costs and safety.
  • Prepare working permits.
  • Enforce safety requirements during construction phase.
  • Manage field activities and resources to meet strategic plan and milestones.
  • Close contact with project engineers and foremen
  • Identify, track, and capture actual project progress for use in further scheduling.
  • Define and evaluate factors which may result in cost change.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered with the appropriate documentation (O&M Manuals)
  • Monitor and report actual expenditures against budget.
  • Project evaluation for continuous improvement
  • Maintain continuous focus on providing exceptional service to internal and external customers.
  • Engage and coordinate with 3rd party vendors.
  • Prioritize time and projects, working independently.


Skills You Need to Bring with You

  • Over 10+ years of field service experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to handle stressful and/or difficult personal interactions appropriately.
  • Ability to understand business impact and prioritize issues and projects accordingly.
  • Thorough understanding of contracts, plans, specifications, and regulations
  • Ability to make intelligent and quick decisions, working well under pressure, and when faced with unexpected occurrences or delays.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering, architectural, and other construction drawings
  • Strong work ethic, excellent attendance, and flexibility to work overtime.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts (8 to 12 hours), overtime, stand-by, on-call, holidays, etc., when required.
  • Requires a valid US Driver’s license. Degree preferred however professional experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and other relationship-building skills is required.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to manage several tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Proficiency in Autodesk applications including AutoCAD; 3D drawing experience is a plus.


Something About our Team

We’re a collaborative group, getting things done together, enjoying our collegial environment, and working with each other. Fit is really important to us. We’re a group of down to earth people who are willing to roll up our sleeves to get the job done; whoever comes to join us should have that same mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, strong business mind, sense of humor, total accountability for deadlines and a ton of self-motivation and energy.


Your Care Package

We offer a really competitive compensation package, great benefits, casual work environment and the opportunity to progress with us. If you’re interested in learning more, we’d like to hear from you. Hit the apply button, send along your resume, and let us know why you think you’re the one for us in your cover letter. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

Schust is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Schust is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Schust are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, […], family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Schust will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Schust encourages applicants of all ages.

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