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Date: Dec 2, 2022

Location: Knoxville, TN, US, 37924

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at

Job Summary

Manage all aspects of the construction and commissioning of one or more projects valued from $500k to several million dollars to on a cement plant in the USA 

Job Responsibilities

  • Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, monitors execution, and summarizes progress of project.
  • Monitor contractor and vendor progress and evaluate / approve invoices for payment.
  • nterface with and address ongoing design issues and requests for information (RFI’s) within the company engineering and construction companies. Review and approve vendor and engineering drawings as needed.
  • Coordinate contractor activities with plant operations.
  • Timely and periodically prepares reports for management regarding status of construction activities including cost and schedule.
  • During the commissioning phase, supervises and/or coordinates engineering and construction contractors and internal staff to timely stabilize the normal operation of the installations
  • Coordinates with other areas in a team effort, to ensure that all problems are identified, addressed and timely solved
  • Maintain a safe work place and strive for zero occupational injuries, accidents and environmental incidences.


  • At least 7 years of experience in construction management preferable in the cement industry 
  • Strong safety focus
  • MSHA Certification required (or must obtain within reasonable period) 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to employees and others.
  • Maintain confidentiality in daily operations.
  • Ability to interface with all departmental (environmental, planning, operations, etc.) needs and requirements as well as with governmental agencies.
  • Strong supervisory experience.
  • Strong experience evaluating & managing costs associated with construction projects.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and contractors with budgetary oversight of these.
  • Adept in the use of construction drawings, specifications and other project documents to ensure contractor’s work meets CEMEX’s requirements.
  • Computer proficiency is required including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Projects and AutoCAD

Working Conditions

  • Occasional exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors. 
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment 
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.


CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.


CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.


Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.


CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, información genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville