July 21, 2024

Construction Site Manager Needed in Finland (With Visa Sponsorship)

Founded in 1910, KONE is a global leader that provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization that add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Our mission is to improve the flow of urban life and make our world’s cities better places to live by providing innovative solutions that help make people’s journeys safe, convenient, and reliable. Our operations in over 60 countries around the world has helped us achieve our position as an innovation and sustainability leader with repeated recognitions by Forbes , Corporate Knights for clean capitalism and others.


The Construction Site Manager manages and controls installation of individual units of a project through to completion and handover to client and maintenance under the guidance and leadership of the Project Manager. Construction Site Manager oversees and manages the installation team to ensure safe, high quality, complete-on-time delivery of KONE solutions within budget. He/she acts as a KONE interface to customer representatives and other stakeholders throughout the full process. Construction Site Manager is assigned for big or mega projects in Major Projects business.

Location : Davie, FL – with projects located in Finland (EU) ~ travel requirement up to 50% domestic/international ~ open to considering candidates globally ~ relocation support and visa sponsorship eligible for the right candidate.


  • Accountable for the delivery of the installation project while ensuring Site Safety – zero accidents and ensures quality project is completed with zero defects.
  • Ensure efficient management of environmental aspects of the installation (waste handling, hazardous material, minimization of travel).
  • Drives financial result of the project/assigned elevator where multiple Construction Site Managers are used on site.
  • Plans and organizes the delivery and storage of materials and tools to the site and is responsible for site preparations and follow-up of site readiness.
  • Prepares i nstallation file/binder including GA drawings, t echnical specification, program of works, site safety information, special instructions (source-project binder) and any other documentation related to the unit.
  • Checks daily planning and administration of work permits to subcontractors, other trades and KONE operatives where required.
  • Accountable for use of correct KONE installation methods and tooling throughout the installation.
  • Responsible for administrative activities of the project including daily human resource management (absences, time sheet review/approvals) and reports project progress (schedule, installation hours, fitter time sheets, budget and risks) to the Project Manager.
  • Responsible for maintaining project documentation and final testing of the equipment and handover to maintenance.


Customer and Sub-contractor Relationship management

  • Accountable for driving customer satisfaction and quality of installation, and sub-contractor quality and safety performance
  • Develops and maintains a cordial and professional relationship with the sub-contractors

People management / Leadership

  • Accountable for people (site operatives) development, wellbeing and managing the performance of the team and individuals.
  • Determines objectives, plans as well as organizes, communicates, controls, and motivates the installation team


  • Experience preferred in the elevator/escalator and construction industries.
  • 4-year degree or 3-5+ years field-related site construction management experience.
  • Strong technical understanding of electrical/layout drawings
  • Commercial awareness
  • Leadership experience

About KONE

We have the courage to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because we believe diversity drives innovation :

  • We value your authentic self.
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion is embedded in our strategy and values.
  • Collaborative, creative, and supportive work environment .
  • Passionate about safety, quality, and innovation
  • We care about the communities where we live and work.

Some of our many benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Matching 401K
  • Pension plan
  • Comprehensive health and wellness plans for the entire family
  • Paid holidays and paid time off

Come share your passion and energy to make a positive impact at KONE for our customers and your career !

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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