Construction Project Manager sought for cross-divisional projects of national real estate investment firm. Hands-on position requires travel among sites to oversee multiple projects simultaneously. Work spans full life-cycle from permitting, budgeting, bidding, scheduling, and construction to final turnover to national tenants. Deliverables include hotels, senior living facilities, light industrial and single-story retail structures. These projects can and will include underground/horizontal site-work, ground up, rehabs and build-outs in the capacities of both owner’s rep using general contractors and in direct contracting. Role will grow with dynamic, stable company that recognizes initiative, diligence, hard work and entrepreneurial instincts as competitive advantages.
Primary responsibilities: Assist development team by coordinating site plans, fixture plans, and performing due diligence (environmental, zoning, soils, survey, etc.) Prepare cost estimates and coordinate with local officials for permitting and approvals. Identify and qualify consultants and contractors; lead vendor selection process, negotiate agreements and oversee via regular site visits, secure schedule and budget compliance. Coordinate between and among contractors and design teams. Ensure highest levels of efficiency and cost controls are implemented and enforced. This requires updating budgets; value-engineering with in-house professionals and vendors; staging and phasing; reviewing builder performance; monitoring and holding contractors accountable; expediting; and anticipating, preventing and solving problems. Coordinate material procurement. Review and authorize requisitions and payment requests. Communicate effectively with remote ownership and tenants through electronic means. Work with accounting for final closeout. Conduct post-performance audits to correct problems and identify future benchmarks.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
No less than 5 years’ experience in retail construction – remodels and ground-up;
Strong leadership, self-motivation and ability to work independently;
Competence with site prep including mitigations, engineered pad build, and dry and wet utility configuration / install.
Understanding of all aspects of construction processes and practices;
Familiarity with construction best practices and management software;
Skill set adaptable to roles as both owner’s rep and for self-performing;
Crisis and conflict resolution expertise;
Knowledge of building products, safety rules and quality standards;
Ability to see “big picture;”
Excellent time management skills;
Mechanical and math knowledge, including strong Excel; and
Professional oral and written communication.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Principals only. Respond with Salary Requirements.
The Construction Manager will perform administrative work remotely, but a substantial portion of the job requires travel to job sites where s/he could be exposed to particulates, moving mechanical parts and vibration. He or she is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction sites, including loud noises. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The above statements are intended to be generally descriptive but not exhaustive of all functions. The omission of a specific duty does not exclude it from the position if work is similar, related or logically assigned. Moreover, the description is subject to change as the needs of the employer or position change. The employer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will comply with the ADA to make reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Qualified individuals are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Send letter of interest, resume, and salary history to Trish Gibbs at firstname.lastname@example.org.