CBRE Data Center Construction Project Manager - Moves, Adds, Retrofits, Changes and Utility Systems in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Data Center Construction Project Manager - Moves, Adds, Retrofits, Changes and Utility Systems
Council Bluffs - Iowa - United States of America, Omaha - Nebraska - United States of America
CBRE is looking for a Data Center Construction Project Manager to manage data center construction projects for a large technology client in Council Bluffs, IA.
This is not a remote role. The Data Center Construction Project Manager will need to be on site regularly.
The “ Data Center MARCUS ( Moves, Adds, Retrofits, Changes & Utility Systems )
On-Site Construction Project Manager'' manages local on-site implementation of
client’s MARCUS PROGRAM involving upgrade/retrofit projects and helps administer
this site-based role managing Moves, Adds, Retrofits, Changes & Utility Systems ” and
miscellaneous MEP Infrastructure works for the entire site. Additional responsibility will
be as the overall MARCUS Program Manager of all Data Center Retrofit Projects
within existing data center facilities from design stage through to construction stages
and ultimate closeout /handover. All works are performed in the context of being an
Owner's Representative; i.e. – you are an acting appendage or extension of the
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Data Center Infrastructure Upgrade/Retrofit Program Management
A. Pre-construction / Design / Planning
Work with Contractor(s) / A&E design team to create and establish the Master
Project Schedule, based on the Critical Path and key milestones
Create and establish the Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard
Support Contractor pre-qualification, bid solicitation, bid analysis and
Support Contract negotiation, typically in concert with the Client’s PM and legal
counsel, including establishment of all GC “business terms” including mark-ups,
fees, insurance, labor rates, escalation, etc.
Coordinate Design Team activities
Ensure A&E is completing the complete list of City and/or other Authority
approvals process, permitting, etc
Coordinate Constructability review of the project documents
Provide / gather cost estimates working with subs and other vendors for scope
Coordinate Value Engineering effort
Produce Cash flow projections on a monthly or quarterly basis as required
Manage General Contractor and other directly contracted vendors by working
through onsite Construction Management team
Manage Cost / Change Control, including change order review, negotiation, &
recommendations, delay analysis - At program level
Coordinate Value Engineering
Ensure Budget Management and Tracking
Schedule monitoring, tracking and analysis
Ensure document control (track and coordinate addenda, bulletins, new drawing
sets, clarifications, etc) process is in place
Ensure QA/QC is being followed and report any issues/gaps
Ensure tracking of all key project documents, including submittals, RFI’s, change
orders, invoices and payments, lien releases, etc is being enforced
Coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors working with supply
chain and consultants
Periodic ensurance of safe construction practices by GC and vendors
C. Project Close Out / Fit-Up
Initiate close out process prior to project completion, typically two to three
months in advance with Document Control team, setting timelines and
Establish close out documentation requirements. Ensure receipt of all close out
documents until completion, including warranties, as-builts, O&M manuals, etc.
Ensure punch list, substantial completion and final completion process through
onsite Construction management team
Negotiate, resolve and close out any outstanding change orders, quality issues
Process and track any final invoices, payment applications, retention payments,
Prepare and submit final project accounting and budget
Assist client in scheduling, coordination and management of all Owner-direct
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Minimum four or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience.
Preferred skills :
Formal Project Management methods / best practices
Cross functional team participation in a high-tech, dynamic environment
Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
Proven track record in delivering high-quality programs
Passionate about solving complex challenges within aggressive timelines
Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to
multi-task in a fast-paced and quickly-changing environment.
Preferred Education :
Bachelor of Science in one of the following:
Construction Project Management
Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Technical Project Management or Coordination
Mission critical or Industrial facilities upgrades and retrofits project management
Standard business applications and tools
Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, Drawings, Hangouts, etc.
○icrosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Scheduling application: Primavera P6, P3 is an advantage
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)
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