"Data Center Construction Manager - MARCUS ( Moves, Adds, Retrofits, Changes,Utility Security ) "
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 a being an Owners Representative; i.e. - you are an acting appendage or extension of the client/owner.
On-Site Project Administration
Manage the upgrades/retrofit construction project program process administration across the data center portfolio. Focus is on ability to manage multiple project at one time over multiple locations globally.
Work upfront to forecast program budget, cash flow and commitment and get approval on spend working with the CBRE client's Cost Control team
Update quarterly forecast, budget spend status and get management approval on funding requests
Drive improvement in the upgrade/retrofit program processes and documentation/ workflow through stakeholders feedback and/or based on measurement of important metrics
Data Center MEP 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 costs
Support Contractor pre-qualification, bid solicitation, bid analysis and recommendations
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 gaps/changes
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 though 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 responsibilities
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 or disputes
Process and track any final invoices, payment applications, retention payments, etc
Prepare and submit final project accounting and budget
Assist client in scheduling, coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors,consultants.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. 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. Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
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 (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum (4) four years of related experience and/or training.
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.
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.
Microsoft 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.
A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification
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.
Internal Number: 19043380
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