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Construction Project Manager-Life Science Facilities

Company: CBRE
Location: Elkton
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Construction Project Manager-Life Science Facilities

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Construction, Facilities Management, Project Management


Elkton - Virginia - United States of America, Harrisonburg - Virginia - United States of America

About the role

The Construction Project Manager manages construction projects for our life sciences client in Elkton, VA with direct accountability for project delivery. Role requires onsite presence 5 days a week.

This job is part of the Construction Management function responsible for ensuring all deliverables of construction projects are completed on time.

The Construction Project Manager act as a Superintendent with direct accountability for construction project delivery on two separate manufacturing facilities located in Elkton, VA. Projects include infrastructure, MEP, utilities, exterior, and interior fit-outs. Emphasis on vendor/contractor management including permitting, scheduling, and inspection.

What you'll do

Conduct periodic site walks to monitor the progress of construction. Review the status of work completed during the period covered and confirm work is aligned with the approved drawings and specifications.

Oversee construction and disbursement schedules. This includes zoning approvals, certified surveys, building permits.

Review contractors' direct cost payment requisitions and budget status, review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance, review of change orders, review of monthly Job Cost Reports, opine on adequacy of contingency, review of construction schedules, review of lien waiver and other documentation.

Prepare Project Status Reports and recommend the release of construction funds.

Review contract blueprints and specifications and opine for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering standard processes.

Analyze the direct and indirect cost budget including cost estimate back-up and coordinate with the Cost Advisory group performing parameter estimates, spot quantity take-offs and review of supporting documentation from contractor and subcontractors.

Review and make relevant comments concerning the terms of the construction agreement, the submitted subcontracts, architectural and engineering design agreements, building loan agreement as well as review both Contractor and Architect's qualification statements.

Review and comment on construction and disbursement schedules as well as other submitted document including but not limited to zoning approvals, certified surveys, building permits and approvals, utility company approval letters, soil and foundation engineering reports, and designer's certification of code and ADA compliance.

Prepare Construction Risk Assessment Reports.

Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE (Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence) values. Work to build consensus and convince others to reach an agreemen t

What you'll need

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred with 5-8 years of relevant Superintendent experience. In lieu of a degree, a combination of experience and education will be considered.
  • Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired. PMP is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Working knowledge of project management software (MS Project, Procore, Kahua)
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers.
  • Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements. Familiarity with construction standard methodologies, general building codes, and various building types and systems.

    Why CBRE?
    • FORTUNE 500 #126
    • FORTUNE Most Admired Company #1 in real estate for third consecutive year; Ten years in a row on the list!
    • Forbes Named one of the best large employers in America and one of the World's Best Employers!
    • Role will provide the following benefits: 401(K), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Vision Insurance

      CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at recruitingaccommodations@cbre.com or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

      NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

      CBRE GWS

      CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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Keywords: CBRE, Harrisonburg , Construction Project Manager-Life Science Facilities, Professions , Elkton, Virginia

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