Sr Project Manager/Construction Manager

Sr Project Manager/Construction Manager

CB Richard Ellis | Oklahoma City, OK, 73113, US

Posted 15 days ago

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Sr Project Manager/Construction Manager

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Areas of Interest

Construction, Data Centers, Project Management


Oklahoma City - Oklahoma - United States of America, Tulsa - Oklahoma - United States of America


The purpose of this position is to manage and lead a staff responsible for individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. Project Manager/Construction Manager - manages all aspects of " Data Center '' construction projects. Must possess demonstrated ability to oversee vendor compliance to construction agreements, while also having the ability to manage the overall project budget & schedule for varying sized, complex projects, including Hyperscale Data Centers. Strong knowledge of MEP construction management with a proven track record of managing capital projects. A college degree or comparable industry experience is highly desirable.



* Create and establish the Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard costs, bonds, insurance, contingencies, allowances, etc.
* Contractor and subcontractor pre-qualification, bid solicitation, bid analysis and recommendations
* Design Team coordination to Client's pre-determined Design Guidelines and standards
* Constructability review of the project documents
* Value Engineering - proactively identify ways to perform work more efficiently, effectively, and for less money
* Project financial management including: Cash flow projections, pay application and change order review and approval
* Assist clients in identifying, scoping, buying-out and scheduling all Owner-direct vendors, equipment suppliers, consultants, including internal vendors (IT, security, etc.)

Construction & Project Administration

* Manage General Contractor including compliance with construction contracts, contract budget, changes, payment terms, schedule management, and all other responsibilities within their construction contract
* Cost Management / Change Control, including invoice review, change order review, negotiations, recommendations, and delay analysis
* Define project risk and track and share with clients in real time
* Budget Management, tracking, schedule monitoring and analysis
* Document control (track and coordinate addenda, bulletins, new drawing sets, clarifications, etc.)
* QA/QC assistance- supervise consultants as needed
* Site Safety Monitoring & Reporting
* Invoice / Payment Application processing, tracking and reporting
* Coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors, consultants and internal Vendors
* Regular updating of Master Project Budget, Schedule and Project Cash Flow through life of project
* Commissioning: Oversee the Commissioning Plan and the Commissioning process to completion and final reporting and document closeout. Know the 5 levels of Data Center Commissioning, enforce compliance
* Perform job walks (building and site) on a regular basis to and monitor safety, quality and progress payments on an as needed basis. In some cases this will be a daily activity. This may include walking up multiple flights of stairs and/or scaffolding

Close out / Fit Up

* Initiate and oversee the entire close out process prior to project completion
* Establish close out documentation requirements. Support the DCC team in the collection and tracking receipt of all closeout documents until completion, including warranties, "as-builts", O&M manuals, etc.
* Manage punch list, substantial completion and final completion process
* 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

Other duties as assigned


Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced 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.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum six years of related experience and/or training.

Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report responsibilities) required if specific duties include direct report responsibilities.


PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suites. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.


Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with 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.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.