Project Manager for Project Services Team

The Project Services Team is responsible for the entire execution process delivering Mission Critical Services from conception through commissioning - working with Sales, Operations and management along the way. The Project Services Team also works closely with partner contractors to come up with a vertically integrated design and manages these partners to success through technical feedback and review, and actively participating in review of schedule and budget.

Position Description

CPG is looking for a self-motivated Project Manager to provide overall leadership and drive success of large-scale data center projects. The position covers all aspects of construction. Areas of expertise require autonomy and independent discretion in the following areas:

  • RFP development and budgeting
  • Pre-bid oversight and coordination
  • Managing all design phases and documents
  • Create and maintain schedules throughout the project
  • Customer engagement for sales and fulfillment of requirements
  • Coordination and supervision of design-build contractors
  • Coordination with internal stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Oversight of physical construction activities
  • Participation in commissioning
  • Hand-off of physical data center and project documents to customer

Essential Job Functions:

  • Drive thought leadership with a focus on lean principles of construction and cost optimization
  • Management of project scope, schedule and budget
  • Drive all aspects of construction including pre-construction, design development, permitting and entitlements, competitive bid process, team selection, construction oversight, commissioning, and project closeout

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with design team, operators, and clients
  • Submit monthly project financial reporting including forecasting, cash-flow, etc.
  • Review monthly contractor billing and perform job walks to substantiate progress
  • Keeps all relative parties informed of progress throughout the life of the project
  • Develop, manage, maintain, and assist with contract negotiation of new and existing vendors
  • Manage input and delivery of work products from internal team members to ensure that new data center spaces comply with the project requirements, customer requirements, all engineering standards, applicable codes, and specifications
  • Develop, document, and drive lessons learned, process improvements, cost and schedule savings initiatives throughout the project lifecycle
  • Work closely with the proposal team to coordinate design criteria with budgetary issues and ongoing maintenance and operation of existing facilities
  • Awareness of the importance of mission-critical facility operation
  • Additional duties may be assigned as need at Management’s discretion

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, or similar field, or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of experience in managing construction projects required, 10 to 15+ years preferred
  • Data center experience is mandatory
  • Experience in CSA (civil, structural, architectural) and MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) construction management is a requirement
  • Construction / Engineering / Architectural Degree a plus
  • Expected travel is approximately 50%

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