The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.
Characteristics of responsible projects: Complexity: Medium Risk: Medium Duration: Midterm (weeks to months) Value: Typically < $2 Million USD
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This ideal Construction Quality candidate will support our client's Construction-related Closed Loop Learning ("CCL") Program by establishing relationships with key stakeholders on the ground, coordinating the "lessons learned" efforts progress, and help publish high quality, high impact lessons. This candidate is also actively looking out for any incidents in various lifecycle phases of data center construction and promptly reporting to the CLL program. This candidate plays a key role in ensuring the high priority incidents are assigned to appropriate action owners on site in a timely manner and escalated when appropriate. Upon closure of the incident, this person monitors for recurrence of incidents, long term effectiveness of improvement action. In summary, this role supports the Construction Lessons Learned Quality function as an `onsite ambassador".
Job Responsibilities Responsible for:
Coordinating with region/site owner construction team, GC, and subcontractor to ensure events worthy of CLL are adequately captured, analyzed and updated in the CLL tracking spread sheet for each project, close looped.
Coordinate with Design Quality vendor support to obtain the RFIs/Change Process (CP) that require CLL.
Obtain additional clarity of RFIs/CP from GC, Subs to confirm CLL worthiness.
Ensure the information from Incident data analyst are included in CLL and prioritized for onsite facilitation of (P0-P2) items.
Facilitate or support the site Facilitator for CLL in thoroughly analyzing incidents and publish high impact lessons.
Follow through on site/ regional deployments, monitor effectiveness of improvement actions.
Represent DCQ CLL onsite and help accelerate progress.
Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.
Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.
Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.
Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
Other duties as assigned.
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 in science/ engineering/ construction management
3-5 years experience in construction (Mechanical, Electrical, Structural and Civil).
Have working knowledge with structured problem solving, and construction related processes.
Facilitation and effective communication skills
Must talk comfortably with commercial construction industry knowledge with construction contractors, subcontractors, and MEP design engineers.
People skills in collaborating across multiple disciplines.
Comfortable presenting analysis to management and large groups.
Have basic analytical skills and understanding of root cause analysis.
Comfortable with using software tools and applications.
Passion for problem solving.
Interpersonal skills, ability to engage in meaningful conversations with key stakeholders.
Patience and persistence in working with data come from unstructured sources and often with data integrity issues.
Be willing to travel with the region at regular intervals.
Tenacity to pursue until relevant background information are gathered for an effective problem solving.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
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.
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: 20004025
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
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