CBRE is searching to fill an immediately available position in the Midlothium, Texas area.
As a highly motivated Project Manager focused on Data Center Fiber Optic Construction, you will
leverage your experience and technical expertise to lead complex projects with numerous
cross-functional teams. You plan requirements with internal customers and external partners to
usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes working with customers to
develop project scopes, managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly
communicating goals to project stakeholders. Your project teams can span offices, time zones
and hemispheres, and it's your job to keep all the stakeholders coordinated and informed on the
project's progress and schedule.
Technical Skills and Requirements:
Construction project/program management experience with fiber optic systems and low voltage telecom/security, preferably in the data center environment
Experience reviewing construction documents for technical accuracy and feasibility
Demonstrate ability to work with and lead internal/external cross-functional and partner teams to develop scope, project plan, budgets, and schedules
Demonstrated experience in delivering large-scale projects on-time, on/under budget, with a clear emphasis on safety and quality
Experience managing vendor relationships and understanding of standard practices in the design and construction industry, including knowledge of fast track design build processes and associated documents and contracts.
Demonstrated skills in requirements gathering, resource organization, task prioritization, scheduling and achieving objectives on schedule within budget.
Experience in developing requests for proposal (RFPs), scheduling projects, cost engineering, budgeting and forecasting costs, reporting project status and costs, procurement and in negotiating with contractors and vendors.
In-depth knowledge of fiber optic testing standards and equipment
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.
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 Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Minimum eight or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience.
Minimum 10 years of experience focused on telecommunications, low-voltage and fiber-optics construction experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications Engineering,
Electrical Engineering or related degree preferred, or equivalent practical experience
Previous data center experience strongly desired
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.
Certified RCDD, PMP, or similar industry certifications strongly desired
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 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.
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 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.
Internal Number: 19034794
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