URM Stores, Inc. is looking for a talented Store Planner and Construction Coordinator to join our ever-growing team. The Store Planner and Construction Coordinator position reports to the Director of Store Planning and Equipment and is responsible for the design and layout for each new and remodeled location as assigned. In addition, this position will be responsible for coordinating weekly construction meetings with the General Contractor and subcontractors.
URM is seeking an individual that will work collaboratively with our store owners to help execute modern and beautiful designs in the communities that we serve throughout the Northwest! You may recognize a few of the banners we work with, which include Rosauers Supermarkets, Super 1, and Yokes! This person has a collaborative approach, is future focused, customer-centric and dedicated to creating exceptional experiences aligned with our brand strategies.
Store Planner and Construction Coordinator Responsibilities:
Coordinate bid set plans and specifications for construction between architects & engineers.
Work with Architects to develop exterior building design concepts.
Prepare equipment lists and specifications.
Negotiate equipment pricing with vendors & prepare equipment budgets.
Liaison between store owners, architects, engineers, and contractors.
Help prepare and coordinate project schedules.
Develop and review construction contracts.
Review and approve monthly construction contract pay applications.
Attend construction job meetings and coordinate RFI’s and submittals between contractors and design team.
Prepare overall project cost estimates to include building construction & equipment total costs.
Coordinate interior décor design with décor contractors and owners.
Coordinate with URM store services for member owner shelving, refrigeration and equipment needs.
Proficient using AutoCAD
Experience in design of supermarkets & restaurants a plus!
Relevant experience in coordinating, supervising, or designing commercial projects
Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills--Problem solver at heart!
Ability to “change course” midstream and make modifications as requested.
Must have a valid state driver’s license.
Demonstrated track record of delivering projects on time and within budget
Possess a comprehensive understanding of construction, design, retail store operations, and retail store equipment.
Ability to work independently and be able to plan, organize and schedule time and activities effectively to achieve work goals.
Strong project management and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
5 years job related experience in store design, store equipment/material sourcing & construction management is preferred.
Has supervised and coordinated new construction or remodels of supermarkets and/or retail buildings.
Trained to operate current release of AutoCAD
Experience in bidding process for store equipment and construction.
Why Join Our Team?
It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. For the last 100 years, URM has been committed to bringing customer focus to our Member stores. Employees at URM are proud to be a part of the number one food distributor in the Inland Northwest.
A place like the Spokane, Coeur d’Alene region has it all, and it is tough not to sing its praises. Blessed with a unique combination of outrageous outdoors and amazing attractions, incredible arts and delectable dining, the Inland Northwest has a historic past living seamlessly with a vibrant future. From thrilling whitewater or downhill adventures, to inspiring art and powerful Broadway and music performances, there are a host of nearby attractions for every interest and for all seasons. There are more than 55 lakes within easy driving distance of Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, but none more scenic and full of activities than Lake Coeur d’Alene itself. Surrounded by gorgeous mountains and forests of ponderosa pine, and lying beside the dramatic rushing Spokane River, this is an area with an All-Americanculture that provides a low cost of living to being the next place you call home.
This position is in Spokane, WA. If your quality of life includes living in a place that experiences a four-season climate, is close to dozens of lakes and rivers as well as mountains for skiing, hiking, and biking you will love to live in the Inland Northwest!
We work in a supportive team environment and offer an excellent compensation package including:
Competitive salary based on experience
Medical/Dental/Vision/RX Insurance Benefits - URM pays 100% of the premium for the employee and over 90% for your dependents!
401k Retirement Plan with an amazing Company match!
Life Insurance for you and your family
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Vacation starts after just six months!
Six Paid Holidays, with three personal Float Holidays
Paid Sick Days
A Paid Volunteer Service Day! Get paid to volunteer at your favorite local charity/non-profit!
Amazing Employee Discount Program!!!!
URM Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by state or federal law. We are also committed to providing a work environment that is free of all forms of discrimination, regarding recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, compensation and all other conditions of employment. The selected candidate must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, physical abilities test, and drug test, as URM is a drug free workplace (including marijuana).
URM Mission Statement
While adding value to the communities we serve with transparency and integrity, our mission is to provide best-in-class service levels, on-time delivery, quality products, broad selection, competitive cost of goods, and superior services that enable our Member-Owner customers to effectively compete in their markets and grow their businesses.
Our Path to Success
Find, retain, and engage the highest caliber employees, encouraging their contribution and development, to ensure growth and profitability
Leverage the strength of the Cooperative model and its consolidated synergies
Increase our Member-Owners’ market share and profitability
Rapidly respond to the needs of our retailers
Remain fiscally responsible across every endeavor
All of us at URM are proud to be a part of the number one food distributor in the Inland Northwest. By meeting the needs of our customers and the needs of our member-owners, we create our future success. As part of that, our top goal is simple: to build a long and mutually beneficial relationship with you.