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Construction Project Manager / Facilities Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Posted: 06/06/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 42027 Pay Rate: 50.00

Job Description

About the Role
Do you love bringing world class interior office designs to life? Do you have a passion for coordinating multiple groups to help a project seamlessly come together? As a construction project manager, you will be a part of the Facilities Engineering team at our client in the Detroit area.  They are working on a full-scale interior renovation of 400K+ SF of office space.  Aspects of this role include working with a team of other facility engineers, architects, general contractors, and vendors to successfully manage the safety, quality, schedule, and cost of the renovation.  This will include specification / bid package development, vendor bidding process, technical evaluation, and project implementation, through final acceptance.

Primarily Onsite - Due to the nature of the work, this role requires on-site presence of at least 80%

Responsibilities to Anticipate/Expect:
  • Project Execution – Responsible for coordinating with counterparts to ensure efforts are being successfully planned, executed and accomplished on time.  Develop and monitor project schedules, requirements, progress, and delivery dates for all facilities projects and deliverables. Develop recovery plans in conjunction with business needs.
  • Cost Management - Manage project budget and work scope to ensure tasks are successfully accomplished.  This includes reviewing financial reports and taking action to communicate and correct any variances to budget
  • Communication - Prepare weekly / monthly progress reports, to include presentations to management of project / programs status, successes, and issues. Maintain daily contact with counterparts to address routine challenges to the work scope
  • Reports and Presentations - Responsible for creating reports and presentations in a professional format which can be presented to leadership. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications / What you must have
  • Education / Expertise: Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management or Engineering (Mechanical / Civil / Electrical / Industrial / Facilities, etc.) or equivalent technical, work or Military experience
  • Experience: 5 or more years of relevant experience  
  • Construction / Facilities Knowledge – Must have knowledge of construction execution and management of facility renovation projects to includes developing a scope of work / specification / bid package for vendor services, evaluating vendor quotes, providing a technical evaluation and managing contractors through execution of construction.
  • Project Management - Must have experience managing large projects from planning, scheduling and budget development. 
  • Communication - Excellent written and verbal communication skills required to effectively interface with support staff (Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain Management, Production, etc.) and Suppliers
  • Leadership - Excellent leadership skills with the ability to lead and direct a team of non-direct reports.  Ability to excel in a team-based environment as well as ability to work alone in a self-motivated environment. 
  • Computer Skills – Able to utilize CAD applications (AutoCAD, Microstation, etc.) to develop and maintain 2D building layouts. Must be very proficient in MS Project.  Must be able to effectively work in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint to develop professional work products.  Ability to setup and host meetings in MS Outlook and MS Teams. 
Other Items:
  • Occasional travel required
  • Passport may be required
  • This position may require eligibility to obtain a US security clearance. 


Meet Your Recruiter

John Sabbagh
Recruiting Manager

John Sabbagh has over 10 years of recruiting experience. Starting his career as an Entry Level Recruiter at Panther, our candidates find him genuine and great resource to their career search!

Fun Fact: John is a sports fanatic, he plays in horseshoe and cornhole leagues and loves fantasy football.

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