The Construction Manager provides construction management services to support the needs of Region(s) for tenant improvement and capital projects as assigned. These services include, but are not limited to, directing and coordinating activities pertaining to the construction, renovation, and maintenance of assigned properties.
Responsible for on-time and on-budget completion of all assigned tenant improvement and capital projects
Review and provide Landlord comments to plans prepared by Tenant’s design team
Project management of assigned tenant improvement and capital projects
Prepare job estimates and budgets including design, construction and other soft costs as applicable to the project
Assess project design and engineering for impacts to building operations, company sustainability goals, and project cost / schedule
Establish qualifications, solicit bids / quotations and negotiate contracts with all 3rd party vendors including, architects / engineers, contractors, and development managers
Review bids / quotations and make recommendations for project savings
Monitor construction to ensure the project stays on schedule
Review and approve all project invoices per all policies and procedures; work with Accounting on all billing and invoicing matters
Ensure all required municipal inspections are performed and passed
Confirm all closeout documents are received and turned over to the proper personnel
Provide technical assistance and budget review to Real Estate Operations Group regarding capital projects
Report project status to stakeholders as required
Bachelor’s Degree (minimum) in Construction Management or similar field of study; 3-5 years of similar experience in the Construction and Real Estate industries; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of Sustainability required; LEED Green Associate or Accredited Professional preferred
GSA project experience, preferred
Relationships with significant vendors in the Region(s) that can effectively support the responsibilities of this position
Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
Ability to analyze, interpret, negotiate and enforce project documents: leases, work letters, agreements/contracts, drawings/specifications, schedules, etc.
Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to manage and monitor all financial aspects of a project through completion
Technical knowledge of the construction process and building operations including applicable local, state, and federal building codes
Strong analytical skills driven to identify problems and propose solutions
Excellent interpersonal, written communication, leadership, and presentation skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing clients, workloads
Provide efficient, timely and reliable service
Willingness to travel as necessary
Special working conditions may include climbing ladders and walking on roofs and balconies
About Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc.
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: PDM) is a fully-integrated and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in the ownership and management of high-quality Class A office buildings located primarily in ten of the largest U.S. office markets, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Central Florida and Washington, D.C. Approximately 60% of its tenants are investment grade-rated or governmental tenants, and many others are blue chip or nationally-recognized companies. The Company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with local management offices in each of its major markets. Investment grade-rated by Standard & Poor's (BBB) and Moody's (Baa2), Piedmont has maintained a relatively low leverage strategy throughout its fifteen year operating history.