CBRE Associate Construction Manager in Sunnyvale, California

Associate Construction Manager

Sunnyvale, California, United States at

Requisition # 17018394

Opportunity Overview:

Seeking a self-driven individual to join the team responsible for rehabilitating and developing a huge decommissioned military facility into a cutting-edge research and development campus in Mountain View, CA. This exciting project features opportunities to create revolutionary facility re-use strategies and work with new applications of construction technology on a massive scale. This position will require on-site management of multiple construction projects occurring simultaneously.

Role Summary:

The Construction Representative will be responsible for overseeing construction quality, progress, and safety for multiple projects occurring simultaneously. This position, with the support of one Junior Construction Representative, will be the on-site owner representation for the project management team associated with this program of projects. There are site utilities projects, transportation improvements, and a new ground-up construction project.

The site wide utilities program includes large scale medium voltage underground electrical distribution, fiber optic, natural gas, wet utility infrastructure, airfield navigational aids, and airfield lighting replacement projects. This site has challenges associated with environmental conditions, wildlife constraints, high groundwater, and active operations such as the airfield. Due to some of these unique challenges, trenchless construction methods such as HDD will be used to install the dry utilities under the airfield and in sensitive areas.

There are some transportation improvement projects required for this large site. Transportation related projects range from road rehabilitation to pedestrian and bicyclist improvements.

Another project is a large scale relocation project for the California Air National Guard which includes redevelopment of a 110 acre site. This project will occur in the heart of a military unit that must be mission ready at all times. There are multiple new buildings including a new airplane hangar that must be installed as part of this project.

The Associate Construction Manager will report to a Senior Construction Manager. This team of two will oversee multiple construction contracts in the field running simultaneously. The Associate Construction Manager will be given the opportunity to get involved with the projects during the design and permitting phase.

The Associate Construction Manager’s responsibilities will include but may not be limited to: Assist with the development and execution of project plans & schedules to execute scope safely, efficiently, and cost effectively; Monitor project performance (cost, schedule, scope changes, safety, and quality); Identify resource requirements such as manpower and equipment; Ensure all work is planned, including outages, permits, etc. Other duties as required to accomplish the objectives of the position.

Role Duties + Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the on-site liaison and report to the owner’s project management team

  • Review project schedule and mitigate potential delays

  • Analyze, manage, and mitigate risks

  • Safety Oversight - Review contractor safety plans, ensure contractor compliance with owner’s safety requirements

  • Quality Oversight - Verification of installed work, take photos of progress, and complete daily/weekly reports, ensure the contract requirements are being met, review contractor’s quality control plan and ensure compliance in the field

  • Track project progress - communicate on-site issues to the PMs, attend project OAC meetings

  • Project Documentation - Participate in review of RFIs and submittals as needed.

  • Participate in constructability reviews

  • Bid phase support

  • Change order support

  • Environmental compliance monitoring

  • Help manage closeout procedures (punch list, commissioning, training, as-builts, etc)

  • Represent the owner in construction meetings, track issues and coordinate project documentation such as RFIs, submittals, change orders, schedule, and inspections

Preferred Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen (Required because the project is located on Federal Land with this requirement for badging)

  • 3+ years of steadily increasing construction management responsibility.

  • Expertise in overseeing construction projects with a project value over $5 million.

  • Experience working on military facilities with experience on Air Force bases preferred.

  • Background in Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred.

  • Must have proven experience dealing with both site development and building construction projects.

  • Knowledge of current construction safety rules and regulations.

  • OSHA 30 or OSHA 510 certificates preferred.

  • Demonstrated skill in effectively supervising construction contractors.

  • Experience with construction involving reuse of existing structures.

  • Expertise in construction projects involving environmental contamination.

  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with inspectors and contractors

  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills with great ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

  • Highly efficient with excellent documentation and organizational skills.

  • Able to use Google suite of programs (Google docs, Google Sheets, etc.)

  • A great team player who brings out the best in teammates and keeps diverse stakeholders working together toward project objectives.

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About CBRE (NYSE: CBG): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

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