Construction Project Manager

Tesla - Fremont, CA3.6


Tesla has an opening for a Construction Project Manager with experience building manufacturing facilities $10 million and up. The Project Manager is the primary leader in the field, and is directly accountable for safety, financial performance, and team development on site. The Project Manager leads the project team through construction of the entire project. This position is responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with subcontractors, stakeholders, architects and engineers. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Workplace team at Tesla and help build our internal facilities around the world.

  • Participate with Project Director and Purchasing in development of a project budget
  • Partner with Project Superintendent in development of a project site logistics plan
  • Maintain thorough understanding of the Tesla contract construction provisions, etc.
  • Oversee the pay request process
  • Monitor project costs and cost reporting
  • Implement and monitor training of all staff personnel
  • Monitor project labor, and review and approve material and equipment needs
  • Assist Purchasing in bidding projects
  • Lead the project’s quality process
  • Develop, schedule, and lead project close-out processes
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with vendors, subcontractors and Tesla stakeholders to represent Tesla core values
  • Implement all applicable Safety Programs

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Engineering
  • Minimum 7 years of experience building $10M+ commercial and/or manufacturing facilities
  • Advanced knowledge of construction principles and best practices
  • Experience overseeing subcontracts, subcontractors and/or self-perform work
  • Experience leading successful project teams, including development of employees
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external entities
  • Excellent organizational, team management, problem solving, and motivational skills
  • Evidence of exceptional ability

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