Construction Manager, Enterprise

WeWork - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.3

About Enterprise at WeWork: WeWork has evolved from providing flexible workspaces for individual members to providing a full suite of design, construction, and operations solutions to a wide range of members including Enterprise companies. Under the Powered by We (PxWe) brand, WeWork leverages its vast experience, market penetration, and economies of scale to deliver exceptional custom designed spaces and services for clients of all shapes and sizes. To support this rapidly growing offering, we're scaling our best in class team.

About the Role: The ideal candidate will be a seasoned construction management professional versed in industry best practices, yet also looking to improve on the inefficiencies that plague the AEC industry.

Each Construction Manager works in partnership with a Design Manager and Project Manager to lead Enterprise project execution teams. This leadership team manages our design and construction professionals to steward projects through completion and handoff to operations. The Construction Manager ensures that the vision is executed to the highest standards, meeting our client's creative and business goals.

The Construction Manager will report to the Construction Director, PxWe.

Be a key client-facing member of the project execution team, working closely with Design Managers and Project Managers.

Review and advise on constructability and coordination from the beginning of each project, considering both construction and the overall life of each project.

Advise during pre-construction and bidding, manage cost and progressive budgeting to lay foundation for successful construction. Support cost estimating and bidding processes, utilizing BIM.

Support reality capture and existing conditions documentation, due diligence activities, and understanding of potential base building issues or unique conditions.

Analytically consider critical path decisions and construction methods to maintain schedule, budget, safety and quality.

Proactively flag any issues that may arise during a project, take ownership of them, and work together with your team internally to resolve them

Communicate regularly to management and the project team with project updates such as the status of each project, upcoming benchmark goals, potential issues, etc.

Serve as day-to-day contact for internal and external project team members regarding construction, regularly reporting on construction progress, risks, and schedule/budget exposures.

Work closely with an internal team of Logistics Specialists to ensure smooth project handovers to building operations teams, while simultaneously overseeing punchlists and project closeouts.

Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, architecture, construction management (or relevant/equivalent experience)

7+ years of construction experience, including corporate interiors, high-end retail, hospitality, or similar projects, as well as substantial collaboration with design and project management teams

Minimum 3 years managing client relationships including participation in client meetings throughout the design and construction process

Understanding of construction best practices, fast-track methods, building codes, ADA, OSHA, and other industry standards such as Lean Construction or Pull Planning techniques

Full knowledge of creating and maintaining progressive budgeting and scheduling

Familiarity with design and construction technologies and platforms, such as BIM, reality capture methods, and construction/project management software

Comprehensive knowledge and experience in Schematic design, Design Development, permitting Strategies, Construction Documentation and Administration, sharp focus on Project Closeout.

Analytical in approach when evaluating construction progress or obstacles and provide solutions to stay on schedule and minimize cost impacts

Understanding of project budgeting and scheduling and the ability to communicate and work closely with clients and external consultants to ensure that project milestones are being met and deliverables are on-time and complete

Experience with all stages of development including due diligence, design, bidding, contract management, and closeout

Self-directed with a high level of initiative and a "can do" attitude, but open to feedback and a strong desire to learn

Excellent time management skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

Excellent oral, written and graphic communication skills

Excellent decision-making skills and a highly resourceful problem solver

Proficient in the following programs: All things Google, Bluebeam Revu, Microsoft Project, Smartsheets, Microsoft Suite products.

Fluent in English

Who You Are:
Passionate about best in class design, construction, and project execution

A team collaborator, clear communicator, prudent risk-assessor, and effective motivator

Habitually thinking outside the box and exploring new ways to execute projects

Committed to continuous improvement and optimizing productivity