CBRE Low Voltage Fiber and Cable - Owners Representative/Project Manager in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Low Voltage Fiber and Cable - Owners Representative/Project Manager
Areas of Interest
Construction, Data Centers, Project Management
Council Bluffs - Iowa - United States of America, Lincoln - Nebraska - United States of America, Omaha - Nebraska - United States of America
About the role
This person will be responsible for all Fiber, Network and Security related projects at the site where they will be assigned. This will include but not be limited to expansions, modifications, retrofits and “new” technology driven projects!
- On site in Omaha, NE
What you’ll do
Scope Development/Engineering and Design
Meet with the owner and stakeholders to develop project scope of work and specifications
Lead the engineering/design firm to develop the vital design and construction documentation
Develop the project budget
Develop the preliminary project schedule
Work with the general contractor (sometimes referred to as “GC”) to create and establish the Master Project Schedule, based on the Critical Path and key milestones. (P6 cost/resource loaded schedule)
Create and establish the Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard costs, bonds, insurance, contingencies, allowances, etc.
Support Contractor pre-qualification, bid solicitation, bid analysis and recommendations
Support Contract negotiation, typically in concert with the Client’s PM and legal counsel, including establishment of all GC “business terms” including mark-ups, fees, insurance, labor rates, critical issue, etc.
Coordinate Design Team activities supporting Client PM
Monitor if AE is completing the complete list of City and/or other Authority approvals process, permitting, etc.
Coordinate Constructability review of the project documents
Provide / Gather cost estimates working with subs and other vendors for scope gaps/changes
Coordinate Value Engineering effort
Monitor Cash flow projections on a monthly basis
Assist client in identifying, scoping, buying-out and scheduling of all Owner direct vendors and consultants
Perform field walks on a regular basis to monitor progress and address issues in the field
Manage General Contractor and other directly contracted vendors on the ground
Manage Cost / Change Control, including change order review, negotiation, and recommendations, delay analysis
Coordinate Value Engineering
Budget Management and Tracking
Schedule monitoring, tracking and analysis
Document control (track and coordinate addenda, bulletins, new drawing sets, clarifications, etc)
Ensure QA/QC is being followed and report any issues/gaps
Invoice / Payment Application processing, tracking and reporting for the General Contractor, Vendors and Owner Furnished Equipment
Tracking of all key project documents, including submittals, RFI’s, change orders, invoices and payments, lien releases, etc
Lead OAC meetings and other project related meetings
Initiate close out process prior to project completion, typically two to three months in advance
Establish close out documentation requirements. Collect and track receipt of all close out documents until completion, including warranties, as-built, O&M manuals, etc.
Assist with City and/or other Authority final inspections and occupancy process.
Manage punch list, substantial completion and final completion process(v) Negotiate, resolve and close out any outstanding change orders, quality issues or disputes
Process and track any final invoices, payment applications, retention payments, etc.
Prepare and submit final project accounting and budget
Assists the client in scheduling, coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors and consultants.
What you’ll need
Bachelor Degree (BS or BA).
3 – 5 years of proven experience in a construction project management environment.
Not required, but having some data center infrastructure projects experience is helpful. Experience in mission critical data centers is a strong plus.
Proficiency in Google Docs, Sheets, and Calendar, as well as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Calendar). Advanced experience with creating presentations (Google Preso and Microsoft PowerPoint) and scheduling Hangouts video conferencing. Experience in databases and collaboration portals (Microsoft SharePoint and Excel, Google Sheets).
Must be a self-starter; able to work independently with minimal supervision to meet deadlines, and also to work as part of a team and matrix organization, including remote team members.
Adept at taking ownership for multiple assignments, able to triage conflicting priorities. Action-oriented with excellent organization skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to work on a highly professional level with Client, internal team members, and external partners.
Positive demeanor, tenacity to resolve issues, and a bias for action.
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