Construction Project Manager

Other Chicago, Illinois


Description

The Parking Spot (TPS) is an owner and operator of off-airport parking facilities.  Currently the company has 38 properties in the US, which are located near 22 major airports around the country.  The Parking Spot brand is well known in the existing markets as a provider of high-level service at well designed and maintained facilities.  We have over 1,800 employees nationwide and are actively looking to grow the company acquisition, renovation of existing facilities, and ground up development projects.

Position Summary:

 

TPS is seeking a full-time, Chicago based, Construction Project Manager with 3+ years of experience. This position will manage the execution of multiple development/construction projects.  These projects include expansion of existing properties, conversion / capital improvements to existing properties, renovation / rebranding of newly acquired facilities, and new property development. This position is based in the Chicago loop headquarters, and reports to the VP of Development. As the properties are based around the country, travel is required periodically and usually consists of about 20% of the work days.  Since facilities are located within close proximity to major airports, most trips are 1-2 day events.

 

The work includes a full range of construction project management (cpm) responsibilities.  Generally, the cpm needs to insure timely coordination and communication amongst the various design, construction, and most importantly, operations, IT, revenue and marketing team membersThis is an excellent opportunity for an individual with construction experience to advance into a real estate development role, under the guidance and mentorship of a senior real estate professional.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

 

       Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or equivalent degree in Engineering/Architectural

       3+ years of commercial construction / architectural design industry experience; construction project management in operating retail facilities is preferred

       Experience in estimating, scheduling and contract administration; familiar with MS Excel, Project (or other scheduling software) and PowerPoint

       Demonstrated leadership, strong communication, interpersonal skills with desire to expand skill set

       Solid organizational skills with the ability to multi-task while handling competing priorities and deadlines

       Ability to travel to our facilities for project oversight

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

       Ensure timely coordination and open communication amongst various design, construction, TPS team members and optimize the correct allocation of contractual responsibility among development team members

       Negotiate development team relationships to ensure proper documentation for all contracts; manage lender requirements

       Regular tasks requiring consistent follow-up and execution, such as quality control, monthly draws, project tracking/reporting, and project closeout

       Lead specific tasks including zoning entitlements/modifications, contractor dispute resolution and value engineering

       Responsibilities will vary and change based on development team capabilities within the market and the project type