Construction Manager Central / Dallas

  • Salad and Go
  • Dallas, Texas
  • May 13, 2022
Full time

Job Description


Construction Manager

Salad and Go - Central (Dallas, Texas)

Position Summary

Lead a team of Pre-Construction Manager(s) and Project Manager(s) in an assigned geographical area to deliver new store plan. In addition to leading the team, the individual will also manage construction of new retail store locations for Salad and Go, from project initiation or request through the construction and occupancy of the store. The position also includes the management of internal and mixed internal/external project teams and mentoring other staff.

The Construction Manager Has The Following Primary Responsibilities
  • Actively participates and assists in the development and execution of strategic and tactical real estate plans for Salad And Go. This may include interacting with senior-level internal team members to understand business plans, projected store growth, etc. to determine future and optimum real estate needs.
  • Provide leadership for the Zone team (Pre-Con & PM) while delivering on the development plan for new store growth and other construction projects as necessary (ex. DC construction, Remodels, etc.).
  • Manages the development, construction, and implementation of projects for domestic properties in the West Zone (other States as needed) with involvement in expansion and new market projects.
  • During pre-construction, partners with design management team on creation of site specific design & pre-construction management team in the bidding and award of general contractor contract to keep projects within the established budget.
  • During construction works with design and construction external partners to ensure conformance with scope and schedule, managing change orders, RFIs, submittals and reporting project progress accurately to senior management. Closes projects out with turnover to Store Operations, reconciliation of costs and turnover of project documentation.
  • Assists design and construction consultants in securing jurisdictional approvals. Reviews construction plans and specifications, design consultation and construction contracts, change orders, applications for payment and all other required project documents in order to provide decisions and recommendations.
  • Partners with intra-departmental Salad And Go business units for their reviews and input into the relevant project plans, contract documents and specifications.
  • Tracks construction project budgets and schedules for each project. Ensures projects are completed within schedule, within budget constraints, and in accordance with relevant contracts, as well as Salad And Go policy. Maintains project files in adherence with standard practice and audit.
  • Actively shapes and contributes to the overall RE Development team's strategic goals and execution plans through specific knowledge related to design and construction activities and the ability to communicate on pertinent issues to all levels of staff and management.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned. These may include high-level interdisciplinary studies with other business units about the physical workplace (store & office), worker demographics, broad trends in real estate, design and construction that might affect the overall real estate portfolio.
  • Demonstrates and actively promotes the Team approach to Development
  • Promotes the development of outside consultants, including but not limited to: fostering new GC partnerships to create a solid GC base in market.
  • Assesses the site development processes to identify improvement opportunities and to customize processes based on the needs of the development team.
  • Evaluates low-cost-best-value for all building, site and construction costs.
  • Partner with Construction Supply Chain Manager to identify opportunities to reduce cost, reduce schedule risk and to create consistency of material/product supplied by direct purchasing opportunities.

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in the broad spectrum of Real Estate and Development activities, with a demonstrated emphasis and proven track record on building design, engineering, and construction management or as a responsible manager of these activities.
  • Experience of leading a team of internal direct reports
  • Undergraduate degree (professional preferred) in architecture, engineering, or construction management.
  • Advanced degree a plus in a related field, or continued education and training in design, construction or project management. Professional licensure in architecture or engineering is a plus.
  • Excellent relationship management skills. The role entails significant interaction with a variety of internal and external entities. Ability to handle complex situations/planning needs and interact with all levels of personnel within Salad And Go as well as external partnerships.
  • Excellent, proven negotiation and influencing skills, particularly with a host of external entities with regards to statements of work, contracts, etc.
  • Strong demonstrated financial and analytical skills as related to commercial real estate and/or interior and exterior design and construction projects.
  • Excellent project management skills for design and construction projects with a proven delivery/execution track record including the management of interdisciplinary teams including internal and external personnel.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Working knowledge of computer software related to the field such as Computer Aided Drafting Design (CADD). Proficient in Microsoft suite of applications.
  • Strong work ethic and core values.

  • Competitive pay + bonus potential
  • Opportunity to participate in the company's equity program
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Closed on seven major holidays so you can spend time with loved ones
  • Growth potential with a fast-growing company
  • Complimentary Salad and Go food