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Data Center Construction Project Manager

Apple Prineville, OR
  • Posted: January 15, 2020
  • Full-Time

Data Center Construction Project Manager
Prineville,Oregon,United States
Corporate Functions
+ 5+ years experience as a data center (or similar) construction project manager
+ Deep knowledge of the construction industry/market, design process, and construction practices.
+ Strong background in data center/commercial/industrial construction to include mechanical, electrical, process piping, plumbing building systems, tenant improvement, site work and ground up construction.
+ Management of LEED certified projects.
+ Skilled in reading design and construction drawings for all disciplines.
+ Ability to develop cost estimates, schedules, and analyze Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
+ Experience with greenfield sites and associated entitlements.
+ Experience with utility infrastructure, including construction and coordination of local utilities to site.
+ Experience with the fast track design build construction model.
+ Solid knowledge of data center facilities and their operation.
+ Lead multiple projects including equipment upgrades and modifications within live data center production environments in parallel with new construction efforts.
+ Excellent planning, analytical, organization and problem solving skills.
+ Work independently and as a team member to drive projects to their objectives/goals.
+ Ability to gracefully adjust to meet changing circumstances such as reassignment of project priority, implementation of design enhancements/upgrades, and customer needs.
+ Ability to provide useful input on design and constructibility.
+ Fluent and effective verbal and written communication skills.
+ Able to establish and maintain close working relationships with management, colleagues, team members, internal and external stakeholders.
+ The ability to fully utilize Apple products to do your job as efficiently as possible.
+ Ability to consistently travel between different project sites across the nation as required.
- Position is based in Prineville, Oregon. - Travel for meetings at corporate headquarters in the Cupertino, CA area. - Manage and support design professionals including architects, engineers, and other specialty consultants from initial programming to construction completion. - Ability to handle due diligence of project sites and to assist with entitlements. - Professionally represent Apple's interest at all meetings with Consultants, General Contractors, and Suppliers. - Engage and maintain positive working relationships with the local jurisdictions/departments. - Meet with internal strategic engineering groups, operations, network teams and business units to collect detailed project requirements. - Drive both internal and external stakeholders to meet deadlines as required per the project delivery schedule. - Create and maintain the project budget including securing internal approvals for capital funding. - Provide budget analysis (cost models and trending) and value engineering. - Engagement and management of General Contractors to include competitive bidding and negotiation of contracts and cost proposals. - Review and comment on contracts and terms and conditions as it pertains to costing and deliverables for a project or scope. - Review all proposals and change order requests from the Consultants, General Contractor, Suppliers, and Subcontractors. Prepare and present comparative cost analysis. - Engage and coordinate with Apple IT, Security, and the AV design and installation teams. - Participate in analyzing potential mechanical, electrical, and process piping solutions and providing constructive feedback. - Mobilize and set up project offices. - Set up, coordinate and participate all construction meetings (OAC, BIM, Subcontractor coordination etc). - Coordination, ordering, and installation oversight of building signage, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) requirements, furniture, infrastructure components, and major equipment for each project. - Prepare and present weekly status updates on project schedule, costs and cost projections for all contractors and scopes of work. - Experience with PLC & DDC building management systems with the ability to lead design discussions. - Management and oversight of commissioning agents with experience in reviewing sequence of operations and test scripts. - Ability to engage site operations team from design to project turn over.
**Education & Experience**
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Construction Management
**Additional Requirements**
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Prineville, OR
97754 USA

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