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Construction Project Manager - Facilities Management

Turner & Townsend
College Park, MD
  • Expired: January 25, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Company Description

From the inception of a project through to completion and beyond, Turner & Townsend help to deliver the outcomes that matter through transformational programs covering the full spectrum of consultancy, project delivery and post-project operations.

With offices located globally, you're never far away from our services. Working from 118 offices in 50 countries, we make the difference to projects across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

In November 2021, CBRE acquired controlling ownership interest in Turner & Townsend forming a strategic partnership between the firms. Effective January 1, 2023, CBRE Heery, formerly operating under CBRE, will now operate as a subsidiary of Turner & Townsend Inc. CBRE Heery will continue under the legal entity name "CBRE Heery" until such time that a formal name change to "Turner & Townsend Heery" is made.

Job Description

CBRE Heery is seeking an experienced Construction Project Manager to provide overall facilities management and administration of pre-design, design, construction and commissioning services at the University of Maryland.

This position is onsite at project site, College Park, MD. Current working conditions may include telework 1 day per week.


  • Confirms that appropriate project authorization and funding is in place before activities begin.
  • Prepares cash flow projections and monitors financial performance.
  • Assures that all necessary jurisdictional approvals (such as MDE, DNR, WSSC) are obtained and that all applicable codes and standards are met.
  • Diligently pursues the timely completion of any punch list and project closeout activities.
  • Provides overall project cost control, schedule management and quality assurance for projects from the design phase through project closeout.
  • Anticipates potential problems that may jeopardize project success and identifies alternative solutions.
  • Assures that projects adhere to approved scope, are completed within budget, on schedule and at the prescribed level of quality.
  • Maintains project records and produces various reports.
  • Maintains critical project information in an automated project management system on a continuous basis.
  • Provides leadership to various individuals associated with each capital project.
  • Manages and/or coordinates activities of technical discipline team members, specialty consultants, construction inspectors, and project support staff.
  • Partners with planners during scope development, cost estimates and project scheduling and may assist maintenance and operation staff with warranty compliance.
  • Works closely with client representatives on a day-to-day basis.
  • Administers the process of selecting design professionals, consultants and contractors to design and construct capital projects.
  • This includes preparing scopes of work, soliciting for services, evaluating credentials and interviewing potential contractors, evaluating references and past performance, and negotiating fees and services.


  • Possess thorough knowledge of design and construction management practices.
  • Ability to independently manage and coordinate multiple design and construction projects.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (in oral and written form) and to use a computer for email, correspondence, reports, spreadsheets and automated project management systems.
  • Ability to create management reports.
  • Ability to coordinate work with customer departments, campus administration, designers, other project managers, government agencies, and other service and support agencies.
  • Ability to manage project finances, make and review estimates, negotiate contract.
  • Change orders with A/E firms and contractors, and to develop and manage value-engineering efforts.
  • Ability to perform contractor and A/E evaluations.
  • Ability to review construction drawings and specifications for constructability.
  • Knowledge of national, state and local codes and regulations applicable to the design and construction of facilities.
  • Ability to function in a team oriented environment, taking on new tasks with enthusiasm and energy.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, which includes.
  • Managing multiple renovation projects, small (over $1M - $50M) and/or new
  • construction projects.
  • Experience should also include managing A/E (design) consultant services and construction administration.
  • Must have been in position that demonstrates independent decision-making

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Turner & Townsend does not accept any speculative or unsolicited CV's that have been sent to our internal recruitment team or hiring managers from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list or that have not followed due process. Any speculative or unsolicited CV's will be treated as a direct application.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


It is strictly against Turner & Townsend policy for candidates to pay any fee in relation to our recruitment process. No recruitment agency working with Turner & Townsend will ask candidates to pay a fee at any time.

Any unsolicited resumes/CVs submitted through our website or to Turner & Townsend personal e-mail accounts, are considered property of Turner & Townsend and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorised Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Turner & Townsend, there must be a formal written agreement in place and the agency must be invited, by the Recruitment Team, to submit candidates for review.

Turner & Townsend


College Park, MD
20742 USA