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Project Manager - Data Center Construction

Turner & Townsend
Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: April 22, 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.

Job Description

Turner & Townsend is looking for a Project Manager to support a large-scale, ground-up data center construction project with our prominent technology client in Goodyear, AZ. The role will be responsible for all aspects of project delivery, from inception through to commissioning. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years construction field experience and the ability to be highly effective in a client facing role.

Key Elements:

Pre-construction / Design / Planning:
  • Work with GC and AE to create and establish the Master Project Schedule, based on the Critical Path and key milestones.
  • Support establishment of the project budget, including soft costs and hard costs.
  • Support contract negotiation, typically in concert with the Client's PM and legal counsel
  • Coordinate Design Team activities.
  • Ensure AE is completing requirements to meet municipal and AHJ demands
  • Coordinate Constructability review of project documents.
  • Coordinate cost estimates working with subs and other vendors for scope gaps/changes.
  • Coordinate Value Engineering effort.

  • Manage GC and other directly contracted vendors by working with the onsite Construction Management team.
  • Ensure quality control process - ensuring compliance with required standards
  • Support client culture to ensure project and site is ran according to clients EHS policies
  • Lead procurement activities and coordinate all owner furnished contractor installed equipment
  • Provide report and tracking of project financials, including change order management & cashflow.
  • Monitor schedule, tracking and analysis
  • Ensure document control (track and coordinate addenda, bulletins, new drawing sets, clarifications, etc) process is in place.
  • Ensure QA/QC is being followed and report any issues/gaps.
  • Ensure tracking of all key project documents, including submittals, RFI's, change orders, invoices and payments, lien releases.
  • Coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors working with supply chain and consultants.

Close Out:
  • Initiate close out process prior to project completion, typically two to three months in advance with the client doc control team, setting timelines and responsibilities.
  • Establish close out documentation requirements. Ensure receipt of all close-out documents until completion, including warranties, as-builts, O&M manuals, etc.
  • Ensure punch list, substantial completion and final completion process through onsite Construction management team.
  • 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.
  • Assist client in scheduling, coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors, consultants.


  • Formal Project Management methods.
  • Cross functional team participation in a high-tech, dynamic environment
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Proven track record in delivering high-quality programs.
  • Ability to present to senior management to gain approvals.
  • Passionate about solving complex challenges within aggressive timelines.
  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment.
  • Experience in data center construction is preferred.

Preferred Education:
  • MBA or Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Business Administration, Project Management (or PMP), Engineering or a related field.

Additional Information

*On-site presence and requirements may change depending on our client's needs*

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


Phoenix, AZ
85098 USA



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