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The MEP Infrastructure Construction Senior Project Manager is an on-site construction project management / Owners Rep role that oversees numerous MEP upgrade/ equipment retrofit projects and some work relating to large ground-up development within large enterprise data centers across our confidential client’s portfolio. This is long term, continuous project management work.

Project Management & Construction Administration
  • Manage the upgrades/retrofit construction project process administration at various data center locations. Focus is on ability to manage multiple project at one time over multiple locations regionally.
  • Work upfront to forecast program budget, cash flow and commitment and get approval on spend working with the CBRE client’s Cost Control team
  • Update quarterly forecast, budget spend status and get management approval on funding requests
  • Drive improvement in the upgrade/retrofit program processes and documentation/ workflow through stakeholders feedback and/or based on measurement of important metrics

Pre-construction / Design / Planning
  • Work with Contractor(s) / A&E design team to create and establish the Master Project Schedule, based on the Critical Path and key milestones
  • Create and establish the Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard costs
  • Support Contractor pre-qualification, bid solicitation, bid analysis and recommendations
  • Support Contract negotiation, typically in concert with the Client’s PM and legal counsel, including establishment of all GC “business terms” including mark-ups, fees, insurance, labor rates, escalation, etc.
  • Coordinate Design Team activities
  • Ensure A&E is completing the complete list of City and/or other Authority approvals process, permitting, etc
  • Coordinate Constructability review of the project documents
  • Provide / gather cost estimates working with subs and other vendors for scope gaps/changes
  • Coordinate Value Engineering effort
  • Produce Cash flow projections on a monthly or quarterly basis as required

  • Manage General Contractor and other directly contracted vendors by working though onsite Construction Management team
  • Manage Cost / Change Control, including change order review, negotiation, & recommendations, delay analysis - At program level 
  • Coordinate Value Engineering
  • Ensure Budget Management and Tracking
  • Schedule monitoring, 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, etc is being enforced
  • Coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors working with supply chain and consultants

Project Close Out / Fit-Up

  • Initiate close out process prior to project completion, typically two to three months in advance with Document 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum six (6) years of related experience and/or training. Bachelor of Science preferred with a concentration in Business Administration, Construction Management, Project Management, and/or Engineering.

Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report responsibilities) required if specific duties include direct report responsibilities.

Previous technical Project Management or Coordination preferred. Mission critical or Industrial facilities upgrades and retrofits for project management. Experience with scheduling applications like Primavera P6, P3 is preferred.


PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices. Experience with Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, Drawings, Hangouts preferred. 

Formal Project Management methods / best practices. 
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. 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.


Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.

US Company Profile

About CBRE (NYSE: CBRE): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Work in an inclusive and collaborative environment with supportive teammates. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

CBRE has a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

As a Fortune 500 worldwide leader in real estate services, CBRE’s more than 80,000 professionals provide exceptional outcomes for clients in 60+ countries. When it comes to real estate, CBRE sees potential everywhere. We turn scale into strength, expense into performance, and property into prosperity. Visit cbre.us.

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