Energy and Sustainability Project Manager

  • CBRE
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
  • Sep 07, 2018
Full time Communication - Public Outreach Energy Energy Efficiency Environmental Science - Engineering Green Building - Sustainable Development Sustainability

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY  

The purpose of this position is to plan, direct, and coordinate all aspects of the project lifecycle from planning stage through transition to post project support with focus on working within predetermined estimates and timelines. To control the flow of information on each project to ensure the owner, construction manager, architect, subcontractors and CBRE company personnel understand the quality and schedule requirements of the project.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

Projects will include reviewing the maintenance work orders of equipment and building operation. The goal is for you to review the work order to see if a solution can be resolved remotely or send out to the local team to fix on site.
Projects will focus on building operation standards and to standardize optimal operation of all buildings through energy efficiency.

Manages the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in the implementation of Building Systems and Technology upgrades, retrofits and new installation projects. Directs internal and external team members, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure clear understanding of scope, timelines, and budget requirements.

Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares project plans, project delivery resource requirements, work plan schedule and milestones, ensures quality control, risk identification and mitigation planning. 

Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex construction documents, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, project charters, bid specifications and construction drawings

Directs, reviews or approves project design drawings/changes and review with team members and subcontractors to ensure all responsible parties have a clear understanding of proper mechanical and electrical installation requirements.

Maintains project budget and prepare change orders throughout project when necessary for any additional work.

Creates and maintains project schedule utilizing MS Project, Excel, or other cloud based scheduling tools.

Works in conjunction with various internal Team Lead/Supervisors, while utilizing scheduling tools in scheduling internal resources and external subcontractors.

Monitors and assists internal and external project team members with material procurement, drawing preparation, shipping and overall implementation strategy. 

Works in conjunction with Project Administrator to coordinate all paperwork and documentation required for each project including Billing, Schedules of Values, AIA documents, pay applications, change orders and subcontractor contracts.

Attends job progress meetings virtually or in-person as required by the project(s) and compile meeting notes for distribution to team members as needed.

Communicates frequently and effectively with owners, construction managers, architects and other project team members.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  

Continuously identifies areas needing improvement and implement changes to increase effectiveness and productivity.

Assists in developing and documenting Project Management Office (PMO) standards of operation and documentation.

Facilitates client training classes as requested.

Submits project status reports to Vice President of Operations and/or Executive Vice President as requested.

Other duties may be assigned. 

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

QUALIFICATIONS  

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. 


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  

Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Construction Management or any similar type of Bachelor's degree program or minimum five years industry experience or minimum two years' experience within Operations at CBRE, Inc.

Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Construction Management or any similar type of Bachelor's degree program and minimum 10 years industry experience preferred but not required.


CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  

None. 
A valid driver's license with a good driving record for applicable vehicles, without restrictions, or limiting conditions. (Corrective lenses permitted)


COMMUNICATION SKILLS  

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, exhibit a professional attitude, and possess time management skills.

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.

Must be an active listener, giving full attention to what others people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  

Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.

Possess a working knowledge of arithmetic. 


REASONING ABILITY  

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

Must possess critical thinking skills using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions and approaches to problems.

Must possess problem solving skills and be able to identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and offer/implement solutions.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  

Must possess judgment and decision making skills and be able to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

Knowledge of business management principals involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique and coordination of people and resources. Knowledge of principals and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.


SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  

Knowledge of computer hardware and software including applications and programming.

Must possess knowledge of MS Office suite and MS Project.

Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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