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Real Estate Construction Project Mgr

Date: Jul 1, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201 CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. We have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

Position Details:

The Construction Project Manager will be responsible for planning, budgeting, executing, and monitoring of the design, engineering, and construction of small to midsize projects and initiatives.  You will lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams for the planning and implementation of initiatives providing facility solutions to company growth and change. The position will report to Senior Manager, Real Estate Development. You will have the ability to work from home 3 days per week. Travel up to 20% is required for the position to various Grainger facilities.

You Will:

  • Manage architectural and engineering disciplines and coordinate estimating, budgeting, contracting, scheduling, bidding, purchasing and value engineering activities.
  • Substantially interface with architects, engineers, contractors, and all others necessary for the implementation of design and construction.
  • Use the company specific systems for managing all aspects of the project: cost estimates, budgets, schedule, change orders, value engineering, progress reports.
  • Develop project programming requirements and specifications with cross functional team members/business partners to achieve business goals
  • Balance 5-10 projects at a time and deliver them within scope and on budget.
  • Communicate project updates to all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse range of personalities

You Have:

  • 3+ years as a Construction Project Manager with direct experience working with General Contractors and Architects
  • Construction management experience including preparation/administration of construction documents, technical knowledge of building materials and construction methodology
  • Ability to read/interpret construction documents
  • Experience with site planning, environmental assessment, geotechnical, zoning, and property acquisition due diligence
  • Planning and scheduling skills
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements, consulting/construction contracts
  • Working knowledge of construction billing and lien waivers

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.