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Project Manager - Construction

Company: CBRE
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Project Manager - Construction

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GWS Segment

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Project Management


Newport News - Virginia - United States of America

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) - Local is a hard services-led, tailored facility management solution. We self-perform hard services while partnering with best-in-class soft service providers to offer custom facility and project management solutions to our clients. We focus on empowering our team with a high-level of downstream accountability resulting in an agile and efficient service delivery.

In addition to our core facility and project management capabilities, our platform offers direct access to our Best-in-Class services including ESG, Security Consulting, Workplace Strategy, and Workplace Experience.

Position Summary:

The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting Facility Design Managers and Design Team Members with tracking critical milestones and activities of capital expenditure projects including renovations, tenant improvements, and new construction for Ferguson leased and owned facilities. The Project Coordinator communicates and documents project transfers from Real Estate to Design and Design to Construction. This position also provides project support to entire design team and manages miscellaneous activities such as furniture and artwork. The Project Coordinator supervises the activities of the project coordinator team.

What you will do:

--- Contributes to and supports Facilities Design through performance of routine tasks and processes.

--- Coordinate and manage weekly project coordination meetings

--- Various coordination efforts with external departments and/or consultants on Design's behalf

--- Management of design workload tracking software (Kanban)

--- Data entry in asset management software (Lucernex)

--- Track furniture design and proposals

--- Track artwork design and proposals

--- Record Work Coordinator - soliciting field verification and existing conditions as-built information for new projects

--- Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) document management - updating documented workflows for various activities within the Facilities Department that involve design effort

--- Manage Project Coordination Team (2) - delegate tasks, mentor, and review work

What you will Need:

--- Bachelor's degree in Interior Design, Architecture, Construction Management, Business Administration or related field preferred.

--- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

--- Minimum five years of related experience preferred.

--- Understanding of Building Design and Construction Business

--- Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

--- Basic understanding of accounting principles.

--- Skilled in oral and written communication.

--- Strong software competency: Microsoft Office Suite

--- Basic AutoCad knowledge is a plus


We lead by example, guided by the needs of the cities we inhabit, the communities we build, and the world we live in. The more perspectives we have, the more dimensions we're able to see. A culture of respect, integrity, service, and excellence shapes our approach to every opportunity.

Our competitive and comprehensive benefits program was designed to make sure you feel valued with benefits that support the mental, physical, emotional, and financial health of you and your family.

Maintain your career momentum with the best tools and training in the industry. You'll have everything you need to thrive in your role: challenging work, dedication to results, fast-paced assignments, and a culture of constant learning.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are more than just values-they're a competitive advantage. By crafting a place where our employees are recognized for their contribution and given a chance to grow, we regularly open ourselves and our business to new opportunities.

Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have 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.

Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.


CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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