• Sr. Construction Project Manager (VA7)

    NTT America Solutions, Inc. Ashburn, VA 20147

    Job #2226413340

  • At NTT we believe that by using innovative technology we can solve global challenges and create a world that is sustainable and secure. We are looking for curious people, from diverse backgrounds, that are keen to work in a fast-paced and agile environment.

    At NTT we trust our employees to do the right thing, even when no one is watching, which is why we offer flexibility in the workplace. The majority of our roles are hybrid, meaning we encourage a balance of working from home and our local office. Ask our recruitment team if this is a hybrid role.

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    The Senior Construction Project Manager is responsible for overall project success, including project oversight, direction, and strategy over multiple $100+ Million data center construction projects, particularly relating to safety, schedule, scope, budget, and quality.

    Working at NTT

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Lead a team of professionals to safely deliver major capital construction projects of $100m+ to support the acquisition of new clients.

    • Develop and maintain relationships with key customers, operations, finance, and internal department leaders to assure project team fulfills the mission and objectives of the capital projects.

    • Direct and support project teams in the preparation and execution of tasks throughout all phases of the project process; includes identifying scopes of work, resource requirements, cost estimates and budgets, work plan schedule and milestones, quality control, and risk mitigation.

    • Oversee General Contractor, direct contractors (ex. Commissioning Agents), third party testing agencies, the project controls and MEP teams for each project to ensure tasks are completed on time and within budget.

    • Primary liaison to the NTT GDC Americas, Inc. Design Managers to aid in the harmonization and coordination of Architecture/Engineering activities in a timely manner.

    • Integrate Subject Matter Experts, internal and customer stakeholders to support design, and lead construction teams to create a master development program for site(s)

    • Support Design team leadership for environmental, entitlement and permitting requirements.

    • Provide guidance to the project delivery resources/team in achieving project goals. Implement communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed.

    • Develop and implement strategic sourcing plans for GC/subs and specialty vendor selection, award, and contracts.

    • Facilitate project meetings. Implement and align project documentation governance with company requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.

    • Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget, and schedule. Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure internal approvals, and manage change throughout the coursed of the project.

    • Assesses and quantify change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality, and risk.

    • Optimize project cost effectiveness and budget utilization including constructability reviews and Value Engineering (VE) into design process.

    • Implement and lead typical Project level management tasks including contract status, finance/funding/payment status, budget updates, schedule baseline and monthly updates (EVM), submittals, contract documentation, project records and final contract hand off.

    • Develop and implement project level financial controls, pay application processing, project change review and pricing, release of retention, claims, and resolutions.

    • Validate drawings and specifications accurately reflect the desired construction quality and ensure any item requiring remediation is documented and remediated to owner satisfaction.

    • Ensure all field installations are in accordance with the design.

    • Develop, implement, monitor and assure systems are in place to deliver highest quality standards for project safety- from start to finish.

    • Provide leadership to confirm all Contractors and Suppliers are following safety best practices and producing the industry leading performance expected.

    • Monitor and control risk management insurance and liability controls for assigned projects.

    • Lead typical construction management monthly project meetings, (OAC, Design, MEP, ACx, etc.)

    • Present executive summary and status reports to internal Senior leadership

    • Provide on-site support for sales and marketing team to present NTT Values to prospective new clients.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Understanding of Project Management, Planning, Construction Management, and Data Centers.

    • Demonstrated leadership ability in dealing with Owners, Architects, Contractors, and internal stakeholders.

    • Extensive knowledge of prime contracts including lump sum, GMP, hard bid, negotiated, design-build, etc. Specifically including EVM methods and payment systems.

    • Extensive knowledge of P6 Critical path scheduling systems, overall project cost control, budgeting, and value engineering as applied to buildings and systems used in Data Center project delivery.

    • Familiarity of all aspects of Development design and Construction- to include site work, core, and shell, mechanical and electrical, utilities, finishes, etc.

    • Ability to work in an international team environment and interact with all levels of management, including C-Suite reviews.

    • Strong executive presence - able to convey complex and technical concepts to a non-construction audience.

    • Must be very organized, analytical, and structured with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

    • Manages stress and/or fast pace effectively.

    What will make you a good fit for the role?

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, business, construction management or relevant field required.

    • 15+ years' experience in General and/or Specialty Construction Project Management with 10+ years' experience in data center or similar mission critical facilities construction.

    • Experience in managing $100M+ projects.

    • Experience in urban environments with difficult logistics and fast-track schedules.

    • Experience in construction management, capital budget management, and knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems.

    • Knowledge of industry standards, building codes and safety standards including fire protection regulations.

    • Ability to demonstrate strong capability and expertise in Primavera, MS Project, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • LEAN Construction knowledge and application of those tools.

    • Building Environment Accreditations (i.e., LEED, SITES, TRUE, WELL).

    • Mechanical and Electrical systems quality and commissioning leadership in construction of Mission Critical Facilities.

    • Mission critical, infrastructure, and/or data center construction experience.

    • Multi-project experience in large scale construction management, mission critical or infrastructure preferred.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Primarily walking, standing, and bending on project site.

    • Able to hear and speak into a telephone.

    • Close visual work on a computer terminal.

    • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate any required computer keyboard, mouse, and other technical instruments.

    • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

    WORK CONDITIONS

    • 80%: Construction jobsite at various levels of development

    • 20%: Standard office; Data Center environment with varying temperatures and loud noises; extensive daily usage of workstation or computer.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Working at assigned project sites physically present with the on-site construction teams on a routine basis. Work locations currently include; Hillsboro, Oregon; Chicago, Illinois; Ashburn, Virginia; Phoenix, Arizona. Remote consideration may be given to exceptionally qualified candidates on interim basis. Periodic travel to secondary sites main offices or team meeting sites will be required.

    • Must possess a current, valid state-issued driver's license.

    Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with us. Apply today.

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    NTT is proud to be an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to providing an environment free of unfair discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, veteran status, or other protected category.