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Are you seeking a rewarding and challenging career

that allows you to make a difference?

Sodexo Energy and Resource is seeking a Design and Construction Project Manager II in Houston, TX who will become a key member of Sodexo’s Design and Construction management team at one of our largest energy accounts. At Sodexo, we are in the business of constantly transforming the market and always delivering innovative solutions. This position will be in Houston, Texas, and will support a large portfolio of work for a single client. Sodexo is one of the largest, most progressive, and most well-respected companies in the world. We are seeking only highly qualified, energetic, and successful professionals for this position.

Are you the One?

We are looking for someone with experience managing a portfolio of projects and who is adept at managing client relationships, delivering on promises, and being a polished communicator. Project Managers are not merely construction managers. We manage the end-to-end process from conceptual planning to opening day and everything in between. Our project managers lead successful Design and Construction teams; review all phases of the construction documents, coordinate with local municipalities on plan reviews, monitor construction progress, and direct related problem resolution among stakeholders. We also help shape and control the communication plan back to our clients to ensure that projects are supported by a good plan and seamless coordination. Our project managers are also well-versed in quality control, safety, and project controls. We are strategic partners with our clients and work in a consultative capacity on many different levels. This is not a typical construction management job. There are elements of design, construction, construction management, and owner’s representation.

The successful candidate will:

  • Direct management of project teams. Understand and manage the contractual responsibilities of the client, professional service consultants, design consultants, and General Contractor.
  • Manage all project stakeholders to ensure they fulfill their contractual responsibilities.
  • Coordinating ideas for opening day activities just construction management.
  • Perform project coordination during the pre-design, design, construction, and implementation phase of assigned projects, and prepare necessary reports and documents as required.
  • Documentation of all processes
  • Ensure successful completion of assigned construction projects within the constraints of the budget, schedule, and scope of work. Delivery of projects on schedule and budget.
  • Managing the client relationship, regular, and meaningful communications
  • Active safety champion
  • Facilitating clear and productive meetings and delivering on deadlines and promises
  • Utilize daily project management integrated software (PMIS) program (Procore) and PM tools (Bluebeam, MS project, etc.) for all assigned projects.
  • Oversee construction project meetings, observe critical construction activities, lead progress meetings, sub-contractor coordination meetings, and other critical construction events, ensuring sub-contractors perform and behave in line with client and company expectations.
  • Provide regular portfolio reports, project updates, schedule updates, budget reconciliation, etc.
  • Provide forecasts and other required reports
  • Develop and monitor the critical path project schedule and execute according to plan for assigned projects.
  • Communicate positive and realistic expectations to the project team and client.
  • Holds self and others accountable for meeting key project metrics.
  • Assist with the development of project proposals. Review pricing and time extensions on all proposed changes and resolve differences.
  • An advanced understanding of working in a strategic partnership for a single client and what it means to represent the best interest of the company and the client.
  • Foster a team approach between owner representatives, design consultants, and general contractors.
  • Manage project closeout documents including, but not limited to, substantial completion requirements, warranties, lien releases, operations and maintenance manuals, attic stock, local agencies approvals, record documents, final systems reports, and final closeout requirements.
  • Work closely with the Operations team as it relates to the coordination of design progress and construction activities.
  • Responsible for conducting necessary site meetings such as assessment walks, pre-bid walks, pre-installation, mockups, punch list walks, or any necessary construction site meeting.
  • Coordinate any planned utility shutdowns with the Facility Operations team and client.
  • Coordinate any after-hour/weekend work with the Operations team to ensure proper Chevron Permit coverage.
  • Conduct QA/QC design review meetings.
  • Review construction documents such as RFIs, submittals, GC/professional service proposals, contracts, and invoices.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have :

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Other related industry certifications are encouraged - PMP, CCM, AIA, etc.
  • OSHA 30 Certification (may be obtained within the first 90 days of employment)
  • Design and Construction project management experience with new construction, renovations, infrastructure, and working in critical environments is preferred
  • Construction/project management experience working on projects that are adjacent to concurrent operations is preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of direct design and construction project management experience in the Building Construction Industry
  • Excellent speaking and writing abilities.
  • Top notch analytical skills
  • A service spirit that puts our clients first
  • Polished presentation skills
  • Firm understanding of construction finance and analytics
  • An adept problem solver and constant learner
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Proficient in Project Management, project scheduling software (Microsoft Project and/or Primavera P6), and financial accounting systems.
  • Advanced working knowledge of project scheduling and documentation techniques and processes.
  • Working knowledge of Bluebeam and drawing management systems.
  • Strong Personal Computer working capabilities in MS Office (excel, word, PowerPoint, Adobe Writer, Visio, and basic Windows environment).

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K, and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care, and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent, and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring, and career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which delivers tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care, and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge, and tremendous growth opportunities.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years experience in a supervisory capacity within construction

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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