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Manager, Construction - Hybrid

Company: XPO
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. As the Manager, Construction, you will be a team member of a world class Real Estate Development program. You will manage multiple construction projects varying in scope of work on time and within budget. Become a part of our dynamic team, and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations. Pay, benefits and more.We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Oversee scheduling of work in line with company goals, objectives, and values across company locations
  • Communicate and manage all issues and risks affecting the projects
  • Communicate project status to project participants and internal departments accurately and on time.
  • Develop and implement solutions to correct any deviation and or conflict
  • Lead and manage a large team of second party professional A/E consultants to ensure effective project delivery
  • Develop estimates and manage budgets for construction related projects during the pre-construction phase
  • Manage the site Due Diligence process to ensure that all development risks are identified and quantified
  • Manage the approval and permitting phase of the pre-construction process and ensure approvals are in line with company requirements and timeline
  • Maintain positive relationships with jurisdictions and planning commissions to ensure same
  • Manage the detailed design phase of the projects, ensuring strict adherence to corporate specifications and attention to cost management
  • Managing the bidding, negotiation, and construction contract process
  • Monitor general contractor and vendor performance during construction phase
  • Manage project submittals, RFI's, and pay applications in a timely manner
  • Ensure that the projects are effectively handed over to the company operations group from the contractor with completed documentation and close-out documents
  • Ensure that the projected capital expenditure is under constant review and any anticipated deviations are highlighted and controlled
  • Ensure that construction projects are in line with current environmental health & safety laws and internal company standards
  • Use data to help improve decision making and work to become more cost effective
  • Provide the highest level of customer service and be a technical resource for service center leaders
  • Manage the contractor network for your assigned projects. Conduct quarterly performance reviews with contractors/ vendors and look to constantly improve on service levels
  • Must be able to independently multi-task and prioritize efficientlyWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 5 years of experience leading construction projects
    • Familiarity with building systems
    • The aptitude to perform semi-complex mathematical operationsIt'd be great if you also have:
      • 5 years of experience in a supervisory or management role
      • Experience working InternationallyThis job requires the ability to:
        • Travel periodically as required for site/project meetings and real time updates
        • Lift objects of various shapes and sizes up to 25 lbs. Frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally
        • Stand, sit or walk for long periods of time
        • Walk, reach (including above your head) and climb
        • Bend, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull
        • Tolerate hot or cold warehouse environmentsBe part of something big.#LI-Hybrid We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
          The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
          Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO, Ann Arbor , Manager, Construction - Hybrid, Executive , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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