Turnkey Construction Project Manager

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Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, California, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Los Angeles 

State: California

The Turnkey Project Manager will support the daily operations of the Turnkey Services department.  This position ensures that all projects are surveyed, designed, constructed according to customer specification within required timeframes and budgets.  This position will help to utilize the efficient use of contractors and other partners as needed to complete the project on time and within budget.  Other tasks such as scheduling projects, setting up vendors, developing partnerships, and oversight of financials will be assigned as required. A General Contractor license for the State of California is required for this role.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other job-related duties may be assigned in conformance with state and federal regulations.


Core Duties:


  • Manage project development from beginning to end. This includes but is not limited to surveying job sites, developing proposals, working with vendors to procure materials, drawings, permits, scheduling projects, and assignment of Vendors.
  • Manage each phase of the project including entitlement, design, permitting, bidding, contracting, construction, store start up, store turnover, and project close out.
  • Ensure all projects and programs are completed to internal and client satisfaction.
  • Responds to and resolves client/vendor issues as needed providing timely resolution. 
  • Partner with team to present project proposals that meet customer requirements and satisfy profit targets.
  • Partner with team to plan and implement project plans and timelines. Define project roles and responsibilities.
  • Provide technical advice and direction to make sure all scope of work requirements is met and complete.
  • Develop a system of tracking invoices from vendors, works with team to pay invoices from partners in a timely manner.
  • Develop a system for submitting invoices.  Work directly with E team and Project Coordinator to ensure invoices are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Work with partners to secure bid bonds as needed for programs as required by clients.
  • Utilizes robust technical contract knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate clearly/adequately and excel within a client facing role.
  • Provide project management for multiple sites and states.
  • Utilize knowledge of construction components, process, and methodologies.
  • Manage every aspect of the development process including consultants, general contractors, vendors, specialty contractors, budgets, internal departments, and developers.
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines.
  • Develop and present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions.
  • Oversee all due diligence functions.
  • Function within Web Based project management.
  • Proficient in facilities or new construction.


Additional Requirements:


  • May be required to climb ladders (including vertical ladders up multiple stories) and/or attached roof stairs (for each building assessed, at least once per on-site assessment).
  • Due to the possession of special skills or experience, may be assigned to perform various types of services such as, but not limited to facility condition assessments, structural, mechanical, civil, or environmental surveys; pre-construction document reviews; construction monitoring; desk reviews; report reviews; or document review.
  • Enhances professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying new and existing legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on necessary action.
  • Protects operations by keeping company information confidential.
  • Delivers outstanding customer service through timely response and proactive solutions to client’s needs.
  • Demonstrates BV’s guiding principles in support of the company's strategic goals.
  • Follows all documented policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and Work Instructions applicable to the position and support of BV's quality standards and strategic initiatives.
  • Maintains safe and clean work area by complying with all procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Must possess the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Ability to travel, on average, approximately  80% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane and driving as determined based on the project location to support the client and embedded team members.




This job does not have specific supervisory responsibilities.


QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Education and/or Experience:
    • B.S. or B.A. degree in Construction, Architecture or Engineering preferred but not required.
    • With degree, minimum of 5+ years retail project management experience.
    • In lieu of degree, 15+ years of retail project management experience is required.
    • At least 5 years of direct work experience in a project and/or account management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
    • Possesses Technical Contract knowledge.
    • Proven experience with at least 5 years of managing people and clients.


  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • General Contractor License in the State of California required.

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