Construction Project Manager (per project employment) (BVTA)

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Date: Mar 23, 2023

Location: Remote, Remote, 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: Remote 

State: Remote

The Construction Project Manager will be responsible for leading the overall direction, completion, program management, and financial outcome of multiple retail projects with the construction services realm. This position will require a significant amount of travel throughout the United States.  



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


Core Duties:


  • Serve as an extension of the client/owner’s design and construction staff overseeing the work of general contractors, designers, and vendors.
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Execute stellar client delivery starting with pre-construction services (bid/permit/schedule), construction oversight (construction/change orders/invoicing/punch lists), store start-up and turnover, and project close out.
  • Navigate and oversee contract administration and change order review.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly with clients as well as teams and stakeholders and possess strong client facing skills.
  • Provide project management for multiple sites and states concurrently with stellar organization across multiple initiatives.
  • Knowledge of construction components, process, and methodologies and cost estimation required.
  • Manage every aspect of the development process including consultants, general contractors, vendors, specialty contractors, budgets, internal departments, and developers for each project pipeline.
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines for multiple projects and delegate to appropriate personnel.
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions to leadership teams and clients.
  • Must have proposal preparation, budget development, forecasting, and financial management experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with web based project management is necessary.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret complex construction documents. 


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.


  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Strong consideration will be given to those that are PMP and LEED certified
    • Valid driver's license is required with no significant MVA points/violations.


  • Other Qualifications:
    • Personal credit sufficient to charge business travel expenses of up to $3,000 required.
    • Good verbal and written communications skills; good analytical skills and detail-oriented; ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; strong time management skills and ability to adhere to deadlines while maintaining accuracy; willing to challenge and ask questions; driven to achieve; ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
    • Ability to use and skillfully operate a computer is essential to this position.
    • Ability to use and skillfully operate an electronic tablet efficiently in the field for live data collection is essential to this position.
    • Must be able to work from a remote location.
    • Must have a cell phone and supply your own internet service.
    • Occasional weekend travel required.
    • Must be willing to fly and live near (or be willing to relocate to) a major metropolitan area with reasonable access to a major airport
    • Ability to travel, on average, approximately  80% of time to client sites across the U.S. via plane or driving. Overnight stays away from home may be required.
    • Knowledge of construction components, process and methodologies required.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with BV employees and customers.
    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications with a strong emphasis in MS PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

  • Sit for extended periods of time
  • Use of a computer for the primary portion of a workday
  • Repetitive use of hands/fingers for keyboard interaction
  • Talk
  • Hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Walk (material part of an 8-hour workday, up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time.)
  • Stand (material part of an 8-hour workday, up to 3 to 4 continuous hours at one time. )
  • Sit                  
  • Climb Stairs  
  • Climb various types of ladders to access flat roofs/hatch access (at least once for each building assessed)
  • Balance                         
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Lift and or move (occasionally up to 40 pounds)
  • Operate an electronic tablet in the field for live data collection (up to 50% workweek)
  • Operating a motor vehicle
  • Travel by Plane, Motor Vehicle, Train (up to 80% of workweek)


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  EEO/AAE: Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. M/F/V/D are encouraged to apply. Questions:, 800-733-0660.  Our Bureau Veritas culture includes a robust mix of sound business practices and employee initiatives that promote personal and professional development, work/life balance, health and wellness and community involvement. We believe every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. We are committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities, “disabled Veterans,” or Veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply. We value the service Veterans have given to our country and we strongly support the hiring of returning Service Members. We are a federal contractor and request priority referrals of protected Veterans.

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