11 days old

Manager, Construction

XPO Logistics, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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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 Logistics, 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 Construction Manager, 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 together with the Senior Manager 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 efficiently

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience or 10 years of experience leading projects
  • Familiarity with building systems
  • The aptitude to perform semi-complex mathematical operations

It'd be great if you also have:
  • 5 years of experience in a supervisory or management role
  • Experience working Internationally

This 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 walkfor long periods of time
  • Walk, reach (including above your head) and climb
  • Bend, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull
  • Tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

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.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

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 intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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