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Construction Manager

Company: Aligned Data Centers
Location: Ashburn
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Does the thought of joining one of the fastest-growing, privately held data center companies sound exciting to you? Do you enjoy collaborating with team members to drive and operate some of the industry's leading and most innovative infrastructure solutions? Join our incredible team at Aligned that is powering the platforms of many of the world's leading hyperscale and enterprise customers.At Aligned, not only do we celebrate success across our platform, we celebrate the very teams that drive and support that success! As an Aligned team member, enjoy benefits like excellent health care, education and training, giving back through volunteer opportunities, year-round staff appreciation events and awards, an overall great corporate culture, and much more.We are a company dedicated to driving employee and customer success as well as positive change in the industry through continuous data center innovation, diversity and inclusion, and corporate sustainability. Be part of our AlignedDNA.Check out our website ( You can also find us on LinkedIn or Facebook to learn more about our team, our sustainability initiatives and recent news releases. JOB TITLE: Senior Manager, Service DeliverySUMMARY: The Senior Manager, Service Delivery supports all aspects of construction management and data center fit out including oversight of employee and third-party organizations to complete a specific project while coordinating with other Managers on the same Aligned project site. This position requires strong self-management skills and the ability to work cross functionally with other departments as well as reporting progress to customers to achieve a successful customer fit out experience. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate all live construction activities with building operations while promoting safety and compliance initiatives and requirements on site.
  • Lead the management of current data center fit out projects and status of project cost while tracking/overseeing all permits and time schedules to stay on budget with customer fit out construction.
  • Direct the day-to-day operations and long-term strategic direction of Construction projects (in various regions). Projects will be large, fast moving, complex, and require a high degree of coordination and proactive leadership.
  • Organize and partner with cross function work groups, including design, procurement, operations, IT/Network, and finance as needed to achieve construction management best practices
  • Assist in the creation of programs that allows Aligned Operational Leadership to track and manage all elements of construction projects in real time.
  • Work directly with Solutions Architect team members to optimize and improve project budget and delivery schedules.
  • Report weekly project schedule and progress with Customer Success Managers in the oversight and direction of all construction activities and construction personnel.
  • Own and maintain all administrative duties associated with fit out projects (to include, but not limited to: Request for Proposals, Project Award Notification and Semi-Annual Business Reviews.
  • Assist in the set up and management of project budgets according to the project controls procedures set forth by Senior Leadership. Work within Aligned cost tracking system (defined by finance).
  • Work closely with Aligned and/or 3rd party on-site Project Manager to track all the cost aspects of a project to include, but not limited to:
  • Input all commitments into cost tracking system including establishing a schedule of values for each commitment that aligns with the cost coding structure established.
  • Input and track cost events into the cost tracking system and track cost events until they are closed.
  • Assist with the review of requests for change orders.
  • With oversight and direction, maintain proactive communication between the Aligned Service Delivery Team, Financial/ Accounting and Senior Leadership Teams.
  • Review and initial approval of construction related invoices.
  • Audit cost codes with invoices, contracts and purchase orders.
  • Input all requests for change orders and track their status
  • Work closely with the Operations Leadership Team; assist in the reporting of all financials of ongoing projects including forecast of project budgets and cash flow reporting monthly. STRONGLY DESIRED WORKING EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • Project Management Software (MS Projects, Prolog, Procore, BIM 260, or similar).
    • MEP Systems
    • Mission Critical Environments MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent.
      • 5-7 years Project/Construction Management experience
      • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
      • Ability to multi-task, with strong time management and organizational skills.
      • Ability to understand and follow clear directions and meet specific deadlines with reporting, communication, and project schedules.
      • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications.
      • May travel at times up to 25%
      • Knowledge of construction cost estimating methods and development of scopes of work.
      • Ability to understand construction project scopes.
      • Able to monitor and interpret design and schedule changes and forecast their impact on overall project costs.The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Aligned is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

Keywords: Aligned Data Centers, Germantown , Construction Manager, Professions , Ashburn, Maryland

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