Construction Manager-1

at Bridgestone Americas in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Company Overview

Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) is part of Bridgestone Americas and employs over 22,000 teammates in North America. BSRO operates more than 2,200 company-owned stores, including Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus and Wheel Works locations. With locations across North America and more than $3 billion in tire and auto service sales, Bridgestone Retail Operations is the right place to build a career.

Whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name, you are a valued teammate, and part of our larger mission to “Serve Society with Superior Quality.” We start by offering each teammate more than just competitive pay. We provide formal training, performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, competitive healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build towards your future.

We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole self to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you’re made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.

Job Category

Real Estate & Property Management

Position Summary

?This position is responsible for managing the construction process of new stores and special projects from inception to operations turnover. Also responsible for technical construction negotiations with developers, landlords, general contractors, outside architects, and engineering consultants. This position can sit anywhere in the United States


+ Participate in the negotiation of construction activities to establish the terms, milestone schedules, criteria, etc. incorporated as exhibits to various types of Agreements and projects.

+ Establish project schedule and adapt activities, when necessary, to meet construction related delivery dates

+ Identify potential contractors for project use and submit for approval

+ Ability to accurately budget projects and submit for approval

+ Manage the GC competitive bidding process through contract execution

+ Monitoring and enforcement of criteria compliance and quality control during all phases of construction

+ Manage the flow of information related to construction activities between BSRO internal departments and external contractors, architects, engineers, developers, landlords, and AHJs

+ Ensure the timely and accurate review of documents throughout the budgeting, entitlement, jurisdictional approval, and construction process.

+ Review and understand the scope and budgetary impact of outside contractor, architect and engineer activities related to code investigation, completion of plans, specifications, bidding and permitting.

+ When applicable, act as the BSRO representative to building department and code officials

+ Organize and conduct construction meetings and activities (i.e. project kickoff, pre-bid, pre-construction, site visits, etc.).

+ Coordinate the turnover of new store projects to the Store Opening and Operations teams, ensuring a smooth transition from construction to store opening.

+ Support the Facilities team as needed with first year warranty or latent defect claims and repairs.

+ Responsible for financial and document closeout of completed projects while ensuring audit compliance throughout the project.

+ Additional responsibilities as assigned by Real Estate leadership

Minimum Qualifications

+ BS, BA required in engineering, architecture, or construction management

+ 7+ years experience in multi site construction management

+ Experience in greenfield development, design, and/or planning preferred

+ General knowledge of all construction disciplines (civil, structural, architectural, electrical, and mechanical) and ADA requirements.

+ Proven track record of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously while working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities

+ An innovate, team-centric collaborator who understands there is more than one way to solve a problem.

+ General systems knowledge (CAD, Excel, Word)

+ Ability to travel 50-75%, including overnight trips and weekends as needed to meet business needs

+ Ability to climb a ladder, lift up to 30lbs, and stand for several hours at a time.

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

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Job Posting: JC261096583

Posted On: Jun 12, 2024

Updated On: Jul 22, 2024

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