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Construction Project Manager

Company name
Garmin Ltd.

Olathe, KS, United States

Employment Type

Civil Engineering, Construction, Manager, Project Management, Engineering, Sciences

Posted on
Mar 04,2019

Valid Through
Jun 17,2019

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Construction Project Manager','19000GB','!*!As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications.We are looking for a Construction Project Manager located at our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. This professional will manage large complex, cross-functional facilities projects across multiple locations related to facilities planning, design, construction management, strategic planning and development and execution of major facilities plans. Essential functions for this role include: Lead large and multiple small, complex, cross-functional projects simultaneously by defining scope, developing schedules, estimating and monitoring costs Manage project scope, including project budgets and change ordersManage and coordinates budgeting, scheduling, design, bidding, construction, and relocation requirements for renovation and new construction projectsPerform project closing documents and tasksLead space programming and space planningLead space utilization analysis and general design workLead in the development of design and implementation of office standards Lead the selection of fixtures, furniture (system/office and ancillary) and equipmentEnsure that all functions remain on schedule and that issues are escalated and resolved with the projects meeting successful completionBecome highly knowledgeable in the specifications, capabilities and operation of Garmin facilities operationsInspects and coordinates construction, telecommunications, security, IT, furniture, move-in requirements, signage and landscaping as it pertains to a projectCollaborates and drives core teams to develop solutions and lead team(s) through implementation and completion while developing and maintaining strategic working relationshipsTranslate operational requirements and mission needs into technical terminology and specifications to ensure the solutions are aligned with Garmin objectives Creates, maintains and distributes routine reports including status, completion and updated Gantt chartsManage/oversee team(s) responsible for delivery of projectsServes as a primary client contact and escalation point for any program/project issuesMeet or exceed budget goals with department’s annual capital and expense budgetsRespond to customer and vendor inquiriesManage and oversee contracts tied to construction related projectsEnsure compliance with all regulatory agenciesAct as liaison between customer and associates of other departments within Garmin supporting planning, reviewsIdentify and recommend improvements in Garmin facilities, documentation and proceduresYou may also demonstrate a high level of professionalism in all customer contact activities. ','!*!Garmin is seeking the following required education, experience and skills for this role:Bachelor of Science Degree in an engineering, facilities or technical related discipline (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Facility Management as examples) from a four-year college or university AND a minimum of 10 years work experience performing substantially similar essential functionsExperience managing budgets for large construction projectsDemonstrates proficient knowledge of construction materials, processes and equipmentDemonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skillsDemonstrates effective presentation skills and public speaking experience Demonstrates broad knowledge of facilities systems and operationProficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project and PowerPointMust be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with othersMust be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervisionAbility to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environmentMaintain flexibility to travelCandidates with the following desirable qualifications are preferred:Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning (HVAC) CertificationElectrical CertificationPlumbing CertificationsProject Management (PMP) CertificationMaster’s degree in a related technical fieldOur benefits, designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life, keep us competitive and allow our associates to make their own decisions about their well-being and future. We offer a choice of healthcare plans—with low or no premiums—which consistently rank in the 90th percentile when compared to other high-tech employers, plus dental and vision plans for you and your family. In addition, our financial benefits rate 82% above the median for technology companies comparable in size. Our 401K retirement plan provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount.  Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.','Facilities','US-KS-Olathe','','Operations','Full-time','','Construction Project Manager

Company info

Garmin Ltd.
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Company Profile
Garmin is founded on the principles of innovation, convenience, performance, value, and service. Our co-founders Gary Burrell and Dr. Min Kao, display our innovative products in the lobby of our Olathe, Kansas, world headquarters. What began as a brainstorming session of a handful of engineers around a card table in 1989 has evolved into a worldwide collaborative effort of thousands of colleagues. Garmin’s goal, as it was then, remains simple: To create navigation and communication devices that can enrich our customers’ lives. Our innovative products span various areas of interest, including automotive, aviation, marine, fitness, outdoor recreation and wireless applications.

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