JOB TITLE: Design Construction Manager

Data centers are our pedigree and innovation is our DNA – bringing new approaches to our customers, the way we work, and the world at large. Behind each innovation are the very people who conceive it and work hard to see it become reality.

As a result of our exciting growth, we are looking to add a Construction Design Manager to our team.

SUMMARY: This individual will support all aspects of pre-construction design including oversight of employee and third-party organizations engaged.  A successful Design Manager with Aligned will possess a hunger to drive efficiencies and innovation, the humility to understand we are all working together during the construction process and a heart to provide exceptional service to both internal and external customers and vendors. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Support proposed and approved construction project design and status of project cost while tracking/overseeing schedules to stay on budget.
  • Assist with building and maintaining cost models for new market entry and build to suit construction projects both nationally and internationally. Provide support to the Senior Director during the RFP process as requested.
  • Conduct technical review of construction plans with understanding of architectural design within data center environment. Communicate conceptual designs to multiple internal Aligned teams with required project documentation prior to and during construction.
  • Support day to day pre-construction projects and initiatives (engage with architects and equipment providers as required).
  • Collaborate and work closely with internal Procurement, Platform and Finance teams during pre-con process with ability to problem solve and define production requirements.
  • Coordinate all pre-construction activities with building operations while promoting safety and compliance initiatives and requirements on site.
  • Ownership and communication of design status, cost modeling, risk assessment and follow through during pre-construction, as defined, across our sites.
  • Assist in the creation of programs that allows Aligned Leadership to track and manage all elements of pre-construction projects in real time; think outside the box making recommendations for creative, efficient, and innovative solutions prior to and during construction design stages.
  • Work directly with our Platform Delivery team to optimize and improve project delivery schedules and efficiencies.
  • Ownership of all administrative duties associated with Aligned pre-construction projects as required.
  • 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.

STRONGLY DESIRED WORKING EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Project Management Software (MS Projects, Prolog, Procore, BIM 360, or similar).
  • Knowledge and experience working with CAD a plus

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ Construction Design Management experience within data center environment strongly preferred.
  • Mechanical/Electrical background a plus.
  • Advanced experience in Excel required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, with strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality always.
  • Ability to understand and follow clear directions and meet specific deadlines with reporting, communication and project schedules.
  • Team Player across the organization
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • May travel at times up to 50%
  • 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.

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Does this sound like you? If so, we want to talk to you. Email careers@alignedenergy.com to learn more about our open roles.

Our employees enjoy great benefits, a flexible work environment and open PTO.

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.