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Senior Construction Manager

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Construction
New York
Postal Code
United States

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When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you'll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.

*This requisition has one opening only, but open to candidates in the Philadelphia, New York or DC areas.


As a Senior Construction Manager with Hines, you will act as the Owner's representative for industrial and logistics development in the Hines East Region, manage all activities associated with the design and construction of a base building and/or interior improvements plus miscellaneous capital projects while adhering to the project schedule, budget, quality aspirations, lender and/or ownership (partner) requirements. You will also manage and mentor Assistant Construction Managers and Hines support personnel. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the design team selection process and in developing scope of work, schedule requirements and deliverables. Negotiate these contracts on behalf of ownership
  • Participate in subcontractor bidding and selection process
  • Coordinate and facilitate general construction activities
  • Assist in preparation of project budget and capital improvement project projections including contingency budgeting
  • Interface with Hines Conceptual Construction group and assist in drawing and specification preparation as well as review pricing and consultant/construction contracts
  • Manage and develop Assistant Construction Managers as needed
  • Monitor and review contractors' work as it relates to budget, schedule, quality and owner's program
  • Direct activities of architects/engineers
  • Prepare construction updates for the development group and/or ownership
  • Prepare and monitor cost estimates, budget updates, change order reports
  • Review working drawings
  • Administer change order procedures and contractor progress payments
  • Maintain and monitor the progress of punch lists
  • Control project documentation and historical data regarding construction
  • Assist Owner and/or tenants in space planning, budget preparation, material selection, cost estimating, construction contracts and cost monitoring
  • Encourage a safe working environment and reviews all required OSHA and Worker's Compensation safety and accident reports with the General Contractor



Minimum Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in construction science, engineering or related field from an accredited institution
  • Ten or more years of general contractor or construction related experience in the industrial/logistics sector, with five of the years being in a management role
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England as project needs dictate
  • Use olfactory, auditory and visual senses to inspect buildings/constructions sites and detect emergency alarms
  • Ability to climb up and down stairs, ride temporary construction hoists, access restrictive openings and perform
    punch lists and emergency procedures
  • Demonstrate understanding and successful application of general construction terminology and processes
  • Experience with greenfield and brownfield development, including familiarity with land entitlement process
  • Read and interpret construction related manuals, research/instructional reports, safety rules, and methods and procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work.
  • Read and interpret detailed construction drawings and specifications and communicate findings with team
  • Negotiate and interpret the intent of contract documents and mediate disputes as needed
  • Analyze and interpret various types of data in order to draw conclusions and solve problems
  • Maintain a calm demeanor in emergencies
  • Compose business letters, expositions, summaries, and reports, using proper format, punctuation, grammar, diction and style
  • Speak before an audience with confidence, using appropriate communication skills/style
  • Demonstrate strong initiative
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working atmosphere among staff and contractors
  • Exchange ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions
  • Perform numerical and financial calculations including calculating surfaces, volumes, weights and measures


Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 205 cities in 24 countries. Hines has approximately $133.3 billion* of assets under management, including $71 billion for which Hines serves as an investment manager, including non-real estate assets, and $62.3 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 165 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,393 properties, totaling over 459 million square feet. The firm's current property and asset management portfolio includes 539 properties, representing over 232 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information. *AUM includes both the global Hines organization as well as RIA AUM.

We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.

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10+ to 15 years

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