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Associate Project Manager

Company: CBRE
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Associate Project Manager

Job ID




Service line

GWS Segment

Role type


Areas of Interest

Construction, Project Management


Beaverton - Oregon - United States of America, Hillsboro - Oregon - United States of America, Hood River - Oregon - United States of America, Lake Oswego - Oregon - United States of America, Milwaukie - Oregon - United States of America, Portland - Oregon - United States of America, Tigard - Oregon - United States of America

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a significant contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, demonstrating the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

About the role

CBRE is searching for a hard-working, motivated construction professional to provide support within the MARCUS ( moves, adds relocations, utilities & security) program managing construction projects for a confidential large technology client.

This job is required to be onsite full-time in The Dalles, OR area.

What you'll do


  • Create and establish the Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard costs, bonds, insurance, contingencies, allowances, etc.
  • Contractor and subcontractor pre-qualification, bid solicitation, bid analysis and recommendations
  • Design Team coordination to Client's pre-determined Design Guidelines and standards.
  • Constructability review of the project documents
  • Value Engineering - proactively identify ways to perform work more efficiently, effectively, and for less money
  • Project financial management including: Cash flow projections, pay application and change order review and approval.
  • Assist clients in identifying, scoping, buying-out and scheduling all Owner-direct vendors, equipment suppliers, consultants, including internal vendors (IT, security, etc.)

    Construction & Project Administration

    • Manage General Contractor including compliance with construction contracts, contract budget, changes, payment terms, schedule management, and all other responsibilities within their construction contract.
    • Cost Management / Change Control, including invoice review, change order review, negotiations, recommendations, and delay analysis. Define project risk and track and share with clients in real time.
    • Budget Management, tracking, schedule monitoring and analysis
    • Document control (track and coordinate addenda, bulletins, new drawing sets, clarifications, etc.)
    • QA/QC assistance- supervise consultants as needed
    • Site Safety Monitoring & Reporting
    • Invoice / Payment Application processing, tracking and reporting
    • Coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors, consultants and internal Vendors
    • Regular updating of Master Project Budget, Schedule and Project Cash Flow through life of project
    • Commissioning: Oversee the Commissioning Plan and the Commissioning process to completion and final reporting and document closeout. Know the 5 levels of Data Center Commissioning,...enforce compliance.
    • Perform job walks (building and site) on a regular basis to and monitor safety, quality and progress payments on an as needed basis. In some cases this will be a daily activity. This may include walking up multiple flights of stairs and/or scaffolding.

      Close out / Fit Up

      • Initiate and oversee the entire close out process prior to project completion.
      • Establish close out documentation requirements. Support the DCC team in the collection and tracking receipt of all closeout documents until completion, including warranties, "as-builts", O&M manuals, etc.
      • Manage punch list, substantial completion and final completion process
      • Negotiate, resolve and close out any outstanding change orders, quality issues or disputes
      • Process and track any final invoices, payment applications, retention payments, etc
      • Prepare and submit final project accounting and budget

        What you'll need

        • BS degree considered a plus in business and/ or finance background, or construction management, with construction experience or engineering emphasis (Equivalent field experience is acceptable)
        • 2 - 5years of demonstrated experience in construction project management environment
        • OSHA 10 or OSHA 30
        • 2-6 years project management experience - Data Center experience a plus
        • Excellent communication skills, able to work in teams and matrix organization
        • High level understanding of a project life cycle
        • Experience in mission critical data centers is helpful
        • Action oriented and excellent organization skills with proven ability to multi-task
        • Good hands on skills with common office automation tools (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs/ Google Sheets / Google Slides and Google Drive)
          Why CBRE?
          • FORTUNE's Most Admired Real Estate Company in 2023 and 4 of last 5 years!
          • Forbes A top company for diversity and women in 2022
          • Forbes Named one of the best large employers in America

            CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

            NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

Keywords: CBRE, Beaverton , Associate Project Manager, Executive , Beaverton, Oregon

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