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DATE ADDED: Wed 10/10/2018

Design Project Manager - Data Center Construction

New York, USA


Job Description

Turner & Townsend's key technology client is seeking a Project Manager to manage the design for several large-scale ground-up data center construction projects.
The Design Project Manager will be responsible for managing the design process and the Architect/Engineer from master planning/basis of design stage through issuance of construction drawings. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a very fast, diverse and rapidly changing design program.


  • Work with General Contractor (GC) and Architect/ Engineer (AE) to create and establish the Master Project Schedule.
  • Coordinate Design Team activities.
  • Ensure AE is effectively delivering against the City and/or other Authority approvals process, permitting, etc.
  • Coordinate Constructability review of project documents.
  • Drive design meetings and provide continual input to optimize design and minimize unnecessary work.
  • Assist in developing Design Delivery Schedule along with Construction Project Manager, and other consultants.
  • Develop comprehensive scope-of-work and contract document deliverables list for each related discipline.
  • Negotiate scope-of-work, deliverables and price with consulting firms.
  • Track and manage external design and cost issues.
  • Manage distribution and production of project workload within team.
  • Collaborate on new design issues and research projects with team.
  • Ensure drawings are accurate and precise.
  • Assist internal and external customers.
  • Meet with stakeholders to obtain design input and signoff.

Required skills:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience and the ability to be highly effective in a client facing role.
  • Formal Project Management methods.
  • Cross functional team participation in a high-tech, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Proven track record in delivering high-quality programs.
  • Ability to present to senior management to gain approvals.
  • Passionate about solving complex challenges within aggressive timelines.
  • Be exceptional at discerning the path forward given a set of problems or problem statements.
  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and quickly-changing environment.

Recommended experience:

  • Experience in data center construction or other heavy industry is preferred.


Preferred Education:

Bachelor of Science in one of the following:

  • Business Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Project Management
  • Engineering
  • Architecture


Company Description
At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Role: Design Project Manager - Data Center Construction
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Location: New York,

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