Project Manager
Job Details
2/3WFC and The Green - Charlotte, NC
Full Time
4 Year Degree
First Shift

Why work for us?

At Childress Klein, we are reimagining real estate. Together, we help our clients, investors, and the communities that we work in create environments that facilitate a better-connected, smarter, and more prosperous world. We are mindful of the mark our developments leave on the cities in which we live and work. As such, we strive to give back to our communities through charitable efforts, and by delivering sustainable solutions aimed at helping clients and communities become more resourceful, resilient, and regenerative. When you join the Childress Klein team you discover a culture that prioritizes commitment, communication, and acceptance. We make it a point to invest in our employees through personal and professional development opportunities. We don't want this to just be your job, but the start of your career!


What you'll be doing:

The Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple capital related construction projects for the Charlotte region Wells Fargo owned properties. Projects will range in value from $50K-$3M. Duties include management of all facets of each project, including initial conceptual budgeting, scope development, planning, scheduling, bidding, final budget approval, contract creation, project execution, quality control, punch list completion, reporting and project closeout.


What you'll be responsible for:

  • Follow the development of each project from initial concept and preliminary drawings to completion; manage multiple projects in various stages of completion.
  • Participate in the budget process by preparing preliminary scope-of-work and project budget for approval by client; refine scope and obtain final budget approval as needed; prepare client provided forms and documents to obtain project final approval and funding authorization.
  • Prepare Requests for Proposals, facilitate bid process, lead evaluation process and make recommendation for contractor selection, all in conformance with company approved guidelines and client expectations.
  • Prepare Scope of Work documents to be used in contracts (or assist client with preparation of contracts) with vendors and contractors in conformance with company guidelines and client expectations.
  • Engage design consultants as necessary to document scope of work and if applicable, facilitate project code permitting.
  • Develop project schedule and once approved, manage project progress to meet milestones and deadlines; organize and lead regularly scheduled project meetings with project team as needed to provide proper guidance, direction, tracking, and problem solving. Record minutes of meetings as required for proper documentation.
  • Perform quality control inspections to ensure contractors are executing the project in accordance with plans and specifications; take effective and timely action to avoid construction conflicts, cost overruns and delays in completion by the project team.
  • Review and become thoroughly familiar with architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and information technology plans and specifications, and provide valuable engineering feedback and insight to project team prior to start of work.
  • Maintain and update project tracking tools, including client Workspace database and company Project Tracking Tool.
  • Maintain all project files and data, reports, schedules; verify accuracy of all data as needed; prepare project reports as required to meet client or company expectations.
  • Organize project status review meetings to accommodate client requirements and project tasking as needed; communicate as necessary with all stakeholders (including client representatives, company facility managers, and building security staff) to ensure smooth execution of project.
  • Create project related purchase requisitions, applications for payment and approve invoices as needed; create punch list at project completion and ensure satisfactory resolution of all items.
  • Coordinate the preparation of project close out documentation (including as built drawings) produced by the project team. Maintain project development and close out files on company Share Point site as needed.

What we need from you:

  • A four-year degree from an accredited college or university (preferably in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction or other industry related field); five years of project or construction management experience, including experience with large projects; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret architectural drawings and specifications, technical journals and instructions, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints and to effectively present information to clients, vendors, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, fractions, percentages, ratios, geometry, algebra, calculus and proportions.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Valid driver's license required to operate company and/or personal vehicle to travel to constructions sites and/or various company locations and offices.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and talk and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

What we have to offer:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Flex Spending & Dependent Care Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Paid Leave of Absence Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Mentorship Programs
  • And much more!


Childress Klein is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.

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