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Lead Data Center Construction Manager

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About this role: Wells Fargo is seeking a Lead Construction Manager who will be reporting to the Regional Construction Manager, the Lead Construction Manager will assist physical infrastructure construction and remediation activities in existing core and regional data centers. This individual should have experience in data center/critical facility design and construction projects in a live data center environment. You will be responsible for end to end construction through development of the project budgets and schedules, management of construction documentation, coordination of construction activities, engagement of stakeholders, managing bidding, performing contract reviews, change order resolution, construction administration, and complete closeout requirements. At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you. In this role, you will:

  • Lead portfolio projects of complex initiatives through all phases of construction, remodeling and reconfiguration of company facilities, within organizational or companywide with moderate to significant risk, and scope, including those that are cross-functional with broad impact
  • Act as key participant in large-scale planning for Construction Management functional area
  • Develop, manage, review and research complex multi-faceted, larger scale construction project plans, and operational challenges that require in-depth evaluation of multiple factors including intangibles or unprecedented factors
  • Negotiate and award related contracts to architects, engineers, general contracts and other external vendors
  • Interact and negotiate with more experienced management to create and implement complex communication plans that deliver construction project goals, plans and execution and progress reports
  • Maintains effective communications with internal customers, construction project team and management
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures as well as government and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to interact with senior management to create and implement complex communication plans that deliver construction project goals, plans and execution and progress reports
  • Make decisions in complex and multi-faceted construction situations requiring solid understanding of the function, policies, procedures and compliance requirements
  • Influence and lead broader work team to meet deliverables and drive new initiatives
  • Provide construction project leadership, coordinating internal and external consultants and vendors to assure compliance with construction project team and management
  • Strategically collaborate and consult with peers, internal and external consultants, vendors and experienced managers to resolve issues and achieve goals
  • Lead projects, teams or serve as a peer mentor
  • Promoting a safe, secure, and ethical business environment for all employees and customers
  • Familiarity of data center construction, applicable laws and regulations, industry benchmarking, emerging issues, internal guidelines and policies, services, and business processes
  • Must be able to meet WF guidance on working in the office as required (3 days a week currently) Required Qualifications, US:
    • 5+ years of Construction Management experience demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education Desired Qualifications:
      • BS/BA degree or higher in construction
      • BS/BA degree or higher in design
      • BS/BA degree or higher in engineering
      • Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders
      • Ability to identify risks and propose mitigation plans
      • Knowledge and understanding of mission critical infrastructure systems including Buildings and Advance BMS or EMS systems
      • SAP application exposure; preferably within Wells Fargo's Corporate Properties Group
      • Strong customer relationship management skills
      • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
      • Outstanding problem solving and decision making skills
      • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) skills
      • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
      • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline driven environment
      • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
      • Ability to interact with integrity and a high level of professionalism with all levels of team members and management
      • Budget management experience Job Expectations:
        • Flexibility to address incidents as needed 24 hours a day
        • Flexibility to work in a 24/7 environment, including weekends and holidays
        • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time We Value Diversity At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law. Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit's risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements. Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

Keywords: Wells Fargo, Birmingham , Lead Data Center Construction Manager, Executive , Birmingham, Alabama

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