Lewis Retail Centers, part of the Lewis Group of Companies, one of the largest privately-owned real estate developers in the nation, is actively seeking an experienced Project Manager for its Retail Construction team at the Southern California offices located in Upland, CA.
About our Company: For more than 60 years, Lewis Retail has placed retailers at the center of the action. And our track record speaks for itself: 9 million square feet developed to date, 31 dynamic centers, over 20 new projects underway and 1,000s of successful retailers. Lewis Retail and the entire Lewis Group of Companies continues today as one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate development companies, focused on developing mixed-use planned communities and residential subdivisions in California and Nevada, as well as building and owning rental communities, shopping centers, and office and industrial parks.
This opportunity will be your chance to join our team of experienced retail center development professionals and will report to the Vice President of Retail Construction. You will oversee the construction of all site, offsite, shell/BTS major tenants, multi-tenant shops and ground lease pads to maintain adherence to Lewis design and construction standards.
To qualify for this opportunity, you will have 5+ years of construction project management experience in Retail Shopping Center Development. Your knowledge of construction principles and sequencing and their application within the context of retail/shopping center construction will be top-notch. Project cost accounting principles, strong inspection techniques and the ability to read and interpreting plans and specifications including MEP and civil site and offsite plans will also be in your background.
Other essential responsibilities and duties include:
Communicate as a leader both in and outside the organization with all staff and executive personnel to accomplish goals and objectives in a fast-paced environment, while remaining positive, flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient.
Assemble and issue Invitations to Bid to General Contractors.
Prepare bid spreads to analyze low / high bidders and any areas of concern.
Participate in the review of Tenant Work Letters to help create a workable and profitable division of Landlord & Tenant work.
Monitor the general contractor for adherence to the project schedule, budget and quality control.
Act as the company’s first point of contact for all information and updates for multiple projects.
Provide monthly project budget updates.
Facilitate the distribution of information throughout the project team from multiple governmental and utility agencies as well as design and engineering consultants.
Review/approve or deny contractor / consultant change order requests for applicability and cost.
Conduct site meetings as required to review schedule, RFI’s, COR’s and quality control.
Keep Lewis senior managers within the organization apprised of all issues known or potentially foreseeable that might impact schedule, budget or quality of work.
Additional hard skills include experience with MS Word, Excel and MS Project. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but not required.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a nationally-awarded and recognized, growing company with a strong history, a broad future, and excellent corporate culture. Join the Lewis Group of Companies and you will be an important part of a winning team with a long history of successful real estate development and management. In addition to a competitive annual salary and annual bonus, Lewis offers a strong medical and dental benefits plan, 401k savings plan with immediate vesting and company match, paid holidays, vacation time, educational reimbursement, career training, advancement opportunities and much more!
To learn more about Lewis, visit our websites at www.lewismc.com and www.lewiscareers.com.
Lewis Group of Companies
Lewis is an Equal Opportunity Employer
5+ years of construction project management experience in Retail Shopping Center Development.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive bonus, annual salary, benefits plans, unlimited PTO, 401k with company match