Iron Mountain Project Manager, Data Center Construction (Remote) in Richmond, Virginia
At Iron Mountain we protect what our customers value most, from the everyday to the extraordinary. We build customer value around the world with a passion for preserving the physical, transforming the digital, and respecting the environmental. We pioneered the industry for global records and information management and have established some of the best customer relationships in the industry with 95% of the Fortune 1000 companies among our 225,000 loyal customers. Here, you’ll bring your expertise and creativity to a workplace that thrives on continuous improvement. Here, you’ll be part of a global workforce that embraces the differences among us. And here, we’ll encourage you to Climb Higher for the benefit of our customers and each other. There is so much more, but enough about us. We can’t wait to hear about YOU.
Project Manager – Data Centers is responsible for the delivery of construction projects for the Iron Mountain Data Center business (IMDC). The incumbent will lead a team of design firms, construction managers, and contractors. The incumbent will assist in the development of and adherence to annual capital budgets and aggressive timelines. The budgets will be developed in cooperation with IMDC business clients, Real Estate, and finance.
The position will impact the delivery of our IMDC business primary product. This will represent a capital spend of approximately $200M annually. If the Project and team does not deliver its projects appropriately, loss of property or life, loss of revenue, damage to clients’ property and the inability to accommodate new clients are all potential downsides.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate deep experience in:
Managing and supervising an interdisciplinary project team.
Developing and managing detailed budgets and schedules.
Ability to cost estimate complex projects and identify ways to drive down costs.
Design, operation, and construction experience with complex critical infrastructure or military mechanical, electrical, and IT systems.
Conducting design and construction meetings with external professional, internal Iron Mountain employees, and external Iron Mountain customers.
Managing bid processes, approving change orders, and processing payments.
Auditing installed data center components. This audit will be used to verify the completion of the job scope by the vendor in addition to verifying the design documentation for the build-out and ongoing operations of the data centers.
Ensuring a safe work environment at all times.
Ensuring constant product delivery in support of the mission goal of 99.999% uptime
Knowledge of NFPA standards and building codes.
Experience with commissioning and integrated testing of complex systems.
Developing and reviewing Methods of Procedures (MOPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all critical project work activities in existing data center facilities.
Key Skills, Requirements and Competencies:
Bachelor degree in engineering, facilities management, architecture, business/finance or equivalent is required. Advanced degree in a related field is strongly preferred. Professional licenses (P.E., AIA) or certifications in related fields are desirable (PMP, etc.)
Minimum of 10 years in the delivery of mission critical construction projects of increasing responsibility and client facing positions in a corporate real estate or military setting.
Demonstrated proficiency in project management and real estate budgeting/accounting
Experience with contract and vendor management.
Demonstrated excellence in customer service skills
Excellent analytical skills
Preference for operating with substantial independence and strongly self- motivated
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to interface effectively with clients, peers across Iron Mountain and Iron Mountain senior management
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to think strategically and execute tactically
Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
Strong influencing skills through the use of facts and logical arguments and the development of trusting relationships with clients
Ability to deal with conflict in a constructive manner
Ability to brain storm in teams and think outside of the box
Excellent organizational navigation skills
Demonstrated ability to champion innovation and think creatively
Excellent relationship building skills
Demonstrably strong negotiation skills
Ability to work productively in environment requiring multi-tasking and working against deadlines
Proven success at working in a matrixed management environment
Willingness to travel within the U.S. approximately 25-50% of the time.
Bachelor degree in engineering, facilities management, architecture, business/finance or equivalent is preferred.
Advanced degree in a related field is strongly preferred.
Professional licenses (P.E., AIA) or certifications in related fields are desirable (PMP, etc.)
The candidate should have a minimum of 10 years in the delivery of mission critical construction projects of increasing responsibility and client facing positions or similar experience in a corporate real estate or military setting.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility of the jobholder. Certain features of this job are described in the above headings, but are not necessarily limited to the above written statements. They may be subject to review. All positions within Iron Mountain may include other duties as assigned.
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Category: Real Estate Group
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