Data Center Construction Project Manager

Post Date

Mar 21, 2024


Melrose Park,

ZIP/Postal Code

Sep 13, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Project Manager

Req #


Pay Rate

$58 - $86 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

Seeking a Construction Project Manager for a Fortune500 client in Chicagoland are. The qualified candidate will be responsible for managing the construction and installation of hyperscale datacenter infrastructure, ensuring work is complete safely, on time, and within budget. This person needs to be the boots on the ground with extensive knowledge of the project drawings as well as the project construction contracts. The Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of the project and will be supported by a site-based team during the construction, fit-out and commissioning and handover phases of the project. Will be working closely with the Chicagoland Principal Program Manager- providing high level overviews and issue resolutions.

Other responsibilities:

* Several meetings -- recurring w/ rest of project team, Gen Contractor, telecom contractor

* Contract and manage fit out and technical infrastructure -- low voltage, networking components server racks, conveyance

* SAFETY is key -- ensuring safety is met, and calling out when it is not met

* Ensuring the project is on time and within budget

* Interaction level with team: working with manager very closely and various teams. Dedicated for that specific site, and main POC but their manager will be available as resource.

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Required Skills & Experience

+10 years of Construction Project Management experience

Experience with Data Center builds from scratch

Experience with greenfield through full construction, as well as fitting out existing buildings

Experience working with and managing general contractors & 3rd parties

Able to manage construction contracts- knows the contracts inside and out and can ensure project is sticking to them

Ensure all is happening per the drawings/schedule/contract, and on time -- can review drawings and even make recommendations

Safety focused, detail oriented, able to get in the weeds


Nice to Have Skills & Experience

Experience with a hyper speed and hyperscale data center construction projects

PMP certifications

RCDD certification

Telecom installation

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.