Construction Manager III

Job Title

Construction Manager III

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking a qualified Construction Manager to work as their owner’s representative. The qualified candidate should have a minimum 10 years documented experience as a CM working for the owner, with applicable knowledge of safety, design/construction contracts, building products, construction methods, procedures, leadership and human resources management skills.


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization to foster an environment where all associates THRIVE and belong. We do this by creating:

• a culture committed to continuous learning that recognizes and values differences
• an environment of respect and connection to learn from the richness of identities, experiences, and perspectives
• fair access for all to opportunities for growth and advancement


About the Position

You’ll join a top-notch team and work with company leadership to provide, develop or outsource the services provided by the department. A major priority will be to provide best-in-class and cost-effective construction services for the family both inside and outside of Northwest Arkansas.

You must possess strong financial and business acumen and exceptional interpersonal, relationship management and communication skills. You have the highest degree of professional integrity, sound judgment, a service orientation and a proven record of management and organization of complex projects.


What you will do

Responsibilities

• Management of multiple projects which are in various stages of design and completion
• Development of project timelines, schedules and budgets
• Oversee and direct design for Civil, Architectural, MEP, Fire Protection, BA, AV/IT and FF&E’s
• Day to day oversight of new construction projects from conception to completion
• Negotiate terms and agreements, draft contracts for approvals and signatures
• Work to develop vendors of owner supplied equipment and services
• Review all work in progress for contractual performance and quality
• Prepare internal reports pertaining to job status and budget and presentation to ownership
• Commissioning and hand off to property management and ownership
• Continuing development of community and professional relationships


Who we are looking for

Qualifications required for your success

• Minimum of 10 years of Construction Management working for the owner
• Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
• Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
• Familiarity with construction management software packages
• Excellent time and project management skills
• Willingness to travel 10-25%

Additional Helpful Experience Includes

• Bachelor degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field
• Experience planning/building elementary and secondary schools
• Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
• Competent in conflict and crisis management
• Resourceful with a network of advisors and/or the ability to access appropriate advisors to institute best practices in serving the needs of the family
• Strategic thinker, with vision and an entrepreneurial spirit, who anticipates issues, understands outcomes and effects solutions on a proactive basis
• Strong analytical skills and negotiating skills
• Strong leadership, management and mentoring skills; exceptional interpersonal skills and approachable to all clients
• Demonstrated effectiveness in building relationships and in developing trust, confidence and respect with multiple stakeholders.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple constituencies to accomplish objectives; effective facilitator
• Strong relationship management and listening skills; sounding board for the family
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Effectively prioritizes tasks and projects, and works with family clients to organize and prioritize their projects
• Effectively identifies/anticipates opportunities needs and issues; conducts comprehensive research and analysis, guiding clients through a thoughtful process to understand options and the ramifications of choices and makes appropriate recommendations to mitigate risk

Personal attributes that support your success

• Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
• You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
• You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
• A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
• A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
• You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand


All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement, background check, credit check, drug screen and verification of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Vaccination exemptions as a reasonable accommodation for a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief can be discussed at the time of an offer. In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.


About the Property Management team

The Property Management team assists the family members with all property related activities including acquisition, design, and development. They manage a variety of properties including both personal and commercial real estate, vehicles, equipment, and other property related assets throughout the country. The Property Management team also supports the Walton Family Foundation and Walton Enterprises office buildings.

About Walton Enterprises

Walton Enterprises supports the personal, philanthropic and business activity for the Walton family. We are a family-led organization, supporting multiple generations of Sam & Helen Walton’s family.

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum of 10 years of Construction Management working for the owner
• Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
• Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
• Familiarity with construction management software packages
• Excellent time and project management skills
• Willingness to travel 10-25%