The Construction Manager position is based out of our Corporate Office in Phoenix, Arizona. This position will primarily provide construction project management and support for Leslie’s ongoing new store and commercial service center expansion, and will also support other capital construction projects on a national basis. It is not uncommon for at least 50% of this employee’s time to be spent traveling and overseeing projects in various locations throughout the U.S. The Construction Project Manager will coordinate with various municipalities, design professionals, contractors, and other departments within the corporate structure to complete capital projects on time and within budget. Requires a broad knowledge of construction industry standards and practices including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, doors/frames/hardware, etc. Must have an awareness of construction site practices including, but not limited to, building code compliance, inspection process, and safety precautions and practices.
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in commercial construction, project management, site supervision, scheduling, quality control, and production of fast pace projects. Multi-unit retail environment experience is a plus, and a 4 year degree in a construction related field is preferred. Candidate must possess the ability to travel to project sites located throughout the U.S. at least 50% of the time. Must be able to manage additional special capital projects as assigned, including but not limited to: remodel projects (major and minor), relocation projects, commercial facility expansion projects, and facilities management tasks. Good verbal and written communication skills are a must. Candidate needs to have proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.) and possess the ability to run meetings, conduct presentations, and approve necessary work in supervisor’s absence.
The road to becoming the nation’s largest retailer of swimming pool supplies and related products began in 1963 when the first Leslie’s store opened in North Hollywood, California. The same vision and passion that began then is evident in our over 640 retail stores, 23 Commercial Centers, and 5 Distribution Centers throughout 35 states and in our Corporate Office in Phoenix, Arizona. Our commitment to customer service not only makes Leslie’s a great place to shop, but also a great place to work. We believe in working hard and having fun, while nurturing a retail career to support our fast growing expansion. Our internal promotion and advancement opportunities are unsurpassed, as the majority of all management positions are filled from within the Company. This belief is the corner stone of our culture in creating a great and fun place to work. We are an organization that believes a diverse workplace is a creative, innovative and talented workforce. If you have the qualifications for this position, and would like to be part of our team, apply for immediate consideration.