IT Construction Manager in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/20/2020

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Job Description

Our client is currently seeking an IT Construction Manager to join their team in New York, NY.


  • Conduct on-site real estate/construction site assessments for requirements gathering at beginning of a project
  • Perform on-site hands-on office technology buildouts, including LAN/IDF room build and desktop installations
  • Responsible for the overall success of IT construction projects (Able to forecast construction start and completion dates, understand dependencies and identify issues that will cause delays and report issues or challenges to the supervisor and propose solutions to keep projects on track)
  • Design and implementation services for wide area network/carriers, Wi-Fi, LAN, data center, electric, low voltage cabling, A/V, video conferencing, desktops, printers/copiers, IDF closet buildouts, voice/phones, HVAC, office space/furniture, office security, hoteling, and other technology related construction activities
  • Work with vendors working in the new space, including architects, security, low voltage, cabling, hoteling, furniture installers, and property management
  • Coordinate and/or perform technical aspects of building out new offices or moving office locations, including office connectivity, networking, hardware procurement and installation of servers, desktops, phones and printers
  • Create third party RFPs, Statements of Work, while adhering to in-house standards for product/vendor evaluation and selection
  • Cross team management with other departments and entities will be needed to ensure the timely build schedule
  • Provide on-site report to office personnel during and after the move
  • Maintain a safe environment and ensure all safety standards are met

Approximately 60-70% domestic travel required


  • A Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years recent experience providing hands-on Technology Construction project management, matrix managing both internal staff and external vendor contract teams
  • 5+ years recent experience performing Project Management for Real Estate technology, including designing and building out new offices and moving office locations, office connectivity, networking, hardware procurement and installation with aggressive delivery goals
  • 5+ years of direct experience directing and managing wired and wireless construction or project builds
  • Attention to quality construction practices and ensuring timely close out and delivery of the project schedule
  • Understanding the project scope and capabilities and sourcing appropriate local vendors
  • Strong time management and construction quality and safety experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong multi-tasker with ability to successfully manage numerous projects and tasks concurrently
  • Solution-oriented with strong leadership skills and a passion for excellence
  • Experience with JIRA software for project and task management is a plus
  • Industry experience in Professional Services/Management Consulting, Construction or Law firms a plus
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