Real Estate Development Project Manager II

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States


  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Real Estate/Construction
  • Full-Time
  • Office
  • Corporate

Job Description


Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 60 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.

The Real Estate Development Project Manager II manages real estate development growth in multiple regions and states. Oversees the design and engineering teams for multiple projects to determine if it is feasible to close escrow and purchase properties. Manages construction projects to unsure high quality, on time, on budget completion. Trains, Coaches, and Guides Project Leaders and Regional Facility Managers on best practices, prototype design, safety and accessibility.

  • Orders and reviews feasibility studies including the recorded history of land, zoning, water pressure testing and other site investigation reports; identifies potential concerns/ delays that may affect the project timeline, cost and provides a summary of information and recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Ensures that issues are remediated.
  • Ensures the layout/design of a retail store is compliant with Municipal and Company requirements. Works with the Regional Vice Presidents to ensure that layout meets reginal needs.
  • Monitors any store prototype modifications and changes to ensure budget adherence.
  • Develops feasibility studies and budget estimates. Obtains entitlements and approvals, from municipalities and private entities (REA, OEA agreements, etc.) required to develop the property into a Discount Tire/ America’s Tire store.
  • Provides direction to real estate legal department (attorneys and paralegals) regarding contract extensions, amendments and acquisition of property.
  • Assists employees, vendors or other customers by answering questions related to Feasibility and construction project management related processes, procedures and services.
  • Creates, updates and maintains records.
  • Facilitates the completion and obtains all required approvals for the construction drawings. Interviews and assists in qualifying potential general contractors.
  • Assists in putting together the bid list and the bid qualification process.
  • Reviews construction documents in collaboration with architect(s) for completeness and accuracy; confirms that project is ready for permit issuance. Collaborates with various consultants and municipalities to ensure correct zoning and permit acceptance is complete.
  • Acts as owner’s representative between general contractors, monitoring the construction progress, quality, budgets; provides reports to stakeholders on project status/activity and schedules.
  • Monitors overall construction project(s) status; ensures projects are completed on time and within budget; takes action to mitigate the results of delays, bad weather, construction problems or emergencies in regard to project schedules; communicates site issues related to materials, labor and equipment to stakeholders.
  • Reviews and approves contract change orders; resolves escalated payment issues.
  • Performs project punch list/quality check (remotely); ensures project quality and compliance with contract specifications, blueprints, building and safety codes and other regulations; identifies issues and provides recommendations for resolution.
  • Travel as required to inspect construction projects on-site or other ad hoc needs.
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies.
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • This position requires a minimum of 5 years experience in Commercial Real Estate Development, Commercial Construction Management or related; with at least 3 years of feasibility experience required.
  • Experience in Construction Project Management is required. Knowledge of Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and Geotechnical Reports is required.
  • Experience with feasibility studies is required.
  • Specific experience preparing site feasibility reports, including experience reading construction plans, American Land Title Association (ALTA) surveys and engineering information is necessary.
  • Knowledge of Safety and Environmental Regulations and Requirements are essential.
  • Real Estate Management Software (REMS) knowledge is required.
  • Ability to proactively plan and maintain project schedules to ensure timelines and projects are met.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex feasibility and/or other construction processing obstacles.
  • Ability to travel to out-of-town projects and/or commute as needed.
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex construction documents, such as plans and specifications.
  • Must possess strong organization skills, including the ability to multi-task, and manage multiple projects to meet various deadlines in a fast-paced environment is required.
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including skills with Word, Excel, Projects and PowerPoint are required.
  • Ability to identify complex problems, review information to develop and evaluate options then implement solutions is essential.
  • The ability to to work efficiently under pressure, accurately meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well independently is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate across all levels of the organization, present complex ideas concisely and clearly articulate ideas verbally and in writing is necessary.
  • Customer service skills including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude is essential.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, ownership, and pride in delivering quality results for the construction team.
  • In addition, troubleshooting and problem solving skills with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential.
  • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect and upholding Company values is key.
Education Requirements:
  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Construction Engineering, or related field; or equivalent work experience; acceptable equivalent experience may include Facility Maintenance Manager, Store Manager, Sr Store Manager, or Commercial Property experience.
  • PMP or equivalent related Certification is preferred.
  • This position will require meeting continuing education requirements as defined by management

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