Transition Project Manager I

Gilbane Building Company

San Jose, CA
  • Full-time
  • Are you looking for a highly rewarding opportunity that provides extensive career growth opportunity? Gilbane is seeking a Transition Project Consultant I to be responsible for the planning and tactical execution of a short-term project scope of work or a specific task on a larger project, either individually or through supervision of less senior staff. This role will sit primarily on the job site, with occasional travel to the office for trainings, meetings, etc.

  • Gilbane offers employees multi-dimensional training opportunities through a number of resources. While managing your responsibilities to projects, you will be able to enroll in trainings through our award-winning Gilbane University to build leadership and technical skills. In addition, you would work with an experienced team which provides you with the opportunity to learn new industry skills every day. You will protect and promote the interests of both Gilbane and the client in all matters as well as demonstrating the personal characteristics of a developing leader.


    • Develop implementation plans for review by senior manager
    • Work independently to identify required tasks and initiate activity
    • Supervise and guide less senior project staff in implementation of the work
    • Serve as the client’s onsite point of contact for related work
    • Facilitate project meetings with client, vendors, move coordinators, etc.
    • Develop information for review by more senior staff before presentation to owner for decision making
    • Implement the Furniture, Fixture and Equipment Plan
    • Develop monthly report for review by more senior staff prior to submission
    • Prepare scopes of work for competitive procurements
    • Monitor adherence to contract
    • Provide input into and participate in performance reviews, as requested
    • Act as owner’s representative in managing onsite vendors during activation and move timeframes

    • BS or MS degree in related field
    • 3-5 years of project management experience
    • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Access)
    • Excellent listening skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Construction document and drawing literate
    • Knowledge of BIM360, CADD, Bluebeam
    • Ability to travel and flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary

    Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.


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