Quality Technology Services Irving , TX 75061
The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New infrastructures. New and more complex customer needs. Every day feels like a shift. There's a sense of excitement surrounding the future, but also uncertainty. That's where QTS comes in. We're fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center provider. We support next-generation cloud and hybrid colocation solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated platform from top to bottom one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we're innovating to stay ahead of the curve.
At QTS our people power us to provide expertise, technology and infrastructure for IT decision makers in complex, high-pressure environments. As one of the nation's largest and fastest growing data center companies we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve a problem, or create a solution to improve lives.
We are powered by our people.
At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we'd like to invite you to join us.
The Director, Property Development is primarily responsible for leading and managing the design, preconstruction and construction activities for a specific region (multiple sites) within the QTS footprint. Identifying, developing, growing, and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to include Facilities, Contractors, Designers, Engineers, Commissioning Agents, Vendors, and Data Center Operations staff is critical to the success of this position.
RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned
Drive work with QTS stakeholders, design, and construction teams to create master development programs for our largest sites and Greenfield projects
Implement and maintain cost control best practices within site development projects
Develop and maintain relationships with some of our largest and most influential customers.
Implement and manage site development plans to achieve time, budget, and quality standards in a predictable fashion
Create and communicate updates on development program & project status on a monthly basis suitable for executive level reviews
Write scopes of work for design, construction, commissioning services & participate in procurement and project cost estimates
Evaluate and level pricing proposals for design, construction, equipment supply and commissioning services
Monitor & create project budget / cost-to-date against overall project budget
Establish project schedules and manage teams to on-time completion
Review and approve monthly pay applications from the contractors
Review change order requests from contractors and negotiate pricing
Establish site construction security procedures in conjunction with site security team
Ensure appropriate submittals are coordinated with site stakeholders
Develop plans for product deployment and review / communicate plans with QTS staff involved
Represent QTS Interests as leader in OAC meetings
Create & build relationships that enhance QTS ability to be leader in creating the World's Most Valuable Data Center Real Estate
Work with the internal team to enhance project management processes and protocols
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Electrical/Mechanical/Architectural Engineering, related field or equivalent professional experience
Ten or more years of experience with delivery of mission critical data center facilities
Ten or more years of experience with management of MEP trades
Five or more years of rapid construction development and deployment experience
Five or more years of professional experience in commercial construction practices and procedures, including management of Lump Sum, CM@Risk, and Design Build project delivery methods from conceptual development through procurement to close out
Five or more years of professional experience leading teams
Thorough understanding of Cash Flow Management Related to Large Capital Projects/ Campuses.
Experience with Microsoft Office suite, specifically PowerPoint for use in communicating program updates to executive-level and Excel to create and maintain site program & individual project budgets
MBA, Masters in Engineering Management, or related field desirable.
Electrical Systems Training-External Board Certifications
OSHA Related Experience Related to Safe Operation related to Live Systems
Detailed Knowledge of Detailed Components related to Data Center Power Equipment