Construction Project Manager, Tool Infrastructure

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Construction & Facilities

Austin, Texas

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What to Expect

As a Tool Install Construction Project Manager, you will be playing a critical role in new factory buildout, upgrading capacity, maintaining operations, and optimizing systems for the most exciting company in the world. You will manage general contractors and subcontractors of various trades to install new manufacturing lines and collaborate cross-functionally with construction engineering, design, facilities, commissioning, and manufacturing as the facility transitions to production operations. From both the field and office, you will be responsible for maintaining budgets and schedules.

What You’ll Do
  • Primary contact for manufacturing space readiness coordination with Factory EPC Engineering, Procurement and Construction, facilities, and commissioning team
  • Serve as a liaison between manufacturing and design teams to support design development and tool vendor coordination
  • Design reviews as primarily tool utility connections and interconnections, focused on constructability opportunities and validating tool and room requirements
  • Develop, communicate, and improve upon site logistics and project plans; this includes understanding construction and startup systems sequences, determining laydown requirements, negotiating scope delineations between vendor and factory teams, planning for crane operations, supporting tool delivery coordination, and confirming tool move-in strategy
  • Buyout and manage tool rigging millwright(when not owned by tool vendor) and manage tool interconnections
  • Coordinate with the local procurement team to create biddable work packages (RFP) and verify contractor bids against technical capacity, cost estimates, schedule milestones
  • Support estimating and engineering teams to prepare executive funding requests for project scopes and associated changes
What You’ll Bring
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a role that supports large industrial construction projects in Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Refining, Pharmaceuticals, Semiconductors, Healthcare, Data Center or equivalent high-tech facilities
  • Understanding of construction drawings and processes
  • Willingness to spend a high percentage of time in the field and to get hands dirty as needed to complete objectives or find the correct information
  • Ability to work within a high-performance, cross-functional organization with extremely tight timelines and aggressive goals and effectively prioritize with strong time management skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam, Aconex and PlanGrid; P6 ability is a bonus
Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.