The Building People
Requisition Number: 2018-056
Job Title: Project Manager
City: Phoenix
State: AZ

Company Description

The Building People is a recognized leader in real estate facilities services. Our global organization delivers total lifecycle solutions for clients that integrate technology, buildings, and people to solve today's complex challenges for building owners, occupiers and stakeholders. We empower our clients to maximize the workplace experience and reduce costs without sacrificing quality and reliability. Our strategy leads clients towards the future of facilities through a connected real estate model that propagates new norms to deliver organizational efficiency, sustainability, and savings.

Project Manager

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Description/Job Summary

The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time Project Manager.  The Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day direction and overall task performance.  Oversees plans and executes subject areas or sub-tasks.  Responsible for providing overall direction to assigned project, works directly with the employees and ensures the project is executed to standard as per contract.  Provides expert functional and management guidance to employees and meets regularly with client management to discuss status and resolve program related issues. 

The Building People’s Key Functional Areas:

  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Facilities Management
  • Financial Management
  • Information Technology
  • Operations and Services
  • Project Management
  • Real Estate
  • Smart Buildings
  • Workplace Solutions


The responsibilities of the Project Manager are listed below.
  • Manage the staff that supports the customer in their day-to-day activities.
  • Act and company liaison for all WAPA operations, including representing eLe for all administrative and operational aspects of the program.
  • Reviews status reports prepared by employees.
  • Prepares project reports for contract management and customer.
  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.
  • Assists with monitoring of the budget to determine time frames with project completion, budget or funding issues, assist with procedures for accomplishment of tasks, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources.

Physical Requirements And Environmental Conditions

  • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Possible standing for long periods of time and walking long distances.
  • Inside office environment.  Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers and all levels of management.
  • Requires the ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment.
  • Work hours are normally 40 hours per week.  Overtime is infrequent, but important when required. 

Required Education

A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree plus eight (8) years of directly related experience.
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Directly Related Field and 3 years experience,
  • Master’s Degree or higher in Non Directly Related Field and 6 years experience,
  • Associate’s Degree and 10 years experience, or
  • High School/GED with 15 years experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Must possess excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills.
  • Must have directly Supervised/Managed at least two (2) of the following labor categories in a utilities construction and maintenance environment: Engineering Tech IV, Engineering Tech V, Engineering Tech VI – GIS Analyst, Protection and Control Specialist, Metering and Relay Technician, Drafter/CAD Operator IV, Drafter/CAD Operator V, Drafter/CAD Operator VI, Computer Operator III, Construction Inspector Support, Realty Technician, Senior Utility Forester, Utility Forester, Utility Herbicide Applicators, High Voltage Utility Equipment and Fleet Maintenance and Repair Technicians.


Competitive benefits include: 

  • Medical & Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay

All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate will be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized.  However, continued employment will be contingent upon the results of your reference/background check from The Building People, LLC.  Your position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment.  In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment. 

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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.