Job Title: Project Manager - San Jose
City: San Jose
State: CA

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 - San Jose

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Description/Job Summary

The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time Project Manager. The Project manager should possess a strong knowledge of the construction management industry. The Project Manager will work primarily with the designated Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) to ensure the support services are being provided. The division, service center, or field office will also have management positions (e.g. Project Executives, Branch Chiefs, Senior & Deputy Property Manager, Administrative Officer, and Procurement Technician) that the Project Manager will communicate with in regard to the services required.

The Building People’s Key Functional Areas:

Real Estate
Facility Management
Energy and Sustainability
Project Management
Financial Management
Technology Services


Required Education

A minimum of a minimum bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relevant construction management experience. The Project Manager shall have experience and have demonstrated their responsibility for leading a similar team(s) associated with construction projects.

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience to manage multiple engagements, both on a consulting as well as on a transactional basis
  • An understanding of the government construction management process
  • Planning capabilities as well as the ability to effectively administer and execute any engagement relating to the various support services required
  • Assist in determining the best way to incorporate improved practices in order to shorten the procurement process and/or improve organizational processes or procedures.
  • Ensure work assignments are properly coordinated and procedures implemented to accomplish the services required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Oversee and ensure the development and analysis of project requirements of government client organizations.
  • Monitor project activities, direction, and decisions relative to the development of a master plan; site selection; design time schedules; overseeing the timely review of design submissions; procurement; construction; move-in; and close-out.
  • Supply information for use of legal counsel where litigation is involved.
  • Monitor the design and build out of selected new construction, repair and alteration, and build to suit projects, in traditional delivery modes or alternative modes of design/build or developer type projects.
  • Anticipate and resolve project-related problems and develops contingency plans to mitigate unresolved problems.
  • Utilize CPM-type automated systems for progress/status, tracking, and analysis of assigned projects.
  • Instructs team members regarding their commitments and responsibilities relative to the project.


Competitive benefits include: 

  • Medical & Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • 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.

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