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Project Manager

  120 e van buren street, Phoenix
Back to vacancy overview Last updated: 29-08-2022

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Your role

The Project Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of construction projects.  This will include providing leadership to contractors and vendors associated with the delivery of DLR Projects. The Project Manager may also be assigned the responsibility for outsourced Owner Representative/Project Managers who will provide additional management support for the delivery of the project(s). Project assignments will generally be regional; however, projects out of region may be assigned. The Project Manager will manage challenging deliverables against aggressive project expectations but will report to the Director of Delivery. The candidate will have overall responsibility for delivering the assigned project(s) on budget (heavy emphasis on value-engineering) on time and assurance that the project scope and quality meet the DLR Design Standards and the objectives set for the project.


What you’ll do

  • The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day activities of the various design professionals, contractors and vendors in the delivery of DLR Projects.  This position directs and monitors the various design professionals, contractors and vendors in performance of duties on assigned projects.
  • For Build-to-Suit Projects, the Project Manager will be the primary customer contact to ensure that all day to day project responsibilities are met by the various design professionals, contractors and vendors on the project.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors as necessary.
  • Create and manage project schedules.  Coordinate activities and keep all stakeholders informed of project status.
  • Ensure adherence to DLR Project Delivery / Management Standards by all project participants, on all projects.
  • Complete monthly project status reporting.
  • Assist with preparation of requests for proposals to Contractors, Consultants, and Equipment Vendors including detailed evaluations and recommendations.


What you’ll need

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university and a minimum of five to seven years of project management experience of technically complex projects.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.  Track record of successful project completions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Requires working knowledge of design and construction terms, principles and contracts.
  • Professional License (Architect or Engineer) desired.
  • Ability to review and analyze budgets and estimates.
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of advanced electrical, mechanical, security/monitoring, and fire detection/suppression systems.
  • Understanding of standard practices in the design and construction industry.  Must be familiar with basic building code requirements.
  • Ability to understand and interpret design drawings, construction drawings, construction specifications, design and construction contracts, project schedules and detailed budgets / estimate summaries.
  • Experienced in the use of MS Office software and AutoCAD (desired).

Digital Realty cares about the health and safety of its workforce, customers, and vendors.  Digital Realty encourages all new hires to be fully COVD-19 vaccinated by their start date. Employees who are not fully COVID-19 vaccinated will need to comply with our weekly COVID-19 testing requirements, subject to applicable workplace accommodation requirements.




A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 290 facilities in 49 metros across 24 countries and six continents.


A bit about our Digital team

Our Operations team keeps our customers’ infrastructure running safely and securely. We get plenty of opportunities to take on a variety of tasks and develop our technical skills. From overseeing electrical power to cooling and fire suppression systems, our team plays a vital role in making sure everything in our data centers operates as it should.


What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers.


Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us.


This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions.


Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.



Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.


Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.



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Natalie Lucas

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