Summary of Position
•Responsible for planning and execution of designated CAPEX Special Projects.
•Responsible for managing the installation of all refrigeration (commercial freezers and coolers) in all Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores. This includes retrofit installations, replacements, expansions, new stores that open with freezers and coolers and relocation stores that receive freezers and coolers as part of the construction process.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
•Specific Special Projects include, but are not limited to the following:
•Gondola Additions & Replacements
•Auto Door Installations
•Balloon Fixture & Displays
•Resolves problems with stores and DT Operations concerning layouts, scheduling and installation issues.
•Ensures that the scope of work as provided by Ops and/or Store Planning is clearly defined prior to initiating project planning. Defines the scope of work to contactors and vendors on Special Projects.
•Provides immediate guidance to contractors on issues encountered during installation to achieve project completion.
•Provides process improvement guidance to the contractors based on lessons learned.
•Selects and evaluates performance of vendors and contractors for CAPEX Special Projects.
•Identifies process improvements related to Special Projects to senior construction management.
•Prepares and issues construction memos to the field.
•Travels as necessary to plan project scope, and evaluate results of completed special projects to ensure compliance with Dollar Tree and Family Dollar standards.
•Identifies all project related material requirements. Reviews and approves all project related quotes. Reviews and approves invoices for payment.
•Minimum 2 years experience building retail stores and/or equivalent project management experience. Demonstrated knowledge of the retail construction process.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
•Able to set priorities and lead a multi-faceted team in achieving those priorities.
•Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
•Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
•Excellent interpersonal skills – able to function as a Project Leader in a team comprised of vendors, architects, engineers, contractors and other Dollar Tree personnel.
•Technical training and/or experience in the areas of mechanical, electrical and/or structural
•College degree in a management, project management or construction related field
•Familiarity with store fixturing, planning, operations and/or merchandising
•Self directed individual that is also an innovative thinker and energetic doer