Construction Manager - Raleigh, NC (people management, large scale development)

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200302083
In RE&D, we don’t sit back and let things happen, we make things happen, and we do this in service to all Apple employees and customers. Our team is a diverse and forward-thinking group that manages Apple’s workplaces and workplace services. We develop and manage Apple’s global real estate portfolio, lead all related capital construction projects, provide outstanding facilities and site services, develop and lead sustainability initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of all Apple facilities, including commute and renewable energy programs, and do everything we can to ensure the health and safety of all Apple personnel, facilities, and customers in our facilities around the world. We are seeking an experienced, collaborative, and highly motivated Construction Manager to join our team and lead all aspects of the construction management of Apple’s corporate and R&D facilities in locations in Raleigh, NC.

Key Qualifications

  • 15+ years of construction/project management experience with a demonstrated focus in delivering outstanding workplaces.
  • Extensive experience in large developments such as campuses and other hyper scale construction
  • Strong background in data center/commercial/industrial construction to include mechanical, electrical, process piping, plumbing building systems, tenant improvement, site work and ground up construction.
  • Deep expertise in the planning, scheduling, budgeting, resourcing, and implementing of all technical services required to maintain and improve a large real estate portfolio. This includes mechanical, electrical, plumbing, controls, fire-alarm, lighting, furniture, etc.
  • Shown ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to meet deadlines as the need arises to meet project schedule.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with the upkeep and function of buildings, building systems, machinery, landscape, and quality improvement projects.
  • Ability to balance the trade-offs between operational risk and investment, constantly seeking the highest quality and design at the best value.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and supervisory skills, including experience working with all levels of an organization and ability to handle customer service issues involving employees in a professional and positive manner.
  • Ability to develop cost estimates, schedules, and analyze Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
  • Capability to diagnose, handle and resolve maintenance issues quickly and efficiently, including experience prioritizing and assigning repairs.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with facility operation teams, utility companies, government agencies, architectural & design firms, and general contracting firms.


The Construction Manager for Raleigh will be leading our new campus in the Research Triangle Park and construction project teams throughout the region, this person will also be responsible for the following; • Project initiation including conceptual budgeting and scheduling, logistics planning Provide budget analysis, value engineering, and acquire internal approvals for capital funding. Apply the Apple design guidelines and provide mentorship to the design team for implementation. • Meeting with internal engineering groups, operations and business units to resolve detailed project requirements. • Engagement of design professionals to include architects, engineers and specialty consultants. Management and support of design professionals from programming to completion. • Review of lease terms and collaborate with Leasing Manager to obtain all necessary approvals from the Landlord. Engage and maintain positive working relationships with local government jurisdictions/departments Engagement of general contractors to include competitive bidding and negotiation • Review of all proposals, and change order requests from the consultants, general contractors, suppliers and subcontracts. Prepare and present comparative analysis. Creation and maintenance of the project budget and high-level master schedule • Engagement of and coordination with Apple EH&S, IT, Security and AV project managers, etc. • Coordination, ordering and installation oversight of furniture, fixtures and equipment for each project • Management of commissioning agents and development of sequence of operations • Management of the closeout process, handle warranty issues and turnover the project to Facilities team

Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Construction Management preferred.

Additional Requirements