SCV Special Project Group, Project Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200370005
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 service. We develop and run Apple’s global real estate portfolio, lead all related capital construction projects, providing 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! Do you love thinking analytically? Join us, and you’ll have a significant role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. The SCV SPG MaOps/Small Project Team Lead will be responsible to perform maintenance projects and remodel existing labs in our critical research and development facilities. You will have close coordination with project stakeholders from various teams including business units, real estate, design, EH&S, energy, construction, network, maintenance, and operations to bring our projects to fruition. You will manage and support the architects, engineers, other specialty consultant and vendors, and general contractors from initial design to construction completion.

Key Qualifications

  • Engineering or construction management degree.
  • 7-10 years’ experience with typical technology company project types: office TI’s, labs, clean rooms, server labs, tool installations, etc. as a project manager in North America.
  • Deep knowledge of the construction industry, design process, and construction practices.
  • Excellent planning, analytical, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects, priorities, and people concurrently in a fast-paced, high growth, and results driven environment.
  • Ability to work well with others and create strong field and corporate relationships.
  • Ability to gracefully adjust to meet changing circumstances such as reassignment of project priority, implementation of design enhancements/upgrades, and customer needs.
  • Dedication to deliver consistent customer service internally and externally.
  • Self-starter who possesses exceptional time management skills and has great attention to details.
  • Skilled in reading design and construction drawings for all disciplines.
  • Experience with the fast-track design build construction model.
  • Ability to manage numerous projects including equipment upgrades and modifications within occupied buildings.
  • Experience using cost tracking and scheduling software and ability to learn new project management software quickly
  • Fluent and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to fully utilize Apple products to do your job as efficiently as possible.


• Professionally represent Apple’s interest at all meetings with Consultants, General Contractors, and Suppliers. • Engage and maintain positive working relationships with the local jurisdictions/departments. • Meet with internal engineering groups, operations, and business units to run detailed project requirements. • Provide guidance and assist project managers to drive both internal and external stakeholders to meet deadlines as required per the project delivery schedule. • Create and maintain the project budget including securing internal approvals for capital funding. • Provide budget analysis (cost models and trending) and value engineering guidance to team members. • Engage and manage General Contractors to include competitive bidding and negotiation. Review and comment on contracts and terms and conditions as it pertains to costing and deliverables for a project or scope. • Assist project managers to review all proposals and change order requests from the Consultants, General Contractor, Suppliers, and Subcontractors. • Prepare and present comparative cost analysis. • Provide guidance to project managers to engage and coordinate with Apple IT, Security, and the AV design and installation teams. • Participate in analyzing potential mechanical, electrical, and process piping solutions and provide guidance. • Oversee coordination, ordering, and installation of Apple purchased building materials, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) requirements, furniture, infrastructure components, and major equipment for each project. • Prepare and present weekly status updates on project schedule, costs and cost projections to upper management. • Experience with PLC & DDC building management systems with the ability to lead design discussions. • Management and oversight of commissioning agents with experience in reviewing sequence of operations and test scripts. • Ability to engage site operations team from design to project turn over.

Education & Experience

Degree in Construction Management or Engineering. We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive leader who can think strategically and stay connected to our customers. The ideal candidate possesses a high level of integrity, creativity, initiative, accountability, communication, and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to teamwork and excellence.

Additional Requirements