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VP, Global Construction

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

What You'll Do: The purpose of this position is to lead the development work streams that consist of multiple, simultaneous new asset construction (both automated and conventional), facility expansion, and capital-funded retrofit projects globally.Essential Functions: Act as the global lead for all development projects including new automated and conventional construction projects.Manage and advise multiple project teams during the Due Diligence, Preconstruction, Construction, and Start-up phases of all development projects globally.Liaise with the Business Development, Strategic Planning, Engineering, SC Solutions, Legal, Real Estate, Finance, Operations and Maintenance teams to ensure the timely execution of Development project that achieve corporate requirements and standards.Drive the preconstruction phases of projects to rapidly achieve necessary entitlements and permits to allow for planned development.Represent Americold with local authorities and community representatives where projects are planned or underway.Develop Americold's construction project management and material handling systems installation management teams.Essential Initiatives --Site due diligence activities including general site evaluations, zoning requirements, setback and buffer requirements, platting, identification of local ordinances (parking, sidewalks, fencing, screening, noise, landscaping), environmental studies, utility suppliers and service availability, required permits and permitting process.Preliminary facility and site design; project outline specification; General Contractor bidding and selection; price negotiation and finalization; and contracting.Global Construction and Development project execution focusing on cost control and schedule adherence.Upkeep of construction standards and specifications for conventional and automated facilitiesAtlanta, GA based role--#LI-HybridWhat Experience You Need: Minimum 15 years of progressive construction experience with a top-tier companySignificant experience in large industrial development projects on behalf of a client or for internalExperience with leading due diligence and preconstruction phases for large industrial development projectsExperience in leading large multi-functional capital projects, from project initiation to project completionExperience with implementation of rack-supported buildings with associated material handling systemsExperience presenting projects at Zoning Hearing Boards and Planning Commission meetingsBachelors of Science Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Project Management (Graduate degree preferred) or other equivalent disciplineWhat Could Set You Apart:--Prior experience in the cold storage and/or 3PL industry a plusExperience presenting and interacting with the C-Suite and the Board of TrusteesGlobal experienceOur associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me? We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.--Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Atlanta , VP, Global Construction, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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