Pet Paradise Resort
  • 28-Jun-2019 to 27-Dec-2019 (EST)
  • Corporate
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • 70,000 - 80,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, PTO, FSA, 401(K), Short Term and Long Term Disability

Pet Paradise Resort is a comprehensive pet care provider offering boarding, day camp, grooming and veterinary services. At Pet Paradise, our mission is to enhance the quality of life for pets and our customers by providing exceptional pet care and an outstanding customer experience. Located in nine states and nearly forty locations, Pet Paradise continues to expand in the southern region of the United States.

For more information about Pet Paradise visit or visit our social media sites: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Vimeo.

Construction Manager (Pet Paradise Resort Corporate Office)


Summary:  Manages the overall project direction, completion and financial outcome and administers general contractor and subcontractor contractual relationships for assigned projects.  This position oversees the design and construction of multiple projects.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned):  

  1. Work with PPR team and outside vendors to plan, coordinate and execute all work required for the successful completion of each project. 
  2. Develop and manage project budgets and work with vendors to insure adherence to project budget.  Manage all financial aspect of contract, including Owner provided scopes, to protect PPR's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with vendor(s). 
  3. Plan and schedule multiple projects and oversee schedule adherence and updates. 
  4. Pre-qualify and solicit vendors for the engineering, design and construction of renovation and ground up projects. Issue and prepare RFPs and award contracts for the work..
  5. Understand and administer design, engineering and construction contracts as mutually selected by PPR and its vendors. 
  6. Provide leadership in risk evaluation, contract negotiations, fee and pricing decisions. 
  7. Attend and lead project design and construction meetings, including pre-construction, pre-award, progress and close-out. 
  8. Oversee coordination and installation of PPR FF&E and project close-out with contractor. Secure all closeout manuals and as-built drawings.
  9. Ensure the adherence to project schedules and PPR's quality standards at all times. 
  10. Coordinate resort openings and project completions with PPR operations team. 
  11. Assume additional responsibilities as required by the Development Director or VP of Real Estate. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Minimum 4 years of experience working as a Project Manager for a construction company performing commercial contracting or construction manager for a commercial enterprise developing projects ranging in size from $1M - $4M.; new and renovation projects size up to $1M. Ability to manage 3-4 projects concurrently. 

Education: Engineering or Construction Bachelor's Degree preferred, however, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered. Strong knowledge of construction techniques, costs and scheduling, estimating, purchasing and engineering principles and techniques, as well as accounting principles. Experience with both Construction Management and Design-Build preferred. Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Project, Office suite and a working knowledge of project scheduling software. Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.  

Required Skills:

Professional appearance at all times

Confident and energetic personality

Detail oriented

Strong organizational skills

Strong ability to multi-task; work without constant supervision

Reliable and flexible to Resort needs

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Possess effective presentation skills

Willingness to travel in and out of state

 Certificates and Licenses:

Valid driver's license

General Contractor's license preferred

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  

The Construction Manager is an exempt-level position; hours worked per week are based on business volume and demand but will exceed 40 hours per week; weekend and holiday availability, as necessary.

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