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Construction Manager

Company: Scooters Coffee
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


Established in 1998, Scooter's Coffee has distinguished itself as one of the premiere specialty coffee companies in the industry. Scooter's Coffee may be one of the fastest-growing specialty coffee brands, but simplicity is at our core: sustainably sourced ingredients we handcraft into perfection. We believe in taking time to connect and create an amazing experience in each life we touch. At Scooter's Coffee we live our core values of integrity, love, humility and courage and we are looking for talented, passionate, amazing people to join our team.

Within the Scooter's Coffee brand sits Harvest Roasting, which includes our warehouse, bakery, and roastery. Harvest Roasting serves as the supplier to all of our coffeehouse locations, including corporate and franchise owned, providing weekly product deliveries of the vast majority of products needed for daily business. For us, the focus is on quality; therefore, we handle all the roasting, shipping, baking, and packaging within Harvest Roasting.

At Scooter's Coffee, we are courageously committing to bringing our mission to communities across the nation. We seek to create an amazing experience in each life we touch, creating connections fueled by our passion for world-class coffee. We live and breathe by our Core Values: Integrity, Love, Humility, and Courage. These four simple, yet powerful, words guide how we show up for our coworkers and our customers. So, what's it like to work at Scooter's Coffee?

  • Leaders who inspire with their vision and stewardship of brand values
  • Dynamic growth phase means no two days are the same
  • Better together: intentional collaboration provides meaning and direction in our work
  • Innovation welcomed at all levels
  • Family culture: in out and out of work, we care for the whole you
  • Lots, and lots, and lots of coffee!!

    At Scooter's Coffee, we care about our employees like family, and we know there's nothing more important to you than your family. Here's how we support you:
    • Physical - full suite of insurance plans to protect your physical and mental health
    • Financial - competitive total pay, company contributions to your 401(k) and HSA, plus free 1:1 financial planning
    • Life/Work Balance - PTO, paid holidays, and paid leave for all parents. We have professional development tools for you and Employee Assistance Program access for your whole family
    • Community - Paid time to volunteer and organized giving campaigns
    • Perks - $75/month credit for in-store purchases, discounted products from our online store, drawings for free event tickets, and access to exclusive branded apparel items


      This position may be performed remotely and we are targeting candidates in the Midwest, specifically focusing on Omaha, Des Moines, St. Louis, Kansas City, or Oklahoma City areas. This role is a heavy travel role. The successful candidate can expect to travel 50% of the time. This includes travel to Omaha, NE, where Scooter's Coffee is headquartered. Candidates must live in a state where Scooter's Coffee operates coffee shop locations.


      The Construction Manager is responsible for engagement with franchisees, architects, contractors and Scooter's Corporate to provide key support to ensure stores are built effectively, efficiently, and within budget. Key responsibilities will include interpreting blueprints, monitoring project timelines, monitoring project specifications and creating relationships with the support networks. The Construction Manager must have working knowledge of construction documents, methodologies and procedures and be able to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The Construction Manager must also have demonstrated experience consulting with franchisees throughout the construction process.

      • Consult with and advise franchisees throughout the construction process including:
      • Manage the qualifying and bidding process for General Contractors to achieve competitive pricing
      • Develop construction and vendor delivery and installation schedules
      • Analyze all bids and pricing for all contracts and purchasing decisions
      • Manage the submittal and receipt of all building and health permits and approvals necessary
      • Construction Management- coordinate all key activities with the General Contractor and Vendors, assist in managing critical events from project start up through punch list completion and transition to operations
      • Weekly reporting including schedule update, utility updates, OSI updates, etc.
      • Provide support & guidance to franchisees, architects, and contractors throughout construction process
      • Partner with subcontractors, consultants, and vendors to ensure timely completion and adherence to contractual requirements
      • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
      • Interpret blueprints, shop drawings, sketches, and work orders
      • Coordinate internal resources and others for support of store buildouts
      • Identify conflicts in construction progress and communicate them to project team for resolution
      • High proficiency within Smartsheets project management software is a plus.

        • 5+ years of experience in Construction Project Management
        • 2+ years of experience working in a franchise system, consulting with franchisees throughout construction process
        • Familiarity with all construction documents, including drawings, submittals, permits, safety regulations, change orders, RFIs, ASIs, etc.
        • Thorough knowledge of all standard commercial construction trades
        • Experience utilizing Bluebeam or a similar platform preferred
        • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision
        • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related field, preferred
        • Demonstrated organization and project management skills
        • Strong attention to detail within a fast-paced environment
        • High level of professionalism and strong work ethic
        • Ability to travel nationally, approximately 50% of the time


          The functions and skills described here are general in nature and represent the type of work performed, but they do not constitute an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities performed on the job.

Keywords: Scooters Coffee, Omaha , Construction Manager, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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