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Kimley-Horn Entry-Level – Construction Management in Phoenix, Arizona


Kimley-Horn, a national consulting engineering and planning firm and one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 best places to work, seeks a high-energy, self-driven proactive entry-level Construction Management graduate to join our team in Phoenix, AZ. This challenging, highly visible position will be a key member of the Real Estate Services team and will report directly to the Real Estate Manager (REM).

The candidate in this position will work with tenant’s construction oversight of office build outs nationwide. This role involves extensive weekday travel (60-75%); occasional weekend travel; frequent interaction with office, regional, and corporate staff and contractors, property managers, and vendors. Flexible mentality, excellent communication skills, good Microsoft Office and Skype for Business skills, excellent architectural document review understanding, extra-effort drive, strong customer-service focus, and ability to multi-task essential.

  • BS in Construction Management or related fields

  • Work with architect, office leader and Regional Facility Coordinator (RFC) on 30/60/90 percent construction document reviews

  • Review bid submissions for value analysis and procure contractor proposals for REM review

  • Ensure corporate branding features and design color palettes are being used appropriately

  • Assist REM with construction oversight

  • Work with RFC and building management on permits, COIs and complying with building rules

  • Regular travel during work week and occasionally on weekends, as required to meet project milestones

  • Physically attend major construction kick off meetings and punch walks

  • Participate in numerous weekly construction meetings (in person or by phone) to discuss progress, problems, and scheduling on each project

  • Review work performed by the construction team, in conjunction with the design team, to ensure that materials furnished, and the work performed are in accordance with the drawings, specifications and contract documents (QC/QA)

  • Assist RFCs with office move weekends, as needed

  • Document project progress and issues through weekly written reports for each project

  • Review Pay Apps and verify all claim releases required to issue final certificate of completion and final payment to the construction team

  • Assist with having the project delivered on time, on budget and to Kimley-Horn specifications

  • Facilitate communication amongst stakeholders

  • Work with RFCs to ensure timely billing from our vendors and processing of invoices

  • Acquire close out binders, including as-builts

  • Work in conjunction with RFC to decommission existing offices

  • Assist with gathering data for yearly budget process

  • Mentor and develop RFCs

  • Participate in weekly RES team calls

  • Attend monthly project budget to actual meeting

With success, this individual will enjoy the rewards of a performance-based work environment and can advance to ownership.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)