Construction Project Manager, Data Center Capacity DeliveryAWS Infrastructure Services owns the design, planning, delivery, and operation of all AWS global infrastructure. In other words, we’re the people who keep the cloud running.

We support all AWS data centers and all of the servers, storage, networking, power, and cooling equipment that ensure our customers have continual access to the innovation they rely on. We work on the most challenging problems, with thousands of variables impacting the supply chain — and we’re looking for talented people who want to help.

You’ll join a diverse team of software, hardware, and network engineers, supply chain specialists, security experts, operations managers, and other vital roles.

You’ll collaborate with people across AWS to help us deliver the highest standards for safety and security while providing seemingly infinite capacity at the lowest possible cost for our customers. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to completion.

Amazon Construction Project Managers (CPMs) are always at the forefront of the construction industry in terms of innovation, and maintain a focus to deliver the most innovative products to our customers.

Our data centers are industry leading facilities in terms of energy efficiency and cost effectiveness. The Data Center CPM is ultimately responsible for the day to day construction oversight and management of the contractors.

The CPM will also be utilized as a leader in their specific discipline (construction management, building services, architectural, electrical or mechanical engineering) and shall be responsible as a team member for delivering construction of some of the most sophisticated electrical and mechanical systems in the world.

At Amazon we leverage unique opportunities presented to us by owning everything from the substation, to the server, and back to the cooling towers. We are diverse, upbeat, creative, team-oriented construction professionals working on a daily basis to develop data centers that are changing the face of data facilities.

Daily responsibilities will include all aspects of the entire data center lifecycle construction starting with the site feasibility, through the procurement of the design teams and design review, daily construction oversight, and commissioning of completed facilities.

Key job responsibilities
– Project management and oversight of construction related activities for new builds or general capital projects.

This will include the ownership of the project scope, timeline, and budgets.
– Driving costs down and schedules shorter while maintaining quality.
– Provide Construction Management for specific initiatives aimed at increasing the resiliency of our data centers.
– Review of constructability of electrical and mechanical system and building designs associated with the construction of new data centers or the optimization of existing data centers.
– Creation of project scope and equipment requirements, assist with request for proposals, and capital requests. – Total project quality including the assisting with commissioning and integrated system testing and oversight of the execution of the project.
– Issue/Manage the Request for Information process during construction and coordinate construction administration with engineers
– Recording and reporting key metrics to team members and management.
– Concurrently managing multiple projects including new data center building and capital improvement projects associated with existing data centers.
– Operational support of installed facilities including review of procedures, best practices, and maintenance initiatives.
– Be a leader within the group as well as within internal and external teams that support the data center.
– Travel to datacenter sites for electrical systems audits, mechanical system reviews, constructability reviews, startup testing, and full commissioning, as required.

A day in the life
AWS Construction Managers lead the delivery of our Data Center projects. They work closely with Internal Stakeholders and Contractors, resolving project issues, managing RFIs, Change Orders and other key delivery functions.

Our CMs spend the majority of the week on site working closely with our vendors to drive project outcomes.

About the team
Diverse Experiences
AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply.

If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why AWS?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious.

Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer.

That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance
We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture.

When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Melbourne, VIC, AUS
– 7+ Years of work experience in design and construction management experience
– Experience in program management in mission critical facilities
– Experience in reading and interpreting construction related drawings for all disciplines
– Experience in carrying new design concepts through exploration, development, and into deployment/mass production.
– Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in Construction Management, Architecture, Structural, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
– Experience in mission critical projects (data centres, semi-conductor, hospitals, oil and gas)
– Knowledge of Australian building codes and regulations including Fire Codes, Building Codes, Energy Efficiency Codes, Sanitary Codes and Safety Codes.
– Previous vendor and contractor/subcontractor negotiation and management skills associated with construction and project execution.
– Experience in mechanical and electrical systems

Acknowledgement of country:
In the spirit of reconciliation Amazon acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

IDE statement:
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected attributes.


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