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Construction Manager

Company name
Caribou Coffee

Minneapolis, MN

Date Last Verified
Mar 12,2018

Posted on
Mar 06,2018

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Position Mission: To manage and coordinate the planning, designing, budgeting, construction, remodeling and delivering of Caribou Coffee, Einstein Bros Bagels, Bruegger's Bagels and Noah's stores within assigned markets or regions.

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • New Store Project Management

  • General Contractor search and selection.

  • General Contract bidding, negotiating and executing.

  • Contract management and administration.

  • Control and management of project scheduling.

  • Effective schedule communication to internal and external sources.

  • Manage Landlord relationship prior and for the duration of the construction process.

  • Budget Management

  • Produce preliminary budgets upon request from Real Estate Directors.

  • Produce and signoff on store investment budget prior to senior management submittal.

  • Manage budgets to assure project costs are below approved project budgets.

  • New Store and Concept Design Management

  • Be a catalyst to the further development and execution of the store concept.

  • Identify/test new materials and designs in an effort to decrease store development costs.

  • Participate in cost engineering studies to reduce the cost of store build-outs.

  • Due Diligence, Feasibility, Real Estate

  • Provide site review and physical feasibility support to Real Estate Managers.

  • Point of responsibility for all permits: signage, municipal, building health, etc.

  • Review all landlord/tenant work letters prior to execution.

  • Remodels, Maintenance, Operations Support

  • Manage major store remodeling projects and other initiatives.

  • Assist in development and execution of store remodeling programs.

  • Act as a resource to store operations and facilities management to assist in store repair and maintenance needs.

  • Management and Administrative

  • Assist in recruiting and training new staff into the department.

  • Assist in developing and implementing store development programs and procedures.

  • Assist in educating new Real Estate Directors for landlord/tenant work letter requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must possess clear written and verbal communications.

  • Organize and write procedures in a logical/methodical manner.

  • Good time management skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.

  • Maintain satisfactory attendance.

  • Adhere to company policies, programs, and wok rules.

  • Perform work in a timely and workmanship like manner.

  • Highly motivated, self-directed, and results driven.

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.

  • Able to take direction and follow through multi-step project steps/procedures consistently.

  • Proven track record of successfully managing multiple priorities in a fast paced work environment.

  • Up to 50% travel required.



  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management.
  • 5 years of project management experience working for a combination of general contractors, developers and retailers.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands for this position are sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodation.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Caribou and Einstein reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Caribou or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Caribou Coffee Company and Einstein Noah Restaurant Group are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and individuals with Disabilities and do not discriminate based on gender identity or sexual orientation.

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