Construction Project Manager

About Green Thumb Industries:
Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and retailer, is dedicated to providing dignified access to cannabis while giving back to the communities in which they serve. GTI manufactures and distributes a portfolio of branded cannabis products including Rythm, Dogwalkers, The Feel Collection, incredibles and Beboe, among others. The company also owns and operates rapidly growing national retail cannabis stores called Rise™ and Essence. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, GTI has 13 manufacturing facilities, licenses for 95 retail locations and operations across 12 U.S. markets. Established in 2014, GTI employs approximately 1,400 people and serves thousands of patients and customers each year. GTI was named a Best Workplace 2018 by Crain’s Chicago Business. More information is available at GTIgrows.com.
The Role
GTI just keeps growing and growing! We’re seeking a logistical genius and construction management guru to oversee new retail/dispensary construction projects. As a Construction Project Manager with GTI/RISE, you will be responsible for serving as the liaison between GTI HQ and our dispensary build-outs in the field ensuring scope of work is executed, quality of brand is maintained, timelines are beat, and budgets are always in the green! You should have off the charts communication skills to work with sub-contractors/vendors and your teammates alike. As a proven Construction PM, you have managed over a dozen projects at a time working across a national landscape. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage an annual project of 25 new store construction projects as well as many smaller repair or energy upgrade projects as required
  • Direct all phases of construction project management including due diligence, schedule and budget development, planning and design, FF&E procurement and store move coordination
  • Act as the RISE liaison in the field with all departments and outside contractors/equipment suppliers / consultants / landlords / governing authorities ensuring coordination towards common goals while making critical decisions in a professional manner
  • Prepare/update project status reports, process invoices, update tracking reports, and maintain files for due diligence and financials.
  • Actively track each aspect of project performance against schedules and critical path.
  • Maintain strict adherence to all quality standards and applicable safety regulations and enforce GTI’s corporate quality and community standards.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree required in Architecture/Engineering, Construction Management or construction related field
  • 6 years of construction project management, 3 years of retail construction management preferred
  • Expertise managing high-growth multi-site/ multi-state retail locations.
  • Must have maintained and prepared construction budgets and tracking systems for retail construction operations
  • Familiar with store fixture, planning, operations and merchandising
  • Advanced Excel skills with proficiency in computer estimating, scheduling, and other database applications
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
  • Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI
  • Able to work a flexible schedule depending on the needs of the business; will require work on weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry 

At GTI we believe that our corporate community should be a reflection of the communities we serve. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity across race, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, experience, and thought—not only because it is right, but because it makes us better. Our mission—the right to wellness—informs our commitment to champion economic opportunities in communities disproportionately affected by the war on drugs through employment and community involvement. GTI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
We can't wait to meet you.

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Location

GTI is located in River North, a short walk from the Chicago Brown Line and near the Ohio expressway entrance.

What are Green Thumb Industries (GTI) Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
GTI offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees to be used on transit and ride sharing apps!
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
GTI has a 420 Happy Hour which occurs on a monthly basis hosted by rotating team members who create a theme-based event.
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