Construction Manager

Reporting directly to our Head of Construction, the Construction Manager will help drive the build-out process at new Knotel locations. He or she will partner with senior management to design, budget and manage the buildout of our new locations. The ability for the construction manager to deliver is essential for overall customer satisfaction and will transform how we  execute at a high level as we scale.  Knotel’s team embraces curiosity, integrity, hospitality and tenacious problem-solving, and the Construction Manager will contribute to this culture while pushing us to innovate and do our best work.

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with architects and designers to develop construction scopes of work
  • Create estimates, budgets, timelines for project completion, and manage construction projects to ensure that milestones are met on time and under budget
  • Ensure General Contractors deliver a high quality product to maintain Knotel’s standards
  • Proactively communicate risks and opportunities regarding constructability, cost, quality, and schedule concerns to internal Knotel team members
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal team members and external vendors
  • Provide constructability feedback during due diligence phase and through life of project to identify potential issues around unique building conditions

Who You Are

You are a keen, eager learner who turns every experience into a growth opportunity. You have experience in the construction field and love everything from budgeting and negotiating. You enjoy spending time in on construction sites and manipulating Excel spreadsheets, and get energy from balancing these activities. You maintain exceptionally high standards for your work and environment, always looking for better ways of doing things. You would never say that something “isn’t your job”, and you know how to balance hustle with poise in the way you conduct yourself. You also have the following:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • A fearlessness about getting your hands dirty - literally and figuratively
  • Deep experience in construction and design
  • Experience with bidding tools, construction management software, and managing budgets
  • A record of strong performance in academic and professional settings

About Knotel

Knotel is a fast growing real estate startup that is inventing new ways to get things done in a traditional industry. Led by veteran founders, Knotel creates custom headquarters for  companies without any of the headaches. Whether for 20 or 200 people, for 6 months or 6 years, Knotel provides businesses the flexibility and design they need in office space so they can focus on their work.

Diversity & Inclusion at Knotel

At Knotel, we know that a diverse workforce fuels our individual and collective success. We are committed to building an inclusive, collaborative culture where people of all races, genders, sexual orientations, and religious backgrounds can do their best work.


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