Architectural Project Manager

Overall Job Summary

Competitive Salary, Bonus, RSUs, Flexible PTO, and more. 

The role of Architectural Project Manager manages preconstruction design for site-specific new store and remodel development for $200+ million in capital expenditures. This key position leads consistent building/site design and entitlement approvals for fee-development, build-to-suit new stores, and TSC remodel projects nationwide. This role provides design support during construction, including consultant coordination for timely RFI responses. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Min 5%)

  • Lead all preconstruction design services for fee-development projects with consultant and internal teams, from conceptual site and building design for TSC and entitlement approvals, to final construction documents for permit approvals.
  • Coordinate with build-to-suit developers and their architects to develop conceptual site and building designs for REC leadership approvals, and partner with Construction Managers to review construction documents for consistency with TSC standards.  
  • Lead the remodel coordination between the Store Planning team, design consultants and Construction team for Fusion and Garden Center remodel projects, to confirm consistent execution and predictable costs.  
  • Lead reliable due-diligence and entitlement scope/schedules for new and remodel projects, including management of fee-development entitlements and TSC remodel permits; and evaluate developer entitlement scopes to confirm build-to-suit schedules.  
  • Coordinate new store design exhibits for the Real Estate team for REC leadership approvals of both fee-development and build-to-suit projects. Coordinate remodel design exhibits with Merchandising team for internal TSC approvals.
  • Support Estimating to prepare conceptual costing for REC approvals and contribute value-engineering and alternatives as required.   
  • Partner with Construction Managers and General Contractors to place purchasing orders for key materials for fee-development projects and coordinate timely deliveries.  This includes the ownership of the Furnished By Owner (FBO)/procured materials program.
  • Work with Finance team to assign purchase orders and approve invoicing.   
  • Use relevant business analyses to measure and monitor suppliers for cost, quality, and schedule performance.  
  • Partner with Procurement team to share supplier performance data, to maintain vendor cost and schedule commitments and drive potential cost saving.  
  • Build effective relationships with internal customers, design teams, developers, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values that meet or exceed the customer's expectations.
  • Work closely with internal design and construction teams on project costs and value engineering opportunities.

Required Qualifications

Experience: 10+ years of experience in preconstruction design management.  

Education: Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction project management, or an equivalent combination of experience and education is required.

Professional Certifications: PMP Preferred.

Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities

  • Extensive experience in feasibility studies, due diligence, and entitlement management for multiple construction types and complex building developments.  
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of planning, zoning, and permit processes.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory requirements, building codes, and technical requirements of the construction industry.
  • Experience with geotechnical reporting, and alternate cost-effective approaches to manage a variety of site conditions.
  • Superior understanding of construction schedules, facility operations, technology, furniture, fixtures, and equipment.
  • Experience with purchasing programs, purchase orders and payment programs.  
  • Ability to plan, organize, motivate, mentor, and evaluate the work of others as well as work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiple projects concurrently and manage competing priorities.
  • Must have working knowledge and ability to use computer aided design software (CAD), markup software (Bluebeam) and Project Management Software (Projectmates, Procore, etc.). 
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Teams, Outlook, etc. 

Working Conditions

  • Normal office working conditions
  • Occasional travel required

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting
  • Standing (not walking)
  • Walking
  • Kneeling/Stooping/Bending
  • Reaching overhead
  • Driving a vehicle
  • Lifting up to 20 pounds


This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  A team member should perform all duties as assigned by his/ her supervisor.


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