Macy's Construction Management Co-op in Cincinnati, Ohio

* Job Overview: *

The Co-op student will assist Project Manager – in all items listed below with concentration on Field Construction at the Macy’s Stores. This co-op is considered primarily a field position with some office time and will report to the Director of Construction.

  • Essential Functions: *

    • Occasionally required to be on-site at least 5 days a week.
    • Assist Construction Administrator with day to day project management.
    • Quantify and track purchase orders for owner supplied items.
    • Assist in the preparation of contracts for consultant and contracts.
    • Participate in the bidding negotiation and award process.
    • Track and monitor all field instructions and change orders for additional work.
    • Monitor the project and remodel phasing schedule and implement recovery strategies to mitigate delays.
    • Provide for accurate and timely project close-outs.
    • Complete on-going review of plans and specifications during design and development of construction documents. Focus on elimination of past errors.
    • Coordinate the drawing development and complete the drawing review checklist with Store Planning.
    • Conduct an on-going review of all additional costs to contracts. Insure they are valid, reasonable and accurate. Properly scrutinize all change order requests as prepared by contractors.
    • Monitor the commitments of all pre-purchased material. Verify quantities required versus quantities ordered. Coordinate delivery dates, shipments and approval in processing of related invoices. Insure products are delivered on time.
    • Serve as Macy’s Inc on-site representative and agent to insure schedules are maintained and all work is fabricated and installed at the highest quality level.
    • Assist with the preparation of punch list and coordinate and monitor completion of same.
    • Assist in project closeout within 30 days of store opening or completion of project renovation.
    • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality
  • Qualifications: *


    • Year: Junior/Senior In College

    • Minimum GPA: 3.0

    • Majors: Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering

  • Communication Skills: *

    • Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as reports and procedure manuals.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Mathematical Skills: *

    • Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Reasoning Ability: *

    • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

    • Strong attention to detail

  • Physical Demands: *

  • * • This position requires regular walking, standing, hearing, and talking. • May involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching. • Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
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  • Other Skills: *

    • Strong leadership profile and excellent negotiation skills

Work Hours:

• Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs.

  • This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. *

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
Job: Store Construction
Req ID: MAC10362