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Company: Dollar General
Location: Goodlettsville, TN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel



Provides oversite and leadership in pre-construction management for all new, relocation and expansion projects for conventional/tenant build-out projects across all concepts. Accountable for delivering the timely completion of pre-construction requirements of approximately 400+ project equivalents annually within assigned geographic territory to include Scoping, Estimating and permit procurement. May also be assigned to strategic or tactical task forces. Provides coverage for directors and senior directors at meetings, market visits, team projects, project manager vacations, etc. as needed.

Job Details

  • Manages new, relocation, and expansion construction efforts for all concept types by providing project and technical leadership through pre-construction planning. Conducts on-site inspection to verify scope and quality compliance, technical issue problem-solving, project cost oversight, and overall schedule management for store opening forecast.
  • Leads team of Estimators in all pre-construction activities for conventional projects across all concepts to include REC budgets, due diligence, architectural and engineering reviews, and verification of project readiness for real estate closing.
  • Manages Permit procurement process with Permit Manager by providing guidance on timeline expectations and methods to ensure timely receipt of permits required for buildout of conventional projects. Tracks and reports on timeline expectations and confirmation of receipt and ensures all cross functional team members have visibility to permit status and milestones.
  • Prepares and/or tracks all required construction and project administration documents and tasks to include Development System updates, site visit reports, and change order/cost management tracking and reporting. Accountable for all documentation, follow up, and close out.
  • Plays critical leadership, coordination and communication role with all stakeholders involved on projects to include operations, developers/general contractors, architects/engineers, code officials, landlords, and DG functional partners. Leverages continuous communication to choreograph project execution and resolve site specific issues.
  • Responsible for leading projects within the group and cross-functionally, covering pipeline meetings in lieu of director, assisting with enterprise-wide process improvement for the entire construction team, providing leadership and mentoring, and providing coverage on other projects, meetings or assignments as directed.


  • Detailed knowledge of construction industry, terminology, codes, and design disciplines.
  • Strong ability to read, understand, and apply construction standards and plan sets.
  • Willingness to travel extensively up to 75-80% within assigned territory.
  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment with a high sense of urgency and minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in organization, time, and project management with ability to manage multiple priorities, complete all required documentation/paperwork, and provide timely and accurate project status reporting while traveling.
  • Strong interpersonal/team skills and ability to effectively communicate, coordinate, and work with a diverse set of project stakeholders and provide excellent customer service.

  • Ability to arrive at sound decisions in a timely manner while remaining knowledgeable of how decisions impact another project stakeholder.

  • Knowledge of SLM (Store Lifecycle Management) or equivalent project management tools


  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education/technical training and experience with 7-10 years of additional work experience in design, construction, and/or construction management for ground up and tenant build out development including big box (i.e., > 20,000 square feet). Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software and working knowledge of Auto-CAD and Store Lifecycle Management or equivalent project management tools.

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