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



Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 16,500 stores in 46 states as of May 1, 2020.  In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at

Job Details

General Summary:

Provides construction management leadership for all new, relocation and expansion projects for built-to-suit, conventional/tenant build-out, fee development, and DG Market development. Accountable for delivering the timely opening of approximately 40+ project equivalents annually within assigned geographic territory both on budget and built to project quality specifications and standards. May also b

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages new, relocation, and expansion construction efforts for all concept types by providing project and technical leadership through pre-construction planning. Conducts regular on site inspection to verify scope and quality compliance, technical issue problem-solving, project cost oversight, and overall schedule management for store opening forecast . (35%)
  • Leads the turnkey construction management of new, relocation, and expansion conventional/tenant build-out projects (traditional and DG Market) to include: preliminary site visits; initial design; project scope of work; construction budgeting; contractor selection; pre-construction planning and permitting; on site construction inspection; and overall schedule and cost management. (25%)
  • Prepares and/or tracks all required construction and project administration documents and tasks to include SLM updates, site visit reports, contractor weekly project schedule reports, punch list report, and change order/cost management tracking and reporting. Accountable for all documentation, follow up, and close out. (15%)
  • Leads interface with DG fee development partners. Manages all pre-construction activities to include REC budgets, due diligence, architectural and engineering reviews, and verification of project readiness for real estate closing. (10%)
  • 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. (10%)
  • 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. (5%)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

  • 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 upwards of 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 other project stakeholders
  • Knowledge of SLM (Store Lifecycle Management) or equivalent project management tools
  • Must be within 4 hours drive time of Goodlettsville, TN


Work Experience &/or Education:

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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