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Shaw Industries Inc Project Manager - Corporate Construction in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Project Manager - Corporate Construction

Position Overview

Shaw Industries Corporate Engineering (CE) provides engineering support for the Corporation’s Manufacturing, Distribution, and Administrative Facilities. Although its primary base is in Dalton, GA, CE is deployed on projects from southern California to coastal South Carolina, as well as internationally. The department provides feasibility studies, high-level and detailed budget estimates, engineering design, project management, consulting, forensic investigations, and CAD services. CE has specialists to serve the needs of each segment of the business; divided into four support groups: Fibers & Yarn, Carpet & Backing, Hard Surfaces, Construction & Global Facilities, the Staff includes Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, and Structural, as well as CAD Designers and Administrative staff.

Position Overview:

This position is within the Corporate Engineering Construction and Global Facilities Group and reports to the Global Facilities Manager. The group supports all facilities and departments across the organization. The position is responsible to develop and execute complex, multi-disciplined capital and expense projects with limited direction, prepare technical specifications, and utilize project management tools to ensure projects meet safety, performance, and budget requirements. The position requires close coordination with management as well as other corporate departments and outside agencies.


Project Engineering:

  • Envisions and develops project concept

  • Solicits and documents facility requirements and input

  • Partners with internal engineers as needed to develop best practice design solutions, cost estimates and timelines for project proposals.

  • Develops and maintains project budgets and timelines, facility operations needs, and corporate leased space.

  • Manage outside contractors.

  • Manage a wide variety of construction projects consisting of (but not limited to), office remodeling, restrooms, breakrooms, showrooms, manufacturing/distribution expansions, etc.

    Project Administration:

  • Using standard Corporate Engineering templates, assemble specifications and documents to adhere to drawing and bid package standards, and solicit bids and manage service contracts for various needs of the facilities.

  • Track and maintain control of approved project expenditures and operating budgets using PeopleSoft CPM Detail reports, self-developed spreadsheets and Facilities Capital Budget and Renewal Plans.

  • Issue requisitions and approve receipts through PeopleSoft.

  • Publish project status reports to keep customers regularly updated.

  • Prepare Asset Detail documents and submit them to Corporate Assets.

  • Assemble completed project file documents and archive per Corporate Engineering Standard.

    Project Execution:

  • Manage contractors on site closely ensuring that corporate policies such as safety, ethics, environmental, etc. are enforced.

  • Take full responsibility for all contractor activities; act as the primary liaison between Corporate Engineering and the facility occupants to minimize disruption to normal activities and communicate any necessary disruptions to management and occupants in advance.

  • Perform Quality Control function, inspecting all contractor work and vendor-supplied equipment to ensure compliance with specifications, drawings, timeline requirements, etc., issued in the bid package.

    Technical Resource:

  • Possess the fundamental knowledge of building systems including mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, fire protection, communication, and security systems.

  • Possess technical composition skills to prepare complex business documents and, ability to read technical drawings.

  • Participate and support efforts regarding initiatives for Corporate Engineering.

    Other Administrative:

  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and be able to respond promptly to requests from management and various building occupants.

  • Using Concur, submit monthly expense reports for reimbursement of engineering-related travel.

  • Maintain a professional image in conducting business with both internal and external customers and service providers.

  • Position may require extended overnight travel at times.


  • 4-year Engineering/Construction Management/Architecture degree and two (2) years progressive project management experience in a construction-related field, OR high school diploma/GED with five (5) years progressive project management experience in a construction-related field. Experience in a heavy industrial/manufacturing setting is a plus.

  • Possess excellent technical writing skills for producing specifications, project reports, and communications with external suppliers.

  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately budget, track, and control project costs.

  • Knowledge of the International Building Code, Life Safety Code, Storm Water Control, ADA, and NFPA fire system requirements is a plus.

  • AutoCAD experience preferred.

Talent Model Competencies:

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Build Customer Satisfaction

  • Demonstrate Good Judgment

  • Initiate Action

Salary will be based upon the education and experience level of the candidate selected, the position may be filled as a Project Engineer, Sr. Project Engineer, or Staff Engineer.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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