Charleys - Director of Design and Construction

Charleys - Direc...

United States, OH, Columbus

Job Description

Director of Design & Construction

Position Overview

Reporting to the Vice President & General Counsel, the Director of Design & Construction is responsible for the construction, refresh, and/or remodel of all restaurant locations by meeting cost, schedule and operational requirements.

  • Direct and oversee the construction department
  • Review and approve all store layouts, signage and branding elements
  • Develop means and measures to put together procedures to go companywide with the refresh and remodel projects
  • Work with the franchisee’s to develop relationships with the Landlord, Architects, General Contractors, Building Officials, Equipment Suppliers, Sign Manufactures, Wall Mural Supplier, etc. and coordinate the construction process and see it through to opening
  • Compare vendors and suppliers cost to assure the best prices and service for franchisee’s and establish the necessary relationships
  • Prepare estimates and budgets for the build outs
  • Work with Operations, Real Estate, Development, Legal, Marketing and others to assist with issues and work to better refine the overall process
  • Perform same duties as a Project Manager and manage projects from start to finish
  • Prepare CAD drawings and other details as needed
  • Directly supervise the staff of Project Managers and Special Projects Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum of 5 years in a leadership role overseeing commercial construction projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction science, construction management or other related field. Graduate degree in a construction related field is desirable
  • Demonstrated track record of accomplishments in restaurant (fast casual), retail or hospitality industry
  • Previous experience with multiple store types (ie: free standing, mall food court, strip centers, mall in-line, airport, etc)
  • Current knowledge of industry trends in retail store and restaurant design
  • Ability to translate stated design principles/objectives into unique and varied store locations
  • Ability to balance design, with operational needs and budget objectives resulting in exceptional store environments

Job number: 1204297
Category: Corporate Office
Location: OH, Columbus, 2500 Farmers Dr., Suite 140


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