Construction Manager - Corporate|R00| (Syracuse, NY)
at Carrols Corporation

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

Job Description

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., a growing company located in Syracuse, NY, and one of the largest restaurant companies in the U.S., has an excellent opportunity in our Construction department for a Construction Manager.

Essential Functions:

The Construction Manager is responsible for the daily construction activities in a geographical assigned area in support of the Carrols construction build plan while providing major maintenance oversight.

  • Initiate, establish and maintain working relationships with architect/engineer and subcontractors to facilitate construction activities. Organize, conduct and represent the company at project coordination meetings at regular agreed upon intervals.
  • Collaborate with Real Estate and Legal Department in all issues of development.
  • Manage and prepare bid proposals, site plans, building plans and specifications, and direct architects and civil engineers during plan development. 
  • Review and coordinate all scheduling, bids and proposals.
  • Manages control of all projects to achieve completion within budget.
  • Effectively communicate the schedules of construction projects to executive staff, regional operations personnel and home office staff as needed.
  • Inspect each project site to ensure compliance to Carrols Corporation, Burger King Corporation and building code specifications.
  • Attend public hearings as applicable with Federal, State, County and local officials in order to achieve the "right to build".
  • Coordinate submittals of plans and specifications for review by code officials and respond to review comments as necessary.
  • Prepare capital improvement budgets for presentation of executive staff, Real Estate and Construction Departments.
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication between peers and CM's to enable professional assistance, collaboration and development.
  • Manage cost controls for specific projects including management and tracking of subcontractor change orders against approved project scope and budget.
  • Responsible for obtaining all necessary permits and licenses.
  • Investigate delays and bad weather emergencies at construction site to ensure proper procedures are carried out.
  • Possess working knowledge of all construction standards, projects plans, specifications, owner contract, subcontracts, purchase orders, and all other project related standards & documents.
  • Manage closeout process to ensure completion of works and required closeout documents.
  • Responsible for OSHA safety requirements for all workers on project site during construction


  • BS in Engineering or Construction Management Preferred with minimum 3 years' experience in ground-up construction and remodels or Trade/Vocational\Community College grad with minimum 5-10 years' experience with ground-up construction and remodels.
  • Demonstrated competency in the areas of estimating, scheduling, budgeting/cost control, insurance, field supervision, financial reporting, interpersonal skills, with general knowledge of ADA & OSHA safety requirements.
  • Extensive travel required during construction project, Must be organized and able to manage multiple concurrent projects. Will travel at least 4 days/week and on call 24hrs.

Carrols offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Syracuse, NY
  • Job Type: Construction
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/30/2019

About Us

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A Little About Us

Carrols Corporation is headquartered in Syracuse, New York. Carrols owns and operates more than 800 restaurants under the Burger King brand. Carrols operates in over 18 states and employs over 22,000 people.

Carrols is interested in creating opportunities for you; for your career.

Due to our size and continued growth, career opportunities are always present at Carrols. These opportunities are even more likely to become available due to our policy of "promotion from within". It is our philosophy and our strong desire to fill each of our management openings by promoting an existing Carrols' employee.

If you are a dynamic individual who is frustrated by bureaucracy and tenure rules, Carrols is for you. We offer quick advancement, training and no pre-determined time requirements. All we want are the best employees in the business.

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