Starbucks Coffee Company construction representative, Store Development & Design - Chicago, IL in Chicago, Illinois

Summary of Experience

  • Knowledge of development process lifecycle

  • Construction in restaurant or retail environment

  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings

  • Fundamental commercial acumen relating to scope, related project costs and programs

  • Negotiation skills and ability to influence without authority

Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED or 4 + years of US military experience (Preferred: Bachelor's degree in facility or construction management, architecture, or business related field)

  • 3+ years project administration, including tracking

  • 5 years order management: progressive experience in managing orders through complete order life cycle.

  • 3 years’ experience in the construction or facilities industry

  • 3+ years’ experience using project or construction management software (MS Project, Tririga, Primavera, Project Mates etc.)

  • 3+ years vendor/supplier management

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Relationship Management:

  • Effective communication and fundamental ability to influence

  • Works effectively with multiple vendors to meet timelines and milestones

  • Contributes to the success of a high performing team

Fundamental Project Management:

  • Basic task and project management skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Effectively work in ambiguous situations

Data Management:

  • Comfort working with database, reporting and order management software

Fundamental Construction Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with construction terms, concepts, drawings and documents


  • Support annual planning and store tours

  • Weekly tracking updates

  • Drawing review

  • GC contracts

  • OFI order management

  • Vendor payments

  • Reconciliation

  • LEED Documentation

  • FAR Updates

Fundamental Store Development Knowledge:

  • Basic understanding of store development role in Starbucks’ success

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.