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Lead Project Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: R0000130453 job family: Building Operations Engineering schedule: Full time Location: 33 S 6th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402-3601;

Lead Project Engineer

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

Target’s distinctive brand love is infused throughout its many physical locations by the Properties teams. We have a direct and positive impact on the real estate, design, construction and maintenance of our stores, distribution centers and headquarters. Are you ready to help strategically grow Target’s brand through leading-edge design, development, construction and preservation? Can you effectively balance the efficiencies of a large-design build company with the unique challenges and innovative solutions required by individual sites? Then take your place on one of our Properties teams, and help us make the most of Target’s physical assets, both in the U.S. and overseas.

A role in Store Design - Engineering means the opportunity to apply your innovative, sustainable design and technical expertise. Your work will help define the physical experience. The interactions and connectivity between the physical, digital and human elements Target develops for our guest, will evolve the brand image in store and ultimately support Target’s business strategies. You’ll interpret program and scope details to integrate them with the interior and exterior design and aesthetic for  new stores, remodels, innovation projects and distribution centers.

As a Lead Project Engineer, you will play a critical role in the delivery of all Store Design programs by acting as a key liaison between design consultants (Architecture & Engineering) and internal stakeholders (including Construction, Architecture, Real Estate, Store Planning, Property Management and Global Supply Chain). You will help develop and deliver the right tools and resources for Target’s Design Consultant pool that will guarantee flawless delivery of all design documentation. You will coordinate with internal and external partners to ensure project scopes align with strategic direction, schedule and budget. You will also support internal partners to resolve ongoing building maintenance, repair and replacement projects and develop design criteria for use by Target’s design consultant partners.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.

Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • 4 year degree in engineering from ABET accredited program, architectural engineering preferred
  • Professional engineering licensure or the ability and desire to attain professional engineering licensure
  • 5+ years relevant experience (retail preferred)
  • Experience with technical aspects of building systems, envelope design, construction details, building forensics, etc.
  • Experience in executing programs with significant cross-functional representation
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and project management skills
  • Outstanding analytical and strategic problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated with a high level of accountability to coordinate multiple programs, develop and adhere to schedules, prioritize workload, work in a fast paced, challenging and continually evolving environment.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information from a variety of sources and use that information to make informed decisions
  • Ability to champion ideas with confidence and ensures that difficult problems are addressed 
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SmartSheets, BlueBeam, Adobe Acrobat
  • Working knowledge in CAD systems beneficial (Revit, MicroStation)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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