Junior Construction Project Manager

Remote /
Development – Construction /
/ Hybrid
Hey there, welcome to Foxtrot.

We’re the digitally-native evolution of the corner store—the one-stop-shop for those seeking thoughtful food experiences that are a reflection of themselves and their city. We offer a handpicked curation of daily essentials in-store and delivered in as little as 30 minutes, via our app and website.

Alongside our investors like Almanac Insights, Momofuku founder David Chang, Sweetgreen co-founder/co-chief executive officer Nicolas Jammet, and most recently D1 Capital Partners, we’re building an omni-channel brand that seamlessly marries e-commerce delivery, proprietary inventory technology, and the feel-good community of neighborhood stores.

Our storefronts offer the most-loved aspects of the neighborhood: beautifully designed interiors that wrap you in the welcoming aroma of locally-sourced coffee, comfortable lounge areas to work and relax in, and chef-prepared meals to snack on throughout the day. And all in a space that joins mindful people, brands, and goods to create a community of discovery and joy. And our swift app and online store further highlight the Foxtrot experience, delivering a new kind of convenience that brings the store straight to your door.

Since launching in 2013, we now operate in Chicago, DC, Dallas, and Austin, rapidly scaling nationwide.

About the Role:

We are seeking an effective, energetic, hands-on Junior Construction Project Manager to be responsible for the overall coordination of multiple retail/grocery commercial construction projects.  This highly collaborative role will lead multiple projects from the pre-construction bidding process to turn over to the Operations team– you’ll manage all the project's timelines, cost quality, schedule and communicate to all appropriate stakeholders. If you’re a stickler for details with a passion for bringing construction spaces to retail reality, we’re looking for you.


    • Provides budgeting and estimating to potential real estate locations to assist in the feasibility of a property
    • Manages the pre-construction and bidding process of assigned projects
    • Assist the Development Team with maintaining project cost tracking, estimating, and ensuring the project’s financial adherence to budget.
    • Initiate and lead Value Engineering exercises with Architects, Designers, and Contractors  
    • Navigate and execute various facilities-related issues as they surface, and ensure timely resolution in union with store standards and timelines
    • Assist with the development and maintenance of business relationships with Architect/Engineers and Contractors
    • Assist with the coordination of the Contractor’s team to provide leadership for the duration of the project
    • Develop and oversee the timely execution of the project schedule(s)
    • Participate in weekly meetings with the Project Team
    • Communicate with Architect, Consultants, Expediters, and Cross Functional Internal Teams on all project issues
    • Assist with the preparation and organization of Progress Meetings on a regularly scheduled basis
    • Travel to on-site meetings, progress visits and punch walks
    • Assist with the tracking of all potential field change orders and associated financial impacts
    • Manage the contract execution and negotiate the total cost and schedule of the project with contractors
    • Assist with reviewing contractor applications for paymentAssist with managing the project close-out process to facilitate timely release of retention

Qualifications & Experience:

    • Must have Construction Project Management Experience in retail construction
    • Must have experience in Commercial Retail renovation and build-out experience
    • Degree in Construction Management, Business, or Engineering preferred or comparable experience 
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills 
    • Proficiency in Google Workspace, Excel and other project management tools are a plus 
    • Ability to assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands.
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
    • Passionate and dedicated to high-quality work
    • Trustworthy, self-motivated and independent worker with team-orientation
    • Plus - Experience managing multiple simultaneous construction projects
    • Plus - Interior build-out and ground up
And we couldn’t round this out without mentioning some of the perks of working here, right? Beyond all the coffee you can drink, you’ll also enjoy our comprehensive (and growing) benefits program, 401(k) with an employer match, discounts while shopping, and more!

*certain program & eligibility rules do apply*

Foxtrot is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify
Foxtrot provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

Foxtrot participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.