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Move Manager/Transition Planner in Alexandria, VA at Gilbane

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.


The Transition Planner implements and executes all project activities on a transition project.


Transition Planner typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with a variety of project meeting needs, such as preparing minutes, agendas and action items
  • Assist in the implementation of the Furniture, Fixture and Equipment plan
  • Provide support for scheduling sessions and follow up activities
  • Coordinate move activities with vendors and owner representatives
  • Compile charts, graphs and data for project reporting
  • Participate in client operational interviews and meetings
  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of contract deliverables to clients
  • Provide move coordination, inventory labeling, move tagging and other move-related activities


  • BS or MS degree in logistics or related field
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend architectural drawings
  • Basic construction knowledge
  • Knowledge of scheduling and database software
  • Ability to operate independently and experience in using project schedules to track and manage facility activation and move related activity
  • Prior experience with federal government agency projects with multiple clients
  • Must be proactive, stay engaged and win the clients confidence
  • Willingness to get their hands dirty out in the field and also generate professional documentation/management tools to communicate to staff and project team

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.