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  • Capital Projects Manager - Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
    Venue Management
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position is based at our Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) is one of the largest convention centers in the nation. Every year it welcomes over a million visitors attending major national and international conventions, meetings, concerts, athletic competitions, auto shows, and more. Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, the KBHCCD has been and continues to be a fixture in the Dallas skyline offering 1 million square feet of exhibit space, three ballrooms, 88 meeting rooms, 1,750-seat theater, and a 9,816-seat arena. The award-winning facility is connected to a 1,001-room hotel via skybridge and is adjacent to two Vertiport landing pads. You can learn more about our venue here:


    The Capital Projects Manager position is accountable for overseeing construction projects for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center clients, to include the production of project budgets, management of project budgets, and management of the design, permitting, and construction process.  This position will work closely the Director of Operations, General Manager and City of Dallas designated personnel to carry out all capital plans.


    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at



    including but not limited to (Other duties as assigned):


    • Plan and organize long-range assignments for capital improvements.
    • Manage capital projects on behalf of clients within budget & schedule constraints
    • Oversee and coordinate construction management activities with the City of Dallas for the KBHCCD.
    • Coordinate meetings, as needed, with management for capital projects
    • Assist in developing annual & long-term capital budgets on behalf of clients
    • Provide technical assistance support to operations
    • Coordinate inspections related to capital projects with outside regulatory agencies (Fire, Elevator/Escalator, Boiler, Insurance, etc.).
    • Uphold all relevant federal, state and local building regulations including EEOC, FLSA, OSHA, NFPA, NEC and ADA regulations.
    • Analyze operations to ensure optimization. Evaluate potential for reducing
    • Operational cost through prudent capital investments.
    • Review budget expenditures including labor, materials, supplies, equipment and utility consumption and recommend policies and procedures to promote efficiency.
    • Assist in preparing preliminary project specific budgets & schedules for capital projects
    • for clients and in support of business development activities
    • Maintain positive working relationships with service contractors, suppliers, utility companies and firms doing business with the KBHCC, to promote coordinated services to clients.
    • Plan, coordinate, and communicate with other departments including KBHCC Event Services team and subcontractors (catering, parking, etc.) to ensure that the arrangements and services ordered by those departments are available when and where needed by the clients together with adequate staff to service these events.
    • Conduct due diligence with a focus on capital requirements for potential acquisitions
    • Function as a subject matter expert in the field of Asset Management & Capital Planning to the benefit of the company & clients
    • Develop, implement & oversee company procedures


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirement listed below is representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Excellent analytical skills. Strong ability to work well with others, independently and in a team environment with a positive attitude, and strong customer service. 



    Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college. Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in management of Capital Projects.  Demonstrated skill in managing multiple functions and interpersonal skills to foster teamwork and a commitment to team results are required. 



    Ability to work various workdays and hours to meet business needs including early/late hours, long days, weekends and holidays.  Must be reliable and punctual.


    LANGUAGE SKILLS            :                      

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blueprints, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to properly write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to read, write and speak the English language effectively to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. 



    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.



    Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.  Must have or be able to get the following: CPR, First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogen and AED



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 


    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, balance, or crawl.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and ability to adjust focus.


    COMPUTER SKILLS:                                 

    Ability to proficiently utilize Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) as well as engineering software such as AutoCAD or similar.


    OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:  Ability to demonstrate technical expertise in the fields of electrical engineering, plumbing, mechanical engineering, heating and air conditioning, and carpentry.  Ability to demonstrate administrative skills.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts (the machinery they operate) and is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.








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