Full Time Job

Project Manager


Universal City, CA 08-31-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world's most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it's on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal's commitment and how we are making an impact.

Job Description

The Project Manager for Universal Creative is responsible for managing the design and construction of themed environments at Universal Studios Hollywood. Projects include retail, restaurants, facades, wayfinding graphics, kiosks, carts and area development items. The Project Manager should be a proactive problem solver who also possesses broad knowledge in facility design management, production, scenic techniques and materials. The Project Manager will be working with a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment. Interaction with internal and external clients requires strong & effective communication & interpersonal skills.


For tenant projects, under guidance of Management:
• Reviews tenant design submissions and manages Universal's review process.
• Documents review comments and communicates them back to tenant.
• Responsible for following up to ensure those comments were addressed.
• Assist tenant to understand Universal's standard and practices, building code, and other requirements.
• Monitors tenant progress and communicates status back to team.
• Coordinates tenant's work with operations and management teams.
• Reviews work to ensure quality of execution.
• Troubleshoots and develops alternate solutions as required.
• Ensures work is done per USH policies.

For Owner-initiated projects, under guidance of Management:
• Works with operating groups to define program.
• Develops the strategy to achieve project on time and on budget. Responsible for driving the project to successful completion.
• Creates and manages project budgets and schedules. Provides continuous report of project statuses with rolling two-week look ahead ''next steps'' planning.
• Under direction of Management, selects and contracts with appropriate outside resources.
• Reviews change orders for accuracy and cost effectiveness.
• Generates and manages scopes of work.
• Leads project team and coordinates its work.
• Reviews work to ensure quality of design and execution.
• Troubleshoots and develops alternate solutions as required.
• Ensures work is done per USH policies.

• Candidate must have 7+ years of experience working in a design/engineering firm dealing both with entertainment design and construction management; also experience dealing with large scale construction projects along or with experience in working in various positions with a general contractor dealing with estimating, budgeting, bidding, field experience dealing with all aspects of projects required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience working with building and health department requirements.
• Experience developing scope of work and contracting documentation.
• Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or accredited university, or equivalent experience.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project), Adobe Acrobat or Blubeam, and possess solid basic computer skills.
• Strong communication and organization skills.
• Ability to schedule and track project progress.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $80,000 - $100,000

Desired Characteristics:
• Proven ability to work independently, identify and communicate creative solutions to challenges, maintain a strong focus on business priorities and be persistent in follow-through.
• Proven ability to orchestrate and execute multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment using resources effectively and efficiently.
• Proven ability to work with a multitude of project stakeholders and advisors, leading meetings to gain consensus on business priorities, schedules and budget.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn0en1-44-200-101-84-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $80,000 to $100,000 Per Year ($ USD)