Entitlement Manager -Southeast, MI

Farmington, Michigan
Jun 13, 2024
Jun 15, 2024
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
This role qualifies for an onsite work arrangement working out of our Farmington Hills Corporate office. The role requires in-field expectations and regular travel within Southeast Michigan market.


Manage all aspects of the land development approval process, maximizing efficiencies, and leading internal and external partners in obtaining all necessary entitlements and permits for the construction of new stores, car washes, rebuild stores, remodel projects and other miscellaneous Sheetz Store Development Projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)

1. Interpret local and state jurisdiction process' and requirements, identifying critical challenges, in order to determine the most efficient and cost-effective means of fully entitling and permitting Store Development Projects
2. Manage, contract, and hold all internal and external partners accountable for all necessary deliverables in order to maintain project budget and schedule.
3. Responsible for all site development budgets and schedule for assigned projects throughout the due diligence and permitting phases
4. Identify engineering challenges as it relates to the entitlements of each project. Recommend engineering related changes while coordinating directly with the internal Engineering department.
5. Read and understand Real Estate Agreements and advise the Regional Entitlement Manager of budget or schedule impacts to these Agreements during the life cycle of the project. Recommend engineering and entitlement strategies based on the lease agreement.
6. Establish and maintain professional relationships with state and local governmental agencies that are responsible for approval of necessary entitlements and permits for miscellaneous Sheetz Store Development projects. Represent Sheetz at public, municipal, and governmental agency meetings, including testimony at Zoning Hearing Boards.
7. Work cross-functionally with Regional Entitlement Manager, Real Estate, and Engineering teams by identifying site feasibility concerns and providing preliminary development cost estimates; Provide support and guidance to Assistant Entitlement Managers as necessary.
8. Manage internal Sheetz teams through the review and resubmittal process of building, petroleum, signage, canopy, car wash, EV plans, etc. while maintaining budget and schedule of projects for site design and engineering reviews.
9. Coordinate with local public/private utility companies for relocations and service as needed for development of the site/store requirements.
10. Assist the Construction Project Managers throughout the bidding and construction phases when required.


(Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Project Management, Construction Management or related field required

• Minimum 5 years' Project Management in Engineering, Real Estate Land Development, Construction, or related field required.
• 5 years site land development design or engineering preferred.
• 2 years' supervisory experience preferred.

• Professional Engineer, Landscape Architect, or Project Management Professional License preferred

Tools & Equipment
• General Office Equipment