Hill International is seeking a Project Manager II in Los Angeles, California
- Successfully manage and execute 15 to 25 projects simultaneously, ranging in construction value and complexity from $100K to $2M each (Project List Attached for Reference).
- These are District Facilities Planning & Development department projects (non-BuildLACCD).
- Assists college administrators with the development of building, construction, and renovation plans by meeting and consulting with architects, engineers, and appropriate college and District staff.
- Provides details, technical project descriptions, and specifications for contract architects and/or architectural and engineering staff.
- Gathers data, develops project budgets, and implements appropriate budgetary control procedures for all phases including design, construction, and group II equipment.
- Prepares applications for projects and submits project information for review or approval to the Board of Trustees, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, and others.
- Coordinates projects with ongoing or proposed major maintenance programs, equipment needs, land acquisition, project design, contract solicitation, project inspection, and the Division of the State Architect.
- Maintains liaison with college administration throughout planning and construction phases to provide information on project operations and progress and to receive input on the plans, schedules, interests, and concerns of the college regarding the project.
- Identifies and updates project risks periodically, and creates and updates risk mitigation plans.
- Meets with college maintenance and operations staff to confer on matters that may impact their ability to effectively maintain and operate the facility under construction.
- Responds to concerns, requests, and questions from college administration regarding the project.
- Monitors the entry of data related to approved projects and facilities inventory into the District's computerized reporting system.
- Provides ongoing management of multiple assigned construction/renovation projects representing the interests of college and District administrations including directions to the architect, engineer, and construction inspector, project design, implementation of budget controls, project bid ability, construct ability, bid specifications, change orders, administration of various contracts, management of the inspection, and other project management requirements during the preliminary planning, documentation bidding, and construction phases of various projects.
- Assists in the review and approval of contractors' proposed construction schedules.
- Assists in the review and evaluation of construction project progress and approval of requests for payment.
- Monitors construction document status, submittals, and as-build drawing preparation.
- Reviews requests for clarification and assists in interpretation of construction documents.
- Assists in processing and negotiating cost, scheduling change orders, and resolving complex construction related disputes.
- Coordinates project close-out and move-in activities.
- Interfaces and assists fiscal services in reconciliation of the Capital Outlay Fund to the general ledger and the filing of claims for reimbursement.
- Assists in the coordination of construction planning events with purchasing and contracts for scheduling and acquisition of equipment.
- Advises commissioned architects, engineers, consultants, and contractors about District design and construction policies, requirements, and standards.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Full Covid-19 vaccination is recommended. Mandatory vaccinations and proof of vaccination are subject to client requirements, federal, state or local law.
- A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in architecture, construction management, engineering, urban planning, or a related field AND four years of full-time, paid, professional-level experience in planning facilities or managing the construction of educational, governmental, or commercial building projects. Experience with the project life cycle and planning and construction of educational facilities is highly desirable.
- Possession of a current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute or equivalent such as successful completion of a recognized college-level project management curriculum OR a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification from the Construction Management Association of America AND five years of full-time, paid, professional-level experience in planning facilities or managing the construction of educational, governmental, or commercial building projects. Experience with the project life cycle and planning and construction of educational facilities is highly desirable.
- Principles of facilities planning as related to methods and techniques of instruction, traffic flow, economy of maintenance, provision for growth, relationship of instructional and service provision of temporary facilities, and adaptability to multi-functional usage.
- General characteristics and relative costs of various methods of construction, architectural features, and building and room design for all types of school uses.
- Principles of project management including business case development, project selection criteria, stakeholder identification techniques, and risk identification and assessment.
- Principles of architectural and engineering design
- Principles of budgetary planning and management
- Principles of construction scheduling
- Characteristics and use of various methods of graphic presentation and construction documentation cartography
- Principles of construction technology and construction management
- Construction delivery methods such as Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, etc.
- Applicable state and local building codes/regulations and review procedures
- Recordkeeping procedures
- Project review/approval processes
- Close out requirements and processes
- Capabilities of computer applications, systems, and hardware used in facilities planning and development.
- Effectively structure, integrate, and control all aspects of a project including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closing.
- Manage a team of professionals in construction, engineering, and architectural disciplines.
- Maintain focus and quality under distracting working conditions and high workloads.
- Manage project budget and expenses in a manner consistent with achieving project quality, schedules, and levels of service.
- Understand audit and oversight functions and the impact of quality assurance reviews and inspection.
- Represent the interests of college and District administrations relative to assigned projects.
- Analyze and interpret complex information and make appropriate recommendations.
- Read and interpret architectural plans and specifications.
- Interpret technical materials such as building and attendance codes, standards, and regulations.
- Assure compliance with project requirements and standards.
- Anticipate conditions, plan ahead, establish priorities, and meet schedules.
- Act independently and promptly to situations and events
- Travel to on-site and off-site meetings
- Travel to various locations to monitor project progress.
- Prepare clear, concise, and effective oral and written communications, reports, and presentations.
- Maintain accurate and complete records.
- Effectively collaborate with external regulatory, governmental, and business or customer groups
- Communicate effectively with architects, consultants, contractors, and District administrators.
- Effectively utilize computer equipment, software, and hardware in the performance of duties
- Learn specialized software applications.
The salary range for this position is $145,000 - $175,000. The offered salary will be based on the applicants qualifications, education, experience and work location.
Depending upon your employment status, Hill’s comprehensive benefits may include, Medical, Dental, Vision, Employer Paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurances, Business Travel Accident Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Benefits, Legal Assistance, Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, Auto & Home Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Voluntary Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance. Paid Time Off (PTO), Holidays, 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Referral Program, Professional Certification Incentive Program, Hill University Learning and Development, Tuition Reimbursement, EAP, Years of Service Awards Program.
Hill International, with more than 3,200 professionals in over 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, project management oversight, dispute resolution, advisory, facilities management, and other consulting services to clients in a variety of market sectors. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as one of the largest construction management firms in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com .
Hill is exclusively a program, project, and construction management provider, meaning we have one focus as a company: protecting client interests. Free of any potential conflicts, our entire business is geared towards helping clients achieve their desired outcomes. We are dedicated to exceeding expectations throughout the entire construction project lifecycle and adapt to the needs of each assignment to develop tailored approaches and solutions to meet those needs.
Hill is a proud member of the Global Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. family of companies. Learn more about GISI at www.gisi.com .
Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Note : This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.
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