Senior Project Manager - Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified School District

• Manages and provides construction oversight to OARs (Owner's Authorized Representative)
• Resolves complex construction project related issues, disputes, and disagreements
• Develops, assigns, and monitors performance of OARs relative to assigned construction projects
• Reviews status and overall construction project progress relative to submitted construction schedules
• Reviews change orders from all construction projects and assesses their impact on the District
• Assists Regional Directors and other Facilities management staff with bid and contract planning
• Assesses bid specifications for District need and probability of completion under stated timeline
• Reviews status and monitors variances of the construction project database relative to scheduling and cost control reporting
• Reviews and verifies submitted applications for payment and performs overall fiscal management of multiple construction projects
• Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including construction project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration, and quality control
• Reviews and monitors overall administration of contracts for the architect and related consultants
• Coordinates program activities with other District organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Asset Management Branch, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, and local districts
• Reviews and takes recommended actions in resolving disputes relative to construction projects
• Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Experience:
• 17 years full time paid professional project/construction management experience
• 5 years of experience in managing large programs with projects having construction values in excess of $60 million (not cumulative)
• 5 years experience in educational facility construction or public works projects

Additional Preferred Experience:
• Design Build Experience
• Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
• Experience in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
• Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes

Required Education:
• Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management.
• Additional courses in Business Administration, Public Relations, Accounting, School Finance, Personnel Management and Communication are preferred
• Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI) may be substituted for the required education

Preferred Licenses and Certificates:
• A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the California State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

At a minimum, the candidate’s professional resume must include the following:
 List of all Educational Achievements
 List of all Professional Licenses or Certificates
 List of Awards Received
 Detailed Employment History with each company or government agency including
 Name & Contact Information of the firm or agency,
 Start Date and End Date (Month & Year)
 Positions Held
 List of Projects/Programs Managed including project value, location of assignment, roles and responsibilities and contribution to each project

Contact Us: 213-335-4696