$100K — $120K
Facilities Project Execution (FPE) is responsible for the construction of new schools and modernization of existing schools as part of a multi-year bond funded capital improvement program. FPE is dedicated to ensuring that existing campuses are modernized and repaired in support of the education and safety of our students and staff utilizing cost efficient and sustainable materials.
Snapshot of the Role
A Project Engineer provides technical engineering support to higher-level managers in the Project Execution Branch and independently manages smaller projects in the pre-construction, construction, and close-out stages.
What you will be doing
· Managing all aspects of project delivery and coordination of construction projects including planning, design, budgeting, scheduling, labor compliance and closeout activities.
· Evaluating architectural and engineering proposals and providing execution, contracting and awarding strategies and recommendations.
· Reviewing and responding to requests for clarification (RFC), change order proposals (COP), and change directives (CD) for quality assurance and merit.
· Preparing cost estimates and negotiating a fair and reasonable cost for extra services obtained from commissioned architects/engineers and for change orders submitted by contractors.
· Reviewing contractor baseline schedules including analysis of critical path and recovery schedules, to monitor construction progress, report potential issues, and ensuring projects are delivered within approved timelines.
Graduation from a recognized university with a bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management AND four years of project/construction management experience in a public works, educational, or commercial building program with responsibility for coordinating* projects ranging in construction value from $4 million and above.
Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency AND eight years of the required experience as listed above. Candidates that meet the education and experience requirement by means of substitution will be required to obtain a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI) within nine months of employment.
*For the purpose of this selection process, the definition of "coordinating projects" is interpreted to include at least four years (eight years if qualifying by means of substitution) of PRIMARY responsibility OR as the assistant to a higher-level project manager (i.e SECOND-IN-COMMAND) performing the following activities:
· Preconstruction planning, including constructability reviews, preparing bid and award documents, estimating, and construction-related scheduling (front end)
· Reviewing contracts for construction including negotiating change orders and managing on-site construction (running the job)
· Obtaining appropriate approvals from governing agencies (i.e. Division of the State Architect), delivery of completed construction projects to operations, and closing out projects (close out)
An ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of successfully managing school construction projects in the State of California. He or she will demonstrate capabilities as a leader who is comfortable working in a team environment, with strengths as a negotiator and problem solver, and possess the ability to implement aggressive construction schedules
Paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans.
Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS).
Paid Vacation: Up to 15 days
Paid Holidays: 12 days
Valid through: 12/24/2020