Project Manager

AECOM   •  

Bakersfield, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 131 days ago

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Job Summary

The Program Management/Construction Management (PM/CM) business line specializes in the management of design and construction of community infrastructurefacilities for education, healthcare, national governments, sports and leisure, justice, cultural venues, and commercial buildings. From concept through completion, we provide necessary technical and administrative services to help our clients meet their program objectives. Our professionals serve as an extension of our clients' staff, protecting their interests as our own, and often working within our clients' offices. As an industry leader in PM/CM, we oversee activities ranging from planning, coordination, scheduling and cost control, to design, construction and commissioning.

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Project Manager for immediate employment in Bakersfield, CA on the Bakersfield College Campus. The Project Manager will manage multiple projects including those utilizing the Design Build delivery method, with multiple cross-disciplinary teams on accelerated schedules. The Project Manager will work closely with the project team throughout the life of the project and will be responsible for ensuring all daily design and construction related issues are being addressed.

Additional responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the teams in the design phase, from schematic drawings to 100% construction drawings, through construction phase while working with all stakeholders
  • Contract Administration – process contractor pay applications, evaluate and process change orders, analyze and maintain logs/tracking sheets and records, perform inspection walks with DGS inspectors, observe and record work in place, document stored materials and monitor punch/warranty work
  • Manage, coordinate, and inspect contractor work while project is in progress and contribute feedback that might make work safer, cheaper, cleaner, lower impact or any other way improve the operational success of the projects
  • Train team on all KCCD and PMT policies and procedures
  • Provide leadership and coordination on their projects for project engineers, estimators, schedulers, project controls, and other support team members
  • Follow and successfully execute program Quality Management System
  • Report and collaborate with Program Management Team on all project matters
  • Review and develop contract documents with procurement staff
  • Identify risk and create risk mitigation plans successfully
  • Document and report all project data accurately and in a timely manner
  • Create and present project and college data clearly to multiple stakeholder groups
  • Successfully manage and execute 2 to 5 projects simultaneously, ranging in construction value and complexity from $5M to $55M each.
  • Successfully deliver construction projects on schedule and within budget
  • Coordination of budget and schedule information with PMT
  • Monitor the permitting and land use process and anticipate issues/challenges for timely project start-up
  • Successfully closeout projects to include D5A closeout and PMT/District closeout
  • Track all project status and provides management reports relative to overall program relative to construction project delivery schedules
  • Track status and provides management reports relative to scheduling, cost control, staffing and other related constructioncontract requirements
  • Review and inspect construction site offices to assess performance of construction teams and adherence to legal requirements
  • Review recommended actions in resolving disputes relative to construction projects
  • Direct and assist in outreach efforts to provide information about college projects.
  • Ensure client safety standards are being met
  • Manage expectations of local agencies and landowners
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience in managing projects as Project or Program Manager including 5+ years of Public Works experience including DSA (Division of the State Architect) coordination
  • Experience managing a Design Build delivery method project valued at greater than $20 million. 
  • Knowledge and relative experience with pre-planning, planning, design management, consultant procurement, bidding and construction management
  • Must be a proactive problem solver and have the ability to adjust to changing job environments
  • Proficiency in using, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with accepted buildings practices, materials and techniques, knowledge of common and general code requirements, permitting processes and requirements, market pricing and lien waivers
  • Due to the nature of the work U.S Citizenships is require

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related field
  • Community college experiencepreferred (K14)
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering and construction principles, practices and procedures, applicable laws and government regulations, principles of management and supervision and procedures and policies of departments and facility
  • Bond management and compliance experience
  • Scheduling experience in P6
  • Experience with PMIS systems such as eBuilder or Proliance
  • Experience in the public contract code arena
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of contract administration and office procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate proactive problem solving skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills