Construction Project Manager (DO)
Kern Community College District
$100,045.59 - $131,268.47 Annually
Under the general direction of the Director, Construction, the
Construction Project Manager will provide effective leadership in
promoting and articulating the mission of the District. The Manager
is responsible for managing and directing scheduled maintenance,
including: hazardous materials, capital construction and special
projects; coordinate and supervise the construction process from
the conceptual development stage through post occupancy and
warranty period, in a timely and cost effective manner; oversees
the organization, planning, bidding, scheduling, and implementation
of projects; coordinate assignments and manage people, materials
and equipment, budgets, schedules, and contracts; and provide for
safety of District and College employees and the general public.
The Manager will be required to travel between sites in the
performance of duties as well as periodic travels to other
1. Manage multiple construction projects concurrently and represent
the District's interest on construction projects.
2. Interface with the staff, faculty, administration, project
architects, engineers and general contractors related to the
initial program development, final program development,
3. Assist in the development of Final Project Proposals, design,
DSA submission, bidding and construction of capital projects,
schedule maintenance projects, hazardous materials projects and
4. Interface with each Campus' facility planning and maintenance
department and District facility planning and compliance department
on programming, planning, construction documents, bidding,
construction, equipment bid package/acquisition/installation and
post construction issue management.
5. Participate in the development of contract specifications, as
well as managing construction contracts and other professional
service contracts as directed by the Director.
6. Act as the primary District contact on construction projects and
orchestrate processes and procedures on all job sites, ensure that
project budget expenditures remain, within budget allocation, phase
and schedule requirements, and provide the project team with the
necessary resources to complete the project.
7. Assist in the development of project programs; evaluate and
recommend various construction and delivery methods in the
construction and/or renovation of existing buildings; assist in the
development of the planning and scheduling of construction
projects; prepare detailed construction budget estimates and
schedules; implement District policy and procedures; oversee the
performance of all contractors; ensure that all work is completed
according to construction plans, specifications and schedule; and
establish and maintain project files.
8. Direct and monitor the progress of construction projects; track
the delivery of the construction product; participate in all
construction meetings; provide direction in the implementation of
the construction contract; and direct and monitor compliance with
building and safety codes and all other regulations.
9. Review engineering and architectural drawings and specifications
for accuracy and completeness; monitor progress and ensure
compliance with plans, specifications, and schedules; track and
control construction costs against the project budget; process
Requests for Information and Change Orders; maintain meeting notes;
participate in claims reviews; and may prepare periodic reports of
progress and project status.
10. Meet regularly with College faculty staff, contractors,
architects, and others to monitor and coordinate all phases of the
11. Plan, direct, review, and implement the activities, operations,
and programs of College and District construction projects.
12. Assist in walking and preparing District space inventory and in
inputting data in Fusion.
13. Assist in the assessment of College schedule maintenance and
hazardous abatement material needs and development of initial
scheduled maintenance programs that may be developed into
submissions for State funding applications.
14. Implement, oversee, and participate in the development of the
programs work plans; implement work activities, projects and
programs; monitor project work flow; review and evaluate project
status, compliance with document, methods and procedures.
15. Track, analyze, audit and report construction project change
orders, RFP's, CCD's, SI's, IB's RFI's, pay requests for all
16. Participate and serve on a variety of boards and committees;
attend and participate in committees; represent the District at
College level meetings; and participate with outside agencies in
various activities including DSA, CCFC, and CCCC.
17. Prepare a variety of reports, including program activity
reports and financial reports for College and District construction
18. Attend the Board of Trustee Meetings when directed.
19. Invite and solicit for professional services through the
Request for Qualification process.
- Associate's degree and three (3) years of additional, extensive
experience in the building design and construction industry.
[Equivalent: four (4) years of extensive experience in the building
design and construction industry and two years of project
- Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the
area of architecture and/or project management related to project
development and construction.
- Comprehensive knowledge of California building codes and other
pertinent laws relating to construction.
- Proficiency with software in Microsoft Excel, Project, and Word
and usage in electronic mail.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California
- Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability
backgrounds of community college students and employees.
- Proficiency with Primavera and Project Management
- Experience in the design or construction of higher education
Knowledge and Abilities
- Organizational and management practices related to the analysis
and evaluation of construction projects, project programs,
policies, and operational needs.
- Program budget preparation and control.
- Principles and practices of administration and
- Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and
- Reading plans and comprehend scope of projects
- Plan, organize and coordinate construction projects and project
- Analyze problems and offer alternative solutions.
- Operate a computer and assigned software and office
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and
- Work independently and meet schedules and timelines.
- Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical
- Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files
related to assigned activities.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
RANGE$ 100,045.59 -
$ 131,268.47 annuallyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $105,110.40
Review of Applications: Complete application packets will
be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
May 16, 2022 are assured consideration. The College
reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the
recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or
universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in
the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
Note: The District is strongly committed to
achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment
opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants
and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin,
religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or
ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry,
sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability,
pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of
the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a
person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived
characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or
Discrimination Free Work Environment
District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in
the United States. Work authorization should be established at the
time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3538704/construction-project-manager-do
Emails will not be accepted.