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Construction Project Manager (DO)

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 28, 2022
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Construction Project Manager (DO)

Kern Community College District

Salary: $100,045.59 - $131,268.47 Annually

Job Type:

Job Number: FY21-22-00733

Location: Bakersfield, CA


Basic Function
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 destinations.

Representative Duties
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, planning.

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 special projects.

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 construction project.

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 projects assigned.

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 activities.

18. Attend the Board of Trustee Meetings when directed.

19. Invite and solicit for professional services through the Request for Qualification process.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications

  • 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 management experience.
  • 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 driver's license.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.

    Desirable Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Primavera and Project Management software.
  • Experience in the design or construction of higher education facilities.

    Knowledge and Abilities
    Knowledge of:

  • 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 supervision.
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures.

    Ability to:

  • Reading plans and comprehend scope of projects assigned.
  • Plan, organize and coordinate construction projects and project planning.
  • Analyze problems and offer alternative solutions.
  • Operate a computer and assigned software and office equipment.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Work independently and meet schedules and timelines.
  • Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
  • Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

    SALARY RANGE$ 100,045.59 - $ 131,268.47 annuallyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $105,110.40 annually
    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst 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:
  • 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 application form

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 the applicant.

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 application.

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 practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment

The 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 Emails will not be accepted.


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