Project Manager – Exempt (Administrator II), Facilities Planning, Design & Construction

Carson, CA 90747

Posted: 7/8/19
Deadline: 7/16/19
Reference Number: 1521179

About This Organization

California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University System. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 14,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.

Job Duties

Under general direction of the Director, Facilities Planning, Design and Construction, the Project Manager is responsible for the management/coordination of the design and construction of new facilities and renovations at CSUDH, from minor projects to major capital projects. Responsibilities include development of capital project programs, project budgets and project coordination from concept through planning preparation for bidding, construction inspection, and closeout.

Required Qualifications

– A working knowledge of laws and regulations governing Public Works, design and construction ordinances, and other regulations applicable to building, construction, maintenance and repair including building codes for the State of California, fire codes, accessibility requirements, Title 24 requirements and other industry standards.
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good organizational and information management skills, the ability to administer, manage and track projects with concurrent time lines, and methodical and detailed documentation and record keeping.
– Collaborative and teamwork approach to problem solving; ability to manage competing deadlines; ability to manage projects with a sense of urgency to completing projects, attention to detail, effective time management and follow-through to resolution of open items.
– Ability to represent the department in a professional manner to determine campus customer’s needs and design requirements.
– Ability to communicate effectively and work within an ethnically diverse campus environment.
– Proven ability to manage several large numbers of projects in various stages of completion simultaneously.
– Ability to use AutoCAD and project scheduling software and Microsoft Office.
– Able to be self-motivated with responsibilities and duties.

Additional Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

– Ability to draft or sketch details and concepts for in-office staff, University customers, consultants and contractors.
– Knowledge of CPM scheduling and web-based project management applications.

Valid driver’s license

Specialized Materials:
PC, printer, FAX, car, cart, or other university vehicle, and various software applications related to project management/scheduling; database management, facility/design-related packages.

Experience and Education:

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Preferred Education:

– A Bachelor of Architecture is preferred or a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture Engineering or Construction Management.
– Licensed Architect, State of California preferred, but not required.

Required Experience:

At least five 5 to 8 years progressively responsible experience in managing multiple and diverse capital design and construction projects, preferably public works projects.

Preferred Experience:

Experience managing the design and construction of projects in the higher education field, in order of preference with projects in the California State University system, University of California, or other 4-year public or private university, community college, K-12 School District, or other State, County, or City Public Works agencies.

Experience in facilities design and construction management, preparation of bid documents and specifications, contract administration, and fiscal and construction management in a large institutional setting, higher education preferred.

Experience with Design/Bid/Build, Design/Build and CM@Risk construction delivery methods.