Job no : 514331
Work type : Management (MPP)
Location : San José
Categories : MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time
The Construction Manager is responsible for all efforts associated with successfully managing multiple University construction projects.
This includes all aspects of project management during the planning, design, construction, and closeout phases of the project life cycle.
This position is required to collaboratively interface with a variety of stakeholders including senior administrators, staff, faculty, agencies having jurisdiction including those at the Federal, State, and local level, and various professional consultants, contractors, and vendors.
This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as : Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program.
The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.
Manages all aspects of assigned projects through the full course of the project life cycle including planning, design, construction, and closeout phases.
Independently leads and directs projects requiring functional integration and involving multiple disciplines to be managed.
This includes those associated with major maintenance and repair, minor capital renewal / improvements, deferred maintenance, and infrastructure improvements
Ensures all assigned projects are managed in alignment with the University's Capital Outlay Management Plan as well as any corresponding CSU or State of California regulation governing University projects.
Coordinates as necessary throughout all project phases with the Campus Deputy Building Official, Project Administrator, and others
Leads and directs project teams (project architects, engineers, contractors, inspectors, etc.) during all phases
Responsible for managing the project budget working collaboratively with the Business & Administrative Support Services team.
To include maintaining accurate expense tracking and cost projections. Proactively brings forward issues or challenges and proposed solutions designed to successfully contain and mitigate risk
Manages professional service agreements and monitors the work effort of architectural, engineering, testing and inspection, and other professionals contracted by the campus to ensure all services are provided in a timely manner.
Tracks and monitors progress and reviews invoices with recommendations for approval or otherwise
Coordinates all required inspections, testing, and other activities by working collaboratively with construction inspectors and consulting engineers ensuring all code and regulatory requirements are adhered to.
Reports all failed inspections or tests to the Campus Deputy Building Official, contractor, and design professional requesting instructions as to further procedure
Manages construction contracts. Tracks and monitors work in place and reviews pay applications with recommendations for approval or otherwise.
Evaluates and makes recommendations concerning proposed contract changes. Ensures ongoing compliance with contractual requirements
Develops and maintains a change order log for all contracts. Reviews contingency status and makes recommendations regarding proposed changes including full in-depth analysis of all change requests as well as the development of multiple options for consideration.
Works collaboratively with others to process contract modification documents
Responsible for all phases of project construction and directs / monitors compliance with appropriate codes and regulations
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of project management practices including that required to plan, lead and oversee complex construction projects.
To include in-depth knowledge of public works construction processes, and skill to manage all phases of planning, design and construction
Advanced knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the construction industry including understanding of the California Building Code, the American with Disabilities Act and the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety for the State of California as such pertains to public works construction projects.
Ability to apply such knowledge successfully for assigned projects
Knowledge of project scheduling including task / resource loading, and critical path sequencing methods required to run an efficient project.
Ability to analyze and review of schedules to guide adjustment as needed to manage schedule and risk.
Knowledge of common project delivery methods including design-bid-build, design-build, and job order contracting
Ability to create independent estimates and ability to analyze and review those submitted by others
Analytical skills to ensure adherence to requirements and assure a high level of quality control
Ability to read and understand proposals, plans, blueprints, process drawings, contracts, purchase orders, and specifications for all phases of construction
Skilled in using personal computer software and electronic communications including digital graphic software for presentations, CAD drafting systems, geographical information systems (GIS), computer-based design and architectural applications, and complex project scheduling and analytical applications
Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, business or a related field OR which may be obtained through an equivalent experience such as might be attained through four years of project management
Four years of demonstrated project management experience in a lead role for all phases of construction projects
A valid driver's license is required for this position. Out of state candidates selected for the position must obtain a State of California driver's license within 10 days of hire in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles regulations.
Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification as granted by the Project Management Institute
Certifications for code-related inspections as issued by the International Code Council
Five to seven years of demonstrated project management experience in a lead role for all phases of construction projects
Two years of experience / training in one or more of the following areas : construction project management, cost estimating, scheduling and schedule analysis, inspection.
Demonstrated experience managing construction projects for a State facility, College or University, or other multi-facility commercial complex
Experience working in a University setting
Classification : Administrator II
Hiring Range : Commensurate with experience
San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary .