DHS Consulting, Inc., is a rapidly growing, California-based consulting firm dedicated to providing Program, Project and Construction Management services to our clients with offices in Southern, Central, and Northern California.
We are looking for aProject Development Manager (Educational Facilities) with experience in educational facility construction or public works projects & experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordination of capital projectsto join our team in our Buildings division in the Los Angeles area.
Plans and coordinates the execution of pre-construction activities associated with the preparation for the building of new schools and modernization projects
Responsible for the scope, schedule and budget, and overall success of multiple, new and modernization, school projects
Resolves complex planning, design and construction project-related issues, disputes and disagreements
Develops, assigns and monitors performance of Assistant Facility Development Managers (AFDM), Design Managers (DM) and Design professionals relative to assigned projects
Reports on project budget, schedule and issues. Provides information and analysis of project issues to Departmental, Branch and Board representatives
Reviews status and overall planning, design and construction project progress relative to submittal schedules. Reviews project through all development phases, and assesses status, progress and potential
Coordinates with representatives from various utility and government agencies to obtain timely action on successive phases of project completion
Assists project team staff with A/E contracts, bid and contract planning
Reviews and verifies Design Professional contract scope, fees and applications for payment, and performs overall fiscal management of multiple projects
Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration and quality control
Coordinates project activities, requirements, and schedules with other Owner organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Project Execution, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, local Educational Service Centers and site personnel
Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures Performs other duties as assigned
Ten (10) years of experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordination of capital projects
Five (5) years of the above experience in educational facility construction or public works projects
Experience with scoping and planning of new construction and/or modernization projects
Experience with the Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes.
Experience with LEED and/or Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS) projects.
Experience with the development of major facilities (CEQA, agency approvals, coordinationwith City and County agencies).
Experience with both project delivery and procurement methods for public projects
Experience with community engagement processes and strong communication skills, both oral and written
Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Experience in Formal Construction Partnering
Preferred Education, Licenses and Certificates:
A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California State Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)
LEED Professional Accreditation
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
Bachelor’s degree in any course AND a Master’s degree in Business/Public Administration; AND (Minimum of 4 of the 10 years above) experience with the responsibility for preconstruction activities, architectural planning, design, construction or development of major facilities under the supervision of a licensed architect or engineer AND a valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI). The CCM credential may be temporarily waived for a period of 6 months at which time you must have secured the credential.
We offer a competitive total compensation package including comprehensive health coverage, 401k and more!
We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.DHS will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive and based off of several factors including, but not limited to: knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.
DHS Consulting, Inc. is a process and results-driven Program, Project and Construction Management firm based in California. Currently, DHS has three divisions: Transportation, Energy & Sustainability and Buildings. Our staff brings expertise in key technical areas of civil, structural, architecture, scheduling and estimating, utility coordination, claims and dispute resolution.