Architect, Construction Management, Project Manager
4 Year Degree
Under general direction of the Senior Director of Project Management for either the Campus or Healthcare, this position is accountable to deliver projects that are on schedule, within budget, high quality, sustainable, cost effective, and appropriate to the client's needs.
The Project Manager organizes, plans, and controls the design and construction effort of individual projects. This may involve selecting professional design staff; coordinating the activities of clients, design professionals (architect, engineers, etc.), contractors, inspectors, and others associated with the project; monitoring project progress, cost, and quality; resolving problems that arise in the project; working with state agency officials to ensure compliance and safety. Communicating with project stakeholders on campus/medical centers regarding program, budget, schedule and construction impact. Completing and warranting the project to department and University specifications.
Facilities Project Manager with advanced skills who is responsible for all aspects of the design and construction process for major and significant building projects, or highly specialized and critical components of these projects.
Projects are often characterized by their complexity. Exercises independent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results, and may oversee, manage, supervise, or provide guidance to other Facilities Project Managers and / or Analysts.
College degree in Architecture and substantial directly relevant related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Possession of a current Architectural/Engineering License - preferred.
Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills necessary to simultaneously direct several large professional teams working on unique and technically difficult projects in a complex administrative environment.
Demonstrated ability and knowledge to provide technical advice on construction practices, methods and procedures, and to prepare drawings and specifications for major building projects.
Demonstrated working knowledge of architectural, engineering, and construction practices. Familiarity with California and applicable building codes and regulations; and professional design experience to effectively direct and review the preparation of design and construction documents, review and approve contractor submittals, and to effectively resolve field problems during construction.
Demonstrated skill to effectively negotiate terms, conditions and costs related to design professional contracts and construction change orders.
Demonstrated familiarity with design and construction contracts, contract law, public contracting code, and construction claims procedures. Ability to draft modifications to standard agreements consistent with Regental Policy and in coordination with legal counsel.
Demonstrated working knowledge of standard design and construction sequences and durations necessary to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project schedule.
Demonstrated superior written communication skills to prepare clear, concise and professional reports and correspondence.
Demonstrated working knowledge of current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard cost estimating systems. Financial skills to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests.
Demonstrated construction administration experience and skills to monitor contractor operations for conformance to contract documents and applicable codes, review and negotiate contractor claims, oversee work of inspectors and testing agencies, and actively assist contractor and design team in the resolution of technical and procedural problems.
Ability to promote, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds including University Personnel and the public.
Superior interpersonal, oral communication, and negotiation skills to establish and maintain effective and cooperative relationships with faculty committees, campus and university administrators, campus departmental stakeholders, permitting agencies, budget and funding authorities, architectural and engineering consultants, contractors, and suppliers.
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of various computer software programs including but not limited to MS Office, Outlook, and Ebuilder Project Management.
DOJ/FBI Live Scan background clearances required.
DMV check required.
Must possess and maintain valid California Driver License.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Internal Number: 92201
About Capital Program Management, UC San Diego
Capital Program Management (CPM) is the primary service provider at the University of California, San Diego, charged with the implementation of a +/- $2 Billion Capital Program transforming the physical landscape of the campus with the integration of the Light Rail Transit and expanded infrastructure, housing, academic and research buildings, and mixed-use facilities to address future enrollment growth demands aimed at ensuring enhanced student experience, cultivating an inclusive and diverse community, expanding our research prowess and impact, improving the delivery of advanced healthcare and enrich our community.
Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of construction management and administration; project programming, planning and management; on-time and on-budget delivery of design and construction services which advance the mission, vision, and values of UC San Diego.
Capital Program Management is a comprehensive project management organization whose objectives are to complete all major capital projects for a multi-billion public research university program, on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of its clients. The office is comprised of multiple fun...ctional units which include project management, engineering services, contract administration, fiscal management, and supporting administrative services. CPM is responsible for bidding and award of contracts, construction and contract document management, and utilizing a variety of project delivery methods to ensure the implementation of comprehensive project schedules and budget management commencing with preliminary planning through completion of construction and occupancy.