Architect, Construction Management, Project Manager
4 Year Degree
SENIOR CAPITAL PROJECTS MANAGER
County of San Mateo
$10,397 - $12,997 / Month
The Senior Capital Projects Manager, under the direction of the Deputy Director of Facilities in the Public Works Department or their designee, oversees the County's Capital Program, program budgets, project management and IWMS Program and is responsible for maintaining the County's long-range capital construction program and tenant improvements. This position facilitates the coordination of the Facilities Condition Index System (FCIS) Database.
This management position is expected to schedule and budget the most complex capital projects as well as take the lead on the County's multi-discipline projects and be adept at planning and developing construction programs, including needs assessments, cost analyses, budgets, schedules, project management plans, consultant requirements, preparation and review of construction documents and reports for the development and alteration of County facilities. The incumbent will have an extensive construction management background and a comprehensive understanding of construction techniques and materials.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in Architectural Design, Architectural Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field, plus more than five years of experience in project development and management ranging in value of up to 100 million, including contract negotiation, cost estimation, budget preparation and control, project scheduling, construction administration, and providing supervision and direction to staff. Specifically, the ideal candidate will have:
Experience supervising a team of project managers
Knowledge of architectural planning and design practices; building construction materials and methods; and structural, mechanical and electrical engineering principles as related to capital projects
Familiarity with the various mechanisms used to finance projects such as state and federal grants, county funding, lease purchase agreements, certificates of participation, and joint powers agreements
Experience supervising and managing a large number of multi-discipline projects
Experience managing enterprise funds, including setting billing rates, etc.
Excellent analytical and report writing skills to formulate and write comprehensive technical reports, specifications and business correspondence
Strong organization and coordination skills to maintain a large number of projects simultaneously
Proficiency in the use of MS Project, Excel, word processing and project management programs
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and co-workers
Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
Additionally, the successful candidate will have the ability to:
Develop and enforce work statements
Monitor, review and revise job orders, schedules and budgets
Monitor and track project progress and expenditures and implement cost controls
Use computer-based project management systems; work effectively in a team environment
Understand and communicate to others the larger context in which the project is being completed
Negotiate and resolve contract disputes
Maintain client contractor relationships
Make effective presentations to clients and the community
Communicate effectively with the public, community groups, the media, other County departments, agencies and private contractors
NOTE: A Senior Capital Projects Manager in the Public Works Department who is licensed by the State of California as an Engineer or Architect AND designated by the Director of Public Works to use such license in managing a large-scale project shall receive a 5% differential, in addition to all other compensation. The eligible list generated from this recruitment may be used to fill future extra-help, term, unclassified, and regular classified vacancies.
What Makes Working Here So Special?
Community Service: Regardless of your role or where you work, you can make a difference. You will have the great opportunity of impacting the future and improving the lives and well being of San Mateo County residents.
Opportunity to Grow: We believe in promoting from within and are committed to creating opportunities to cross train or rotate to challenging and changing work.
A Blended Workforce: Work in full-time, part-time, regular or limited term positions. Start with us as an intern, fellow or volunteer or join us as a contractor.
Employee Engagement: Knowing that employees are our greatest asset, the County of San Mateo conducts an annual employee engagement survey. In 2014, 78% of employees ranked their experience working for the County as "very good/good" and 85% stated that they would recommend the County as a great place to work.