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Construction Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 518254
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Channel Islands
Categories: MPP, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Facilities Services

Administrator II

*** Temporary Position up to 3 years. ***


Manages and directs capital construction projects by participating in the management, coordination, and supervision of the construction process from the conceptual development stage through final occupancy in a timely and cost-effective manner. Oversees the organization, scheduling, and implementation of projects and is responsible for coordinating and managing people, materials, and equipment; budgets, schedules, contracts, and the safety of employees and the general public. Assists in the development of project scope and will evaluate and recommend various construction and delivery methods in the construction and/or renovation of existing buildings; and will assist in the development of the planning and scheduling of construction projects. Prepares detailed construction budget estimates and schedules. Implements campus policy and procedures. Oversee the performance of contractors and ensures that all work is completed according to construction plans, specifications, and schedules. Directs and monitors the progress of construction projects through contract construction management firms. Participates in all construction meetings and provides direction in the implementation of the construction contract. Directs and monitors compliance with buildings and safety codes and all other regulations. Regularly reviews engineering and architectural drawings and specifications for accuracy and completeness; and monitors progress and ensures compliance with plans, specifications and schedules. Tracks and controls construction costs against the project budget, processes Request for Information and Change Orders, maintains meeting notes, and participates in claims review. Based upon direct observation and reports by subordinate supervisors, may prepare daily reports of progress and requirements for labor, materials, machinery, and equipment at the construction site. Meets regularly with university staff, contractors, architects, and others to monitor and coordinate all phases of the construction project.


Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in related field and at least five years of experience in the construction industry demonstrating the ability to understand construction documents, building codes, ADA requirements, the application and methods and procedures related to construction, fiscal management, budgetary preparation, and control techniques. A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree. Experience in the design and construction of higher education facilities is preferred. Required to develop a thorough knowledge of CSU Systemwide standards as set forth in the State University Administrative Manual.

Knowledge: Requires a thorough knowledge of construction contracts, plans, specifications, building codes, regulation methods, materials, and procedures. Familiarity with computers and software programs for job costing, scheduling, and estimating is also important.

Abilities: Ability to analyze technical problems of engineering and architectural development and develop appropriate and cost-effective solutions. Ability to evaluate and analyze construction and engineering documents, project specifications, and technical reports and evaluate these for accuracy and completeness. Ability to prepare status reports, project meeting minutes, review Requests for Information and develop recommendations and process Change Orders. Goal oriented with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a variety of people in a collaborative fashion. Must have the ability to provide proof of eligibility to lawfully operate a motor vehicle in the state of California.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Hiring Range: $8,000-$9,167 per month

Advertised: Pacific Daylight Time
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California State University Channel Islands is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process, please contact Human Resources Programs (805) 437-8490.

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Faculty Employment: Academic Personnel at (805) 437-8455 (8-5 M-F PST) or email.
Staff Employment: Human Resources (805) 437-8490 (8-5 M-F PST) or visit the HR Service Desk

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