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    Planning Specialist
    By
    GUEST
    on
    October 18, 2019
    Summary:
    This highly-technical position participates in a variety of planning-related projects and activities including development, through visual (maps) or data (reports), and-use growth trends throughout the County. Additionally, this position will provide technical support for short-term space planning and programming of academic and non-academic facilities. With proficiency in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping, demographic, spatial, and statistical analyses. The Planning Specialist will be responsible for conducting planning studies that include land-use growth trends, development impact studies, and regional land-use growth scenarios.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Provides data analytics for and participates in the development of the 10-year capital needs assessment.
    • Assist in space planning & programming activities to ensure accurate District real estate information
    • Perform small independent planning studies, included but not limited to market analysis, demographic studies, and site analyzes.
    • Coordinate facility planning meetings with internal stakeholders for all 2017 Bond Projects
    • Use data included but not limited to; Census Data, Transportation Analysis Zone (TAZ) data, Community Viz Model, City of Charlotte Quality of Life Data, Charlotte Area Transit Systems (CATS) long-range transit plan, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance data, CMS Student Enrollment data to assess immediate, intermediate, and long-term facility impacts.
    • Serve as a consistent participant on the of Charlotte Regional Planning Organization (CRTPO)
    • Provides monthly facility impact memos of proposed zoning changes to City of Charlotte Planning Department, and other municipal planning departments as needed.

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or related field
    • Three years working in a public planning agency (or a combination of education and experience)

    Please note, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools does not accept resumes via third party sites. To apply for the job, you must complete a non-instructional application https://www.wearecms.com/apps/pages/apply and then officially apply to the posting.

  • Capital Construction Senior Project Manager - Capital Programs
    Facilities and Services
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

    Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Capital Construction Senior Project Manager. The Capital Construction Senior Project Manager is responsible for the scope, budget and schedule management, contract administration, and construction execution on assigned campus projects; supervision of assigned project management staff as well as administration of the established design, construction and post-construction phase services provided to the campus by the Facilities & Services Division for their projects and all assigned project managers; and accountable to the University for the completion of all assigned capital construction projects to him/her and also assigned to subordinate Project Managers.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Lead design and construction execution for all assigned projects to self and to direct reports, including scope, budget, contracts and schedule, which have been established during the planning phase of capital projects. Primary responsibilities begin during the design phase of projects, but must also participate during planning, review developing project requirements, and assist with the selection of project consultants.
    • Supervise and lead assigned project management staff.
    • Supervise and lead those project management services associated with all capital improvements including, but not limited to, project budgeting, procurement of professional and construction services and all construction activities.
    • Assumes full accountability for the team's adherence to the procedures/protocol for administration of contract documentation, this includes: bond documentation, certificate of insurance documentation, review of draft documents required for approval by the Board of Trustees, review of contracts for contractors and architects/engineers, etc. Responsible for the quality and accuracy of all contract documents associated with their projects and their teams projects as well as training and coaching their staff to have similar oversight and attention to detail on the projects.
    • Work with the Associate Director for Project Management to develop, review and implement Facilities & Services policies and procedures related to project management and be fully accountable and responsible for their implementation.
    • Work closely with the Planner for all assigned projects in the conceptualization phase to ensure projects are being developed with an appropriate scope, schedule and budget for execution in the project management phase.
    • Review program statements and ads related to outlining the scope of work and services for the professional services required for each project assigned. Work closely with the Planner and Associate Director to ensure necessary services are being procured.
    • Lead the quality based selection committee, or request for proposals, when requested, for the hiring of construction managers and contractors to be employed for assigned capital projects.
    • Work with the Capital Development Board (CDB) project manager in the execution of CDB projects on UIUC's campus. Represent and advocate for UIUC's interests and be the main point of contact for scope, schedule and budget issues related to project delivery.
    • Ensure all projects are compliant with all federal, state and University rules and regulations affecting contract administration and procurement of professional services and materials and labor for new construction, remodeling, renovation and minor repairs.
    • Accountable for completing all of his/her complex capital construction projects as well as all the direct reports projects on time and on budget.
    • Lead contract dispute resolution efforts with contractors and construction managers on all construction projects.
    • Lead difficult negotiations with construction vendors to ensure best value for the University.
    • Take corrective actions and make decisions as necessary to improve performance of delayed projects.
    • Utilize his/her best interpersonal skills to coordinate and mitigate multiple personal risks among several stakeholders.
    • Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating measures before they occur.
    • Responsible for the health and safety of the university users and building occupants during construction.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required Education:

    Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

    Preferred Education:

    Master's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or related field.

    Required Work Experience:

    Eight years of progressively more responsible administrative experience on design and construction-related projects.

    Preferred Work Experience:

    Work in a University environment on design and construction projects.
    LEED experience and professional registrations.

    Required Training, Licenses, or Certifications:

    Professional Engineer (PE), Architecture, or related professional designation/licensure.

    Successful candidates will have the following:

    1. Knowledge of computer applications, the ability and personality to work effectively with stakeholders and groups on a variety of issues.
    2. Strong communication skills - both verbal and written.
    3. The ability to handle numerous issues simultaneously and meet required, and sometimes difficult, deadlines.
    4. Ability to lead subordinates and coordinate among a large body of stakeholders.

    SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:

    This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after November 11, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION:

    Applications must be received by November 11, 2019. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

    Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
    Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
    Step 3) Upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable), and names/contact information for three references.

    In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the "Apply for Position" button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about the position, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or klfreder@illinois.edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


  • Position for CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER/ARCHITECT II for the Maryland Interagency Commission on Public School Construction.
    https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=006251&R3=0001 
    FILING DEADLINE is October 18, 2019

  • Position for Registered Architect in the School Facilities Branch at the Maryland State Dept of Education
    ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM MANAGER III
    https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=19&R2=005474&R3=0004
    FILING DEADLINE is October 18, 2019

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    Coordinator - Facility Planning
    By
    GUEST
    on
    September 30, 2019

    Opening:     July 25, 2019

    Closing:       Until Filled 

    Reports To: Director – Planning & Construction

    Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

    School:        Campus Assigned 

    Pay Grade:  Administrative Management JG 4 

     

     

    Terms of Employment:

    12 months/240 days per year. Salary is at Administrative Management Job Group 4 on the San Antonio ISD Compensation Plan on Non-Chapter 21 contract. Entry level annual salary is at a rate of $ 54,643.20 with additional consideration for directly related experience

     

    Primary Purpose: 

    The Coordinator for Facility Planning maintains assigned program areas of educational specifications and design guidelines for schools. Develops site-specific educational specifications that support the educational program at that campus. Coordinates furniture, fixture and equipment procurement and installation. Manages logistics associated with District moves, relocations, and swing space planning.

     

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    Education/Certification:

    • Bachelor's Degree with (4) years' experience;
    • Sixty semester hours of college credit with architecture, interior design, engineering, project management or construction emphasis and eight (8) years of experience in building design, construction and management;
    • Must have reliable transportation and have valid Texas driver's license and a good driving record. Must meet and maintain liability insurance coverage eligibility
    • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the applicant

    Special Knowledge/Skills: 

    • Work involves the application of moderately complex procedures and tasks that are quite varied.
    • Independent judgement is often required to select and apply the most appropriate of available resources.
    • Problem solving of routine and non-routine matters with some latitude, but are still subject to approval. Recommend new solutions to problems and improve existing methods or generate new ideas.
    • Communication skills involving giving and receiving information such as options, technical direction, instructions and reporting results. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and coworkers in own and other departments.
    • Customer relationships skills including taking routine or required customer actions to meet customer needs. Responds promptly and accurately to customer complaints, inquiries and requests for information and coordinates appropriate follow-up. May handle escalated issues passed on from coworkers or subordinates.

     

    Major Responsibilities and Duties: (The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

    1. Partners with project managers and design teams to develop furniture layout.

    2. Updates assigned program areas, e.g. Core Academy Area, Special Education, etc. within the district-wide educational specifications at each school level. Responsible for assigned program areas on an ongoing basis and is considered the "expert" on those areas. Serves as an information resource on those program areas on all projects during planning and design. 
    3. Partners with project managers and design teams to develop and implement swing spaces.

    4. Partners with construction managers and design teams from site-specific educational specifications (ed spec) development through construction documents phase of assigned projects to ensure that educational specifications concepts (program square footage, space adjacencies, room proportions, etc.) have been appropriately interpreted in the design, including reviews for compliance.

    5. Coordinates and manages in-district moves and relocations

    6. Compiles project information, e.g. net square footage, gross square footage, capacity model, site size, list of play fields, etc. for the assigned projects and for other occupied campuses.

    7. Presents information related to planning activities to internal and external stakeholders and engages them in the process.

    8. Plans utilization of spaces and facilities consistent with requirements.

    9. Performs other job related duties as assigned.

    10. Coordinates with project managers order schedule delivery and manage installation of furniture.

       

      Policy,Reports and Law

    11. Ensure compliance with district, state and national policies and procedures.

    12. Produce field reports as necessary for the accomplishment of job requirements.

       

      Supervisory Responsibilities:

      No supervisory responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

       

      Type of Skills and/or Required Licensing/Certification:

      Microsoft Office; Office Equipment (Computer, Copier); Competence with Microsoft Access, AutoCad and

      BIM preferred.

       

      Working Conditions: Mental and Physical Demands:

      Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions/deadlines and prolonged or irregular hours; Frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing; Occasional: Lifting and carrying 10-25 pounds frequently, 25-40 pounds occasionally, more than 45 pounds infrequently with assistance; Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds sporadically; Frequent district-wide and occasional statewide travel.

       

      Environmental Factors:

      Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.

       

       

      It is the policy of San Antonio lSD not to discriminate on the basis  of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its

      vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of

      1973, as amended, and SAISD's board policies DIA,FFH,and FFI.


  • Opening:     August 12, 2019

    Closing:       Until Filled 

    Reports To: Director, Planning & Construction

    Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

    Dept./School: Construction & Development Services

    Pay Grade:  Administrative Management JG-6 

     

     

    Terms of Employment:

    12 months/ 240 days per year. Salary is at Administrative Management Job Group 6 on the SAISD Compensation Plan on Non-Chapter 21 contract.  Entry level annual salary is at a rate of $69,304.80 with additional consideration for directly related experience.

     

    Primary Purpose:

    Responsible for all aspects of planning, design, and construction for new construction and renovation projects from initiation through completion. Manages and oversees a project team including consultants, construction projects managers and inspectors. Works within school district guidelines, establishing project objectives, schedules and plans, in order to make decisions related to the successful completion of construction and renovation projects.

     

    Major Responsibilities and Duties:

    (The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

     

    Primary Role

    1. Manages the overall project activities as assigned, including planning and coordinating departmental activities with others, preventing/resolving problem areas, ensuring all district policies, procedures, and standards are maintained.
    2. Develops and manages budget for projects with responsibility with project expenditures, including authorization for payments and amendments to contracts.
    3. Ensure conformity of design with program requirements, time schedules, budget limitations, construction codes and district standards and criteria.
    4. Reviews consultants and contract qualifications; ranks and recommends consultants and contractors for projects; negotiates, prepares and administers contracts; mediates disputes and recommends applicable settlements.
    5. Ensure compliance with regulations and school district requirements in the performance of project work.
    6. Review and approve contractor progress payments.
    7. Update internal staff (administration, school leadership, etc.) on project progress and scheduling.
    8. Participate in planning and school facilities design conferences with department and district administrators.
    9. Advise Director, Strategic Planning & Construction, on matters regarding assigned functions/departments.

    Policy, Reports and Law

    1. Ensure compliance with district, state and national policies and procedures.
    2. Produce field reports as necessary for the accomplishment of job requirements.

    Qualities of Assistant Directors

    1. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
    2. Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills and professional growth.
    3. Demonstrates a high level of personal integrity, a collaborative leadership style and high ethical standards.
    4. Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and campus policies affecting schools, including daily attendance, punctuality and confidentiality.
    5. Comply with the Texas Educator’s Code of Ethics. 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management or related field; K-12 school construction preferred
    • Professional certification in project management by a nationally recognized certification firm preferred. Must have reliable transportation and have valid Texas driver’s license and a good driving record. Must meet and maintain liability insurance coverage eligibility
    • Four (4) years in planning, design and construction services; K-12 school construction preferred.
    • Proven ability to review/approve contractor shop drawing submittals, Requests for Information, Change Orders and other construction-related documents
    • Familiarity and understanding of processes and procedures related to school districts or other governmental entities
    • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the applicant 

    Special Knowledge/Skills:

    • General knowledge of construction trades and plans
    • Knowledge of building and fire codes
    • Knowledge of school district purchasing and bidding processes
    • Ability to define problems, draw conclusions and problem solve
    • Ability to use various computer software including Construction Project Management Software, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Reader, Acrobat, AutoCAD software and CD burners
    • Leadership and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills 

    Supervisory Responsibilities: 

    1. Architects, engineers and consultants
    2. Contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers
    3. Project Management Team, including Construction Projects Managers, Inspectors, and others as assigned.

    Equipment: 

    Computer, computer software programs and peripherals, teacher resource materials and equipment, copier, fax, and other

    equipment applicable to position.

     

    Working Conditions:

    Mental and Physical Demands:

    Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions/deadlines and prolonged or irregular hours; Frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing; Occasional: Lifting and carrying 10-25 pounds frequently, 25-40 pounds occasionally, more than 45 pounds infrequently with assistance; Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds sporadically; Frequent district-wide and occasional statewide travel.

     

    Environmental Factors:

    Frequent exposure to:  temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise. Occasional exposure to:  biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.)

      

    It is the policy of San Antonio ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and SAISD's board policies DIA, FFH, and FFI.


  • POSITION PURPOSE:
    Represents the interests of Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) in all aspects of program planning, design, reviews and management of the design process for all new construction and renovation/addition projects to meet the needs of the curriculum, WCPSS, and Wake County.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
    • Extensive knowledge and expertise in facility design, preferably related to educational facilities;
    • Extensive knowledge of personal computers, including proficiency in spreadsheets, database, project management software, and building automation software;
    • Excellent customer service skills;
    • Critical thinking and problem solving skills;
    • Effective oral and written communication skills;
    • Ability to present information to large and small groups;
    • Ability to complete complex tasks and minimize errors with attention to detail;
    • Ability to read, interpret and review architectural drawings;
    • Ability to work well within a team environment, and facilitate and negotiate with a project team;
    • Ability to accurately read, interpret and comply with WCPSS and departmental procedures;
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school system staff, students, parents, external agencies, and the community.

    EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in architecture, facility planning, or related field;
    • Five years of experience in educational facility design or related field;
    • Experience in presenting information to small and large audiences;
    • Other combinations of applicable education, training, and work experience which provide the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform effectively in this position may be considered.

    CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
    • Must hold and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license according to the State of NC requirements.

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • May require emergency response availability;
    • Travel required to construction sites on frequent and unscheduled basis.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Experience with planning large capital improvement projects;
    • Experience with K-12 school planning and design;
    • Hold certification as an architect by American Institute of Architects (AIA) or National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB).

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Prepares project instructions for building projects that provide clear design instructions (e.g. space standards, educational specifications) to design consultants and the project team.
    2. Performs work associated with management of the planning and design phase in all new construction and renovation projects to meet the needs of the curriculum.
    3. Coordinates projects from the programming stage through design; completes final walk-through/punch list with the project team.
    4. Conducts project and design reviews to ensure all elements/systems are compatible and that building/project program and design criteria are adequate.
    5. Serves as a liaison and coordinates input from educational specialists, school system staff, and community stakeholders, regarding specific renovation and new construction projects.
    6. Develops, reviews, and maintains educational specifications, through research, analysis and consultation with educational specialists and WCPSS departments, for specific curriculum and programmed areas.
    7. Reviews projects at each design phase, which includes programming, pre-design project analysis, design narrative, schematic design, design development, and construction documents, to ensure compliance with educational specifications and design guidelines.
    8. Coordinates with consultants to develop the master plan for campuses which includes assistance in evaluating sites, buildings and building systems with emphasis on ability to accommodate the educational program.
    9. Consults with municipalities, governmental, and community-based representatives to identify and evaluate options for facilities.
    10. Conducts presentations to communicate information regarding specific renovation/new construction projects, as well as long-range planning for future building programs to school system staff, parent teacher association groups, government agencies, community groups, and other stakeholders.
    11. Participates in reviews of policies affecting the planning, design and construction of programs/projects and recommends new/refined policies/programs.
    12. Performs post-occupancy evaluations to assess the functional performance of existing facilities.
    13. Works in cooperation with senior project managers and the project team to keep projects on time, on budget, and on program.
    14. Reviews for accuracy and consistency all documents for publication, including specification documents and as-built documentation.
    15. Utilizes the computerized management system(s) within WCPSS to effectively manage work and track performance.
    16. Performs other related duties as assigned.

    CONTACT
    Jason Kennedy, jkennedy3@wcpss.net
    Careers Page: www.wcpss.net/careers

  • Reports To:                  Executive Director of Facilities, Planning, and Construction

    Duty Days:                   260 Days

    Wage/Hour Status:     Exempt

    Pay Grade:                   B05

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in construction related field or a minimum of five years successful experience in construction industry required
    K-12 school district experience preferred
    Evidence of direct field construction involvement in either supervision or quality control inspection
    Experience in cost control and construction administration functions
    Ability to read all types of construction drawings
    Ability to complete drawings in AutoCAD or similar format
    Ability to perform construction administration responsibilities
    Experienced at report writing and construction related software programs (e.g. Microsoft Project)
    Excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills

    Primary Purpose:                                                                

    Responsible for ensuring that District facilities are designed to meet current codes and standards in regards to mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) requirements.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Perform detailed reviews of MEP drawings for all construction projects to ensure District standards and current codes are met.
    2. Assist the project managers in the completion and warranty phase of projects.
    3. Manage digital construction drawing and project files including as-built drawing management.
    4. Assist project managers with periodic MEP site inspections as necessary.
    5. Assist project managers in the coordination of any required third party commissioning activities (e.g., air balancing/testing).
    6. Assist in the preparation of construction related reports and presentations.

    Equipment Used:

    Personal computer, copier, drawing plotter, electronic scanning devices, digital camera

    Working Conditions:

    Frequent district wide travel; occasional prolonged and irregular hours, work indoors and outdoors to conduct on-site inspection of construction projects

     

    The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

    Apply at www.katyisd.org

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    Manager, Facilities Planning
    By
    GUEST
    on
    September 17, 2019
    The Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) is defined by a culture of excellence and is highly regarded for the quality of its education and its commitment to students. Innovation, educational choice and student success is at the heart of all SD42 efforts to support the learning needs of over 15,000 students. The school district has 22 elementary schools and 6 secondary schools and is governed by the Board of Education.

    Reporting to the Director, Facilities and Maintenance, the Manager Facilities Planning will be responsible for planning, design, tendering, construction supervision, commissioning, and warranty of assigned facilities maintenance/enhancement and construction projects. The Manager’s responsibilities will include assisting the Director, Facilities and Maintenance with the development, implementation and administration of the comprehensive school district facilities plan and the annual facilities maintenance/enhancement plan.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Five (5) years’ work experience in experience in facilities planning with at least 3 years in a leadership role including supervisory responsibilities.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage construction projects and prepare facilities plans.
    • Current and comprehensive knowledge of the BC Building Code, construction contract law, public tendering practices, and insurance procedures.
    • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to negotiate with consultants and contractors and to resolve conflicts between parties involved in construction project implementation.
    • Experience with facilities planning, project management, budget preparation and budget management.
    • Excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills.

    Interested applicants may apply through: https://bit.ly/2m0HNH6

    For more information about our School District, please visit: http://www.sd42.ca/our-district/


  • Brailsford and Dunlavey; Project Manager Positions - San Francisco Office - Contact Ty Taylor - 415.480.4086

    Working at B&D means more than having a job; it means having a career.

    Each person who joins the B&D team has demonstrated excellence in his or her field. As one of ENR’s Top 50 Program Management Firms, we recruit project managers, construction managers, planners, architects, economists, finance specialists, management consultants, and other experts.

    The merging of these diverse skill sets helps us meet—and often exceed—our firm’s highest goals. We are committed to every employee’s rapid professional development and provide many opportunities for everyone to stretch their intellectual capacities.

    PROJECT MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Brailsford & Dunlavey is seeking a dynamic project manager for our San Jose, CA location.

     

    Ambitious, diverse, multidisciplinary, and entrepreneurial - these are all words that describe our team. However, what ties B&D employees together is our excitement and passion for advising our clients throughout the facility development process. Whether interviewing students on a college campus, touring classrooms in an elementary school, or sitting with fans on a stadium’s opening day, we are driven by our purpose to advance communities. It starts with our own B&D community; it starts with you.

     

    The project manager leads a project team that will perform implementation activities for large-scale K-14 programs. Deliverables for implementation assignments may include stakeholder engagements, construction monitoring, site visits, budget management, project documentation, public approvals and permitting, A&E solicitation management, schedule monitoring, account management, and quality control. 

    Responsibilities

    Essential Responsibilities

    1. Supports Senior Project Manager and/or Project Executive within a large-scale program with the management of a portfolio of assignments serving as Client's "trusted advisor" focused on achievement of project goals for schedule, budget and quality, and providing critical thinking and analyses to ensure quality client advice. Takes full-management responsibility for medium to large-scale assignments of over $25MM in total project cost. 
    2. Directs or develops client deliverables including written reports, presentations, budgets, schedules, and program that are tailored to meet client's desired outcomes and scope requirements. 
    3. Coordinates and directs the day-to-day activities of assigned project staff, both internal (B&D staff) and external (JV partners, sub contractors, architects, and builders) to achieve project goals and objectives. 
    4. Participates in staff development, mentoring, and training of staff under project manager's direction; and provides input on annual performance reviews for those staff.
    5. Directs or develops monthly client billings and ensures timely collection of receivables (if applicable). 
    6. Participates in business development (farming) activities; including:

      a. Serving as the client's "trusted advisor" thus focused on additional services/repeat projects;

      b. Participating in strategic planning for respective operating group, attending farming meetings, developing proposal materials, and attending interviews; and/or

      c. Presenting to students, industry groups or conferences, and developing thought-leadership materials all with an eye towards being viewed as a "visible expert" in respective industry market.

    7. Under direction of Group Leader and sphere leadership, participates in advancement of quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) and training programs for the sphere, targeted at consistent review and improvement of industry-specific methodologies and practices. 
    8. Performs additional duties as assigned with the effort and skills required to contribute to B&D's continued growth. 

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    The project manager may direct the work of analysts or other team members on a project-by-project basis. 

     

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

    • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in architecture, contruction management, economics, finance, urban planning, real estate management, or related field. 
    • Minimum of five to seven years managing projects related to B&D's markets, as well as multiple projects simultaneously. 
    • Valid U.S. driver's license. 

    Competencies

     

    Technical Competencies

    • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).

    Core Competencies

    • Excellent team and project leadership skills.
    • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. 
    • Ability to be productive in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional work environment. 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
    • Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills.
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities. 
    • Understanding of real estate, finance, and accounting principles. 
    • Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction and ethical business practices. 
    • Proven adaptability, flexibility, and creativity.
    • demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure. 
    • Aptitude and desire for mentoring and training team members.
    • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, cultural, disability and ethical backgrounds and sensitivity to/knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented.

    Human Relations

     

    Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include customers and vendors.

     

    Brailsford & Dunlavey is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

     

    Brailsford & Dunlavey participates in E-Verify.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    Work Environment

    • Office environment; moderate noise.
    • Field environment; moderate to loud noise. 
    • Occasional evening or weekend work is required.
    • Air travel may be required.

    Equipment

    • Computer use for extended periods each day.
    • Other office equipment use (printers, copiers, video, etc.) routinely throughout each day.

    Physical Demands

    • Sitting at desk or table for extended periods each day.
    • standing or walking.
    • Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement (while operating computer equipment).
    • Eye-hand coordination (keyboard typing).
    • Hearing and talking.
    • Extended periods of reading fine print.
    • Light to moderate bending, crouching, and stooping.



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