Senior Project Manager-Construction Projects Dept
Company: University of San Diego
Location: San Diego
Posted on: February 24, 2021
#107716 Senior Project Manager-Construction Projects Dept.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/03/2021. Eligible Special
Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for
assistance. DESCRIPTION Under general direction of the Director of
Construction Projects Department, the Senior Project Manager (PM)
is accountable to deliver capital and non-capital projects on
schedule and within the established budget while managing the scope
of the project to meet the most appropriate needs of the Client.
The Project Manager simultaneously organizes, plans, and controls
the design, construction, and fit-up for multiple projects across
multiple timelines. Types of projects include renovations, new
facilities, infrastructure, and site work; with the majority of
projects in OSHPD 1 facilities. Specific tasks include evaluating
existing building conditions, meeting with User groups to obtain
specific project objectives, preparation of program definition,
conceptual space planning and design, cost estimating, project
schedules, and preparation of Project Charters for presentation and
approval. The Project Manager is the liaison between all
stakeholders. They are responsible for coordinating the activities
of the Clients, design professionals (architect, engineers, etc.),
contractors, vendors, inspectors, regulatory and others individuals
associated with the project. They will ensure the compliance of all
state agency requirements, working closely with our internal and
external officials for CDPH and OSHPD. The Project Manager will act
independently, exercising sound judgement in their approaches,
techniques, and methods to deliver projects. They will responsibly
communicate with our Clients and Leadership on project status
related to scope, schedule, cost, and quality. Pre-Design:
- Meet with Users to help define project scope and program;
managing that program to assure the project meets client
- Manage the collection of program data, including space and
adjacency needs, functional requirements, operational workflows and
goals, equipment needs and forecast staffing.
- Establish expectations and a plan for ongoing communication and
coordination between project stakeholders, focused on budget and
schedule to ensure we are meeting the goals of Users and Health
System at large.
- Provide pre-design services, including site analysis, existing
building investigation, program development, Rough Order of
Magnitude (ROM) estimates, preliminary schedule development,
conceptual design/plans, and a Project Charter. This package will
be the presentation to our Capital Project Review Committee (CPRC)
for review and approval.
- Existing building investigations will be conducted including
site walks and coordination with Facilities Engineering. You will
analyze facility conditions related to current applicable code,
regulatory requirements, requested and future program, health
standards, and funding requirements.
- Research and troubleshoot potential problems and consult with
Users and project stakeholders on your findings about
constructability, operational alternatives to a construction
project, and potential value engineering.
- Create projects in our project management application
(ProCore), uploading schedules, budgets, and all related documents.
All documents will live and be maintained on ProCore and it will be
used for updating and reporting out status as required by Users,
project team, and UC San Diego Health Leadership.
- Develop ROMs and budgets by leveraging historical data,
accepted building trade information, and collaborating with
internal stakeholders. ROMs and estimates will include labor hours,
materials, preliminary schedules, means and methods, hard
construction costs, and project soft costs.
- Will use their knowledge of estimating to review contractor BID
budgets to ensure they are accurate and capture the full project
- Hire and manage architectural and engineering firms to develop
full project definitions, coordinate and produce construction
documents, provide construction administration, and close-out
- Prepare consultant contracts and authorizations, establish
priorities, ensure adherence to UCOP policies and procedures,
evaluate work, and approve payments.
- Oversee independent reviews of design and construction
documents for adherence to applicable codes, programs, Health
design standards and agency requirements. These may include outside
estimate review, value engineering, and constructability
- Develop criteria and performance specifications required to
meet our unique operating and building safety requirements.
- Ensure that plans and specifications conform to all codes and
regulations related to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and
Development (OSHPD) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy
requirements for hospital and clinical construction. Bid &
- When required, manage the preparation of Request for Proposals
(RFPs) and Request for Qualifications (RFQs), and will direct the
pre-qualification process of potential bidders.
- Oversee preparation of bidding documents by design
professionals, coordinating bidding process with our contracts team
in conformance to University policies and procedures.
- Directly responsible for the administration of contracts and
the contractor's schedule and budget.
- Final approval of submittals, RFIs, negotiation and approval of
change order and payment requests, and punch list items.
- Represents the University and Health System on site, monitoring
contractor operations for conformance to contract documents and
applicable codes. They support and monitor work of inspectors and
actively assist contractor and design team in the resolution of
technical and procedural issues. Close-out:
- When required, coordinate with Regulatory staff to assemble all
documents required for licensing with California Department of
Public Health (CDPH).
- Provide operational and performance testing (commissioning) of
building systems like HVAC, electrical systems, fire and life
safety systems, diagnostics, telecom and information technology,
and patient monitoring.
- Provide record drawings to Facilities Management, Facilities
Engineering, and Campus Planning.
- Coordinate with Finance staff to ensure all deliverables have
been received, payment requests have been processed and accounts
have been closed out. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's Degree in
architecture, engineering, construction management, business,
healthcare administration or related area; and/or equivalent
combination of experience/training. Five or more years of project
management experience, preferably managing construction projects in
an OSHPD 1, acute care hospital environment. Experience and
knowledge of building and construction, design, engineered systems,
construction contract administration and California Building Codes,
including advanced understanding of industry practices, or deep
expertise in a highly specialized and critical discipline. Thorough
working knowledge of design, building and construction, contract
administration, and full understanding of industry practices.
Demonstrated experience of current project and construction costs
and with industry standard cost estimating. Must have financial
skills to develop and manage project budgets. Comprehension of
California Building Code, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA),
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OHSPD),
California Department of Public Health (CDPH), State Fire Marshal
(SFM), and policy requirements for hospital construction. Ability
to work effectively with diverse User groups and departments, and
be responsive to their needs. Excellent communication skills that
demonstrate you are an effective, courteous, and diplomatic
professional and can interact with a highly diverse population.
Outstanding soft skills in problem recognition, avoidance, and
issue resolution. Familiarity with design and construction
contracts, contract law, public contracting code, and construction
claims procedures. Ability to draft agreements consistent with
Regental Policy. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Ten (10) years of experience in construction management and/or
- Architectural, engineering or general contractor's
- Experience working in an academic medical center setting.
- Familiarity with the UCOP Facilities Manual, policies, and
- Experience with medical imaging modalities.
- Familiarity with California Public Contracting Code and
Prevailing Wage requirements.
- Estimating and construction administration experience.
- Hospital experience/knowledge of hospital infrastructure.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
pre-employment physical. UC San Diego Health is the only academic
health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care
in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community
service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a
National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several
outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a
designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in
the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only.
For full consideration on any job, applications must be received
prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended
deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the
extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended
date is reached. UC San Diego Health is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected
veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the
complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative
action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html UC San
Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit
smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information. Payroll Title: FAC PROJECT
MGT SPEC 4 Department: Capital Project Support Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience Worksite: Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type: Career Appointment Percent: 100% Union: Uncovered
Total Openings: 1 Work Schedule: Days, 8 hrs/day, M-F As a
federally-funded institution, UC--San--Diego Health maintains a
marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug
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