148592,  Facilities Construction Project Manager -

Category: MAN
Job Title: Facilities Construction Project Manager
Region: CA-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City: El Segundo
State: CA
Rate: $40 to $43.75 DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Description: Duties / Requirements:

This person will serve as the leader of a team of technical contributors including architects, engineers, construction managers, Aerospace technical staff, facilities maintenance, procurement, safety, security, facilities services as well as local building / planning agencies, contractors and vendors. He will identify issues, prioritize tasks, facilitate communications and act as spokesperson for the project team to management and the customer. The project leader will assist in the day-to-day interface with corporate personnel in the development of scope requirements and in the acquisition of technical support for the projects. They will be required to develop budgets and monitor them through project completion. They will coordinate their work with facilities design and engineering personnel from design inception through construction completion. Duties shall include the following:

1. Tracking facilities projects using project management software and SAP financial reports. They will oversee building projects and personnel, analyze change order requests, troubleshoot field problems/questions, investigate problems and complaints and resolve matters, identify potential problems and recommend solutions, maintain detailed cost summary reports and ensure that project timelines and budgets are met.
2. Oversight of contractors, perform site visits to monitor progress and quality of work performed by contractors, vendors, and consultants, developing and controlling project budgets, managing project documentation, and coordination of contractors with Aerospace personnel.
3. Provide Aerospace management with up to date status on assigned projects to include budgets, costs and schedules.
4. Assist facilities architects and engineers during the design process with critical review of drawings and scopes of work.
5. Administrative responsibilities including managing project meeting minutes, maintaining organized project documents and files, chairing kick-off as well as weekly construction coordination meetings, familiarity with the RFI, shop drawing review, submittal and change order review process, being able to provide detailed cost estimates of new and retrofit type installations, reviewing contractor's schedule, logistics plans, contractor's safety plan and quality control plan.
6. Review and approve contractor schedules of values, payment applications and vendor invoices.
7. Coordinate project close-out which includes the assembling and review of as built drawings and specifications, operation and maintenance manuals, warranties and other close-out documentation to assure completion of work per the project requirements. Assist in the development and management of the Contractor punch list.
8. Provide technical advice and assistance and assures compliance with Uniform Building Code, which includes overseeing the process of obtaining building permits and inspections.
9. Supervise contractors, manage architects and engineers, perform inspections during construction and write reports, develop and control project budgets, assure coordination of efforts between contractors and Aerospace personnel and manage construction program documentation.
10. Perform procurement related duties including the development of detailed scopes of work, contractor pre-bid job walks, review of contractor proposals, preparation of bid tabs, and the preparation of purchase requisitions. Considerable knowledge of construction contracts and contract administration is required.
Typically requires a four year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a field related to facilities engineering, building design and construction which would provide the individual with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job. Requires five or more years of progressively more responsible experience in a field or related field. The ability to interface effectively with all levels of management, customers, engineers, architects and contractors is essential. Strong initiative, good judgment, ability to work independently and strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are also required. Additionally the individual must have at a minimum the following construction related knowledge:
1. General knowledge and familiarity with typical building systems currently being utilized, specific construction methods, equipment and materials, and the ability to define scopes of work and oversee new construction, remodel and tenant improvement type projects.
2. Knowledge of loss control and accident prevention procedures in the construction industry is required. Working knowledge of Cal/OSHA regulations and permit requirements, illness and injury prevention programs.
3. Knowledge of building codes, fire and life safety regulations, local permitting and inspection requirements
4. Must be thoroughly familiar with and have an extensive background in building systems, the construction process, project scheduling, project budgeting, cost tracking and estimating.
5. Experience overseeing building projects such as office and lab modifications, interior renovations and coordination of complex lighting, HVAC and audio visual / media is essential.
6. Ability to read, manage, and understand construction drawings and specifications is required.
7. Knowledge in the use of computer software programs such as MS Word, Excel, and Project.
8. Be able to estimate costs for simple tenant improvement projects and change orders.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Brent Sizemore at
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 or (800) 927-9318

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