Construction Project Manager (505028)

  • Stanislaus State
  • Turlock, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Project Management

Job Description

    • Position Summary
    • Full-time position under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) available on or after November 1, 2021 for Facilities Construction.

      Under the general direction of the Sr. Director, Operations and Construction, the Project Manager is responsible for managing assigned major and minor capital projects, including all aspects of project management during development, planning, design, construction, and final close-out. This position is required to interface with faculty, staff and administrators from a variety of colleges and departments, the State Fire Marshal, various professional consultants, contractors, vendors and other related parties.
    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Manage projects during development, planning, and design.
      • Manage project performance including scope, safety, quality, schedule, innovation, cost, and client satisfaction.
      • Develop, modify or provide input to project plans.
      • Oversee, conduct or participate in phase, milestone and final project reviews.
      • Represent university and Facilities on project teams (campus groups, university officials, project architects, engineers, contractors, inspectors, etc.) during planning and design.
      • Coordinate and lead project meetings and activities, and inform/update campus customer/users about project design, activities, and timelines.
      • Supervise, conduct, and coordinate plan checks, including constructability; building code and ADA compliance reviews; and review project specifications and drawings.
      • Implement or maintain quality assurance processes for projects. Make improvements, solve problems, or take corrective action when problems arise.
      • Manage projects during construction and final close-out.
      • Manage project performance including scope, safety, quality, schedule, innovation, cost, and client satisfaction.
      • Represent university and Facilities on project teams (campus groups, university officials, project architects, engineers, contractors, inspectors, etc.) during construction and project close out.
      • Implement or maintain quality assurance processes for projects. Make improvements, solve problems, or take corrective action when problems arise.
      • Oversee, conduct or participate in project inspections through occupancy.
      • Implement project commissioning plans.
      • Manage project resources.
      • Administer project resources including budgets and expenditures.
      • Work with Procurement on contracts and service agreements.
      • Review bid documents and cost estimates for projects.
      • Manage and develop project schedule, activities and resources to mitigate risk.
      • Ensure that contract and agreement stipulations are met, assuring that responsible agencies are kept informed of progress, translating user needs into modifications and that final building specifications are acceptable to the University.
      • Determine best delivery methods, i.e. Job Order Contracting, Task Order Service Agreements, Design-Build, Collaborative Design Build, or Design-Bid-Build.
      • Manage CSU Contract Policy requirements.
      • Identify and administer project documentation requirements and procedures; maintain and organize project files; and prepare reports for data accounting, contracting and CSU requirements, project and related activities. Interpret, administer and enforce university, CSU and state policy relating to public works projects, ADA, seismic and building design construction. Attend training and maintain skill currency as appropriate to safely and effectively complete assignments.
      • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education : Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related field
      Experience : Five years of progressively responsible experience in the area of project management. (Eight years of extensive experience in the building design and construction industry may be substituted for the degree requirement.)
    • Preferred Qualifications

      • Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
      • Experience managing heavy workloads range from 5-15 projects simultaneously, all in different phases.
      • Experience with managing construction projects in a university setting.
      • Proficiency utilizing Bluebeam Revu.
      • Proficiency utilizing project scheduling software such as MS Project, Smartsheet, Procore.
      • Familiarity with CSU contract law and bidding policies, including the various construction project delivery methods used on CSU campuses, e.g., Design-Build, Collaborative Design-Build, CM at Risk, Job Order Contracting and Task Order Service Agreements. etc.
      • Professional Licensed Architect, Mechanical or Electrical Engineer.
    • Required Qualifications

      • Demonstrated experience with project management, construction administration, and/or construction management including a thorough knowledge of building materials, costing procedures and sequential methods of modern construction and maintenance practices, as well as capital construction project delivery methods.
      • Demonstrated experience in effective leadership and team management with a proven ability to organize and manage teams, including internal design and operations staff, external contractors and technical consultants, specializing in building construction or renovation.
      • This position may require the ability to obtain AHERA Inspector certification for asbestos related work and Cal/OSHA Lead training.
      • Thorough knowledge of a wide range of facilities management operations and general knowledge of building codes, laws, ordinances and regulations, and trades applicable to building construction, maintenance and repair.
      • Knowledge of architecture, construction management, and mechanical, structural and electrical engineering.
      • Knowledge of business and fiscal analysis, processes, and techniques related to project management in building, design and construction including an ability to analyze data and make accurate projections and cost estimates using business mathematics and basis statistical techniques.
      • Knowledge of or ability to quickly learn complex organizational and management structures and an ability to adapt to the dynamics of organizational, procedural, technological and policy change.
      • Ability to read and understand proposals, plans, blueprints, process drawings, contracts, purchase orders and specifications for all phases of construction and building maintenance and produce quality construction drawings and specifications.
      • Ability to generate, read, and understand construction schedules.
      • Ability to draft and compose correspondence and standard reports including producing PowerPoint presentations and effective oral presentations to groups.
      • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy while setting own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
      • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, online systems, and internet as well as online calendaring and email.
      • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality including an ability to apply a high level of judgment and discretion on a consistent and continuing basis.
      • Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn and apply University infrastructure, policies and procedures.
      • Demonstrated ability to use tact, diplomacy and professionalism to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
      • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
      • Excellent communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
      • Thorough mastery of English grammar, spelling and punctuation with a demonstrated ability to proofread and edit.
    • Special Conditions
    • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at:
    • Physical Requirements

      • Ability to work at heights (20 feet or higher) on scaffolding or ladders.
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to (Bargaining Unit: MPP) Benefits Summary: CSU Employee Benefit Summary
    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only. Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration. To apply online, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.
    • Application Deadline
    • OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 18, 2021. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area
      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. 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 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at: Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.


Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Turlock, California 95382 United States View Map