Capital Improvement Project Manager III

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Project Management
  • Salary: $87,443.20 - $120,432.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Exceptional Benefits plus
C ompetitive base salary up to $ 118,643.20 Annually (DOQ)

MBO (Modified Benefits Option)
Boost your base pay by $1.75/hr for up to $122,283.20 annually when you chose our Modified Benefits Option!
The Project & Facilities Management Department is actively recruiting for professional Capital Improvement Project Managers III to oversee capital and maintenance improvement projects; coordinate major renovation and replacement of present facilities; and coordinate site selection, development, space needs studies, design criteria, architectural services, and construction management of County owned properties, utility infrastructure, and a variety of other capital projects. Capital Improvement Project Managers III have responsibility for large and more complex capital improvement projects and may also provide training and act as a team lead.
For more detailed information, refer to the Capital Improvement Project Manager III job description.
This position offers lucrative County benefits. Click the image below to learn more about the County of San Bernardino's competitive offerings.

Pre-Employment Process: Applicants must successfully pass a background check and a job-related physical exam, including a drug test, prior to employment.
Travel: Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license is required at time of appointment. Employees in this class may be required to use personal vehicles and show proof of automobile liability insurance. Mileage reimbursement is available.
Physical: This position includes the following demands: frequent sitting; occasional walking, standing, bending, and squatting; fine manipulation in both hands; continuously reach or work below the shoulder level; must frequently demonstrate near vision and occasionally demonstrate far vision; occasionally lift or carry ten (10) pounds or less; occasionally work near equipment and machinery on rough, uneven, rocky, or slippery surfaces; occasionally exposed to dust, gas, toxic materials, noise, and extremes in temperature and/or humidity; occasionally use protective equipment or clothing.

The Project & Facilities Management Department (PFM D ) is a multi-disciplined department of professionals providing San Bernardino County with comprehensive building and facilities services. The d epartment builds and maintains the majority of the County's vast infrastructure, which includes over 250 facilities. Several key departments served include Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Fire District, Sheriff, Probation, Regional Parks, County Administrative Offices, Library, Museum, and many more!

The Project Management team is committed to the timely and cost-effective design and construction of projects included in the County's annual Capital Improvement Program. Additionally, the team is dedicated to providing quality improvements to ensure acceptable and safe environments for County departments and the public they serve. Projects range from horizontal to vertical construction, including unique projects such as our Park & Recreation facilities and the County's Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

The Project Management team are forward thinkers, seeking innovative solutions to improve processes, deliver quality services, and develop meaningful relationships with customers. Additionally, the team are hands-on, independent, and self-motivating, preparing bid packages and advertisements for procurement, negotiating and administering contracts for design and construction, and providing inspection and construction project management services from concept through occupancy.

In addition, the Facilities Management team comprises over 100 dedicated staff who oversee the operations, maintenance, landscaping, and custodial services for most County-owned facilities.

Minimum Requirements

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of project management experience over multiple capital improvement and building projects with responsibility from conception to completion. Responsibilities should include developing and updating project schedules, tracking project budgets, managing Requests for Information, and oversight of design and construction processes.


REQUIRED EDUCATION: Associate Degree (or higher) in Project Management, Construction Management, Public Administration, Business, or a closely related field.

*Education Substitutions
You may substitute the associate degree if you meet one of the following options:
  • Successful completion of a formal apprenticeship program in construction related trades resulting in journey-level status.
  • One (1) additional year of qualifying experience with possession of 15 semester (23 quarter) units of coursework in the noted fields of study.
  • Two (2) additional years of qualifying experience.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong construction project management experience.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports.
  • Strong and effective presentation skills
  • Critical thinker with the ability to remain objective, analyzing the facts, and evaluating options.
  • Effective negotiator with the skills and knowledge of techniques required to leverage contract terms.
  • Understanding of the County's Board approval process and experience preparing Board Agenda Items (BAI).
  • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Public Administration, Business, or a closely related field is preferred.
  • Five (5) or more years of project management experience over multiple capital improvement and building projects with responsibility from conception to completion.

Selection Process

Application Procedure: To be considered for this excellent opportunity, complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. This recruitment may close at any time without prior notice.

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. Be sure to include in your application and Supplemental Questionnaire any relevant experience and education that demonstrates that you meet the minimum requirements, as it will be used to competitively evaluate your qualifications ; resumes will not be reviewed as part of the evaluation process. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, may be referred for interview.
The hiring department encourages applicants to attach a current resume and other relevant materials to their application for use in other phases of the recruitment.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

All communications regarding the remainder of the selection process will be via email. Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk, and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide, or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by the internet connection, computer or browser used to submit the application.

San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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