Project Manager (Building Information Modeling)

  • Orange County, CA
  • Orange County, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Building and Safety Building Maintenance Construction and Skilled Trades Project Management
  • Salary: $91,582.40 - $123,094.40 Annually USD

Job Description




In addition to performance-based merit increases, this position is scheduled to receive salary range increases on the following dates:

Effective June 28, 2024 - 4.25% increase
Effective June 27, 2025 - 4.00% increase

This recruitment is open to the public and will remain open on a continuous basis for a minimum of five (5) business days, until the needs of the Department are met. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

Salary may be negotiable within the range listed above, based on position requirements and successful candidate's qualifications, subject to appropriate authorization.

This recruitment is being held to establish an Open Eligible List to a fill vacancy in this class until the next recruitment. The eligible list established may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications.

The successful candidate will implement Building Information Modeling (BIM) Technology to assist in the project planning, design, construction, and facility operation and maintenance process. Responsible for CADD design and drafting assignments along with Revit three dimensional modeling projects assigned by the Senior Architect.


The Research and Development Division (R&D) supports the department’s mission by developing and maximizing resources necessary to advance law enforcement objectives and department goals through cost effective, innovative opportunities and partnerships. The division facilitates department-wide construction and maintenance for sheriff’s facilities, manages fleet vehicles, provides grant writing and assistance, procures available state and federal equipment, inventories and issues department equipment, processes uniform needs and conducts research and special projects without compromise to quality, safety or service.

  • Develop and implement BIM standards and execution plans for construction projects
  • Administer, maintain, and update BIM construction documents and digital archives including 2D CAD drawings and 3D models
  • Review as-built drawings and models received from consultants and contractors, and verify the accuracy of information provided in as-built documents
  • Work with supervising architect/engineer to create construction drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) software and modeling program
  • Support and collaborate with the project management team including facility planning and operations personnel

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, design, or a similar field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in construction or design industry
  • Advanced skills in CAD software and 3D modeling tools, such as Autodesk BIM 360, Revit, and AutoCAD


Click here to view the complete classification description including the experience, education, and physical, mental and environmental requirements.

Education and Experience
Option 1

Two (2) years of experience as an Associate Project Manager with the County of Orange.

Option 2

Six (6) years of experience in program and project planning and development, resource management, budget maintenance and control, schedule management and control, and/or design and construction management of building, civil/public works, or maintenance projects.

Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree or higher in architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, construction technology, construction management, design or construction of civil/public works can be substituted up to one (1) year of experience for Option 1 or up to two (2) years of experience for Option 2.

Possession of a valid California driver’s license, Class C or higher, by date of appointment, which must be maintained throughout employment.


The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a list of the physical and mental abilities which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process.

Physical and Mental Requirements:
Possess vision sufficient to read standard text, blueprints and a computer monitor and to drive a vehicle; speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably in person to individuals and groups and over the telephone; possess body mobility sufficient to frequently walk over uneven terrain and to stand, sit, bend, stoop, twist at the waist and frequently turn the neck up and down and side to side; possess manual dexterity to operate keyboards and write. Some assignments require ability to lift 30 pounds and climb stairs and ladders.

Possess the ability to independently and logically reason to analyze data, reach conclusions and make recommendations and decisions; possess the ability to remain calm and appropriately focused in difficult interpersonal situations involving diverse interests, conflict and firm deadlines.

Environmental and Working Conditions:

Positions may be assigned to office setting and/or construction sites with dust, dirt, uneven terrain, loud noises, mud and inclement weather. May be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends. Some assignments may require position to conduct field visits and/or site assessments in wilderness areas or undeveloped sites requiring strenuous walking on uneven terrain. May travel to locations within the County on a frequent basis, including correctional facilities.


Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony or be on any form of probation and must pass an extensive background investigation to the satisfaction of the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner.

Background screening includes completing of a Personal History Form, interview with a background investigator, fingerprinting and may include a polygraph test. Some of the areas considered in the background screening include prior convictions, traffic violations, drug use and credit problems, employment history, professional references and education verification (i.e. degree, license, or official transcripts. Foreign degrees require an evaluation of U.S. equivalency by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (N.A.C.E.S.).

Human Resources |Minimum Qualifications
Sheriff Human Resources screens all applications to identify the most qualified candidates for the position based on the skills required to meet the needs of the Department. After the initial screening, the qualified candidates will be referred to the next step and notified of all further procedures applicable to their status in the competition.

Applications must emphasize all the areas in which the applicant has expertise and accomplishments in the specific competencies related to the position.

Oral Panel Interview (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by a panel of job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list.

Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure.

After all procedures have been completed, the Sheriff Human Resources will establish an eligible list of qualified candidates.

Veterans Employment Preference

The County is committed to providing a mechanism to give preferential consideration in the employment process to veterans and their eligible spouses and will provide eligible participants the opportunity to receive interviews in the selection process for employment and paid internship openings. Please click here to review the policy.

Only on-line applications will be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of on-line applications. Application information must be current, succinct and related to the requirements in this job announcement. Your application should demonstrate your professional experience and education related to the specific qualifications/duties listed in this bulletin, including areas which you have developed expertise.

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For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, contact Mary Cortez-Valadez at (714) 834-5834 or email at .


EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "" and "" If your email address should change, please update your profile at .


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Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Non-Management Benefits
In addition to the County's standard suite of benefits, such as a variety of health plan options, annual leave and paid holidays--we also offer an excellent array of benefits such as a Health Care Reimbursement Account, 457 Defined Contribution Plan and Annual Education and Professional Reimbursement. Employees are provided a Retirement Plan through the Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS).

Please go to the following link to find out more about Defined Benefit Pensions and OCERS Plan Types/Benefits.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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