CAPITAL PROJECTS MANAGER, PUBLIC WORKS

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Accounting and Finance Project Management Public Works
  • Salary: $118,818.60 - $151,663.68 Annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 151663 USD Annually

Job Description

Position/Program Information

With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County has the largest population of any county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, with more than 37 diverse departments and over 2,300 different job descriptions, the County offers a lifetime of opportunities and careers.

Be a part of something great!

We are Los Angeles County Public Works, the largest municipal Public Works agency in the
nation. With more than 4,000 employees, Public Works offers over 500 different types of career opportunities that promote professional and personal growth as well as a rewarding and exciting work environment.

Don't miss an opportunity to join our team!

APPLICATION FILING PERIOD:
We will begin accepting applications on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) - until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER:
C-4141-G

OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS EXAMINATION.

Essential Job Functions

A Capital Projects Manager, Public Works is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: Manages the programming, design, construction, and post-construction of County capital projects of medium to large size by controlling all aspects of cost and schedule, and through resolution of issues that pertain to successful project delivery; Coordinates the input and efforts of all County departments associated with the project; Negotiates, administers, and controls contracts and agreements related to the project and serves as the official County administrative contact with consultants, developers, architects, contractors, and other public agencies; Identifies potential problem areas in advance, takes corrective action, advises others of required actions and brings unresolved difficulties to the attention of proper authority; Reviews and manages detailed project schedules based on approved completion dates; Coordinates the preparation ofand periodically updates project cost estimates; Develops and monitors the detailed project budget; Develops, manages, and updates detailed total project cost estimates and project schedules, and exerts cost and schedule controls during all phases of project delivery; Authorizes expenditures within the budget and provides cost controls; Prepares and reviews project status reports; Reviews performance reports against project control criteria established in the Project Program Plan; Reviews changes in Program Plan requested by tenant departments; Reviews and makes recommendations on changes requested by user departments; Coordinates formal and informal design reviews with technical assistance from the Architectural Engineering Division; Reviews project-related information for submittal to the Chief ExecutiveOffice and the Board of Supervisors; Conducts construction progress reviews; Coordinates changes in scope of work with proper authority; Authorizes payments to architects and contractors within contract limits; Arranges for the timely availability of custom equipment for new facilities; Monitors and coordinates construction supervision and inspection; Authorizes technical change orders recommended by the appropriate engineering personnel within authority granted by the Board of Supervisors; Supervises subordinate staff as needed; Instructs lower-level project manager trainees in proper project management techniques as needed.

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Option I: Graduation from an accredited* college with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture,Construction Management, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field -AND- Two years ofproject management experience at the level of County of Los Angeles class of Capital Projects Management Associate, Public Works**.

Option II: Graduation from an accredited* college with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field -AND- Five years of experience coordinating building projects through all phases including program planning and development, systems development, resource management, budget management and control, schedule management and control, design, and construction of building projects.

PHYSICAL CLASS:
Physical Class II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

LICENSE:
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

***A valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Architect, or Landscape Architect obtained from the United States is required -OR- A valid certification by the Construction Management Association of America as a certified construction manager is required.

Applicants MUST attach a copy of valid Certification within five (5) business days of application submission. Applications submitted without the required Certification will be rejected as incomplete.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * In order to receive credit for the required degree, you must include a legible copy of the diploma, transcripts, or letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization within five (5) business days of application submission. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however official transcripts will be required at the time of appointment. Applications submitted without the required documents will be rejected as incomplete. ( Accreditation Information )

Applications from persons with degrees from foreign universities will be accepted ONLY if evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or Association of International Credential Evaluation, Inc.

If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must email them to kortega@dpw.lacounty.gov Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on the documents.

** Experience at the level of Capital Projects Management Associate, Public Works in the service of the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Under general supervision, performs complex and responsible capital project management and administers or assists a higher-level projects manager in the administration and coordination of facilities design and construction projects through all phases of project delivery, or performs the more complex staff assignments related to program and space management.

Additional Information

EXAMINTION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an interview weighted 100% covering job knowledge, supervisory skills, problem solving, interpersonal effectiveness, and communication and comprehension ability.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The Count will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

VACANCY INFORMATION

The eligible register of successful candidates created from this exam will be used to fill vacancies throughout Public Works as they occur.

TESTING ACCOMMODATION:
If you require an accommodation to fairly compete in any part of the assessment process, please contact exam analyst at Bigarcia@dpw.lacounty.gov. You will be required to provide supporting documentation from a qualified professional justifying the requested accommodation(s). The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS . Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, and description of work performed. All information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
  • Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the green “Apply” button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.

Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

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CONTACT INFORMATION :
Department Contact Name: Kourtney Ortega
Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141
Department Contact Email: KOrtega@dpw.lacounty.gov

ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141
Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829
California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay

118,818

Job Address

Los Angeles, California United States View Map