Under general direction of the Senior Director of Project Management for the Campus or Healthcare, this position is accountable to either the campus or medical centers to deliver projects that are timely, high quality, sustainable, cost effective, and appropriate to the client's needs. The Capital Project Manager organizes, plans, and manages the design and construction effort for individual projects. This may involve selecting design professionals; coordinating the activities of clients, design professionals (architect, engineers, etc.), contractors, inspectors, and others associated with the project; monitoring project progress, cost, and quality; resolving problems that arise in the project; working with agency officials to ensure compliance and safety. Communicating with project stakeholders on campus/medical centers regarding program, budget, schedule and construction impact. Completing and warranting the project to department and University specifications.
Advanced knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including advanced understanding of industry practices, or deep expertise in a highly specialized and critical discipline.
Demonstrated ability and knowledge to provide technical advice on construction practices, methods and procedures for major building projects. Demonstrated working knowledge of architectural, engineering, and construction practices. Familiarity with California and applicable building codes and regulations; and professional design experience to effectively direct and review the preparation of design and construction documents, review and approve contractor submittals, and to effectively resolve field problems during construction.
Demonstrated working knowledge of standard design and construction sequences and durations necessary to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project schedule.
Demonstrated working knowledge of California Building Code, Title-24 and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), Division of State Architect (DSA) and State Fire Marshal (SFM) code and policy requirements for hospital construction.(Medical Center only).
Advanced project management skills to effectively manage highly complex projects.
Advanced knowledge of the organization, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations, policies and short and long range strategic building plans.
Advanced analytical, organizational and problem recognition / avoidance / resolution skills. Demonstrated skill to effectively negotiate terms, conditions and costs related to design professional contracts and construction change orders.
Demonstrated familiarity with design and construction contracts, contract law, public contracting code, and construction claims procedures. Ability to draft modifications to standard agreements consistent with Regental Policy and in coordination with legal counsel.
Advanced ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.
Demonstrated construction administration experience and skills to monitor contractor operations for conformance to contract documents and applicable codes, review and negotiate contractor claims, oversee work of inspectors and testing agencies, and actively assist contractor and design team in the resolution of technical and procedural problems.
Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills necessary to simultaneously direct several large professional teams working on unique and technically difficult projects in a complex administrative environment.
Ability to promote, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds including University Personnel and the public.
Demonstrated working knowledge of current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard cost estimating systems.
Financial skills to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests.
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of various computer software programs including but not limited to MS Office, Outlook, and Ebuilder Project Management.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
Must possess and maintain valid California Driver License.
Internal Number: 93530
About UC San Diego, Capital Program Management
Capital Program Management (CPM) is the primary service provider at the University of California, San Diego, charged with the implementation of a +/- $2 Billion Capital Program transforming the physical landscape of the campus with the integration of the Light Rail Transit and expanded infrastructure, housing, academic and research buildings, and mixed-use facilities to address future enrollment growth demands aimed at ensuring enhanced student experience, cultivating an inclusive and diverse community, expanding our research prowess and impact, improving the delivery of advanced healthcare and enrich our community.
Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of construction management and administration; project programming, planning and management; on-time and on-budget delivery of design and construction services which advance the mission, vision, and values of UC San Diego.
Capital Program Management is a comprehensive project management organization whose objectives are to complete all major capital projects for a multi-billion public research university program, on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of its clients. The office is comprised of multiple fun...ctional units which include project management, engineering services, contract administration, fiscal management, and supporting administrative services. CPM is responsible for bidding and award of contracts, construction and contract document management, and utilizing a variety of project delivery methods to ensure the implementation of comprehensive project schedules and budget management commencing with preliminary planning through completion of construction and occupancy.