The Department of General Services, Project Management Division is responsible for the planning, design, construction and remodel of buildings and structures owned and/or leased by the County. The Project Management Division creates cross-functional teams for its projects by including internal clients, community stakeholders, contractors, consultants and/or jurisdictional agencies.
The Project Management Division is seeking Project Manager(s) to support the Department in either a Facilities Planning/Programming role or in Design and Construction. The planning function develops and organizes the County's capital development and major maintenance improvement programs while the design and construction function executes individual capital or major maintenance projects from criteria and program development through construction and commissioning. The successful candidate(s) will work independently, with clients, consultants and project teams to: identify requirements, prepare assessments and recommendations; communicate with all stakeholders, the community and procure and manage project execution through commissioning.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will demonstrate successful achievement in managing planning, programming, and/or design and construction of new and existing building facilities. This includes demonstrating strong design, or construction management and related project management skills and/or a strong understanding of master planning principals, entitlement processes and CEQA.
Experience as a Project Manager, design or construction professional or facilities planner with detailed involvement in the following areas; development of client needs, planning documents, design plans, specifications, scheduling and cost estimates, pre-award construction documents and contract administration through commissioning of multidisciplinary facilities ranging between $5M to $20M and
Substantial and fully developed soft skills, including situational leadership with emphasis on teambuilding, coaching/mentoring project teammates, consensus-building and actively initiating process improvements and commitment to improving performance and client service.
THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
The County has a budget of $5.7 billion and provides services to the over 3 million residents through its 17,404 employees in 42 different departments. The County of San Diego is the second largest by population in California and ranks 5th in population of all metropolitan areas in the U.S. The County of San Diego is one of the most award-winning and innovative government agencies in the United States. Five elected Supervisors run the County like a business, relying on the General Management System (GMS), a structure emphasizing accountability, efficiency and customer service. This approach enables the County to maintain the fiscal discipline and prudent use of resources that have earned it strong credit ratings year after year.
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A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in city/regional planning, architecture, engineering, construction management or a closely related field; AND two (2) years of professional-level project management experience performing development planning, research, data analysis, computations, project coordination/ management, grants management, or management support activities in architecture/construction, OR
Six (6) years of professional-level experience in the construction industry as a superintendent or manager of multi-trade construction projects in the performance of general construction and or specialized construction with projects valued at more than $1,000.000.