Capital Construction Project Manager

Employer
University of Southern California
Location
Los Angeles, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The USC Facilities Planning and Management (FPM): Capital Construction Development department is seeking a Capital Construction Project Manager to join its team at USC’s Health Sciences Campus!

The Work You Will Do

The Capital Construction Project Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of small to mid-sized construction projects for the university through all phases; creates project objectives, work scope, project execution and construction management and procedures.

The Project Manager:

  • Serves as project manager responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of small to mid-sized construction projects. Creates project objectives and work scope. Creates and implements project execution and construction management plans and procedures, and communication and risk mitigation plans. Develops project reports required to keep all relevant parties informed on status of time and cost elements of project.
  • Overviews and coordinates planning, design, design phase estimating and monitoring of construction by the architect/engineers of project to ensure its delivery in accordance with construction contract and university requirements and standards. Collaborates with design and construction professionals from various disciplines to ensure successful integration of design and construction and development of drawings and specifications that ensure successful delivery of project within budget and on time.
  • Establishes schedule that meets client’s needs. Monitors and controls schedule throughout project delivery cycle to ensure that project is delivered within clients’ time expectations.
  • Collaborates with client and city officials to facilitate timely and effective participation in the project.
  • Oversees project team members, consultants and contractors allocated to project. Identifies potential problems and resolves all project issues in a time effective manner.
  • Has responsibility for establishing a quality management plan that meets university quality expectations for the project. Monitors and controls quality process throughout the project delivery cycle to ensure conformance with quality requirements.
  • Develops and manages project budgets and schedules in conformance with available funds and work scope that delivers agreed programmatic requirements. Reviews changes requested by project stakeholders and provides advice and recommendations to supervisor on budget, time, and scope implications. Monitors and controls costs throughout project delivery cycle to ensure project is delivered within clients’ cost expectations. Authorizes expenditures and monitors account reconciliation and status to ensure compliance with university guidelines and policies. Prepares and/or directs the preparation of financial reports as required and requested.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the position of Capital Construction Project Manager has:

  • Experience performing lab projects
  • 7 years of experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field; however, combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
  • Directly related education and project management experience with increasing leadership/management responsibility in construction and/or planning
  • Working knowledge in all conventional aspects of the field and other related disciplines/processes
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Expertise in project administration with progressive leadership/management within a college or university environment
  • An architect or engineer license preferred

About USC FPM

FPM (formerly named Capital Construction & Development / Facilities Management Services/Real Estate and Asset Management) is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining the breadth of the facilities at USC, and is also dedicated to creating a safe environment for our USC community. Woven into every service, safety is of upmost importance. As FPM, this diverse group of innovative and talented professionals provide high quality facilities construction, operations and maintenance services at USC and serve as dedicated stewards of USC and FPM core values. FPM values employee recognition, accountability, collaboration, respect, and trust.

Come and join the FPM team – a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence. Apply today!

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.


Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 7 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and project management experience with increasing leadership/management responsibility in construction and/or planning. Working knowledge of conventional aspects of the field and other related disciplines/processes. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

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