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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Pre-Construction Project Development Manager

Los Angeles, USA


Job Description

We are seeking a Project Development Manager for our team! You will be responsible for the management and delivery of pre-construction activities associated with the preparation for the building of new schools and modernization projects.

Minimum Required Qualifications:


  • Ten (10) years of experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordination of capital projects OR

  • Five (5) years of the above experience in educational facility construction or public works projects,


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in any course,


  • (Minimum of 4 of the 10 years above) experience with the responsibility for preconstruction activities, architectural planning, design, construction or development of major facilities under the supervision of a licensed architect or engineer


  • A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI). The CCM credential may be temporarily waived by the District for a period of six (6) months at which time the employee must have secured the credential.


Additional Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with scoping and planning of new construction and/or modernization projects

  • Experience with the Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes.

  • Experience with LEED and/or Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS) projects.

  • Experience with the development of major facilities (CEQA, agency approvals, coordination with City and County agencies).

  • Experience with both project delivery and procurement methods for public projects

  • Experience with community engagement processes and strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)

  • Experience in Formal Construction Partnering

  • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California State Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

  • LEED Professional Accreditation


Tasks and Responsibilities:


  • Plans and coordinates the execution of pre-construction activities associated with the preparation for the building of new schools and modernization projects

  • Responsible for the scope, schedule and budget, and overall success of multiple, new and modernization, school projects

  • Resolves complex planning, design and construction project-related issues, disputes and disagreements

  • Develops, assigns and monitors performance of Assistant Facility Development Managers (AFDM), Design Managers (DM) and Design professionals relative to assigned project

  • Reports on project budget, schedule and issues. Provides information and analysis of project issues to Departmental, Branch and Board representatives

  • Reviews status and overall planning, design and construction project progress relative to submittal schedules. Reviews project through a ll development phases, and assesses status, progress and potential

  • Coordinates with representatives from various utility and government agencies to obtain timely action on successive phases of project completion

  • Assists project team staff with A/E contracts, bid and contract planning

  • Reviews and verifies Design Professional contract scope, fees and applications for payment, and performs overall fiscal management of multiple projects

  • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration and quality control

  • Coordinates project activities, requirements, and schedules with other District organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Project Execution, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, local Educational Service Centers and site personnel

  • Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures

  • Performs other duties as assigned


Company Description
PMCS Group is a full service project and construction management, engineering and inspection firm currently serving clients such as the City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering and Bureau of Sanitation, Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), City of Long Beach Airport, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Port of Long Beach (POLB), Port of Los Angeles (POLA), as well as the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (LACDPW), and the Seal Beach Naval Base.

Since 2005, we have been committed to building long-term client relationships by providing quality services and creating superior customer value. Our firm is home to accomplished professionals with diverse backgrounds from the fields of construction, architecture, engineering, and inspection who have worked together extensively over the years.

We have provided services for over $1.5 Billion worth of projects in various sectors including government facilities, education, parks & recreation, water resources, general facilities, and infrastructure. Specifically, PMCS Group has provided PM/CM and constructability review services to numerous projects for the Bureau of Engineering valued at more than $300M. Our staff's experience spans all project phases from planning, design, bid and award, through construction and closeout.

PMCS is currently providing construction management services for the Bureau of Engineering Proposition O Bond Program, engineering services for the Bureau of Engineering Wastewater Conveyance Engineering Division, and GIS/engineering services for the Bureau of Sanitation.

We believe that every project success is based on partnering, collaboration, and consolidating resource pools to provide our clients with the optimum balance of flexibility and responsiveness needed to achieve high quality results for the best value.

Our project team consists of professional licensed Engineers and Architects, Project and Construction Managers, Schedulers, Estimators, Document Control and Cost Analysts.

Role: Pre-Construction Project Development Manager
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Location: Los Angeles,

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