Capital Program Management (CPM) is the primary service provider at the University of California, San Diego, charged with the implementation of a +/- $3.2 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.
Under general direction of the Program Manager this position is accountable to either the campus or health system to provide projects that are on schedule, within budget, high quality, sustainable, cost effective, and appropriate to the client's needs. The Capital Project Manager organizes, plans, and controls the design and construction effort for individual projects. This may involve selecting professional design staff; 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 state 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, and construction contract administration including advanced understanding of industry practices, or deep expertise in a highly specialized and critical discipline.
Proven ability and knowledge to provide technical advice on construction practices, methods and procedures, and to prepare drawings and specifications for major building projects.
Demonstrated working knowledge of architectural, engineering, and construction practices.
Demonstrated working knowledge of standard design and construction sequences and durations necessary to prepare, monitor, and manage detailed project schedule.
Ability to learn or 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, or highly specialized and critical project component.
Advanced analytical, organizational and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills. Skill to effectively negotiate terms, conditions and costs related to design professional contracts and construction change orders.
Strong leadership and managerial skills necessary to simultaneously direct several large professional teams working on unique and technically difficult projects in a complex administrative environment.
Demonstrated 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 preferably Ebuilder Project Management.
Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including highly effective negotiation skills and highly developed political acumen.
Strong ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget. 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.
Ability to promote, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with people from diverse backgrounds including University Personnel and the public.
DOJ/FBI/DMV background checks and clearances required prior to hire.
Ability to obtain a valid California driver's license.
Internal Number: 99289
About Capital Program Management
Design & Development Services is the primary service provider at UC San Diego charged with strategic visioning, design direction, quality control and regulatory functions of the built environment. DDS is an independent Functional Unit within Resources Management & Planning that provides direction and guidance during the entire progression of Capital Projects from pre-concept through post occupancy. DDS works in concert with the Capital Program Management Unit (CPM) as required to envision and deliver a +/- $3.2 Billion Capital Program transforming the built environment with expanded transit, health care, housing, academic and research buildings, and mixed-use facilities to address future enrollment growth demands aimed at ensuring enhanced student experience, expanding research prowess, and improving the delivery of advanced healthcare.