Construction Management, Facilities Management, Inspection
4 Year Degree
The project manager classification in design and construction performs all duties associated with the design and construction of judicial branch facilities.
The Senior Project Manager is expected to manage multiple major capital projects of the largest size and complexity and related complex assignments. While there are no formal supervisory responsibilities for this class or position, the Senior Project Manager is an experienced project manager with extensive education, training and background in planning, and design and construction of building projects. The candidate will have been, and will be, responsible for retaining and directing professional consultants and contractors and for directly managing and facilitating interactions among diverse, multiple internal and external team members. The Senior Project Manager is skilled in all technical and managerial aspects of planning, managing design, and delivering construction of major capital building projects.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree, preferably in architecture, building engineering or construction management and five (5) years of construction/project management experience and ability to travel. Additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Two years as a Project Manager with the Judicial Council of California or two years of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of a Project Manager in a California state government entity.
The successful candidate will have the ability to:
• Provide technical review and advice tactfully and effectively; • Provide sustained attention to complex plans and specifications and edit the work of others; • Write clear, concise reports and technical descriptions; • Plan, manage, and deliver multiple projects; • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines; • Establish and maintain effective working relationships; • Evaluate the work of consultants, contractors, and others; • Employ computer applications to collect, analyze and communicate information; and • Use tact and discretion in dealing with those contacted in the course of the work.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of:
• Principles and standard practices of architecture, engineering, construction and familiarity with state and local codes pertaining to judicial branch facilities; • The integration of functional and technical requirements related to buildings and building systems including operational comparisons; • The relationship of architectural design to the other engineering features of buildings, including cost and operation comparisons
Please Note: If you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.
HOW TO APPLY
To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 7, 2017. The Judicial Council of California requires the submission of our official application (fully completed) and a resume to be considered for the job. To complete an online application, please visit our website at http://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.
To obtain a printed application, please download it from our website (http://www.courts.ca.gov/careers) under the Special Access and Application Help section OR mail to: Judicial Council of California 455 Golden Gate Avenue, 5th Floor San Francisco, California 94102-3660 415-865-4272 Telecommunications Device for the Deaf Please refer to “Senior Project Manager”, Job Opening # ”4399" on your application materials and all correspondence.
The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation. Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260.
Provide direction, training, and work review; organizes and assigns work;
Direct the tasks and organize the people/consultants necessary for the evolution and delivery of a building project;
Conduct regular meetings for oversight of project performance and progress;
Performs review of design and construction documents for conformance with the project program and California Trial Court Facilities Standards;
Verify the construction progress by reviewing detailed construction schedules and monitor consultant team performance (CM@Risk or G.C. and their subcontractors, architect and their consultants, commissioning authority, and other related consultants);
Visit construction site regularly for construction observation and attend frequent meetings such as Owner-Architect-Contractor meetings, pre-construction meetings, issues related meetings, commissioning, etc.;
Coordinate transition from construction to ownership/occupancy through document submittal review, training schedule, and close communication with Judicial Council - Facilities Management Unit and Superior Court;
Review and requests for information by the construction contractor and associated responses by the architect in order to keep current with the work and to take action if cost, scope or schedule is impacted;
Review project budgets from initial planning through construction and project closeout;
Perform fee negotiation with all consultants to insure compliance with project budget and conformity to industry fees; review and recommend for management final approval of additional services fees and scope changes;
Review all potential change orders to determine appropriate cost basis and for compliance with the construction agreement;
Oversee the work progress of these consultants through required submittals and frequent meetings;
Direct the selection process for architects, construction firms, and other consultants;
Coordinate with internal JC experts, external City/County justice agencies and State authorities having jurisdiction throughout the project;
Team leader in certain technical assignments, such as sustainable or seismic design.
Attends monthly staff meetings; attends training for professional development;
attends Judicial Council training as required;
participates in local, regional or national professional conferences, speaks about courthouse topics.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: PAY & BENEFITS
Monthly Salary Range: $6,992 - $10,488
Some highlights of our benefits package include:
• Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
• 13 paid holidays per calendar year
• Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
• 1 personal holiday per year
• $130 transit pass subsidy per month
• CalPERS Retirement Plan
• 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
• Employee Assistance Program
• Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
• FlexElect Program
• Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)
• Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)
The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Judicial Council of California is the policymaking body for California's judicial branch, the largest court system in the United States. The 28-member body is responsible for improving the statewide administration of justice in the California courts. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the Judicial Council: * Establishes direction and s...et priorities for the continual improvement of the court system; * Promulgates rules of court administration, practice, and procedure; * Sponsors and takes positions on legislation that affects the California judicial system; * Allocates the judicial branch budget; and * Responds to legislative mandates.