Construction Management, Owner Representative, Program Management
4 Year Degree
Brailsford & Dunlavey is seeking a dynamic senior construction manager who will be based out of Redwood City School District.
Ambitious, diverse, multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial: these are all words that describe our team. But what ties B&D employees together is our excitement and passion for advising our clients throughout the facility development process. Whether interviewing students on a college campus, touring classrooms in an elementary school, or sitting with fans on a stadium’s opening day, we are driven by our purpose to advance communities. It starts with our own B&D community; it starts with you.
The near term primary focus of this position is to provide on-site leadership and strategic direction to a project team focused on K-12 implementation assignments, at Redwood City School District.
The senior construction manager leads a project team that will perform planning and implementation activities on major California K-12 capital construction programs. Responsibilities may include: oversight of facilities master planning; cost estimating and budgeting; program scheduling; creation and documentation of program procedures; application of program management, oversight of construction management firms, and tracking and reporting systems; management of procurement and assembly of project teams, including A/E and construction management; design management; construction oversight; constructability reviews; value engineering and budget reconciliations; project documentation; public approvals and permitting; quality control; and reporting and presentations to clients, governing boards, and the public.
The senior construction manager is typically the primary interface with the client and is charged with effectively managing that relationship.
Manages a portfolio of K-12 or community college capital construction assignments. Closely monitors his/her assignments and ensures successful and timely completion of project management tasks and responsibilities.
Directs, supervises and manages the performance of multiple project teams.
Monitors and evaluates performance of program team staff, rewarding or correcting behavior(s) as appropriate. Ensures that appropriate written documentation on employee performance is maintained.
Manages the financial and accounting requirements of client service, to include scope development and pricing, client invoicing and collection activities, and account reconciliation and close-out. Ensures that receivables are accurate and payments are kept current.
Serves as the primary client contact and trusted advisor, communicating as needed to ensure appropriate information sharing and follow through.
Actively participates in B&D’s business development efforts to include assisting with marketing activities, cultivating new opportunities, nurturing existing client relationships, presenting at conferences, writing articles, and participating in interviews.
Maintains and stores all records, research, and data related to assigned projects. Ensures the firm’s legal and fiduciary responsibilities are well managed.
Directs quality control and client satisfaction activities specific to his/her assigned projects.
Actively assists with the recruitment and training of new staff.
Participates in all appropriate staff meetings and training programs.
Assist with the company’s research and development efforts by identifying new analytical tools, strengthening existing tools and models, or discovering improved ways of doing business.
Performs other duties as assigned by his/her supervisor or owners.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, engineering, real estate management, or related field.
Minimum ten years full-time consulting, project management, or related experience.
Minimum five years managing K-12 and/or higher education project in some capacity.
Valid driver license for travel in the United States is required.
Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office applications including Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to apply technological solutions to planning or implementation assignments.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to successfully manage multiple projects of significant scale.
Ability to be productive in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional work environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills.
Excellent organizational and project management skills.
Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities.
Strong understanding of real estate, finance and accounting principles.
Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction and ethical business practices.
Proven adaptability, flexibility, and creativity.
Demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure.
Aptitude and desire for mentoring and training staff.
Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves routing calls, troubleshooting, or providing information.
Brailsford & Dunlavey is an equal opportunity employer.
Brailsford & Dunlavey participates in E-Verify.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Work Environment, Equipment, and Physical Demands:
The demands described below are representative of those that will be required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office environment; moderate noise.
Field environment; loud noise; heavy machinery.
Occasional evening or weekend work.
Air and overnight travel is required.
Office equipment/computers 8 hours per day.
Sitting at a desk or table up to 6 hours per day
Standing or walking
Repetitive wrist, hand or finger movement (while operating computer equipment)
Eye-Hand Coordination (keyboard typing)
Hearing and talking
Extended periods of reading fine print
Internal Number: 1593
About Brailsford & Dunlavey
Advance your career while advancing community.Join the B&D team.As catalysts for building community, Brailsford & Dunlavey advises our clients through complex issues and challenges related to facility development. Our strength is in utilizing both a tailored approach and collective national expertise to guide an idea from early concept definition through financing, design, construction, and operating start-up—maximizing value and mitigating risk every step of the way.Working at B&D means more than having a job; it means having a career. We hire the best, the brightest, and the most committed professionals to collaborate in our high-performing, “work hard / play hard” culture.If you are looking for a firm where you can gain valuable skills and experiences, implement innovative ideas, and advance your career, Brailsford & Dunlavey is the place. Brailsford & Dunlavey is a national firm with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Costa Mesa Oakland, and Washington, D.C.—and features a client base in all 50 United States.