School Project Planning Manager

    Updated 30+ days ago
    Los Angeles, CA 90001
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    NUMA Solutions is seeking a candidate who is qualified and experienced in educational facility construction projects to serve as a School Project Planning Manager for a large educational client within Los Angeles County with the below duties:

    • 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 projects
    • 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 all 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


    Required Experience:

    • Ten (10) years of experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordination of capital projects
    • Five (5) years of the above experience in educational facility construction or public works projects

    Preferred Experience:

    • 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

    Required Education:

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

    Preferred Licenses and Certificates:

    • 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
    • A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)
    • LEED Professional Accreditation


    • Full Time Employee, Salary to be Discussed
    • Medical, Vision, & Dental 100% covered for the employee*
    • 6 days of Sick pay (Available Immediately)
    • 10.5 days of Vacation pay (Accrued)
    • 10 days of Holiday pay (9 Days Holiday, 1 Day Personal)
    • 3% Match on 401k after 1 year of service.
    • Monthly Stipend for Cell Phone
    • Laptop for work purpose
    Posting ID: 600259405Posted: 2021-03-21Job Title: School Project Planning Manager