The Department of General Services, Project Management Division is responsible for the planning, design, construction and remodel of buildings and structures owned and/or leased by the County. The Project Management Division creates cross-functional teams for its projects by including internal clients, community stakeholders, contractors, consultants and/or jurisdictional agencies.
The Project Management Division is seeking Project Manager(s) to support the Department in either a Facilities Planning/Programming role or in Design and Construction. The planning function develops and organizes the County's capital development and major maintenance improvement programs while the design and construction function executes individual capital or major maintenance projects from criteria and program development through construction and commissioning. The successful candidate(s) will work independently, with clients, consultants and project teams to: identify requirements, prepare assessments and recommendations; communicate with all stakeholders, the community and procure and manage project execution through commissioning.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal candidate will demonstrate successful achievement in managing planning, programming, and/or design and construction of new and existing building facilities. This includes demonstrating strong design, or construction management and related project management skills and/or a strong understanding of master planning principals, entitlement processes and CEQA.
Experience as a Project Manager, design or construction professional or facilities planner with detailed involvement in the following areas; development of client needs, planning documents, design plans, specifications, scheduling and cost estimates, pre-award construction documents and contract administration through commissioning of multidisciplinary facilities ranging between $5M to $20M and
Substantial and fully developed soft skills, including situational leadership with emphasis on teambuilding, coaching/mentoring project teammates, consensus-building and actively initiating process improvements and commitment to improving performance and client service.
THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
The County has a budget of $5.7 billion and provides services to the over 3 million residents through its 17,404 employees in 42 different departments. The County of San Diego is the second largest by population in California and ranks 5th in population of all metropolitan areas in the U.S. The County of San Diego is one of the most award-winning and innovative government agencies in the United States. Five elected Supervisors run the County like a business, relying on the General Management System (GMS), a structure emphasizing accountability, efficiency and customer service. This approach enables the County to maintain the fiscal discipline and prudent use of resources that have earned it strong credit ratings year after year.
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A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in city/regional planning, architecture, engineering, construction management or a closely related field; AND two (2) years of professional-level project management experience performing development planning, research, data analysis, computations, project coordination/ management, grants management, or management support activities in architecture/construction, OR
Six (6) years of professional-level experience in the construction industry as a superintendent or manager of multi-trade construction projects in the performance of general construction and or specialized construction with projects valued at more than $1,000.000.
About County of San Diego, Department of General Services
THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
The mission of the County of San Diego is to provide the residents of San Diego County with superior County services in terms of quality, timeliness, and value in order to improve the region's Quality of Life.
• The County covers 4,261 square miles, extending 75 miles along the Pacific Coast from Mexico to Orange County and inland 75 miles to Imperial County along the i...nternational border shared with Mexico.
• San Diego enjoys a wide variety of climate and terrain, from coastal plains and fertile inland valleys, to mountain ranges, forests, and the Anza-Borrego Desert. The average annual rainfall is only 10 inches.
• The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected to four-year terms in district, non-partisan elections.
• There are 18 incorporated cities and a large number of unincorporated communities.
• County services are provided by five business groups, that are headed by General Managers, who report to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).
• The County has a budget of $5.4 billion and provides services to the residents of the County through its 17,000 employees in 42 different departments.
DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES
The Department’s mission is to provide cost-effective, efficient, high-quality, and timely support services to County clients enabling them to fulfill their mission to the public. The County seeks a candidate that will continue the Department’s momentum in reaching the following strategic objectives:
• Provide time-critical (24/7) maintenance response to emergency requests involving life and safety issues or those posing an imminent risk to County assets and infrastructure, by responding to and initiating corrective action for 100% of all emergency requests within 4 hours of notification
• Support client departments in their public safety efforts through maintenance of fire apparatus, law enforcement patrol vehicles, and the Countywide Regional Communications System
• Improve County operations through sustainability efforts such as energy and water conservation, use of alternative energy generation systems, green building design, recycling, and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
• Target preventive maintenance activities to maximize the operational efficiency of the County assets/infrastructure, as well as maintain or prolong the design life of these systems
• Support client departments in all facets of facilities including relocation, design-build construction, and leasing
• Continue Countywide strategic facility planning efforts to recapitalize aging buildings and address future program and facility needs across all departments