1+ months


County of San Mateo
San Mateo County, California 94063
  • Payrate
    $9,103 To $11,383
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


Department of Public Works

County of San Mateo

$9,103 - $11,383 / Month


County of San Mateo's Department of Public Works is seeking qualified Capital Projects Managers (CPM) for the planning and development of its Capital Improvement Program. The Capital Improvement Program supports the modernization and expansion of facilities to provide updated safety measures, improve the efficiency of the facility and build new facilities. 
The Capital Projects Manager will provide leadership to a complex, multi-discipline team to:

  • Deliver the Capital Program and Construction (CP&C) projects
  • Develop and manage the project scope, schedule and budget
  • Analyze work plans and budgets
  • Motivate, facilitate, monitor and lead project teams
  • Negotiate/modify contracts, resolve claims and disputes
  • Prepare technical reports and other documentation, designs, drawings and specifications
  • Monitor cost and quantity estimates for necessary labor, materials and equipment
  • Analyze/solve complex engineering problems/issues to ensure compliance with regulatory and performance standards and specifications
  • Write, review and approve departmental correspondence, reports and other related documents
  • Conduct meetings and presentations to committees, approval agencies, clients and the general public
  • Plan, organize, direct and control assigned Capital Projects from concept through design, construction and closeout (completion) of the program/project
  • Prepare and monitor project budgets, including support for obtaining funding
  • Coordinate work with consultants, County staff, contractors, agencies and the public
  • Ensure that contractors are maintaining safe work sites and the needs of the program/project and community are being protected
  • Ensure timely inspections, acceptance and approval for occupancy and closeout (completion) of projects by working with the architects, contractors, construction managers, inspectors, regulating authorities, operations and Division of the State Architect (DSA), staff to resolve punch list items and other final activities
  • Perform other duties as required

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or closely related field and five years of experience as a project/construction manager of medium to large capital projects ranging in value of up to $30 million for a local, state or federal agency, general contractor or developer. 
Additionally, the ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent
  • Experience in technical aspects of civil, mechanical, electrical, structural and geotechnical engineering design and specifications, financing, estimating and budgeting, including planning and estimating, calculating overhead, design and construction costs
  • Working knowledge of various funding sources and restrictions; legal requirements for City, County and/or State projects; regulations and regulatory agencies and commissions affecting planning, zoning, design and permitting
  • Experience in the requirements and preparation of final bid packages; and direct experience cooperating and collaborating with contractors, trades and in-field personnel such as construction managers, resident engineers, and inspectors during the Construction phase
  • Experience presenting information and/or resolving issues in community meetings and making presentations to elected or appointed officials, boards or commissions
  • Ability to communicate up/down and between disciplines/lay people/stakeholders
  • Ability to supervise, prepare or participate in the design and production of final architectural contract documents for a wide variety of medium to large construction and maintenance projects
  • Ability to conduct presentations to the Director and Executive Team to inform them of the project progress
  • Excellent analytical and report-writing skills to formulate and write comprehensive technical reports, specifications and business correspondence
  • Strong organization and coordination skills to manage a large number of projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for complex spreadsheets, word-processing, cost-tracking, scheduling and project management programs
  • Familiarity with current technological resources for project development and monitoring, e.g., BIM, Revit, etc.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and co-workers
  • Superior communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Certification equivalent to LEED AP is desirable
  • Experience in various project delivery systems, e.g. Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, GMP, CM at Risk, Lease-Lease-Back, IPD, etc.
  • Experience with OSHPD
  • Ability to operate a County vehicle to and from work sites

Final Filing Date: July 22, 2019

To learn more about the position and to apply online, visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE



Posted: 2019-07-09 Expires: 2019-08-23

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