Cumming

Design Manager

US-CA-Los Angeles
2 weeks ago
Category
Project Management/Program Management
ID
2017-2694

Overview

At Cumming Corporation, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest growing Project and Cost Management Consultancies in America. We’re ranked in the ENR Top 40 and voted one of the best companies to work for out of our HQ in San Diego. With over 20 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double digit year to year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are endless!

 

In this role, you will be a member our rapidly growing Program & Project Management team. The PM team's standard is to 'manage each project like we own it'. We are unique in that we provide in-house cost management and project scheduling along with program and project management, in a fully integrated package. With client needs and ethics put above all else, coupled with our inherent competitive advantages, it’s no wonder why we've achieved such immense success.

 

If you share our drive for success and our commitment and passion for satisfying our clients, you will find an array of career possibilities here at Cumming. Our firm is currently looking for a dedicated Design Manager located in the Los Angeles area. This is a great opportunity to be part of one of the largest school bond programs in the country.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, and directs the design activities for the School Upgrade Program and critical repair projects. Functions as the lead design professional in the Design Department providing quality review, implementation of policy and procedures and interface and coordinates with the Division of State Architects (DSA)
  • Manages, develops, and coordinates the District’s design process for the A&E Services to ensure that plans are within functional program, budgetary, environmental and legal requirements
  • Manages multiple projects, including engineering repair and critical repair, through interaction with Architects, consultants, and District personnel to ensure timely completion of these projects
  • Oversees the building design process to ensure compliance with LAUSD’s standards and guidelines for the District by working with design professionals and various District administrators to ensure that new and modernized structures meet both educational and building standards requirements
  • Establishes and follows a process to identify and select the architectural firm best suited for each project based on the firms qualifications and ability to meet performance standards
  • Provides Architects with clear and consistent direction with regard to goals and objectives, standards, site, schedule, and budget for each project
  • Establishes and follows an effective and efficient design review process to ensure that the design meets the overall goals and objectives for each project
  • Ensures that decisions are made in a timely manner
  • Ensures that all steps within the project are documented and that the documentation meets legal requirements
  • Reviews design changes submitted to ensure project remains within budget
  • Recommends architectural firm assignment from an established list of pre-qualified architectural firms
  • Participates in community relations and outreach programs to create understanding and acceptance of District building projects design within the community
  • Develops continuing education opportunities, i.e., seminars and workshops, to learn and share-up-to-date information on working with architects and contractors
  • Coordinates project activities with other District organization branches and departments such as Office of the Environment Health & Safety, A/E Design Services, Maintenance & Operations, School Occupancy Transition Unit, Asbestos Technical Unit, and Local Districts

Qualifications

  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering is required.
  • 10 years' full-time paid professional experience managing the facilities design, or the planning and coordination of capital projects that included the overall design, contract administration, cost estimating, and scheduling activities.
  • 5 years' of this experience must be with the design, planning and construction of educational facilities or similar public agencies.
  • 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 is preferred.

 

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CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.

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