• Planning Project Manager

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/11/2018 5:30 PM)
    Project Management/Program Management
  • Overview

    Cumming is a construction project and cost consultancy firm that delivers creative, customized solutions to a vast portfolio of clients worldwide. Since opening for business over two decades ago Cumming has grown consistently and substantially, proven by our ENR Top 25 ranking. We strive to work hard for our clients, but also enjoy an excellent work/life balance with numerous opportunities to spend time with co-workers in a relaxed and fun environment.


    We are currently looking for a Planning Project Manager that will be specifically supporting educational facility construction projects for a K-12 school district. This work will be based in Long Beach, CA. The Education team is a prime consultant to several school districts in the country and provides services to K-12 as well as higher education institutions nationally. You will be teaming with project, program, and client leadership to provide premier educational facilities for our nation’s youth and adults seeking to better themselves through learning.


    • Plans and coordinates the execution of pre-construction activities associated with the preparation for the building of modernization projects and new educational facilities.
    • 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
    • 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
    • Coordinates project activities, requirements and schedules with other District organizational branches and departments
    • Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
    • 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 is preferred.
    • 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
    • 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 or a valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CCI) is preferred.
    • LEED Professional Accreditation


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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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