• Senior Project Manager

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 4 months ago(4 months ago)
    Project Management/Program Management
  • 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 25 and with over 25 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. 


    Our firm is currently looking for multiple dedicated Senior Project Managers to be located in the Los Angeles, CA area. In this role you will oversee educational construction projects to ensure scope, budget, and schedule aligns with the owner's requirements for the projects. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of one of the largest school bond programs in the country. 



    • Manages, oversees and coordinates all facets of the pre-construction, bid and award, construction and close-out phase of all assigned projects
    • Reviews pre-construction documents and submits comments to Designer as necessary
    • Plans, organizes, and prepares reports to upper management with respect to the status and/or progress of the projects
    • Coordinates with all pertinent public agencies during pre-construction and construction to comply with all off-site work; coordinates with various District and Project staff
    • Manages both the project budget and schedule to meet the District’s qualitative standards; monitors the project budget on a monthly basis and ensures that the budget accurately reflects the project status/progress
    • Manages daily activities of the contractor, reviews contractors’ construction schedules and submittals, and coordinates responses to the contractors’ inquiries thru the Requests for Clarifications (RFC) and other related documents
    • Reviews substitution submittals from contractors to ensure specification and/or District requirements are complied with
    • Receives, reviews, and negotiates Contractor Change Order Proposal(s) to achieve a fair & reasonable price in accordance with the General Conditions; reviews and addresses any and all Schedule impacts in accordance with the project specifications in a timely manner
    • Reviews the process and monitors payments for the contractor, architects, engineers and any other pertinent parties
    • Administers provisions of Professional Service Agreements between Architects and the District
    • Coordinates District delivery of related fixtures, furniture and equipment
    • Monitors and manages project close-out with respect to project certification with the Division of State Architects (DSA) and project financial close out


    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management is required
    • Minimum 15 years' experience in Project/Construction Management of Commercial and/or Public/Educational Facility Construction with full responsibility for coordinating complex projects with construction values in excess of $30M-$50M is required
    • 5 years' experience in managing projects for an educational institution or public agency
    • Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential may be substituted for the required education

    Preferred Experience and Licenses:

    • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    • Experience with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
    • Experience in Formal Construction Partnering
    • Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes
    • Safety and OSHA Safety Regulations (OSHA 30 minimum)
    • Design Build Experience
    • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California 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)


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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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