• Senior Project Manager

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/18/2018 1:16 PM)
    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. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of one of the largest school bond programs in the country. 



    • Manages and provides construction oversight to OARs
    • Resolves complex construction project related issues, disputes, and disagreements
    • Develops, assigns, and monitors performance of OARs relative to assigned construction projects
    • Reviews status and overall construction project progress relative to submitted construction schedules
    • Reviews change orders from all construction projects and assesses their impact on the District
    • Assists Regional Directors and other Facilities management staff with bid and contract planning
    • Assesses bid specifications for District need and probability of completion under stated timeline
    • Reviews status and monitors variances of the construction project database relative to scheduling and cost control reporting
    • Reviews and verifies submitted applications for payment and performs overall fiscal management of multiple construction projects
    • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including construction project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration, and quality control
    • Reviews and monitors overall administration of contracts for the architect and related consultants
    • Coordinates program activities with other District organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Asset Management Branch, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, and local districts
    • Reviews and takes recommended actions in resolving disputes relative to construction projects
    • Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures


    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management is required
    • Additional courses in Business Administration, Public Relations, Accounting, School Finance, Personnel Management and Communication are preferred
    • 17 years' full time paid professional project/construction management experience
    • 5 years' of experience in managing large programs with projects having construction values in excess of $60 million (not cumulative)
    • 5 years' experience in educational facility construction or public works projects
    • Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI) may be substituted for the required education

    Preferred Experience and Licenses:

    • Design Build Experience
    • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    • Experience in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
    • Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes
    • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the California State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors


    Have more questions? Chat with a Recruiter on our careers website! It takes 5 minutes to apply to this job and we will provide feedback within 5 days.  






    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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