CAPITAL PROJECTS MANAGER, PUBLIC WORKS |
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Essential Job Functions
A Capital Projects Manager, PW is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: manages the programming, design, construction, and post construction of County capital projects of medium to large size by controlling all aspects of cost and schedule, and through resolution of issues that pertain to successful project delivery; coordinates the input and efforts of all County departments and courts associated with the project; negotiates, administers, and controls contracts and agreements related to the project and serves as the official County administrative contact with consultants, developers, architects and contractors, and other public agencies; identifies potential problem areas in advance, takes corrective action, advises others of required actions and brings unresolved difficulties to the attention of proper authority; reviews and manages detailed project schedules based on approved completion dates; coordinates the preparation and periodically updates project cost estimates; develops and monitors the detailed project budget; develops, manages, and updates detailed total project cost estimates and project schedules and exerts cost and schedule controls during all phases of project delivery; authorizes expenditures within the budget and provides cost controls; prepares and reviews project status reports; reviews performance reports against project control criteria established in the Project Program Plan; reviews changes in Program Plan requested by tenant departments; reviews and makes recommendations on changes requested by user departments; coordinates formal and informal design reviews with technical assistance from the Architectural Engineering Division; reviews project-related information for submittal to the Chief Executive Office and the Board of Supervisors; conducts construction progress reviews; coordinates changes in scope of work with proper authority; authorizes payments to architects and contractors within contract limits and arranges for the timely availability of custom equipment for new facilities; monitors and coordinates construction supervision and inspection; authorizes technical change orders recommended by the appropriate engineering personnel within authority granted by the Board of Supervisors; and supervises subordinate staff, as needed; and instructs lower-level project manager trainees in proper project management techniques, as needed.
Graduation from an accredited* college with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering -AND- Option I: Two years of project management experience at the level of County of Los Angeles class of Capital Projects Management Associate, Public Works** -OR- Option II: Five years of experience coordinating building projects through all phases including program planning and development, systems development, resource management, budget management and control, schedule management and control, design, and construction of building projects.
Physical Class II – Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
***A valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Architect, or Landscape Architect obtained from the United States is required -OR- A valid certification by the Construction Management Association of America as a certified construction manager is required.
Special Requirement Information
**Experience at the level of County of Los Angeles class of Capital Projects Management Associate, PW is defined as: Under general supervision, performs complex and responsible capital project management and administers or assists a higher-level projects manager in the administration and coordination of County facilities design and construction projects through all phases of project delivery in the Department of Public Works, or performs the more complex staff assignments related to program and space management.
APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF THEIR DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPTS INDICATING COMPLETION OF BACHELOR'S DEGREE AT THE TIME OF FILING. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Applications submitted without the required diploma or transcripts will be rejected as incomplete.
***Applicants MUST attach a copy of valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Architect, or Landscape Architect obtained from the United States -OR- A valid certification by the Construction Management Association of America as a certified construction manager to their application at the time of filing . Applications submitted without the required Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Architect, or Landscape Architect obtained from the United States -OR- A valid certification by the Construction Management Association of America as a certified construction manager will be rejected as incomplete.
* Accreditation: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).
This examination will consist of an interview covering education, experience, personal fitness, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the interview in order to be placed on the eligible register.
FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE: Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g., 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history.
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Works, Project Management I and Project Management II Divisions.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
Application and Filing Information
Fill out your application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements . Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the selection process.
FILE USING ONE OF THE METHODS BELOW:
We encourage you to apply online so you can track the status of your application and get notified of your progress by email.
We must receive your application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
Note: if you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (626) 979-5440 within five (5) days of filing. Please include exam number and exam title.
FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON:
We must receive your completed application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) at the address below by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
Department of Public Works
Human Resources Division
900 South Fremont Avenue, Lobby Floor
Alhambra, CA 91803-1331
Phone No.: (626) 458-2141
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, ONLY, between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please note this office is closed on Fridays.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.
NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
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Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.
All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
The County will make reasonable accommodations.
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