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Project Manager, Design Team

Date Posted: 1/30/2024

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Job Description

Job Summary
This is a senior-level position that requires a self-motivated individual with strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills. The successful candidate will be highly analytical, possess exceptional problem-solving skills, can multi-task, work independently, and as a productive and engaged team member in a fast-paced environment.

As the Design Team Project Manager, you will provide a very high level of technical leadership and direction to the project team to ensure successful completion of projects. The candidate will represent the firm in all interactions with clients, contractors, and other project team members. In this role, you will oversee the complete design project team in the design of the building, including in-house mechanical, electrical plumbing, and technology systems, as well as sub-consultant team members such as architects, structural and civil engineers.

Core Responsibilities

  • Coordinate project designs, evaluations, and studies.
  • Quality control review of designs prepared by others.
  • Lead project team in design change management.
  • Coordinate and assemble overall design team proposals, including estimating in-house engineering.
  • Manage contract administration, scheduling, and costing.
  • Establish project budgets and schedules.
  • Track project timelines, expenditures, and project deliverables and report to client and Management.
  • Orchestrate and lead project kick-off meetings, coordination meetings, and design review meetings for the project team.
  • Manage tasks as required to ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
  • Communicate directly with clients and act as the primary point of contact.
  • Coordinate, support, and communicate with colleagues across disciplines.
  • Lead interactions with local municipalities and with contractor teams for permitting and construction activities.
  • Monitor and manage the project contracted responsibilities to ensure services provided agree with contracted services and prepare additional service requests if needed.
  • Maintain client relationships through prompt response to needs and questions, initiating contact when information is needed, or delays are imminent.
  • Staff oversight and mentoring.
  • Capable of working in the field on a construction site.
  • Arrange construction site walkthroughs and lead project team meetings.
  • Ensure that the client’s specified performance criteria are met.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrated experience as a self-directed, pro-active, and highly motivated team leader.
  • Detail-orientated with high levels of Math accuracy.
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and demonstrated ability to communicate with internal and external business partners.
  • Solid knowledge of codes, standards, and construction/engineering processes.
  • Proclivity for catching the error and enacting appropriate changes.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, SharePoint, and Procore.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License or Architectural (AIA) License preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
  • LEED Accreditation and/or WELL Certification preferred.
  • Data Center experience preferred.

Essential Requirements

  • Superior interpersonal communication skills.
  • Superior written communication skills.
  • Experience working on large-scale design and construction projects.
  • Experience working on highly technical design and construction projects such as Mission Crit
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:San Francisco, CA
  • Job Type:Engineering
  • Experience:3-5 years
  • Education:4 Year Degree
  • Date Posted:1/30/2024
  • Contact: Melanie Delaney (949) 271-2973
  • Pay Range: $130,000.00 - $150,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -102023-321100