Construction Principal 1

Arcadis Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Arcadis seeks a Owners Authorized Representative to join the team to manage, oversee and coordinate all facets of the pre-construction, bid and award, construction and close-out phase of all assigned projects.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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 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 parties9.10 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

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • 15 years full time paid professional 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 (not cumulative)

  • 5 years experience in managing projects for an educational institution or public agency

  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management

  • Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential may be substituted for the required education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Design Build Experience

  • 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 with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes

  • Safety and OSHA Safety Regulations (OSHA 30 minimum)

  • 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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