Senior Construction Manager – Higher Education

at Motive Companies
Location Long Beach, CA
Date Posted August 13, 2023
Job Type Full-time


We have an open position for a Senior
Construction Manager - Higher Education to work onsite for one of our clients in Long Beach, CA.

Are you a
Construction Manager in Higher Education with a minimum of 15 years looking to grow your career?

General Responsibilities

Responsible for managing the Design and Construction process.
Administers the selection process of the Architect/Engineer and any other consultants that are to be involved in the Project.
Leads and directs the progress including initial planning, scope development, contracting, construction administration, and closeout; maintaining day to day project level leadership responsibility throughout the project life cycle.
Define the project's objectives, determine the appropriate partners, and oversee quality control while meeting strict deadlines and managing the project budget.
Responsible to prepare, manage and support the documentation required for a post-performance review, audit or other governing agency process inspection.
Manages and monitors contract budgets; interacts with the Division Fiscal Manager to reconcile contracts and budgets and to report on monthly cash flow activities.
Participates and manages the project design consultants in the development of plans and specifications.
Support design team activities and facilitates timely decision-making.
Guides design decisions by project stakeholders, to maintain the project scope within the approved budget. Coordinates the value engineering process.
Prepares schematic, preliminary, and construction document submittals.
Obtains or assists in the procurement of all required plan reviews prior to bidding.
Ensures compliance with regulations and all authorities having jurisdiction.
Fully administer all contractor bidding.
Creates the documents for and manages the Contractor selection process and subcontractor bidding process.
Prepare Request for Qualifications (RFQs) and Requests for Proposal (RFPs) along with managing pre-qualification process for bids.
Supervise and consult with and provide direction to contracted architects, engineers, consultants and specialty vendors.

Position Requirements

Experience in implementing and executing energy-efficient projects involving energy retrofits, solar and battery storage
Proven working experience in construction management (minimum 15 years)
CSU Experience is preferred
Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means, and methods
Expert knowledge of building products, construction details, and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards
Understanding all facets of the construction process
Familiarity with construction management software packages
Experienced in education-building infrastructure preferred
Leadership and human resources management skills
Excellent time and project management skills
BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, or related field. Alternatively, an inspection diploma or another related construction trade diploma

Upon eligibility, some of the benefits offered include:

13 Observed Company Paid Holidays a year
Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
Employer-paid Group Life Insurance
Supplemental Insurance Plans such as: Accident, Critical Illness, and Pet Insurance
Tuition & Training Assistance
401k Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility and up to 25% employer match

Employment Type: Full-time

Schedule: In Person Mon-Fri
Salary: $174,000-$185,000
Level: Mid to Senior

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