Project Manager Level 2 or 3
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

Job Description

HERE’S THE JOB DESCRIPTION:
Title
: Project Manager Level 2 or 3 
Pay: up to $145.00/hr
Location: Berkeley, CA 94720
Duration: 1 year contract

Position Summary:

As a PM you will coordinate, and administer a range of complex and competing projects from the conceptual phase through planning, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up and close-out. Work will be on issues in which analysis of various situations requires review of relevant factors, analysis and recommendations based on scope, complexity and operational needs. Exercises judgment within range of procedures, practices and policies to determine appropriate action. May manage more than one project simultaneously. Coordinates and prepares project schedule and budget and is responsible for the development, preparation, and implementation of project plans. Accountable for overall project deliverables and success.

Project Manager (Level I) Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex projects of moderate size while part of a facilities team of Construction Managers, Project Coordinators, other Facilities staff and subcontractors as well as incorporating Environment, Health & Safety and Quality input and direction as necessary to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, schedule and in accordance with specifications and requirements.
  • Work under general supervision, coordinate project activities as part of a project team to work with Environment, Health and Safety input and oversight requirements to ensure accurate representation of the Laboratory on project matters with DOE/Berkeley Site Office, University of California Office of the President, University of California and other external organizations to achieve customer needs.  Coordinate client contacts, including regular correspondence with the clients and maintain working relationships at all levels throughout the project.
  • Coordinate and prepares the planning and development of the project scope, procedure, budget and overall project schedule.  Manage and control contractual commitments, project reviews and report-outs to assure that all work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the subcontract.  Review and approve project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates, and financial reports. Coordinates and prepares the budget for project costs.   
  • Schedule and coordinate project reviews in accordance with DOE orders and federal/state regulations.
  • Ensure prompt close-out of projects and submission of final project reports.
  • Proactively seek out customer needs as they pertain to project management services.  Develop a full understanding and accept ownership of those needs, seek relevant solutions which meet all requirements and follow up to ensure that the customer is satisfied.
  • Attend management planning and review meetings as needed.

In addition to the above, Project Manager (Level II) Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage moderately complex and moderate to large-scale projects by co-leading/leading a team of Construction Managers, Project Coordinators, other Facilities staff and subcontractors as well as incorporating Environment, Health & Safety and Quality input and direction as necessary to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, schedule and in accordance with specifications and requirements.
  • Determine the planning and development of the requirements, project scope, procedure, budget and overall project schedule.  Manage and control contractual commitments, project reviews and report-outs to assure that all work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the subcontract.  Review and approve project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates, and financial reports. Determines the budget for project costs.
  • Responsible for organizational and project plans. Assists in project implementation and monitors performance to meet stakeholder requirements. Works with limited supervision. Decisions may have an impact at the division level.  
  • Collaborate with other project managers to establish plans and objectives related to Facilities Division activities. Attend management planning meetings as needed.  

In addition to the above, Project Manager (Level III) Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead multiple complex and large-scale projects facilities using Project Managers, Construction Managers, Project Coordinators, other Facilities staff and subcontractors as well as incorporating Environment, Health, Safety and Quality input and direction as necessary to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, schedule and in accordance with specifications and requirements. May develop long-range objectives and strategic plans for new Laboratory multidiscipline initiatives, project opportunities, and funding levels. Decisions may have an impact at the lab-wide level. May be part of team to identify potential funding agencies and obtain project funding and implement new projects.
  • Work with assigned staff and under little supervision, ensuring technical and operational activities of the group including budgets, funding, workforce planning, Human Resources activities, Environmental, Safety, and Health (EH&S) and property are aligned accordingly to meet project, Division and Laboratory deliverables.  Ensure direct reports, Facilities and other staff and subcontractors understand and follow all EHS and QA requirements on all projects.  Address EHS, QA, performance and conduct issues in a timely manner.
  • Direct the planning and development of the project scope, procedure, budget and overall project schedule.  Manage and control contractual commitments to assure that all work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the subcontract.   Review and approve project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates, financial reports.  Establish and control the budget for project costs.   
  • Collaborate with other senior managers and leaders to establish strategic plans and objectives related to Facilities Division activities. Attend management planning meetings as needed.

Project Manager (Level I) Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or professional certification in Construction, Project Management or a related field or equivalent relevant experience and 2 to 5 years in construction facilities project management with moderate performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, and budgeting and/or a combination of education and experience. Experience with computerized project-tracking databases.
  • Familiar with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and applicable DOE Orders for project management, including Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) concepts.
  • Experience working on and/or leading a diverse team that would include contractors and/or subcontractors on projects.  Provide project staff with performance expectations, guidance and training to ensure customers are provided with quality, comprehensive and effective services/deliverables.  Ability to delegate assignments to project team members.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets and schedules, developing project scope documents, and coordinating/managing project delivery, including team assignments and technical quality.
  • Knowledge and experience in planning, prioritization and organizational skills.  Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Experience in proposal development, presentation, and client relationship skills.
  • Experience applying analytical and problem solving skills to routine and moderately complex problems. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, use sound judgment and provide solutions to ensure results.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a wide range of groups and individuals.  Excellent collaboration skills and ability to effectively interact with people at all levels, internal and external to the organization.  Ability to effectively interact, and communicate with a variety of project staff.  Excellent interpersonal skills with a customer-focus approach.  Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.

In addition to the above, Project Manager (Level II) Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or professional certification in Construction, Project Management or a related field or equivalent relevant experience and a minimum of 5 years in construction facilities project management with moderate performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, and budgeting or a combination of education and/or experience. Experience with computerized project-tracking databases.
  • Experience leading a diverse team that would include contractors and/or subcontractors on projects.  Provide project staff with performance expectations, guidance and training to ensure customers are provided with quality, comprehensive and effective services/deliverables.  Ability to delegate assignments to project team members.
  • Proven experience developing and managing budgets and schedules, developing project scope documents, and coordinating/managing project delivery, including team assignments and technical quality.
  • Experience with and use of industry recognized computer project management software and managing projects with understanding and utilizing certified EVMS techniques.
  • Proven planning, prioritization and organizational skills.  Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Excellent proposal development, presentation, and client relationship skills.
  • Experience applying analytical and problem solving skills to complex problems. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, use sound judgment and provide solutions to ensure results.

In addition to the above, Project Manager (Level III) Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or professional certification in Construction, Project Management or a related field or equivalent relevant experience and a minimum of 10 years in construction facilities project management.  Leading and managing design and construction activities using project management principles and controls.
  • Experience managing a diverse team.  Provide input to staff regarding performance expectations, guidance and training to ensure customers are provided with quality, comprehensive and effective services/deliverables.  Ability to delegate assignments to team members.
  • Extensive experience developing and managing budgets and schedules, developing project scope documents, and coordinating/managing project delivery, including team assignments and technical quality.
  • Excellent planning, prioritization and organizational skills.  Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.

Additional Desired Qualifications for the Project Manager (Level I, II, and III):

  • Valid professional license obtained by written examination to practice Architecture/Engineering in State of California.
  • MS Project, Primavera, and/or other project management system experience.
  • Project Management Certification (PMI).

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Berkeley, CA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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