Senior Manager, Construction Projects

at Mt. San Antonio College
Location Walnut, California
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Senior Manager, Construction Projects Posting Number CM- Department: Facilities Planning and Management Position Classification Management Time (Percent Time): 100% Term (months/year): 12 Months/Year Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Salary Range: M-17 Salary: Steps 1-6: $147,924 - $162,612 Shift Differential: Shift differential eligibility based on the current collective bargaining agreement. Open Date: 05/25/2022 Initial Screening Date: 06/27/2022 Open Until Filled: Yes Application Procedure:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PT) on the listed Initial Screening Date are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online, unless otherwise noted, at Mt.SAC Employment Website to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.

3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

4. If applicable, College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

5. Optional - Three letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation). Confidential letters of recommendation are not allowed for this position.

Health & Welfare:

Mt. San Antonio College offers a competitive and excellent benefits package providing medical, dental, and vision benefits for eligible employees and their dependents. Lifetime medical benefits are also available for eligible retirees.

The College contributes an annual premium up to the family coverage amount for Kaiser Permanente $15 office visit medical, DeltaCare HMO dental, VSP vision and life insurance plans for eligible employees.

The District participates in the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefit Services.

Note: Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change. Please visit the Mt. San Antonio College Benefits Website for further information.

Basic Function/Overview:


Under general direction, provides advanced technical management of a variety of the District's largest and most complex bond funded, new facility construction projects; acts as liaison for inspection and contract administration for the design, construction, special event, and regulatory agency projects; manages all project elements including, project resources, schedule, budget, and scope; serves as liaison for contractors and stakeholders.


Receives general direction from the Director, Facilities Planning & Management. May provide technical and functional direction to professional, support, and contracted staff on a project basis.


This is an advanced experienced-level project management classification that oversees the operation and activities for District-wide new facility construction projects related to the development, implementation, contracting, and inspection of designated regulatory agency projects. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. The incumbent organizes and oversees day-to-day activities and is responsible for providing professional-level support to the Director, Facilities Planning & Management in a variety of areas. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive professional background, as well as, skill in coordinating departmental work with that of other departments and outside agencies. This class is distinguished from the Director, Facilities Planning & Management in that the latter has overall management responsibility for District-wide facilities and maintenance programs, services, and activities.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1. Assumes project management responsibility for designated construction, special event, and regulatory agency projects for the District's largest bond funded, new construction projects.

2. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned functions and programs; recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.

3. Confers with District departments regarding budget requests for capital improvement projects and space needs.

4. Manages and administers building modification or construction contracts for District buildings and facilities from project definitions and requests for proposals through construction phase and warranty period.

5. Coordinates design teams, implementation teams, contractors, engineers, estimators, and inspectors; may provide direction and supervision to others in completion of assignments.

6. Confers with District departments in developing project requirements, drawings, and preliminary cost estimates for projects to be used in establishing guidelines for contract architects and engineers.

7. Consults with architects and civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers, as required, to coordinate the preparation of plans and specifications for new buildings and miscellaneous construction projects for construction and bidding purposes.

8. Coordinates plan review by applicable building officials for building permits and coordinates with outside agencies, utilities, and others for ancillary needs for facility development.

9. Coordinates approvals of materials and shop drawings; reviews and recommends change orders and progress payments on construction projects; maintains project administration files.

10. Inspects or reviews construction projects in progress and upon completion to ensure that new construction and alteration work complies with plans, specifications, and codes.

11. Reviews and checks progress reports and permit applications submitted by contractors for accuracy.

12. Develops and implements hazardous material programs and related removal activities; organizes and directs deferred maintenance and air quality management functions; provide technical support for Southern California Edison and fire inspection projects.

13. Prepares a variety of written correspondence, including cost estimates, project budgets, and operational correspondence; prepares or coordinates special research studies and comprehensive reports related to District buildings and facilities.

14. Represents the department in meetings with elected officials, governmental or private sector organizations, and citizens groups.

15. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of construction management and other types of programs and services as they relate to the area of assignment.

16. Maintains and directs the maintenance of working and official departmental files.

17. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect District or departmental operations; implements policy and procedural changes as required.

18. Responds to difficult and sensitive public inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.

19. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

20. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), and provided by applicable law and District policies. Attends District mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Prevents discrimination and harassment and retaliation against individuals who bring these complaints forward through recognizing and reporting possible incidents to the Director of Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources.

Other Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and the work direction of staff and contractors.

2. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance guidelines.

3. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.

4. Knowledge of modern construction practices and methods, as well as, public contracting law.

5. Principles and practices of building design, construction, facilities operations, and real property management from concept to completion.

6. Principles and practices of contract administration and construction project management.

7. Principles and practices of project budget development, administration, and financial analysis.

8. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned programs.
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