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Facilities Construction Project Manager

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Date: Sep 7, 2017

Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 27001 

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)  

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

Responsible for coordination and project management of facilities construction projects in a busy corporate environment. Project sizes range from thousands to multi-million dollars in value. Projects include renovation of offices and laboratories. The project manager will be responsible for complete turnkey project management of multiple concurrent projects. Projects must be completed on schedule within budget, while maintaining quality and a high level of customer satisfaction and minimal disruption.

Responsible for furthering corporate imperatives of Velocity, Shaping the Future, Growth and Innovation.

KEY FUNCTIONS

  • Establish project scope:
    • Interfaces with multiple customers and stakeholders to establish multiple and concurrent project scopes, schedules, budgets. 
    • Assists with obtaining project funding approvals
  • Design:
    • Assists the Design and Engineering team in the development of space planning, preliminary design, construction documents in compliance with applicable codes, regulations.
    • Reviews drawings and specifications for conformance with company standards and code requirements.
    • Coordinates and reviews the work of architectural and engineering consultants for constructability.
    • Provides assistance with city plan check and permit process
  • Procurement:
    • Develops Scopes of Work for Construction and performs role as technical representative for procurement during the contractor selection process.
    • Creates and processes purchase requisitions and construction change orders.
  • Project construction administration:
    • Ensures ongoing work conforms to all environmental health, safety, security, traffic routing, and housekeeping requirements.
    • Conducts job-walks/orientations, requests for information (RFI’s), reviews submittals, submits bid evaluations, reviews contractor payment applications, conducts punch walks. 
    • Ensures proper signage/notification and coordination of construction activities to ensure project completion with minimal disruption/disturbance on an active campus.
    • Field verifies construction work conforms to project requirements, drawings, specifications, and the contract for construction.
    • Maintains project “Expected at Completion” cash flow and status reports.
    • Prepares ongoing cost estimates and analysis of change orders.
    • Reviews and ensures completeness of project close-out packages/documentation. 
  • Tracking/reporting:
    • Organizes and maintains all documents including scopes of work, construction documents, RFI’s, submittals, cost projections, meeting minutes.
    • Provides daily/weekly project briefings/status updates. 

Qualifications

Required qualifications for Level III

  • 6 or more years’ experience as a California Licensed Architect or Engineer or 6 or more years’ experience with a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6 or more years’ experience  with Corporate Facilities Construction Project Management, Design or related field.
  • Proficiency with developing and reviewing construction drawings and specifications
  • 3 or more years with technical laboratory planning including layout, utilities and heat load coordination/analysis
  • Experience with corporate office programming/planning
  • Knowledge of building, fire, electrical, mechanical code
  • Experience with SCIF guidelines, planning, implementation
  • Experience with coordinating AV media, security and access control, modular furniture, and network systems
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, to self-initiate activities, and to work within timelines

 

Required qualifications for Level IV

  • 10 or more years’ experience as a California Licensed Architect or Engineer or 10 or more years’ experience with a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10 or more years’ experience  with Corporate Facilities Construction Project Management, Design or related field.
  • Proficiency with developing and reviewing construction drawings and specifications
  • 5 or more years with technical laboratory planning including layout, utilities and heat load coordination/analysis
  • Experience with corporate office programming/planning
  • Knowledge of building, fire, electrical, mechanical code
  • Experience with SCIF guidelines, planning, implementation
  • Experience with coordinating AV media, security and access control, modular furniture, and network systems
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, to self-initiate activities, and to work within timelines

 

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor's degree or 15 years relevant experience
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and concurrent tasks and projects
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with internal and external organizations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • 10 or more years of relevant experience with Bachelor’s Degree, 8 or more years of relevant experience with Master’s Degree, or 3 or more years of relevant experience with PhD or JD

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENTS

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to use a computer to complete assignments.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may visit locations with varying temperatures and floor surfaces, and may be exposed to seasonal elements.
  • Intermittent travel to gain access to work areas and buildings.
  • Frequent on-site inspections which may include climbing ladders and removing raised floor tiles.
  • May involve exposure to construction noise.

Transcript Requirement

None

 

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title: FACILITIES CONSTR STAFF III 

Clearance Requirement: None 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  No 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 

 

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

 

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.


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