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Simi Valley Unified School District - Bond Program Manager

  • 02/12/2021 9:49 AM
    Message # 10089038
    Administrator (Administrator)
    Firm Name

    Simi Valley Unified School District

    Job Title

    Bond Program Manager

    Job Location

    School District Office, Simi Valley, CA

    Job Status

    Full-Time

    Job Description / Primary Objective Purpose Statement

    Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities and Planning, manages and coordinates the activities of the district’s bond-funded construction program. Employment is for the duration of the bond-funded construction program only.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
    Essential Functions

    Manages the development and delivery of major bond construction and special projects related to design, alteration, remodeling, and inspection of new and existing district buildings, structures, and site improvements.
    Manages the activities of the Bond Department and supervises department and project management personnel.
    Monitors construction progress to ensure that contractors adhere to schedules, construction is performed properly and according to standards, and shop drawings and material submittals are processed in a timely manner; coordinates required changes with the project architect and contractors; coordinates and conducts job-start meetings.
    Develops and manages Bond Program contracts, including negotiating, developing, reviewing, monitoring, and enforcing contracts and addressing and resolving disputes with contractors and consultants.
    Manages the bidding process and contractor prequalification process, including evaluating bids and qualifications; conducts and documents pre-bid meetings and site visits to survey existing site conditions.
    Serves as liaison among contractors, contract architects, school personnel, and district departments and units to coordinate communication, participation, and efforts.
    Coordinates the ordering of constructability reviews of construction documents to ensure projects can be built effectively by current construction methods and to eliminate errors and omissions; reviews requests for clarification and assists in interpreting construction documents.
    Administers close-out post acceptance and occupation activities and resolves problems; participates in final equipment and system tests, final inspections, and warranty inspections; develops and presents occupancy plans.
    Gathers and analyzes data to prepare project budgets and develop appropriate fiscal controls; manages bond program and project budgets, including tracking and monitoring expenditures.
    Oversees and participates in the preparation and submission of a variety of reports and required documentation (e.g. project applications, project status reports, budget reports), including ensuring timely submission to regulatory agencies and other bodies (e.g. Board of Education, Office of Public School Construction, Division of State Architects, Independent Community Oversight Committee).
    Attends, participates in, and facilitates a variety of meetings (e.g. community, parent group, Board of Education, oversight committees, regular progress meetings with contractors) to discuss projects and obtain and provide information.
    Coordinates the ordering and delivery of district-furnished equipment.
    Other Functions

    Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education and Experience

    A bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, business, or a related field AND five years of experience in construction and rehabilitation project management and delivery within a school or similarly complex public or commercial environment

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
    Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    Skills to:

    Operate office equipment, including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, email, database, and specialized applications and systems
    Perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately including sums, averages, fractions, decimals, and ratios
    Knowledge of:

    Principles of school facilities planning
    Construction methods, practices, characteristics, and costs including the methods of basic trades
    Laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to public facilities construction
    Principles and practices of management and supervision
    Principles of contract management, including bid preparation and evaluation and contract negotiation and administration
    Principles and practices of budget preparation and management
    Principles and practices of report preparation
    Principles and procedures of records management
    Ability to:

    Plan, organize, and manage the activities of a bond-funded construction program
    Interpret, apply, and explain laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to public facilities construction
    Read and interpret construction documents, including blueprints, plans, and specifications
    Estimate scope of work, including cost, labor, materials, and supplies
    Supervise, coordinate, and evaluate the work of others
    Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines
    Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action
    Learn and apply new information, skills, and technology
    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with district personnel, architects, engineers, community members, construction contractors, and others encountered in the course of work
    Prepare project budgets and develop fiscal controls
    Develop and maintain records and reports
    Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    Working Environment

    Work is performed primarily in an indoor environment where minimal safety considerations exist. Work is performed occasionally outdoors where safety considerations exist from moving equipment, environmental factors (e.g. temperature, rain, wind, dust), and noise extremes.


    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
    The Simi Valley Unified School District is committed to providing equal opportunity for all applicants for employment. The application, examination, and selection process shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital, pregnancy, or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
    Requirements (Education, Certifications, Level of Experience)
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Education and Experience

    A bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, business, or a related field AND five years of experience in construction and rehabilitation project management and delivery within a school or similarly complex public or commercial environment
    Link to Job / Firm Website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/simivalleyusd/jobs/2977507/bond-program-manager?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
    Contact Information for Applicant

    Shira Yerushalmi

    Last modified: 02/12/2021 9:50 AM | Administrator (Administrator)

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