Construction Manager

Job ID: PASCMIV0518

Construction Manager

Pasadena, CA

Overview

gkkworks/CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Construction Manager based on project site in the San Fernando Valley, CA. We are an integrated global design firm that unites a dynamic team of architects, engineers, strategists, futurists, researchers, and industry specialists driven by a singular goal - to help solve our clients' and society's greatest challenges.
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for the key ownership of the project site and everything that happens therein. The Construction Manager is responsible for supervising on-site construction of one or more projects and serves as the prime company representative of the jobsite. Additional primary responsibilities will include: 
 
  • Manage all site-based gkkworks/CannonDesign personnel and directs all entities sub-contracted to participate in the project
  • Review and understand the project’s contract documents inclusive of the drawings and written specifications.
  • Participate in initial project budget preparation and develop preliminary schedules and assist with the constructability review and site logistics planning during the preconstruction phase of a project.
  • Participate in and drive constructability reviews with the design team of the documents to understand the design intent (D/B projects).
  • Responsible for the documentation of the field record of the project through ensuring the execution of “Daily Reports”, “Meeting Minutes” and other pertinent documentation representing the company’s construction implementation in the field.
  • Receive Change Order Requests (COR) from the sub-contractors. Research and validate relative to the contract documents in conjunction with the CM and the MEP Coordinator (if applicable).
  • Apply technical expertise in interpretation of drawings and specifications and other contract documents for constructability, bid-ability, site access, staging, material lay-down, recommending construction methods, equipment, and changes to maximize the ultimate success of the project.
  • Provide oversight to the establishment site logistics and organization inclusive of the fulfillment of the “Site Startup Checklist”.
  • Supervise the total construction effort including craft employees and sub-contractors to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.
  • Plan, coordinate, inspect and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, engineering, material control, safety) and may provide day-to-day direction of onsite administrative staff in accounting, purchasing and related items.
  • Resolve unforeseen site conditions, unplanned interferences, contract discrepancies, and other construction conflict problems and disputes between contractor, site staff, inspector, project manager and professional consultants.
  • Evaluate, resolve conflicts and negotiate, approve, and process requests for payment by subcontractors.
  • Responsible for the team’s compliance to appropriate project procedures, safety program requirements, work rules, etc. Document all violations, notify project management, recommend/implement corrective actions as required.
  • Monitor construction progress and costs; take corrective action as required to mitigate impacts to the schedule and budget.
  • Identify risks associated with schedule, changes, safety and constructability issues associated with the design/build process.
 
Qualified candidates must have 10+ years of construction and/or craft supervision experience of which at least 2 years functioning in a CM role for OSHPD healthcare projects.  Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architectural Engineering or related field preferred.  Strong supervision, team building, communication, and organizational skills as well as the ability to handle multiple projects required. Proficiency in Procore or other windows based construction management software strongly preferred. Click on apply now to upload your resume and portfolio.
 
As a condition of employment, all CannonDesigners are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.
 
CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce.  We are committed to equal opportunity.  We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.