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Contruction Project Manager

Universal City, CA 91608

Posted: 05/10/2024 Job Number: 22165595

Job Description

Construction Project Manager
Hollywood / North Hollywood, CA

The Project Manager is responsible for providing the leadership, direction, and resources to effectively manage construction projects. The Project Manager will oversee construction projects in accordance with approved budgets, schedules, and project plans & specifications. The role includes coordination with internal departments, supervision of the department trade foreman, administrative staff, contracts, finance, scheduling, contractors, and sub-contractors.

  • Responsible for the operations and activities of park-wide construction projects
  • Responsible for the development of the capital plans ( scoping project, utilizing the approval process to gain approval and implement plans) and implementing these plans cost-effectively and efficiently.
  • Assists with the pre-qualification and evaluation of potential construction vendors.
  • Works with the general contractors, and vendors for site/construction sequence and logistics with general contractors, vendors, and USH project team with regards to access, insurance, etc. Required to gain access to the site.
  • Review design documents for construction, completeness, corrections, and coordination and compile a list of comments.
  • Review the existing facility status to evaluate what potential issues used to be addressed by the design documents.
  • Responsible for governmental inspections and approvals through final certificate of occupancy.
  • Provides the interface between Facility Engineering Department, Park Operations, Entertainment Department, Creative Department, EH&S, etc.
  • Fully responsible for the preparation of project work plans, schedules, estimates, and other planning documents included within the project scope, schedule, budget, and quality objectives.
  • Supports approval of plans, schedules, and cost estimates through direct interaction with project.
  • Responsible for all documentation required for site access, Client down and other logistics for the contractors and vendors.
  • Assists in the presentation of all required construction management processes including but not limited to RFP's, RFI's, Shop Drawings, Directives, Submittals, Punch Lists, Short Form Agreements, and other documents as required.
  • Supports USH project team for progress payment and related walk-through and inspections.
  • Manages and coordinates staging area inventories for arrival and dispatch.
  • Supervises facility and progress in accordance with the master schedule.
  • Manages overall punch list and close out process for the facility. Reviews all final submittals from the contractor for all close-out documentation including, but not limited to shop drawings, submittals, as-builts, warranties, lien waivers, etc.
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Over 3 years of project management/maintenance planning experience with a general contractor or project management firm. Project Management certification preferred.
Proficient of local/regional codes and ordinances, reading/interpreting construction documents and contracts
Proven experience managing multiple projects and contractors at once including Tenant Improvement, Ground up and Technology projects in a fast paced environment.
Ability to make accurate quantity surveys and to estimate the cost of materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor's work, ascertaining that all areas have been accounted for prior to submitting estimate for review.
Working knowledge of equipment, systems, quality control and t roubleshooting within the area of responsibility ( Electrical, HVAC, Water Treatment, Plumbing, Construction, Painting, Landscape, Construction, Maintenance) as well as Facility Life/Safety Systems and equipment
Ability & willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays with short notice
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project.
Proficiency in AutoCAD.

Desired Characteristics
Theme Park Operations knowledge and experience
Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of employees and management, and willingness to give assistance to co-workers in other areas. Strong team player.
Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
Strong time management skills
Ability to multi-task and be flexible is essential
Experience managing in a union environment.
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