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Design & Construction Training & Procedures Lead Los Angeles, CA November 30, 2020 Open

BENEFITS - Full

Roles and Responsibilities

This position is charged with facilitating division-wide policy development and evaluation of policies and procedures; oversee staff to plan, direct, and coordinate training programs to enhance the knowledge, skills and proficiency of organization staff.
- Facilitates Division-wide policy and procedures’ discussions and meetings with various stakeholders and executive FSD staff; collects and analyzes data from focus groups to enhance the discussions and be able to summarize collected materials
- Evaluates current policies and procedure manuals from various FSD branches and oversees the revisions for more up-to-date standards
- Oversees staff on updating and re-writing the guidebooks according to the current processes used and facilitates the process of informing employees and executive staff
- Develops policy implementation strategies and ensure that stakeholders and executive staff are compliant of revised policies and procedures
- Assesses developmental needs to drive training initiatives; identifies and arranges suitable training solutions for employees to create functional strategies and meet specific training requirements
- Aligns training with Facilities’ strategic goals; designs, develops and implements training programs that make the best use of available resources; updates training programs to ensure if these are still relevant and applicable to current policies and procedures; identifies Facilities’ development needs and oversees the creation of suitable training solutions to address these needs
- Oversees the creation and selection of course content and materials for training programs; presents and facilitates training sessions in classroom, online webinars, and effectively managing group dynamics while encouraging creativity, innovation and ownership of learning
- Identifies opportunities and facilitates major changes or improvements in procedures, processes and systems
- Participates in the design and support of the operational implementation of division re- structuring, new workflow, processes, programs and technology
Minimum Requirements

- 15 years full time paid professional experience managing a team of training and policy development specialists to update construction and design policies, procedures, systems and processes that align with the current objectives, goals and programs of an agency
- 5 years progressive experience in coordinating and providing leadership in policy and procedure development as well as implementation and training
- Experience with developing, advising and ensuring compliance of policies and procedures
Required Education:

- Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
- Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential may be substituted for the required education
Abilities/Skills:

- Experience in utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
- Experience in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
- Experience in Formal Construction Partnering
- Experience with the Division of State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes
- Safety and OSHA Safety Regulations
- Ability to efficiently and effectively present information and lead team discussions to groups of varying levels and skills
- Ability to promote effective collaboration and teamwork across organizational units
- Strong knowledge and proficiency in construction and design regulatory standards and policies
- Strong oral and written communication skills
Licenses and Certificates:

- A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the CA State Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the CA State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors



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OAR I – Owners Authorized Representative Los Angeles, CA November 20, 2020 Open


BENEFITS - Full

Roles and Responsibilities

- Manages, oversees and coordinates all facets of the pre-construction, bid and award, construction and close-out phase of all assigned projects.

- Reviews pre-construction documents and submits comments to Designer as necessary

- Plans, organizes, and prepares reports to upper management with respect to the status and/or progress of the projects

- Coordinates with all pertinent public agencies during pre-construction and construction to comply with all off-site work; coordinates with various District and Project staff

- Manages both the project budget and schedule to meet the District’s qualitative standards; monitors project budget on a monthly basis and ensures that the budget accurately reflects the project status/progress

- Manages daily activities of the contractor, reviews contractors’ construction schedules and submittals, and coordinates responses to the contractors’ inquiries thru the Requests for Clarifications (RFC) and other related documents

- Reviews substitution submittals from contractors to ensure specification and/or District requirements are complied with

- Receives, reviews, and negotiates Contractor Change Order Proposal(s) to achieve a fair & reasonable price in accordance with the General

- Conditions; reviews and addresses any and all Schedule impacts in accordance with the project specifications in a timely manner

- Reviews the process and monitors payments for the contractor, architects, engineers and any other pertinent parties

- Administers provisions of Professional Service Agreements between Architects and the District

- Coordinates District delivery of related fixtures, furniture and equipment

- Monitors and manages project close-out with respect to project certification with the Division of State Architects (DSA) and project financial close out

- Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements


- 12 years full time paid professional experience in Project/Construction Management of Commercial and/or Public/Educational Facility Construction with full responsibility for coordinating complex projects with construction values in excess of $20M (not cumulative)

- 5 years experience in managing projects for an educational institution or public agency

Required Education:


- Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management

- Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential may be substituted for the required education

Additional Preferred Experience:


- Design Build Experience

- Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)

- Experience with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)

- Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes

- Safety and OSHA Safety Regulations (OSHA 30 minimum)

Preferred Licenses and Certificates:

- A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

- A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)



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Site Assessment Project Manager Los Angeles, CA November 20, 2020 Open


BENEFITS - Full

Roles and Responsibilities

Reviews and coordinates work conducted by environmental site assessment Master Services Agreement (MSA) contractors in the areas of:

- Initial screening of proposed school sites/existing school modernization
- Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessment
- Soils Disposition Evaluation (Compliance with Specification 01440)
- Compliance with South Coast Air Quality Management (SCAQMD) Rule 1466
- Health/Safety Risk Assessment
- Remedial Investigation / Feasibility Study
- Public Participation Plan
- Preparation and implementation of Removal Action Workplans / Remedial Action Plans
- Lead paint, mold and asbestos survey and mitigation
Conducts polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) investigation activities at various schools in support of Facilities Services Division (FSD) projects:

- PCB Phase I and II investigations
- PCB Waste Manifesting
- PCB Waste Tracking and Disposal Facility Requirements
- PCB Recordkeeping and Reporting
- PCB Spill Response and Notification Requirements and PCB Storage Requirements
- Provide oversight during mitigation and disposal activities
- Liaisons with FSD counterpart
- Assists in contract development and oversight of remediation contractors
- Establishes and maintains project budgets and schedules pertaining to environmental investigations and remediation efforts
- Provides technical advice to Office of Environmental Health & Safety (OEHS) Management in terms of oversight of environmental site assessment contractors as well as contractor budget and schedule control
Prepares and coordinates the environmental review process for individual projects with the Facilities Services Division (“Facilities”) requirements for:

- Project scheduling
- Budgeting
- Land acquisition
- School design and construction
- Emergency response
- Waste disposal
- Demolition
Required Experience:

- Ten (10) years full time paid experience in management of environmental investigations and remediation conducted under the direction of the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) or comparable regulatory agency.


Required Education:

- Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Geology, Engineering or related field

- Site investigation and remedial strategies; federal, state and local environmental regulations; Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) and South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) protocols.

- CA Professional Registration (Certified Hydrogeologist, Professional Engineer, Professional Geologist) preferred



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Program Scheduler Los Angeles, CA November 20, 2020 Open


BENEFITS - Full

Roles and Responsibilities

- Develops and maintains program schedules identifying relationships, logic, milestones, and constraints for construction projects of various types
- Monitors and actively participates in project and program scheduling issues while administering best practices and standards
- Obtains accurate and timely program schedule updates from project teams and performs QA/QC on information received
- Creates and develops conceptual what-if schedules for multiple project types including large complex multi-year projects
- Performs Critical Path analyses and Earned Value analyses
- Prepares ad-hoc reports and analyses as directed by management


Minimum Requirements

Required Experience:

- Eight (8) years full time paid professional experience in Scheduling for an owner or General Contractor, preferably working on multiple educational facilities or public works projects
- Proficiency in Primavera 15.1 or above and MS Office Suite
- Experience with projects using Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build project delivery methods
Required Skills:

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Superior organizational and planning skills
- Ability to build efficient working relationships with project teams and department staff
Required Education:

- Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management

OR

- Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in any course, but with additional two (2) years of experience in Construction Scheduling to compensate for the required education.



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Field Engineer II Los Angeles, CA 10/21/19 - 06/30/20 Open


BENEFITS - Full

Position Description

The Field Engineer provides a broad spectrum of technical, field and administrative duties associated with construction management, with a specific focus on, but not limited to, coordination and construction of electrical and communications networks and other utility systems. The Field Engineer supports the Project Manager (PM) and Construction Manager (CM) and works with Project Controls to ensure timely and accurate reporting as directed by LAWA.


Essential Job Duties:  

• Fully understand all contract requirements, especially pertaining to coordination and completion of all utilities work; 
• Investigate field conditions and review and support the PM/CM in processing of all requests for information (RFIs), submittals, shop drawings, change directives (CDs), contractor change requests (CCRs), Notices of Non-Compliance (NNCs), Job Memos, Safety Notices and all incoming and outgoing construction correspondence, etc., especially pertaining to utility coordination and work; 
• Review and process all contractor’s required project plans and submittals such as, but not limited to, safety plan, quality control plan, noise control plan, utility and area shutdown plans, etc., especially pertaining to airfield lighting and signage, LADWP power systems, sanitary and storm sewers, fiber optic and copper comms cabling and other utilities to ensure compliance with project specifications; 
• Review Contractor's plans to identify and protect existing utilities that will remain in service during and after project execution; 
• Support the PM/CM in preparing for, conducting and recording all construction-related meetings including weekly progress, pre-activity, pre-construction and other meetings as required, with a specific focus on coordination and completion of utility construction activities; 
• Review project baseline and weekly progress schedules for constructability and compliance with all project requirements, especially pertaining to coordination and completion of utility construction; Review all utility-related RFIs, letters and/or problem areas, conduct field inspections and investigations, meet with the Contractor and LAWA Inspector daily and provide recommendations to maintain schedule and meet quality control requirements of the Contract Documents; 
• Coordinate field activities with LAWA staff, FAA, Airfield Operations, Airport Police, other projects and stakeholders and all affected utilities, such as LADWP, AT&T, LAWA ITMG, fuel line companies, SoCal Gas, etc., as required by the Project; 
• Coordinate and assist with systems integration requirements of FAA, AT&T, LAWA ITMG and others’ communication systems in accordance with the Contract Documents; 
• Review and inspect work performed by the Contractor and its subcontractors during demolition, relocation, protection and installation of utilities to ensure compliance with Contract Documents, approved shop drawings and other relevant submittals;
• Take project photos as required to document problem areas, or other pertinent locations where disputed items may occur; 
• Monitor deficiencies and non-conformances, require that issues are addressed within Contract terms and ensure that NNCs are closed within the time limits specified in Contract Documents; 
• Coordinate with the Contractor and LAWA Inspector to review and process the Contractors’ monthly pay request, obtain quantities from the Contractor, verify quantities with Inspection and maintain cost records and supporting documentation for each pay request; 
• Distribute documents and drawings; maintain document and drawing logs, especially as changes are issued; 
• Coordinate the change process, provide draft CD documents and maintain project files; and 
• Coordinate close out process including as-built drawings, punch list, technical manuals, warranties and other close out deliverables and documentation.
 

Hardware/Software Knowledge 

• Microsoft Office required 
• Prolog and Primavera experience is highly desirable 


Professional Experience Level/Other Qualifications 

• Must have 5 to 10 years of field engineering experience with three to five years directly supporting an active airfield construction project(s), preferably airside-related electrical, communications and/or other utility construction. 
• Have thorough knowledge of FAA Standards and requirements; technical expertise in construction and construction management of airfield projects especially pertaining to coordination and construction of electrical and communications networks and other utility systems is preferable. 
• Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction program and the ability to communicate progress to both technical- and management-level personnel. 
• Ability work with others, a self-starter with results-driven focus. 
• Proven accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment. 
• Demonstrated success on the job, as evidenced by satisfactory performance, acceptance of responsibility and growth in previous position. 
• Effective oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex issues to non-technical audience. 
• Demonstrated experience providing field support during demolition, modification/relocation, protection or installation of electrical power, communications, potable water, firewater lines, 
stormwater and sanitary systems, high pressure gas and fuel pipelines and all other utilities which may be encountered or required in the project. 


Education/Training 

• BS in engineering related (Construction Management, Civil Engineering, etc.) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) by CMAA is preferable. 


Element-Specific Requirements/Notes 

• May assume other duties as required/needed 
• Maybe required to work past regular work shift 
• Maybe required to work various shifts as needed 


Registration/Certification 

• State of California Professional Engineer's license is preferable




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Duration

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Field Engineer II Los Angeles, CA 10/21/19 - 06/30/20 Open


BENEFITS - Full


Position Description

The Field Engineer provides a broad spectrum of technical, field and administrative duties associated with construction management, with a specific focus on, but not limited to, preparation for and construction of asphalt concrete (AC) and Portland cement concrete (PCC) pavement sections. The Field Engineer supports the Project Manager (PM) and Construction Manager (CM) and works with Project Controls to ensure timely and accurate reporting as directed by LAWA.


Essential Job Duties:  
• Fully understand all contract requirements, especially pertaining to preparation and execution of the Contractor’ phased paving plan;
• Investigate field conditions and review and support the PM/CM in processing of all requests for information (RFIs), submittals, shop drawings, change directives (CDs), contractor change requests (CCRs), Notices of Non-Compliance (NNCs), Job Memos, Safety Notices and all incoming and outgoing construction correspondence, etc. especially pertaining to paving operations;
• Review and process all contractor’s required project plans and submittals such as, but not limited to, safety plan, quality control plan, noise control plan, logistics and traffic management plans, paving plans, etc., especially pertaining to subgrade preparation, subbase and base course placement and PCC and AC pavement to ensure compliance with the project specifications;
• Support the PM/CM in preparing for, conducting and recording all construction-related meetings, including weekly progress, pre-activity, pre-construction and other meetings as required, with a specific focus on pavement section construction activities;
• Review project baseline and weekly progress schedules for constructability and compliance with all project requirements, especially pertaining to paving activities;
• Review all paving-related RFIs, letters and/or problem areas, conduct field inspections and investigations, meet with the Contractor’s paving superintendent and LAWA’s Inspector daily and provide recommendations to maintain project schedules and meet quality control requirements in accordance with Contract Documents;
• Coordinate field activities with LAWA staff, FAA, Airfield Operations, Airport Police, other stakeholders, other projects and affected utility companies (such as LADWP, AT&T, fuel pipeline companies, etc.), as required to complete the work and protect utilities during construction;
• Take project photos as required to document problem areas or other pertinent locations where disputed items may occur;
• Monitor deficiencies and non-conformances, require that issues are addressed within Contract terms and ensure that NNCs are closed within the time limits specified in Contract Documents;
• Coordinate with the Contractor and LAWA Inspector to review and process the Contractors’ monthly pay request, obtain quantities from the Contractor, verify quantities with Inspection and maintain cost records and supporting documentation for each pay request;
• Distribute documents and drawings and maintain document and drawing logs, especially as changes are issued;
• Coordinate the change process, provide draft CD documents and maintain project cost files; and
• Coordinate closeout process including as-built drawings, punch list, technical manuals, warranties and other closeout deliverables and documentation.


Hardware/Software Knowledge 
• Microsoft Office required 
• Prolog and Primavera experience is highly desirable 
Professional Experience Level/Other Qualifications 
• Must have 5 to 10 years of field engineering experience with 3 to 5 years directly supporting an active airfield construction project(s), preferably airside related construction and/or heavy roadway and paving 
• Have thorough knowledge of FAA Standards and requirements and shall have technical expertise in construction and construction management of airfield projects is preferable 
• Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction program and the ability to communicate progress to both technical- and management-level personnel 
• Ability work with others, a self-starter with results-driven focus 
• Proven accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment 
• Demonstrated success on the job, as evidenced by satisfactory performance, acceptance of responsibility and growth in previous position 
• Effective oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex issues to non-technical audience
Education/Training 
• BS in engineering related (Construction Management, Civil Engineering, etc.) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) by CMAA is preferable. 
Element-Specific Requirements/Notes
• May assume other duties as required/needed 
• Maybe required to work past regular work shift 
• May be required to work various shifts as needed 
Registration/Certification 
• State of California Professional Engineer's license is preferable



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