The Parks Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Capital Projects Manager. The Parks Department manages historic sites, urban parks, beaches and forests and strives to provide the highest quality experience for our visitors.
Under general direction from the Park Director and project direction from the Assistant Parks Director, the County of San Mateo is looking for someone who is team-oriented, loves the outdoors and wants to serve the community. This job includes building, renovating and enhancing facilities in some of the most beautiful locations in San Mateo County. The Capital Projects Manager will be an integral member of the team providing recreational opportunities that will stand the test of time, and provides an opportunity to work on the projects that are fun, challenging and directly serve the community, including campgrounds, trails, historic structures, roadways and utility systems.
The selected professional will:
Manage major and/or complex capital projects from program planning through final acceptance of construction and warranty period
Initiate the preparation of and present feasibility studies, complex cost estimates, schedules and programs for the development of new county facilities and the alteration of existing facilities
Research and plan the various mechanisms used to finance projects such as state and federal grants, county funding, lease purchase agreements, certificates of participation, and joint powers agreements
Prepare and manage requests for proposals for various consultants and participate in their selection
Manage the budgetary aspects of capital projects, including analyzing, projecting and recommending fiscal expenditures; obtaining fiscal approval when required; and verifying, monitoring and processing fiscal/budgetary matters at various phases
Manage the preparation and approval of pre-architectural work to include programming and conceptual decision by consultants and county staff for large and/or complex construction projects
Manage schematic design, design development and contract documents to meet users' needs, budgets and schedules
Conduct on-site visits to observe and approve work
Prepare and process Board of Supervisors transmittals
Manage the bid and award process, including solicitation and evaluation of bids, and Board of Supervisors approvals
Administer construction contracts, including inspection work, contract revisions, submittals, payments, schedules, budgets and project closeouts
Manage contractors effectively for both design and construction
Manage permit applications, resolve claims/disputes and file notices
Act as coordinating liaison with county officials, consultants, contractors, architects, engineers, outside agencies and the public regarding capital improvement projects
Perform related duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have a degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or a closely related field and five years of experience as a project/construction manager of medium to large capital projects for a local, state, or federal agency, general contractor, or developer.
Final Filing Date: April 25, 2018
To learn more about the position and to apply online, visit our website at http://jobs.smcgov.org. Applications are only accepted online. EOE
About County of San Mateo Parks Department
Employment with San Mateo County offers a wealth of opportunities to serve your community while building a career. The County has a culture of innovation and has created a diverse workforce that is nationally celebrated for its collaborative approaches to providing essential services. San Mateo County leadership commits to serving the public well and providing a competitive compensation program including a choice of retirement plans, flexible hours, childcare center, commute assistance, health and wellness programs and much, much more. The County has been working on a Succession Planning Program, which includes many new and remarkable initiatives to prepare our workforce for the future. This is an exciting time and we in Human Resources look forward to continuing to partner with our department customers to position San Mateo County as employer of choice. Choose to make a difference – choose the County of San Mateo for a career!!