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Senior Construction Project Manager

Primary Location Atlanta, Georgia Job Number 1057531 Date posted 04/20/2022
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Provides managerial oversight to a construction project or a series of construction projects. Responsible for the overall direction, administration, completion, and financial outcome of a construction project. Manages work of project teams including facility administration, project coordinators, general contractors and contracted consultants responsible for developing project scope, budget and schedule, to establish operational priorities and maintains satisfactory relationships with service area leadership and staff, subcontractors, unions, etc.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all phases (planning, scheduling and managing) of the design and construction process of highly complex construction and/or refurbishment projects, or series of projects, generally in the range of $100 million or more in cumulative budget responsibility.

  • Secures management support for project scopes budgets, and goals.

  • Negotiates with local and state jurisdictions.

  • Defines project parameters in terms of time, money, physical objectives and outside constraints.

  • Oversees, develops and manages work of project team(s) comprised of facility administration, project coordinators, general contractors and contracted consultants responsible for developing project scope, budget and schedule.

  • Leads team(s) in establishing scope, budget and schedule, and maintains such commitments through design, construction, and close-out processes.

  • Supervises on-site Design and Construction teams, communicating goals and project status with facility leadership.

  • Evaluates and provides guidance during all planning stages of medical and regional facilities including making economic comparisons of development schemes, recommending options in conformance to master plan.

  • Negotiates fees and business decisions for contracts with professional contractors.

  • Reviews and approves consultant and contractor invoices, and approves change orders to contract documents.

  • Ensures Facilities Services goals for client service are continuously met through the design and construction process.

  • Ensures that projects are completed in compliance with Kaiser standards for quality/functionality and applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Leads and manages timely procurement for all permits required by regulatory authorities.

Basic Qualifications:



  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of total experience required.

  • Minimum eight (8) years experience in leading and managing design and construction activities for hospital and medical office buildings required.

  • Minimum three (3) years experience in a leadership/management role, with or without direct reports required



  • Bachelors degree or certification in architecture, engineering, construction or project management or related field.


License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in negotiating and writing contracts for design consultants and contractors required.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

  • Thorough knowledge of preparing contract documents, fixed price, guaranteed maximum price, legal implications of design/build in applicable state required.

  • Knowledgeable in principles of architecture, engineering, and construction.

  • Significant working knowledge of Federal, State and local laws and regulations related to real estate and land development and health facility projects; local entitlement and permitting processes, to include compliance with DEQA; Specific knowledge of OSHPD (in California) and similar regulatory agencies practices/policies/procedures in other states.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree preferred.

  • Professional license/registration/certification preferred.

Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Cumberland Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Regional Office - 9 Piedmont - Rgnl Fac-Design &Constructn Tm - 7050 Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.