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Construction Manager

Location: Berkeley, CA Job Number: 667251 Date posted: 03/08/2018
Description: Manages all phases of construction projects within service areas on projects up to $5 million. Responsible for successful administration, representation and delivery of all such projects provided to KP California facilities in partnership with Service Area cross functional team.

Essential Functions:
  • Using standard guidelines, determines in conjunction with Team Managers or their designees whether to employ in-house construction or an external General Contractor. Determines appropriate staffing of inhouse projects including subcontracting as appropriate. Using standard guidelines, manages construction staffing resources (including trade labor and sub-contractors).
  • Responsible for all construction aspects of project delivery within approved schedule and estimates. Responsible for construction project file documentation either directly when in-house or via oversight of General Contractor for external projects. Manages subcontracts, material requisitions or change orders.Provides facility content expertise on projects as requested. When requested, ensures policies and procedures are met and manages Superintendent who performs project management tasks.
  • Provides input to Construction Engineer and/or Project Managers to support accurate and timely budgets, cost estimates and pre-construction services. Manages safety programs to ensure compliance with all regulatory and organizations standards when in role as in-house General Contractor.
  • As requested for projects over $5M, provides content expertise to external General Contractors or on backfill activities.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in general construction industry and construction management.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in managing construction activities for health care facilities or similar technical environment.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Management experience managing a geographically diverse team.
  • Ability to travel 15% of the time.
  • Significant knowledge of federal, state and local regulations and building codes.
  • Knowledge of principals of architecture, engineering and construction.
  • Proficiency with construction scheduling software.
  • Working knowledge of construction cost accounting principals.
  • Familiarity with OSHPD and JCAHO requirements.
  • Excellent communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or related field preferred, OR associate's degree and two (2) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • State of California General Contractors License preferred.
    Primary Location: California,Berkeley,Berkeley Construction Services 1780 Second Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Job Category: Construction Department: Capital Projects Facilities Construction Travel: Yes, 15 % 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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Construction Careers


    A leader in care since 1945, Kaiser Permanente has accrued a wealth of knowledge about building better hospitals, and we've also accumulated one of the largest real estate portfolios in the country. When you join our team, you build upon our experience and grow your own. With remarkable tools and resources at your fingertips — including massive online data systems that store everything from blueprints and templates to building codes and models — you'll make informed and accurate decisions right down to the last detail.

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