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Construction Project Management Director

Location: Portland, OR Job Number: 708396 Date posted: 06/12/2018
Description: 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. Oversees, directs and manages 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 maintain satisfactory relationships with service area leadership and staff, subcontractors, unions, etc.

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for overall scope, schedule, and budgets for KP construction and refurbishment projects,generally in the range of $300 million to $1 billion in cumulative budget size.Primary focus on very large singular project(s) (1-3 buildings)--term ends when project is complete.
  • Responsible for project delivery in region or service area.
  • Leads management team to establish strategic plans and objectives for the function;may assist with developing some cross-functional oriented objectives.
  • Provides overall direction and planning for budgeting, managing expense priorities, scheduling, performance requirements, recommending and implementing changes to methods, and input on staffing.
  • Influences the development and execution of functional KP-wide policies and long-term goals.
  • Participates in development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people for the corporate function.
  • Establishes operational objectives and work plans, and delegates assignments to Project Managers.
  • Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.
  • Participates in the long-term strategic planning and direction setting of the function.
  • Develops and establishes operational policies within area managed.
  • Involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate NFS operations and may also, due to their financial scope, have a KP-wide effect.
  • Participates in the development of overall functional objectives and NFS goals.

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of total experience.
  • Minimum twelve (12) years in leading and managing design and construction activities for hospital and medical office buildings.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in negotiating and writing contracts for design consultants and contractors required.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a management role overseeing completion of major design and construction projects.
  • Bachelor's degree or certification in architecture, structural or electrical engineering, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

    Additional Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in very complex organization structures such as KP labor/management partnership environment.
  • Extensive knowledge in principles of architecture, engineering, and construction.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of preparing contract documents, fixed price, guaranteed maximum price, legal implications of design/build in applicable state required.
  • Excellent 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:
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Professional license/registration/certification preferred.
    Primary Location: Oregon,Portland,Kaiser Permanente Building 500 NE Multnomah St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 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: Director/Senior Director Job Category: Construction Department: National Facilities Services - Construction Acquis Travel: Yes, 5 % 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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