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Kitchell - Project Manage

  • 02/23/2021 3:37 PM
    Message # 10130585


    Job Title

    Project Manager

    Job Location

    Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective
    Employee-owned Kitchell seeks an experienced and dedicated Project Manager to join our Southern California region in the Greater Los Angeles, Orange County, and/or Inland Empire area and build a long-term career at one of the most innovative and growth-oriented Construction Services companies in the United States. Individuals are needed with specific Division of State Architect (DSA) experience in either the K-12 or Community College Education Construction Market Sector.

    This is NOT a Staff Augmentation advertisement. (Although that is available for discussion.) Kitchell is well positioned for Education Market Sector growth due to anticipated project awards throughout Southern California.

    • Providing PM/CM Consultant Services for the owner on a Community College or k-12 (DSA) program or project
    • Ensures operations are executed in accordance with company project management procedures and policies
    • ensures delivery and adherence to contractual requirements and that all aspects of owner contracts are accomplished
    • Manage the procurement phase and development of RFQs and RFPs
    • Oversight of contracts, drawings, estimates, and specifications to ensure relation and compliance to project requirements
    • Coordinate, direct, and monitor activities of contractors/subcontractors, engineers, architects, and related performing entities
    • Manage project controls, cost, schedule, performance activities, and procedures required by the client
    • Identifies and manages risk on the project, and advises and confers with regional executive prior to implementing risk mitigation actions
    • Actively participates on internal teams that focus on continuous improvement of the company
    • Ensures workplace health and safety policies and procedures are clearly communicated and understood by direct reports and enforces rules fairly and uniformly
    Requirements (Education, Level of Experience, etc.)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline is required
    • 5 - 8 years of experience in the Design/Engineering/Construction (DEC) industry of which 3+ years as a Project or Construction Manager is required
    • Experience in the Education/Division of State Architect (DSA) market is required
    • A Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential, a Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) certification, AND/OR a LEED Professional Accreditation is strongly preferred
    • Experience with an Integrated Project Delivery method such as Design-Build as well as traditional Design Bid-build method is preferred
    • Effective presentation skills, ability to develop and deliver presentations to the end users, stakeholders, board of education is required
    • Proficient user skills with the MS Suite of tools and Bluebeam is required
    • Working knowledge of standard industry tools such as P6, Prolog, and Procore is strongly preferred
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills to foster and maintain interpersonal relationships is required
    • Provide leadership and financial management support to the project team is required

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly work in an office, an office trailer, and/or in a construction jobsite environment. Conditions regularly include exposure to outdoor elements, hot/cold temperatures, wet conditions, noise, atmospheric conditions and cramped quarters. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly sit, stand, walk, talk or hear and use hands to finger, feel and handle; frequently reach with hands and arms; occasionally climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must frequently lift and or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

    Kitchell is an employee-owned company founded in 1950. We provide general contracting, construction management, development, facilities management, engineering and architecture and myriad other services within the built environment. Our employee-owners manage projects from main offices in Arizona, California and Texas. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that fosters personal and professional growth with in-house education programs, formal and informal mentoring and cross-training opportunities. We prefer to grow from within, building careers and financial stability through long-term ownership. We are consistently ranked among the top places to work, attributable to our tenured staff and outstanding benefits including profit sharing, discretionary stock options, incentive bonuses, health and life insurance, health savings accounts (HSA) with wellness incentives, 401(k), college savings plans, business travel assistance and insurance, discounted auto and homeowners insurance, identity theft protection, rewards programs and much more.
    Kitchell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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    Contact Information for Applicant

    Bill Moran / 323-395-4148 /

ADDRESS: 645 W. 9th Street, Unit 110-175, Los Angeles CA 90015
PHONE:  213-896-9270 | FAX: 213-985-7404 | EMail:

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