CBRE|Heery is seeking a Design Manager/Sr. Construction PM to manage and coordinate the design and permitting of complex projects in the Fort Lauderdale area. Experience with educational projects (K-12) is strongly preferred.
The purpose of this position is to monitor large, complex construction projects for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. The Design Manager provides day-to-day management and oversight of the design and permitting for all construction projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Establish and manage the design review process. Coordinate process with all construction project managers
Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction, review status of work completed during the period covered, review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.
Conducts formal design review meetings.
Review contract drawings and specifications and opine for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering best practices.
Analyze the Developer's direct and indirect cost budget including cost estimate back-up and coordinate with the Cost Advisory group performing parameter estimates, spot quantity take-offs and review of supporting documentation submitted by the Developer, contractor and subcontractors.
Review and make relevant comments concerning the terms of the construction agreement, the submitted subcontracts, architectural and engineering design agreements, building loan agreement as well as review both Contractor and Architect's qualification statements.
Perform evaluation of A/E's with PM's.
Review and comment on construction and disbursement schedules as well as other submitted document including but not limited to: zoning approvals, certified surveys, building permits and approvals, utility company approval letters, soil and foundation engineering reports, and designer's certification of code and ADA compliance.
Other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
Minimum eight or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience required. 15+ years' experience is preferred.
Experience on school construction program and/or large capital construction programs is strongly preferred.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Internal Number: 19003952
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