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Project Director

Fresno, CA 93650

Job Function: Engineering Job Number: 395180

Job Description

Project Director (CP 2-3)

The CP 2-3 Project Director also provides oversight to the project team members who are charged with managing individual risks and associated mitigations. The CP 2-3 Project Director works in the Infrastructure Delivery Branch of California High-Speed Rail Authority's Office of Program Delivery.

Provide overall direction and oversight of design and construction matters for the construction package and support coordination with cross-functional units
Manage the Work Breakdown Structure for all design and construction deliverables, provide that they comply with quality standards, meet budget and schedule
Provide awareness and guidance to the Regional Director and Chief Engineer in the assessment of technical and management design and construction issues, provide proposed responses to each of them and help with carrying out action plans
Provide leadership and direction to the various design and construction consultant staff, including Design Construction Manager and Project and Construction Management service contractors
Lead the implementation and provide compliance of consultants and contractors with the Authority's policies, procedures, safety, and quality systems
Assist in communications with federal, state and local officials and stakeholders on program matters, and the resolution of program issues.

Basic Job Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a similar, relevant discipline
• At least twenty years of experience in managing the construction of large transportation infrastructure projects in positions of increasing responsibility, including extensive experience in the delivery of design-­build projects
• Proven ability to work with a wide range of disciplines connected with the successful completion of projects
• Excellent communication skills, both orally and written, including written reports and summaries, and presentations to Authority directorate
• Ability to achieve agreement and collaboration without formal authority over all project participants
• Preference will be given to applicants with recent, prior experience working on major projects for the state of California or its agencies

Employment authorization to work in the United States immediately

Preferred Qualifications

• Jobsite experience and understanding of the construction safety program
• Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant experience in engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) project management
• Project or area management experience in international locations and diverse cultural environments is recommended
• Demonstration of successful performance as project manager on a minimum of two (2) medium to large-sized projects or multiple project assignments in a significant role on large to very large-sized EPFC/CM projects
• Completion of all required in-house project management courses in addition to courses obtained from university or other qualified sources
• Good knowledge and experience in project design, engineering, procurement, material management, construction, commissioning, start-up, turnover work processes, sequencing, and interfaces
• Project Controls and Finance including an understanding of:
- Scheduling (including manpower loading)
- Progress measurement
- Risk assessment and management
- Code of accounts
- Work breakdown structure
- Change management
- Cost control
- Estimating process and planning
- Global Pricing Model (GPM), Project Status Review (PSR) and Project Margin Analysis, Report (PMAR) development and reporting
• General understanding of contract law and when to engage legal
• Regulatory requirements including permitting
• Understanding of project funding
• Experience of multiple commercial executions structures including Lump Sum/Reimbursable/Guaranteed Maximum price (Gmax)
• Proactive - goal orientated with the initiative to influence events positively, lead Fluor project team, and influence client for decision making
• Ability to resolve complex problems and to be comfortable in complex project or business environments
• Ability to set and maintain high standards of self-performance with responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments and tasks
• Demonstration of innovation, initiative, maturity, and sound judgment
• Ability to influence a group of diverse individuals, each with their own goals, needs, and perspectives, to work together effectively for the good of a project
• Mobility - for example, relocating to site locations
• Basic computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, email, spreadsheets, and electronic presentations
• Certification in project management suggested, for example, Project Management Professional (PMP)

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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