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Sr Manager - Process & Program Development

Sacramento, CA 95811

Posted: 02/03/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Project Controls Job Number: 542780 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client, together with its joint-venture partner, has been awarded a four-year program delivery support services contract for the California High-Speed Rail program by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, to provide program delivery and program management services to support one of the largest planned infrastructure projects in the U.S.

The system will connect the 500-mile stretch between the Los Angeles region with the San Francisco Bay Area, with up to 24 stations. The first phase of the program is currently under construction in California’s Central Valley.

The purpose of this position is to perform the essential job duties and functions as listed below with the overall objective of establishing an execution framework on the project that complies with the contract and ensures the safety, quality, value, timeliness, and client’s profitability of the completed project. This position performs project management responsibilities on a small low risk engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) sized (as defined by the Business Line) or services project or on an assigned segment of a larger project, including coordination of design, procurement, and construction activities. When assigned to only a segment of a larger project, this role develops a complete understanding of the contract and any relevant subcontracts in order to provide full support to the project management team.
  • Verify with Project Director (PD) that Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) are emphasized throughout all phases of the project
  • Review the client’s contract and any relevant subcontracts
  • Collaborate in the preparation of the documents associated with the execution of all aspects of the project in accordance with contractual obligations, client’s Operating System Requirements (OSR) and the relevant Operating System Implementation Plan (OSIP)
  • Prepare a draft for PD approval of the project baseline (as defined in the OSR) and ensure that it is fully documented, updated throughout all project phases, and communicated to the client’s project team
  • Support the PD to deliver the project in accordance with the project execution and commercial baselines

Basic Job Description
  • Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and seven (7) years of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal eleven (11) years if non-degreed; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders
  • Job-related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner

Preferred Qualifications
  • Jobsite experience and understanding of the construction safety program
  • Requires five (5) years of experience as a Project Engineer or Specialist, or a project role of significant capacities such as Project Controls Lead, Contracts Lead, etc. and three (3) years of experience as a design or construction engineer on projects
  • Project or area management experience in international locations and diverse cultural environments is recommended
  • Demonstration of successful performance as a Project Manager on one (1) small job or assistant Project Manager or a significant role on medium-sized engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) project
  • Completed all required in-house project management courses in addition to courses obtained from a 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
  •  Appreciation of key elements of contract law and when to engage legal
  • Regulatory requirements including permitting
  • Basic understanding of project funding
  • Proactive – goal orientated with the initiative to influence events positively
  • Ability to resolve problems and to be comfortable in complex projects or business environments
  • Ability to set and maintain high standards of self-performance with responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments and tasks
  • Mobility – for example, relocating to site locations when necessary
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving and identifying potential solutions
  • Technical and business writing skills
  • Basic computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, email, spreadsheets, and electronic presentations
  • Certification in project management is suggested, for example, Project Management Professional (PMP)
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