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Construction Manager


Posted: 10/7/2019
Job Reference #: 1378163
Keywords: construction

Job Description

HR Job Title
Project Construction Manager

Business Line
IN Infrastructure

Job Description
Arcadis is looking to hire a CONSTRUCTION MANAGER in Los Angeles, CA to support college or university projects. 

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Manages, oversees and coordinates all facets of the construction phase of a college facility project including mobilization, construction, and closeout.
  • Plans, organizes, directs and reports construction management activities and progress to upper management. Coordinates with public agencies during construction to comply with off-site work.
  • Manages both the project budget and schedule to meet the District’s qualitative standards.
  • Performs day-to-day contract administration including assisting the Senior Project Managers in bid analysis, pre-construction meetings and related award coordinating activities.
  • Reviews contractors’ initial construction schedule, submittals, schedule of values, and responds to contractor inquiries.
  • Manages and coordinates project team and contractors in communicating directives and ensuring the project scope is built according to plans, specifications, and cost limits.
  • Reviews submittals from contractors to ensure specification requirements are met.
  • Obtains responses to requests for clarification from contractors and keeps a log of such requests.
  • Negotiates with contractors to achieve a fair and reasonable cost for change orders and reviews their impact on the project.
  • Reviews applications for payment, and performs fiscal management of project resources.
  • Coordinates District delivery of related fixtures, furniture and equipment.
  • Perform other Construction Management functions as assigned.
  • Experience with a $60M-$100M Public Works construction projects.
  • Experience with major hazardous material remediation projectsThe ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

Requisition ID

Time Type

Required Qualifications
  • 8 years experience in Construction Management of Commercial and/or Public Facilities, preferably including Educational Facility Construction 
  • BS or BA in Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Construction Management or a closely related field.
  • 8 years experience in Construction Management of Commercial and/or Public Facilities, preferably including Educational Facility Construction. 
  • 4 years additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education.

Posting Location
CA, Los Angeles

Job Category
Construction Management

Business Title
Construction Manager

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Experience with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS)
  • Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes
  • A valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer or licensed Architect in the State of California
  • A valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)

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Employer Statement
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Why Choose Arcadis
Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line
Transportation makes the world go around. Rapidly increasing urbanization, shrinking budgets and limited natural resources demand an innovative approach to shaping the future of mobility. Join us in developing advanced infrastructure while helping our clients get the most from their existing assets. We use cutting-edge technologies, emerging digital skills and global continued learning opportunities to deliver better solutions that transform communities. Together, we will solve some of the world’s most complex transportation and land development challenges. Help us improve quality of life today.

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Our online application is currently unavailable as we transition to a new system. Send an email to the Arcadis Recruiting team at to notify them of your interest. Please attach your resume to the email and include the requisition number located at the top of the job posting. We will respond with a link to formally apply and be considered for the position the week of July 15, 2019 when our new system is available.