AECOM Design Manager- Educational Capital Projects in Los Angeles, California
Business Line Construction Services
Position Title Design Manager- Educational Capital Projects
United States of America - California
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Design Manager for immediate employment for the Los Angeles, CA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:
Plans, organizes, and directs the design activities for the School Upgrade Program and critical repair projects. Functions as the lead design professional in the Design Department providing quality review, implementation of policy and procedures and interface and coordinates with the Division of State Architects (DSA)
Manages, develops, and coordinates the District’s design process for the Facilities Planning and Development Division to ensure that plans are within functional program, budgetary, environmental and legal requirements
Manages multiple projects through interaction with architects, consultants, and District personnel from project conception, through draft to final review, approval, and handoff to Project Execution
Oversees the building design process to ensure compliance with LAUSD’s standards and guidelines for the District by working with design professionals and various District administrators to ensure that new and modernized structures meet both educational and building standards requirements
Establishes and follows a process to identify and select the architectural firm best suited for each project based on the firms’ qualifications and ability to meet performance standards
Provides Architects with clear and consistent direction with regard to goals and objectives, standards, site, schedule, and budget for each project
Establishes and follows an effective and efficient design review process to ensure that the design meets the overall goals and objectives for the project, provides maximum value for dollars budgeted, and are appropriate and enduring to meet the functional needs of the District, the local community, and the environment
Ensures that decisions are made in a timely manner
Ensures that all steps within the project are documented and that the documentation meets legal requirements
Reviews design changes submitted to ensure project remains within budget
Recommends architectural firm assignment from an established list of pre-qualified architectural firms
Participates in community relations and outreach programs to create understanding and acceptance of District building projects design within the community
Develops continuing education opportunities, i.e., seminars and workshops, to learn and share-up-to-date information on working with architects and contractors
Coordinates project activities with other District organization branches and departments such as Office of the Environment Health & Safety, A/E Design Services, Maintenance & Operations, School Occupancy Transition Unit, Asbestos Technical Unit, and Local Districts
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering
10+ years full time paid professional experience managing the facilities design, or the planning and coordination of capital projects that includes the overall design, contract administration, cost estimating, and scheduling activities including 5 years experience with the design, planning and construction of educational facilities or similar public agencies
- A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California State Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 175290BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.