Sr. Project Construction Manager — Los Angeles

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible to work with the UDR Development team, design professionals and General Contractors on the preliminary site plan, design process from schematic to CD’s, construction budget, due diligence report, timeline, and environmental issues. Will organize each assigned project; act as UDR representative during design-coordinating the design professionals through Construction Documents; and act as UDR representative during construction managing the General Contractor. Coordinate with UDR Operations and manage the turnover and completion of the assigned projects. Will provide construction management services, including executive cost reporting for assigned development projects. Assume responsibility for meeting project management standards while delivering a high quality of service and project deliverables while staying on schedule and within budget.


PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures. Knowledge of fiscal management. Ability to apply policies and procedures to solve everyday and/or complex construction issues.

Ability to Identify, evaluate and disseminate any relevant new construction technology. Must have the ability to adjust plans and schedules to respond to project conditions, crisis situations and to withstand pressure attributable to meeting the changing needs of company executives.

Proven project management skills and experience with demonstrated experience in delivering on commitments within budget. Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Functional understanding of general financial principals. Ability to read, analyze and interpret construction documents, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with Company, community, and departmental policies, procedures, and standards and immediately reports any mechanical or electrical equipment malfunctions, associate/resident/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the appropriate individuals.

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, scopes of work to effectively present information to project teams and top management. Ability to work in conjunction with company managers and employees. Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate original thinking, openness to change, and offer alternate solutions to problems. Must demonstrate knowledge and ability to facilitate meetings, conduct effective briefings and presentations, and to develop consensus both internally and externally, with people who reflect the full range of diversity in the business objectives.

Knowledge of any mainstream project management tool such as Primavera, Rational Portfolio Manager, Microsoft Project or Projectmates is required. Knowledge of computer systems and applications. Performs duties that require strong comprehension, analytical, research, composition, communication, and organizational skills. Ability to process computer data and to format and generate reports.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires mobility sufficient to travel. Some bending, stooping and stretching. Occasionally lifting items weighing up to 30 lbs. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment. Occasional evening or weekend work. Project work will require periodic exposure to outside elements where temperature, weather, odors, and/or landscape may be unpleasant and/or hazardous. Work environment will include site and project inspections on active construction sites which may involve dangerous conditions and partially complete construction systems. Overnight travel will be required. Approximate 15% travel to areas in the Western Region.


Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Business Administration, Technology Management or related discipline required. 

Minimum of 15 to 20 years successful project management and senior leadership with implementation experience on projects required.

Experience using any mainstream project management tool such as Primavera, Rational Portfolio Manager, Microsoft Project or Projectmates is required.

Must have demonstrated experience in base development, capital improvements, real estate, and construction projects.

Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license unless otherwise noted.

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