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Program Director, Education-Market Sector

 

Harris & Associates seeks a dynamic Program Director to join its growing Program and Construction Management Practice team as part of a major education sector program team. Harris & Associates is a 100% employee-owned firm focused on solving today’s complex challenges in construction and design. 

Our offices and project sites span the west coast, in California, Nevada and Washington with a staff of almost 200 employee-owners. We focus on serving clients in the education, transportation, water/wastewater and community service markets.

In this position, you will work with public sector clients to develop and lead K-14 projects and programs. We offer a dynamic, progressive environment that requires adaptability, energy and continued collaboration with everyone in the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead a construction team in accordance with district and program policies and procedures for construction bond operations.
  • Train team on all policies and procedures
  • Develop and manage the project's QA/QC program with respect to the services that Harris delivers under the contract
  • Identify risk and create risk mitigation plans successfully
  • Document and report all project data accurately and in a timely manner
  • Create and present project data clearly to multiple stakeholder groups
  • Successfully manage and execute multiple projects simultaneously, ranging in construction value and complexity from $10M to $50M each.
  • Successfully deliver construction projects on schedule and within budget
  • Successfully closeout projects to include DSA closeout
  • Review recommended actions in resolving disputes relative to construction projects

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 15 years of construction/project management experience in California, preferably with increasing responsibilities on each assignment. Must have experience working with California school districts and/or community colleges.
  • College degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or business.
  • Professional engineering or architectural license is a plus but not required.
  • Additional certifications such as CCM or PMP preferable.

Harris & Associates is an EEO employer committed to excellence through diversity.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. 

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