Cordoba Corporation

Senior Construction Manager (OAR II) - Education Sector

Job Locations US-Los Angeles
Construction Management
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
USD $165,000.00/Yr.
USD $175,000.00/Yr.


Senior Construction Manager - OAR II - Education 


Cordoba Corporation is seeking an experienced Senior Construction Manager, OAR II, with a minimum of 15 years of full-time professional project/construction management experience. Excellent project/construction management experience with experience managing large programs with construction values over $20M. Experience in educational facility construction, public works, or large commercial projects is required. Please see the full job description for more details.



  • Manages, oversees, and coordinates all facets of the pre-construction, bid and award, construction, and close-out phases of all assigned projects.
  • Review pre-construction documents and submit comments to the Designer as necessary.
  • Plans, organizes and prepares reports to upper management with respect to the status and/or progress of the projects.
  • Coordinates with all pertinent public agencies during pre-construction and construction to comply with all off-site work coordinates with various District and Project staff.
  • Manages both the project budget and schedule to meet the district’s qualitative standards; monitors project budget on a monthly basis and ensures that the budget accurately reflects the project status/progress.
  • Manages daily activities of the contractor, reviews contractors’ construction schedules and submittals, and coordinates responses to the contractors’ inquiries through the Requests for Clarifications (RFC) and other related documents.
  • Review substitution submittals from contractors to ensure specification and/or District requirements.
  • Receives, reviews, and negotiates Contractor Change Order Proposal(s) to achieve a fair & reasonable price in accordance with the General Conditions; reviews and addresses any and all Schedule impacts in accordance with the project specifications in a timely manner.
  • Reviews the process and monitors payments for the contractor, architects, engineers, and any other pertinent parties.
  • Administers provisions of Professional Service Agreements between Architects and the District.
  • Coordinates District delivery of related fixtures, furniture, and equipment.
  • Monitors and manages project close-out with respect to project certification with the Division of State Architects (DSA) and project financial close-out.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Required Experience:

  • Fifteen (15) years full-time paid professional experience in Construction and/or a combination of Project and Construction Management of Commercial and/or Public/Educational Facility Construction.
  • Five (5) of the fifteen (15) years should have full responsibility for coordinating complex projects with construction values in excess of $20M.

Additional Preferred Experience:

  • Design Build Experience
  • 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.
  • Safety and OSHA Safety Regulations (OSHA 30 minimum).

Required Education:

  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management.
  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree. Candidate must be able to complete the Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential within one (1) year of employment in the Facilities Services Division of the client.
  • College undergraduate but possess more than 20 years of Construction or Project Management experience and must complete the Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential within one (1) year of employment in the Facilities Services Division.
  • Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential, which may substitute for the required education.

Preferred Licenses and Certificates:

  • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
  • A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI).

Salary range: $165,000 - $175,000 per year.

Location: Los Angeles, CA - 100 percent onsite.

Our Company

Cordoba Corporation is a nationally recognized civil engineering, construction management, program management, and planning firm. We specialize in education and facilities, transportation, and water and energy. In collaboration with our clients, Cordoba has facilitated the development of several complex and highly visible infrastructure projects throughout California.
Our efforts have resulted in national recognition from Engineering News-Record as a “top 100 construction management firm” and a “top 50 program management firm”. We are proud to share that ENR has also recently recognized Cordoba in 2018 as a “top 100 design firm” in California.  
Cordoba's business model has been commended for its efficiency, encouraging work dynamic, and its multifaceted approach toward projects. Many of our professionals have received praise in the media as leaders in their field of expertise.
We have established a statewide presence throughout California. Headquartered in Los Angeles, we also have offices located in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Ramon, Chatsworth, Santa Ana, and San Diego.
Cordoba Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.
Cordoba Corporation expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
If you need special assistance or accommodation, please contact Cordoba Corporations HR Department at: (213)895-0224.


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