Senior Healthcare Project Manager
WFH Flexible San Diego, CA Healthcare/Life Science

Who We Are 

At OAC, we do what we love in the service of people who love what we do. This means that we have many different disciplines with one common goal: to serve our clients and communities as trusted partners while focusing on how design and construction can improve all aspects of the built environment. To accomplish this, we focus on hiring professionals who are experts in their fields, inspire others, enjoy sharing knowledge, and see collaboration as not only an asset, but a necessity. If you are passionate about your work and would like to work in a positive, energized environment, then you’ll find a home with us!

Who You Are

Excited to join a great company with amazing benefits and a world class team? We are looking for a driven Senior Healthcare Project Manager for our San Diego/Santa Ana projects. This role requires strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, ability to self-direct, strong background in active hospital project/construction management, client representation and marketing professional services as well as personnel management. The role also requires experience in overall project team selection, site selection, risk evaluation, and value judgment decision making.

**Please note - this is an upcoming opportunity for OAC. The estimated time of hire is Q2, 2024** 

What you will do:

  • Lead or provide support in site selection analysis and decision making.
  • Facilitate involvement of the project’s key stakeholders at appropriate levels and times.
  • Support client’s project administrative needs as appropriate.
  • Implement and maintain project controls, communication reports, and presentation materials.
  • Attend, take meeting minutes, and participate in design and construction meetings.
  • Attend, take meeting minutes, and participate in public meeting meetings and presentations to elected officials, the public, and stakeholders.
  • Develop, coordinate and facilitate hand-off of the facility to client’s operations personnel.
  • Develop or advise on development of warranty, closeout, and commissioning strategies.
  • Lead or assist with development and management of overall project budget, as appropriate to meet client requirements.
  • Review progress payments, cash flow, change requests, RFI’s, and submittals.
  • Lead or assist with development and management of overall project schedule, risk registers, and project management plan.
  • Coordinate overall design and construction process.
  • Develop Request for Qualifications and Request for Proposals.
  • Participate in proposal interviews.
  • Guide design development through applicable sustainability reviews or building certification preparations to meet project/client requirements.
  • Directly supervises and reviews performance of employees or consultants if applicable or as assigned.
  • Develop and mentor staff as appropriate or assigned.
  • Collaborate with internal staff and marketing department for proposal response and business development opportunities.
  • Drive to various job sites/offices.

May require additional job duties. 


 Required Education & Experience

  • BS in Construction Management, Architecture, Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited university.
  • 10+ years of project and construction management experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Bluebeam, Microsoft Project, P6, or other scheduling software.
  • Experience with web-based project management tools.
  • Knowledge of BIM oversight coordination.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Quality Assurance and Quality Control planning, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Demonstrated understanding of design/construction drawings, specifications, and basis of design documents.
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical, electrical, and low voltage systems.
  • Experience in managing complex, acute care hospital projects from pre-construction phases through occupancy.
  • Demonstrated understanding of phasing and system shutdowns associated with continuous hospital facility operations and building systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of infection control protocols and life safety measures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of medical equipment documents and coordination.
  • Experience in value engineering exercises, mock-ups, and move/relocation coordination.
  • Experience in managing design-build contracts in California state.
  • Demonstrated understanding of green and sustainable building practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in management of professional staff.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • DBIA Accredited Professional, a plus.
  • LEED™ Accredited Professional, a plus.

Not meeting every single requirement?

Research indicates that some minority groups tend to hesitate in applying for jobs unless they meet all the qualifications. At OAC, we strongly believe in fostering a diverse, inclusive, and genuine work environment. If you find this position intriguing but your previous experience doesn't perfectly match every qualification listed above, we wholeheartedly encourage you to submit your resume. You might be the ideal candidate for this role or for other opportunities in the future!

Why Work for Us

At OAC we know we are not perfect; therefore, we are committed to continually looking for ways to grow and improve. We are committed to being known as a “best place to work”; in fact, it’s a strategic goal of ours that we are consistently analyzing and working on. We are dedicated to improving the health, well-being, and sense of belonging for all our employees, and we are committed to making better happen - for our employees, our clients, and our community.

In addition to base pay, our benefits include (dependent on employment status):

  • Flexible scheduling and hybrid work arrangements (when feasible).
  • Health benefits for both single employees and families that are above those generally provided by our peers.
  • 100% company paid coverage for employee medical, dental and vision insurance premiums and 70% premium coverage spouse/domestic partner and dependents.
  • The choice between two medical coverage options and two dental plans.
  • Company paid coverage for employees and dependents for on-demand primary medical care.
  • Health savings account with company contribution provided.
  • Health care, limited purpose, and dependent care flexible spending accounts.
  • Company paid short-term, long-term, life and AD&D insurance plans.
  • Voluntary life and AD&D insurance plans.
  • Paid parental leave in addition to state parental leave benefits.
  • 401K retirement plan and up to 5% match of annual.
  • Commuting benefits for transit through a fully paid, company issued ORCA card.
  • Annual discretionary performance bonus.
  • Company purchased iPhone or monthly phone reimbursement.
  • Fitness membership reimbursement.
  • Annual charitable donation matching.
  • Opportunity to purchase company stock when offered and eligible.
  • Paid professional development opportunities.
  • Voluntary AFLAC supplemental insurance.
  • Voluntary Norton LifeLock ID Theft Protection.
  • Generous paid time off including flexible personal holidays, vacation, and sick time.

About the Firm

Founded in 1955, OAC provides public and private multi-disciplinary, building consulting services. OAC delivers comprehensive program management, applying proven management techniques to the planning, design, and construction of a project from inception to completion. OAC's building enclosure team designs efficient, complete, and sustainable building enclosure systems. The Forensic Architecture and Engineering practice at OAC provide investigation, repair design, and expert witness consulting on construction litigation and insurance claims.

The future is bright as we continue to expand - check out our website for more:

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $107,826/year up to $149,783/year. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits.

OAC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, caste, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. 

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Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: to protect the interests of all parties, OAC Services will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate or an approved vendor that has a written and signed agreement in place with OAC Services. Please do not contact or forward resumes to our company employees or locations. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered OAC property. OAC is not responsible for any charges or fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

Salary Description
$107,826 - $149,783