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Jan 17, 2020

San Francisco County Transportation Authority - TIMMA Program Manager, Capital Projects Division

San Francisco

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is currently seeking a TIMMA Program Manager.

The TIMMA Program Manager plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, and manages the day-today operations of the Treasure Island Mobility Management Program. In 2014, the San Francisco County Transportation Authority was designated as the Treasure Island Mobility Management Agency (TIMMA) to develop a transportation plan to serve residents, businesses, and visitors of Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island. TIMMA is working to help make Treasure Island a diverse, sustainable, and family- friendly transit-oriented community.

TIMMA Program Manager, Capital Projects Division
Annual Compensation Range: $146,740 – $202,500

This recruitment will remain open until filled. However, first consideration will be given to individuals who respond by February 7, 2020.

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please go to our website to learn more about the position.

Dec 17, 2019

Vanir Construction Management, Inc. - Business Development Manager (Bay Area)

San Francisco Bay Area

We are currently seeking a Business Development Manager to join the team in San Francisco, California. The Business Development Manager will be responsible for pursuing inside and outside sales. This person will also work closely with Vanir's Bay Area office to help develop recruitment goals for upcoming and existing projects. The goal will be to create and implement a sourcing strategy for the Bay Area to meet current talent acquisition needs and build a pipeline for future roles. The ideal candidate will maintain positive working relationships, and communicate effectively with a variety of groups and individuals. This individual will work to improve existing methods and increase productivity and accuracy; think creatively and strategically; successfully mentor and complete work in a team-based environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Leads overall development and implementation of marketing and sales strategy for various initiatives
• Works closely with the business development and recruiting teams, and practices leadership in developing and executing specific marketing activities
• Develops strategy for project-specific marketing activities in concert with the business development team, principals, and project executives
• Provides sourcing and search activities utilizing resume databases, in-house talent management systems, online resources, associations, internal and external referrals
• Serves as a communication link between area offices and corporate resources, sharing marketing, business development, and recruiting activities and efficacy of efforts
• Forming and sustaining relationships with management to support their recruiting needs
• Attend and represent Vanir at career and networking events
• Assists with proposal preparation which includes written responses to Request for Qualifications (RFQs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
• Helps with interview preparation and development of win strategies
• Assists in other business development, marketing, and recruiting areas as requested or assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, or related construction / technical of study is required
• 5+ years of experience in marketing, business development, or recruiting is required
• Knowledge of construction management industry is required
• Have established professional relationships within the industry and the drive to grow business


Link to Job Posting


Nov 27, 2019

Sacramento County - Associate Engineer/Architect

Sacramento CA

Positions in this series perform a variety of professional engineering and/or architectural activities in connection with the planning, design, construction, alteration, code enforcement, surveying, testing of materials, contract administration and/or management of public works projects, including, but not limited to, buildings and other structures; streets, highways and bridges; sewer, water, and drainage pipeline systems; water supply; wastewater treatment; solid waste management; airports and parks; and site improvements.

Explore your career with purpose 


Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of

Applicable to all Options

  • Engineering and design analysis

  • Engineering and architectural procedures and principles

  • Construction practices and safety requirements

  • The strength, properties, and use of materials in building construction

  • Principles and techniques of personnel management training and supervision

  • General knowledge of City, County, State, and Federal building codes and regulations and the principles upon which the codes and regulations are based

  • Report and specification writing

  • Plans and specification requirements

Building Design Option

  • Effective space utilization

  • Contracts and the legal relationships between owner, architect, consultant, contractor and sub-contractor

  • Drafting practices and techniques

  • Program requirements

  • Interrelationship between human and environmental factors as they apply to building design

Building Inspection Option

  • Principles and practices applicable to the structural evaluation and design of complex buildings and structures

  • Construction code requirements including, but not limited to, occupancy safety, fire resistive construction, approved standards, and State disability accessibility requirements

  • Building permit procedures used by local governments

Ability to

  • Prepare plans and specifications

  • Review plans and specifications and recognize and require needed changes prior to approval

  • Make estimates to materials, labor, and other elements entering into the cost of building construction, remodeling, and maintenance

  • Supervise the work of office staff; establish and maintain effective working relationships

  • Prepare correspondence, schedules, and technical reports


Employment Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications  
Current registration as a Civil Engineer or Architect in the State of California

Link to Job Posting


Nov 15, 2019

East Bay Municipal Utility District - Engineering Manager (Construction)

Oakland CA

East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (EBMUD’s) Engineering and Construction Department is seeking a highly qualified individual with exceptional technical, interpersonal and communication skills. The current opening manages the Construction Division, reporting to the Director, Engineering and Construction. Sections within the Division include Construction Management and Inspection, Survey, and Plant Inspection. The work performed by the Division includes:
• Managing the construction of major capital projects averaging approximately $80,000,000 per year in value. The projects range in size from less than $100,000 to over $80,000,000, and include a wide variety of construction types including: pipelines, tunnels, dams, pumping plants, reservoirs, treatment facilities, recreational facilities and buildings.
• Interpreting and administering construction and professional services contracts.
• Performing field inspection of projects mentioned above.
• Performing factory inspection of materials purchased by the EBMUD including pipes, appurtenances and pumps.
• Performing surveying work for a range of uses including preliminary design, final design, construction and legal descriptions.
• Surveying support for planning, design and construction of capital projects; real estate transactions and operational and maintenance concerns.

The work generally occurs within the service area but sometimes occurs at remote locations and could accordingly require travel.

• Provide leadership and motivation to a staff of approximately 80;
• Plan, direct, coordinate and review the work of professional engineering, technical, and administrative support staff and consultants;
• Demonstrate exceptional expertise in the proactive management of multiple large construction projects and administration of complex contracts, including the ability to prevent and resolve claims;
• Represent EBMUD, the department and the division effectively in a wide range of meetings and negotiations, often in highly political environments;
• Prepare and administer the division budget;
• Coordinate division activities with other EBMUD work groups, consultants, contractors, and representatives of other agencies;
• Work collaboratively to provide timely and efficient service to internal and external customers;
• Respond to changing demands with flexibility and innovation;
• Manage and prioritize multiple competing interests with diplomacy and tact;
• Establish and implement performance and quality control standards; and
• Demonstrate superior verbal and written communication skills.

The annual salary is $153,144 up to $221,196. Initial placement within the range is based upon qualifications. Appointment is typically made at or below the control point ($199,080 per year).

EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.

1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in a civil, mechanical or electrical engineering curriculum from an ABET accredited college or university, or a California EIT Certificate.
2. Experience: Eight years of professional engineering experience with a minimum of two years at a supervisory level comparable to EBMUD’s Senior Engineer classification.
3. Licensing: Current registration as a Professional Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineer in the State of California.
4. An advanced degree in an accredited engineering curriculum may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at www.ebmud.com/jobs by 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 29, 2019. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.

EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability
Job Hotline: (510) 287-0742

Nov 15, 2019

Leland Saylor Associates - Senior Cost Estimator

Walnut Creek CA

Company Description

For over 50 years, Leland Saylor Associates (LSA) has been a nationally recognized construction consulting firm providing expertise in the areas of estimating, scheduling, value engineering, and construction management. We are proud to be the cost advisor on some of the largest, most technically complex projects in the nation specializing in airports, justice facilities, laboratories, healthcare, education, and infrastructure projects. Leland Saylor is also known for our industry leading cost manuals, used by owners and construction professionals throughout the US.

We have an opportunity for a Senior Cost Estimator to join our team at our headquarters in Walnut Creek, CA. The Senior Cost Estimator will manage estimating operations for our west coast teams. We seek like-minded professionals who have a passion for estimating, drive to achieve results, creative problem-solving ability, and a dedication to client service and relationship management. Come join us and partner with our world class team and do your best work.

Positive Work Environment

Employees make the difference at Saylor and your teamwork is valued. Everyone contributes, and that contribution is recognized by senior staff. A sense of purpose in your employment is important. The Saylor company is staffed with genuine individuals and together, we deliver projects that make a difference to our communities. Hospitals, public venues, workspaces, education facilities, public administration and transportation projects are delivered for our clients to make our world a better place.

Flexible and Fun

We keep things moving for you and we have fun at work. We are flexible on work hours and have frequent team building events. Company favorites include our Giants home opener or annual wine tasting event.

Personal Development

Saylor supports the professional and personal development of our staff. Free tuition for approved course work and access to professional conferences are part of our culture and commitment to staff.

Job Description

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Cost Estimator to work on high profile, multi-million and billion-dollar infrastructure programs in our San Francisco office. The Senior Cost Estimator will have a demonstrated ability to develop Bill of Quantities (BOQ), Bill of Materials (BOM) at all phases of pre-design and design, who has 10+ years related experience. Types of services will be primarily design phase estimating, peer review/validation, and on-site change order estimating.

Daily duties to include:

* Prepare accurate and detailed construction cost and project cost estimates from conceptual design through final construction document level design; * Construction phase change order estimating and negotiation;
* Value engineering;
* Managing projects to ensure profitability;
* Nurturing client relationships;
* Training and mentoring junior staff.


* 10+ years related experience in a variety of building projects (for example: medical, aviation, schools, etc.), with projects in excess of $5M;

* B.S. in Engineering and/or Construction Management/Quantity Surveying or related field;

* Industry specific certification is a plus (RICS, AACE, Charter QS, CCE, CPE, etc.);

* Current knowledge of SF construction market;

* Ability to manage budgets, schedules, and projects to ensure client satisfaction;

* Ability to work effectively with engineers and owners;

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

* Strong knowledge of MS Excel;

* Ability to work onsite at our San Francisco office, and travel to clients as needed.

Additional information

Our business is thriving and we offer unlimited opportunities for growth and career advancement. Additionally, we offer a competitive rate, flexibility, and an environment that recognizes and rewards hard work, with unlimited opportunities for professional development and advancement.

Please apply with a cover letter and CV. We look forward to hearing from you!

Leland Saylor Associates is an equal opportunity employer and makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of merit.

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