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Turner & Townsend Construction Project Manager in Santa Barbara, California

Company Description

From the inception of a project through to completion and beyond, Turner & Townsend help to deliver the outcomes that matter through transformational programs covering the full spectrum of consultancy, project delivery and post-project operations.

With offices located globally, you're never far away from our services. Working from 118 offices in 50 countries, we make the difference to projects across the real estate (https://www.turnerandtownsend.com/en/expertise/real-estate/) , infrastructure (https://www.turnerandtownsend.com/en/expertise/infrastructure/) and natural resources (https://www.turnerandtownsend.com/en/expertise/natural-resources/) sectors worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

In November 2021, CBRE acquired controlling ownership interest in Turner & Townsend forming a strategic partnership between the firms. Effective January 1, 2023, CBRE Heery, formerly operating under CBRE, will now operate as a subsidiary of Turner & Townsend Inc. CBRE Heery will continue under the legal entity name “CBRE Heery” until such time that a formal name change to “Turner & Townsend Heery” is made.

Job Description

Turner & Townsend Heery is seeking a Construction Project Manager to monitor construction projects for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery on construction projects in Santa Barbara California.

*Responsibilities: *

  • Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction.

  • Review status of work completed during the period covered.

  • Review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.

  • Review contractors' direct cost payment requisitions and budget status.

  • Review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance.

  • Review of change orders.

  • Review of Developer's monthly job cost reports and opine on adequacy of contingency.

  • Review of construction and disbursement schedules.

  • Review of lien waiver and other documentation submitted by the Developer.

  • Prepare project status reports and recommend the release of construction funds.

  • Review contract drawings and specifications and opine for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering best practices.

  • Analyze the Developer's direct and indirect cost budget including cost estimate back-up coordinate with the Cost Advisory group performing parameter estimates, spot quantity take-offs

  • Review of supporting documentation submitted by the Developer, contractor and subcontractors.

  • Review and make relevant comments concerning the terms of the construction agreement, the submitted subcontracts, architectural and engineering design agreements, building loan agreement as well as review both Contractor and Architect's qualification statements.

  • Review and comment on construction and disbursement schedules as well as other submitted document including but not limited to:

  • Zoning approvals

  • Certified surveys

  • Building permits and approvals

  • Utility company approval letters

  • Soil and foundation engineering reports

  • Designer's certification of code and ADA compliance.

  • Prepare Construction Risk Assessment Reports.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.

  • May provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers.

  • May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.

  • Ability to effectively present information.

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles.

  • Ability to calculate complex figures.

  • Ability to forecast and prepare budgets.

  • Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.

  • Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations.

  • Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment.

  • Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.

  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings.

  • Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.

  • Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements.

  • Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems.

  • Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized.

  • Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.

  • Minimum four or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience.

  • Public sector construction experience required.

  • Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.

Additional Information

The salary range for this full-time role is $125k-$150k per year. Ranges are determined by role and level and represent a good faith effort to provide a fair and equitable salary. This range is a reflection of base salary only, not of a total compensation package.  Please note Turner & Townsend reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range, depending on candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please find out more about us at www.turnerandtownsend.com/

Turner & Townsend does not accept any speculative or unsolicited CV’s that have been sent to our internal recruitment team or hiring managers from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list or that have not followed due process. Any speculative or unsolicited CV’s will be treated as a direct application.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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