San Diego Zoo Careers – Construction Project Supervisor

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Job Description:

The Construction Project Supervisor supports San Diego Zoo Global’s mission and vision of saving species worldwide by uniting our expertise in animal care and conservation science with our dedication to inspiring passion for nature and the leading the fight against extinction. The Construction Project Supervisor is responsible for overseeing constructions projects in support of facilities renewal at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and coordinating employees and contractors on other projects as assigned. This position reports to the Director of Facilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee contractors in the construction and remodeling of facilities at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Manage project bid process including obtaining contract proposals and negotiating contracts
  • Prepare project plans, develop and coordinate project schedules and ensure that proposal request specifications are met
  • Conduct safety inspections of project sites and ensure safety standards are being met
  • Effectively plan and execute projects with a wide range of complexity from initiation through closeout, including project schedule and cost status
  • Ensure deliverables are met on-time, within budget, and within scope
  • Exercise fiscal responsibility by monitoring assigned budgets, estimate project costs and participate in project concept and budget development

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in a zoological setting is desirable
  • California Driver License
  • Architectural training or coursework is desirable
  • 2 years of experience in construction in a Zoo/Theme Park Setting
  • 5 years of experience in the construction industry Or
  • Experience with agency submittals, permitting, and code compliance preferred
  • Coursework in civil engineering; structural engineering, or a related field is desirable

Job Details:

Company:  San Diego Zoo Global

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Jose, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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