Junior Program/Project Manager (Closed)

Aug 25 2023 admin Comments Off on Junior Program/Project Manager (Closed)
  • Full Time


Client / Project:                Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Maintenance & Operations (M&O)
Salary Range:                     $97.0K to $114.8K annual base salary, depending upon experience.
Number of positions:      Two (2)


  • Assist in planning, coordinating, processing, and expediting projects relative to the construction, modernization, installation and repair of schools, administrative buildings, and other facilities.
  • Perform liaison duties among District Project Management Units, Maintenance and Operations Areas, Environmental Consultants and Abatement contractors, involved in Facilities construction, renovation & repairs.
  • Review Requests for Assistance (RFAs) with FETU technical staff, determine scope of work and review project drawings.
  • Perform initial funding line review and coordinate with facilities accounting staff for appropriate project funding. Prepare funding request packages.
  • Plan projects, track job progress and report actual labor charges.
  • Request cost proposals from environmental consultants, review cost proposals to determine accuracy, rationality and viability.
  • Work with technical personnel to estimate costs of asbestos and lead abatements.
  • Initiate & execute Asbestos Abatement and Lead Remediation, A&B Contracts, Task Order & JOC Contracts.
  • Coordinate, plan, and assist in scheduling lead & asbestos abatements for various projects prior to demolition and renovations of school facilities and temporary housing of students and school staff during such activities.
  • Review contractor’s submittals, daily logs and certified payroll for approval of invoices.
  • Check and analyze requests for alterations in scope of work plans and determine the merit and validity of change orders and cost increases.
  • Provide support to FETU Technical Staff on project closeout and certification efforts.
  • Prepare requests and justifications for bid processing and coordinate and monitor the entire contract award process.
  • Update FETU projects tracking sheet to track project progress.
  • Attend Job Start meetings to review asbestos, lead, and safety requirements with the contractor and the other related parties in attendance; ensure that meeting minutes are documented and reported to project participants.


  • Minimum of 3 years full time paid professional experience in the Project/Construction Management of projects, preferably in an educational facility construction projects or public agency projects, involved in all phases of the construction projects including pre-construction activities and planning, monitoring construction progress and close-out activities.
  • Experience in safety construction protocols, Cal OSHA requirements and environmental procedures is a plus.


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction Management or Environmental field.
  • Candidates without a degree may compensate for experience on a year for year basis.


Use of Asset and Work Management System (Maximo)


Deadline to submit resume:
Wednesday September 20, 2023 @ 9:00am (late submissions cannot be accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements: hr@paragon‐em.com
Subject line: LAUSD Junior Program/Project Manager

Approximate Processing Time:
SHORTLIST: Within 1 week after deadline to submit resume.
INTERVIEW: Within 2 weeks after deadline to submit resume.
SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Within 3 weeks after deadline to submit resume.
Recruitment No.: JMOPM-0923-24

To apply for this job email your details to hr@paragon-em.com