Design Manager – San Diego

at Turner Construction
Location San Diego
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Position Description: Lead process to deliver an efficient and economical design to illustrate added value through the bid and construction phase which satisfies client scope and the technical requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine the fundamental direction of the design, lead the entire design team and design process continuously, from the first step in the design phase (concept or schematic design) throughout the execution until completion.
  • Integral part of the construction team, works closely with the Project Executive/Manager and plays a decisive leadership role.
  • Coordinates between design team, estimating, operations and procurement.
  • Communicate effectively between Designers, the Construction team and client representatives.
  • Identify to the design team the procurement strategy and scheduling needs that are to be supported by design process.
  • Secure that design in all phases meets contractual obligations in every way through the review and approval of all construction and shop drawings generated by the design partners and subcontractors.
  • Actively manage and assist the design QAQC process and ensure the results are followed through.
  • Management of the timely delivery of all design documents.
  • Generate and coordinate the relevant subcontractor contractual language relating to design and to deferred submittals.
  • Initiate design reviews and leverage opportunities to optimize design or to detect risks.
  • Coordinate with Peer Review and with AHJ entities
  • May be assigned other duties as needed.

Job Requirements:

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture and ten years' experience in engineering or design Project Management including the Construction Administration portion of engineering and design management or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • Previous industry experience as Designer a plus although not required.
  • Ability to think in a highly structured manner along all design disciplines while also having the required creativity to develop specialized solutions and anticipating potential challenges and opportunities.
  • Enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team environment while keeping an independent professional view on the design.
  • Proven leadership skills necessary to head up large teams and to steer the Team to achieving set goals.
  • Proven extensive work experience in Designing, Estimating and Scheduling.
  • Cross-functional knowledge of the key engineering disciplines (Architectural, Structural, MEP/ HVAC etc.) and the relevant trades.
  • Must be integrative by involving Design Specialists and experts, consultancy and support. 25 to 50 % travel is expected.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move heavy weight.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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