Sr. Construction Project Manager - Los Angeles

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoWe are the San Francisco Fed, public servants with a congressionally mandated mission to advance the nation’s monetary, financial, and payment systems to build a stronger economy for all Americans. We are a community-engaged bank, and we are committed to understanding and serving the vibrant, diverse people of the Twelfth District. That means we seek and appreciate new perspectives. We respect people for what they do and for who they are. We build opportunities to learn and grow. When you join the SF Fed, you become part of a team united in its purpose to promote an economy that works for everyone.

The Bank's 12th District Facilities Management group is looking for a Sr. Construction Project Manager to join their Construction Management team. The Construction team is responsible for improving and creating innovative office-space environments through effective management of the design and construction activities at the Los Angeles Branch building located in downtown Los Angeles.

We are currently recruiting for a Sr. Construction Project Manager to lead a multi-year effort to build out spaces to support a new fleet of high-speed currency processing machines in the Los Angeles office. In addition to construction expertise, knowledge of air compressors, dedicated HVAC systems, and other types of infrastructure will be important. This project will require day and night work, will be in a highly restricted area, and will be highly auditable.

This position reports to the Senior Facilities Manager. Our ideal candidate is highly motivated and committed to meeting the best industry standards. Solid communications, problem solving skills, and ability to develop meaningful long-term relationships are essential.

Note: This is a term position that will go on until completion of multi-year project. As a term employee of the SF Fed, you are salaried and benefited, and work directly for the Bank.

Location: Federal Reserve Bank Los Angeles Branch (100% on-site)

950 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90015

You will:

  • Develop and communicate scope of work to a diverse audience made up of end-users, partners, and vendors.

  • Assist with the development and management of project budget and change requests.

  • Work with the Procurement Department in the selection and engagement of professional consultants/contractors. Includes preparation of all bid instructions, host bid walks, respond to bidder questions, and conduct bid analysis/evaluations.

  • Execute established building standard practices utilizing appropriate fixtures, finishes, and furnishings.

  • Facilitate drawing and specification reviews with end-user and partner representative(s).

  • Leverage understanding of project sequencing to be able to create and manage project schedules.

  • Identify project risks and apply mitigation plans when needed.

  • Communicate and report project status with team members.

  • Coordinate design process and construction activities which will include vendor building access.

  • Facilitate collaboration with the project team to refine design and resolve construction issues.

  • Inspect and evaluate construction progress to ensure project complies with the approved project plans and specifications.

  • Maintain as-built records drawings and record of project files.

  • Forecast potential construction disruption and formulate plans to minimize impacts for building occupants.

  • Oversee all financial aspects of a project including budgeting, contracts, invoicing, and change orders.

  • Understand and familiarize with standard contract language and use effectively for successful implementation.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.

You are:

  • Knowledgeable and have extraordinary skills in the project management discipline

  • A standout colleague and can work well with others

  • An owner of things from start-to-end

  • Adaptable to change and versatile; willing to help when needed and play numerous roles

  • Organized and understand how to prioritize

  • A self-starter; highly motivated and know how to make things happen

  • Customer service oriented and understanding of other’s needs

  • Curious and driven to never stop learning

  • Impact-driven and enjoy making a difference in the future of people’s work environment

  • A creative problem-solver

  • Enthusiastic and motivated by current industry trends

  • Innovative and tech savvy; know when/how to use applications and tools to your advantage

Desired Experience + Traits

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university or equivalent work experience, preferably in Architecture, Engineering and/or Construction Project Management

  • 8+ years related experience; 5+ years experience in Project Management and/or Construction Management.

  • Ability to read and interpret floor plans, design documents, including complex construction documents


  • Experience working in highly secured environments and user-occupied facilities.

  • Proficient in CAD.

  • Experience with designing or working with compressed air systems, shred takeaways, and other processing equipment.

Base Salary Range: Min: $93,000 - Mid: $120,700 - Max: $148,500 (Location: Los Angeles)

Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant’s background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with market data.


At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we offer a wonderful benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Pretax Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Leave Care, Backup Child Care Program, Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and an unheard-of Retirement / Pension.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

At the SF Fed, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve.

The SF Fed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Building Services/Facilities

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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