Cumming Corporation

501-1,000 employees



Cumming is an international project and cost consultancy. Since opening for business nearly two decades ago, Cumming has grown consistently and substantially. Today, we have over 950 team members and have completed projects in more than 35 countries around the world.

Experts in construction project and cost management services, Cumming’s portfolio includes work across a broad range of sectors. The firm has more than 400 assignments underway at any given time, and has worked on projects worldwide with a collective value in excess of $300 billion.


Cumming specializes in Commercial, Hospitality, Retail, Entertainment, Education, Healthcare and High-End Residential sectors.


Project, Program and Construction Management, Cost Management and Estimating, Dispute Resolution and Consulting, Scheduling, Constructability Review Services, Energy and Sustainability Consulting.


Cumming delivers services through its 36 worldwide offices.

Head office

523 W 6th Street, Suite 1001, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 90014

Project Manager


6 days ago | Los Angeles, California, United States | Cumming Corporation

Project Manager

6 days ago | Los Angeles, California, United States | Cumming Corporation

Cumming Corporation

Opening date:May 05

Closing date: June 05 2021


Type:Full Time

Job description

At Cumming, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest-growing project and cost management consultancies in the United States, as reflected in our top 20 rankings in both ENR and Building Design + Construction , and we were voted one of the best companies to work for in Los Angeles, where we are headquartered. With over 30 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double-digit year-over-year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are limitless!

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to support Education sector projects located in the Los Angeles, CA area. This is a highly visible, high-impact role that will put you at the forefront of building the educational future for the Los Angeles community. We encourage those seeking a challenging role that will give them ample opportunity to engage and impact the community with their talents to apply.


  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and reviews project management activities with regard to design and construction of local bond measures, state matching funds, new construction and modernization projects and reports to the College Project Director (CPD) and the Program Management Office (PMO).
  • Manages and executes the design and/or construction of 6 to 8 projects simultaneously, ranging in construction value from $2M to $30M each.
  • Coordinates with end-users, Architects, and others to develop construction phasing plans and swing space plans. Executes and tracks progress against plans.
  • Works with Architects, Contractors, Inspectors, the Division of State Architect, and others to resolve complex, construction related issues in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Reviews and develops design or construction contract documents, including summary of work, phasing plans, and site logistics plans in coordination with others.
  • Identifies project risks, develops and implements risk mitigation plans successfully. Utilizes the Bond program risk register database to enter and update risks and mitigation plans on a monthly basis.
  • Creates and presents project data clearly to multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Coordinates budget and schedule information with the Relocation Project Manager regarding FF&E, Asset Disposition/Surplus, and Relocation of College staff.
  • Manages and coordinates the planning, programming and design phase of projects with all stakeholders including College user groups, District Facilities staff, PMO staff, and others.
  • Closes out and certifies projects including DSA closeout and financial closeout.
  • Evaluates, processes and tracks change orders and professional services requests in a timely manner, and in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Tracks all project status, updates schedules and provides management reports relative to overall program relative to construction project delivery schedules.
  • Performs constructability reviews and QA/QC on programming, design and construction documents as required.
  • Reports and collaborates with Program Management Office on all project matters.


  • BS/BA Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Construction Management or a closely related field. Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
  • 5 years' of experience in Management of multiple design and construction projects; experience within a large capital improvement program and familiarity with relevant Public Codes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years' of experience in Educational Facility Construction preferred.
  • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM).
  • Knowledge of all parts of the project life cycle, to include master planning, design and closeout.
  • Experience in alternative delivery method (Design-build, etc.).
  • Experience with using a web based project management system such as Proliance.
  • Experience in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects and/or the Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS).
  • Experience in Formal Construction Partnering.
  • Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes or similar.
  • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the California State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
  • A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI).

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Cumming provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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