Job Posting: BMK Construction Analyst

“Love the coast, the environment and have a construction management background?  This might be the job for you!”

This is a limited-term position; position will likely be extended up to twenty-four (24) months.

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The position is located in Oakland, CA

Under the general direction & guidance of the Bay Area Program Manager & in coordination with the Hamilton/Bel Marin Keys (BMK) Project Specialist, the incumbent will help plan & implement the State Coastal Conservancy’s Hamilton Wetlands Restoration project, particularly BMK Phase I & Phase II. The incumbent is responsible for understanding & coordinating aspects of the environmental compliance, design & specification, permitting, & bidding & letting of public works contracts related to the restoration of wetlands, construction of flood protection, handling of contaminated soils, siting & installation of water management infrastructure, & implementation of construction practices & regulations. This work will involve coordination between multiple state agencies, entities & individuals; development of materials for & communications with the public; & establishment of monitoring & implementation plans. The incumbent’s duties reflect the priorities identified in the Conservancy’s Strategic Plan, the Conservancy’s statutory authorities, & the state’s requirements for capital construction projects.

Phase I Implementation and Oversight

Assist in the development & implementation of specific plans, schedules, work elements & task lists, monitoring & evaluation activities related to all aspects of the Phase I construction project, including development of construction bid package, bidding & contracting process, development & management of budgets, ensuring compliance with all permitting requirements, adherence to plans & specifications. Oversee day to day construction activities in collaboration with construction management & design contractors, lead or participate in collaborative teams; ensure project tasks, schedules, & objectives are being met; determine optimal methods to address implementation issues as they arise.Travel as necessary to attend meetings, participate in project tours, & make site inspections and/or meet with contractors, agency representatives, nonprofits and/or community groups, & others during project development & implementation.

Contract and Funds Management

Develop contracts and/or grant agreements, review invoices, fill out required forms & databases, comply with required reporting. Compile information & report on outcomes for permit requirements and/or outside funding for the project, complete all necessary paperwork. Prepare staff recommendations & present projects at Conservancy Board meetings. Manage contracts & grant agreements related to projects, including follow-up to ensure compliance with terms of contracts and/or grants.  Assist with processing of legal agreements (contracts, MOUs, licenses or leases, easements, etc.) as necessary to achieve project outcomes.


Phase II Planning

Assist in the funding & feasibility assessment of, & development of specific plans for, Phase II activities, including design of habitat features; acquisition & planning for dredged material placement; assessment of, handling or remediation of contaminated soils; environmental compliance & permitting; negotiation & execution of agreements necessary to implementation of the tidal phase of restoration at Bel Marin Keys & the North Antenna Field.


General and Administrative Responsibilities

Comply with general State and Conservancy rules, policies, standards, etc., such as maintaining regular hours of work as directed by supervisors, submitting timesheets, travel claims & other such forms in a timely manner, & attending trainings & staff meetings. Work cooperatively with other project & Administrative staff members.

Working Conditions

  • Office setting; Monday through Friday; prolonged periods of sitting (or standing, if preferred)
  • Work on a computer up to 8 hours a day
  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds
  • Indoor work is common, although outdoor work in a wide variety of weather conditions and site conditions will also be necessary
  • Work hours may be various, including weekends, evenings and holidays
  • May require an employee to work in adversarial situations
  • Attend and participate in high level meetings
  • Multitask, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities in a cooperative manner
  • Travel to meetings and projects sites may be required with overnight stays necessary on occasion

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