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Area Manager, Planning Design Construction

CommonSpirit Health Englewood, Colorado

The posted compensation range of $51.66 - $74.91 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-349409 Employment Type Full Time Department Real Estate Operations Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday Remote Yes Category Real Estate

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The Area Manager provides leadership and oversight of design and construction related activities for large, complex (up to $250 million dollars) and/or multiple smaller scale projects that could have an aggregate value up to $250 million dollars. The Area Manager interfaces with Division Strategy and senior hospital leadership for capital project coordination and communication as appropriate. This position manages project objectives and ensures financial control including project budgets, cash flow forecasting and management, and resolution of project risks and contingencies to ensure projects are completed with successful outcomes in quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness. This position reports directly to the Area Director and will supervise 4 or more Senior Project Managers, and/or Project Managers. 

  • Responsible for scheduling and managing the project delivery process for all assigned projects.
  • Leads the project team in establishing scope, schedule and budget and is responsible for maintainingthe objectives throughout each phase of the project. Provides internal and external projectcommunications to ensure all team members are advised of project status.
  • Responsible for coordination between construction team, consultants and facility operations.
  • Monitors construction activities to ensure conformance with approved documents and specifications,regulations, codes, standards and laws that are applicable to the project.
  • Maintains relationships with approving authorities at the federal, state and local level.
  • Participates in negotiating fees and business decisions for project vendors in accordance withCommonSpirit Health policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Construction Management, Engineering, or Architecture and/or equivalent experience required. Master’s preferred 
  • Minimum (10+) years of experience in leading project management design and construction projects. 
  • Thorough working knowledge of project construction budgets and controls.
  • Demonstrated success in delivery of major healthcare capital projects.
  • Experience in facilitating project design and construction related meetings and presentations. 
  • Knowledge of project delivery methods such as design-build, design-bid-build or others. 
  • Experience in developing conceptual project scope, schedules and budgets. 
  • Experience with construction processes, building and life safety codes. 
  • Knowledge of approving authories, OSHPD/ HCAI (for State of  California positions only) and similar regulatory agencies. 

Preferred Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilies

  • Knowledge in health facility pre-construction services.
  • Knowledge in equipment planning processes. 
  • Knowledge of effective problem solving, risk analysis and contingency planning strategies, to communicate with leadership teams. 

Required Special Skills

  • Google Office Suite 
  • MS Project, Excel or similar 
  • Blue Beam, Adobe Pro and/or similar 

Preferred Training

  • Lean Process Improvement 
  • Change Management 
  • Evidence Based Design 
  • Sustainability 
  • Project Management Software

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

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