Manpower Group Sr Project Manager with KB Home (Wildomar, CA) in Wildomar, California

KB Home is currently seeking a Forward Planner/Project Manager for the Inland Empire Division

This Project Manager of Forward Planning is responsible for managing land assets from project inception through securing of entitlements to bond exoneration. This includes the ability to secure necessary engineering plans, permits and other governmental or quasi-governmental approvals needed to develop lots and build houses.


* Land Entitlement and Government Approvals

Review and processing of tentative maps, zone changes, final maps, civil engineering plans, applications, Formations, Annexations, architectural permits, BRE approvals, environmental approvals. Work with staff and elected bodies to manage approval process

* Final Engineering and Forward Planning Consultants

Contract and manage team of consultants which will likely include; civil engineer, landscape architect, land use attorneys, dry utility consultant, title company, environmental consultants and geotechnical engineers.

* Architectural Permits

Prepare and process all conceptual and construction drawings for project architectural product through staff and public hearings (as needed)

* Budget Management

Responsible to prepare and maintain fee & tech and development budgets and communicate budget status as needed to Division Finance and NAPA personnel

* Development Coordination

Coordinate with the development purchasing and field staff as required during the bid administration, value engineering and construction of projects


* Education/Certifications/Licenses

Bachelor's Degree required (Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, Architecture, Construction Management or similar discipline)

* 5+ years prior experience in Civil Engineering, Public Planning and/or Forward Planning with a familiarity in dealing with Governmental Agencies and Project Management

* Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

-Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in efficient and accurate manner

-Solid understanding of Civil Engineering and Land Development Principles

-A complete understanding of fundamental Real Estate and Urban/Suburban planning concepts

-Consistently shows attention to detail

-Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

-Proven ability to multi-task and complete tasks within a scheduled timeframe

-Computer skills are a necessity (Excel, Microsoft Project, Word)

* Work Requirements

-Must work 8-hour days (during core business hours) with flexibility for longer hours as needed and occasional weekends.

-Must conduct business in a professional and ethical manner to potential buyers, external business associates and coworkers to reinforce goodwill and profitability for the company.

Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!