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Associate Director, Capital Projects

Company: The Wonderful Company
Location: Delano
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

The Wonderful Company is a privately held, vertically integrated company with $5B in revenue and over a dozen businesses. Over the last five years, we have doubled in size and are on pace to continue this trajectory for years ahead.

Here at The Wonderful Company, we are building a 'best in class' Construction Management Team. We need an organized and experienced leader to partner with the Wonderful Citrus, POM Wonderful and Wonderful Pistachios business units to help drive, develop, and execute capital projects. The Associate Director of Capital Projects will provide budget preparation and oversite, organization, implementation, scheduling and have the ability to interact with contractors, suppliers and various levels of management. This individual will play a senior-level role and be responsible for all aspects of project management. This is a "hands-on" position responsible for handling multiple assignments at any one time.

Job Description

A Day in the Life at Wonderful:

Work with and maintain relationship with the supporting business unit
Develop and present capital plan to Business Unit Executive Committee
Manage team that will develop and execute capital projects for the supporting business unit
Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion for complex projects
Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
Work with local government agencies or utilities to obtain pertinent permits
Review the work progress on daily basis
Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
Analyze, manage, and mitigate risks
Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
Maintain a Safe Construction Zone -- ensure all contracts meet and follow OSHA standards


Your Contribution to Wonderful:

Minimum 10 Years of Facilities/Construction Project Management experience
BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, or related field
Proven working experience in construction management. Strong commercial experience. Experience working in a high-end residential environment a big plus
Understand all permitting/regulations required i.e. CEQA, SWPPP, Phase I, II, or III Environmental, SJVAPCD regulations, Earthwork and Building permits, etc.
Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards
Understanding of all facets of the construction process
Familiarity with construction management software packages
Valid California State driver's license required since it's required to drive to Central Valley project locations
COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless candidate has a legally valid exemption


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Additional Information

Wonderful's Dedication to You:

Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7 online access to a physician), Vision, Dental and 401k with match eligibility
Opportunities for development and internal mobility
Manager and leadership training, biweekly L&OD webinars, and eLearning offerings
Companywide problem solving and continuous improvement training
Wonderful Giving ( - allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice
Company focus on wellness and health including virtual yoga and mindful meditation classes

Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Wonderful Company is a privately held $5 billion company dedicated to harvesting health around the world through its iconic consumer brands. The company's 10,000 employees worldwide are committed to bringing consumers everywhere the freshest, most wholesome pistachios, citrus and pomegranates; bottling the finest water and wines; and creating colorful bouquets that are sure to touch the heart. This commitment is reflected in the company's market share: Wonderful Pistachios - is America's No. 1 tree nut and America's fastest-growing snack; Wonderful - Halos - is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America; POM Wonderful - is the No. 1 100% pomegranate brand in America; FIJI - Water is America's No. 1 premium imported bottled water brand; JUSTIN - Wine has the No. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon in California; and Teleflora - is the world's leading floral delivery service.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and its core values, visit, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To view the current Corporate Social Responsibility report, visit

The Wonderful Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

EEO is the law

Keywords: The Wonderful Company, Delano , Associate Director, Capital Projects, Executive , Delano, California

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