The Project Manager acts as the liaison between project stake holders and contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, consultants, engineers, and District administration during the planning, design, construction, and post-occupancy evaluation phases of specifically assigned capital projects; ensures that projects are planned, designed, constructed and closed out according to District specifications.
- Participates in the development of and monitors construction project programs, plans, designs, and schedules
- Prepares preliminary and final project budgets, monitors commitments and expenditures and presents recommendations for budget adjustments as appropriate
- Oversees and supervises activities for a variety of planning, design, and construction projects
- Develops and maintains project programs and schedules involving external agencies, clients, consultants, contractors, and sub-contractors
- Acts as liaison between client, stakeholders, administrative staff, design professionals and engineers, and coordinates activities of these consultants in the preparation of project design, including drawings and specifications
- Coordinates the services of architects, engineers, contractors, inspectors and other consultants during project planning, design, construction, occupancy, post-occupancy, and close out
- Maintains all necessary records for planning, design, and construction activities for assigned projects
- Reviews and comments on completeness and construct-ability of design documents at appropriate design and review phases of project development
- Manages project procurement phase, contractor outreach, pre-bid job walks, bid evaluation, and preparation of construction contracts
- Conducts pre-bid job site visits, pre-construction meetings, and construction progress meetings
- Oversees that construction work completed complies with current building codes and other regulatory requirements.
- Conducts final inspections of projects as assigned, coordinates project construction closeout procedures
- Resolves job site conflicts by establishing review processes and mechanisms early in the project to minimize delays in job progress and potential impact on project budget
- Performs other duties as assigned
- BS in Engineering or related degree (advanced degree helpful) or equivalent work experience
- Must have strong experience in management of large, high-risk projects and/or multiple projects
- Broad experience and technical skills in many relevant disciplines (estimating, preconstruction, field operations, management and project accounting/finance)
- Excellent written and verbal communications, presentation and influencing skills
- Must have a robust knowledge of Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.