ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
Under general direction of the Capital Projects Construction and Project Management Director, the Assistant Project Manager designs and develops cost estimates; writes specifications for new building, engineering projects and the remodeling and repair of existing District facilities; carries out all phases of construction management during projects; and performs related work as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The following is used as a partial description and is not restrictive as to duties required.
- Consult with requesting Departments to determine project requirements; design preliminary sketches for review and
- Draw plans and specify project requirement and coordinate with others to prepare total project packages for bidding and construction
- Develop materials and labor cost estimates for proposed projects; determine the amount of budget allocation requests.
- Draft requests for permission to go to bid; submit necessary documentation for project justification.
- Develop and submit advertisements for bid requests; develop project proposal for review by possible
- Recommend project modifications to reduce costs in cases where bids exceed the approved budget.
- Initiate project construction by conducting pre-construction conferences with contractors and District representatives to review contract terms, specifications, general construction procedures, contractor’s proof of adequate insurance, and ensure compliance with District
- Conduct on-site inspections of construction projects in progress, ensuring conformance with specifications and contract terms, and issuing stop work orders if substandard methods and/or materials are being used.
- Recommend approval of progress payments to contractors based upon completion of approved work. Maintain account records for all billings and payments related to projects.
- Conduct final project walk-through with appropriate persons to determine compliance with contract provisions prior to submitting a recommendation for bond release and approval of final
- Review plans and specifications and develop solutions for problems in remodeling, roofing, parking facilities, buildings, grading and drainage, and other facility aspects.
Education/Experience: Any combination of education/experience that could likely provide the required knowledge in qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related field.
Experience: Zero to two years of discipline engineering experience. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply”
Licenses/Certificates: A valid driver’s license is required at the time of appointment.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS
Preferred experience includes performing plan interpretation and review, constructability review, building code and specification review, construction procedures, quality of materials, safety standards, and knowledge of basic math and trigonometry
COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES
Knowledge of/ Skill in/Ability to:
- Architectural and engineering practices and procedures, including the elements of design, working drawings, and specifications.
- International Building Codes.
- Sound construction procedures, safety standards for trades work, and quality of construction materials.
- Basic math and trigonometry.
- Construction documents
- CAD standards
- Read and interpret building codes, applicable laws, and regulations
- Organize and administer construction projects.
- Establish and maintain project budgets and schedules.
- Operate a computer and computer programs.
- Draw plans from sketches
The work environment and exposures described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meetings and training rooms, libraries, residences, or commercial vehicles, e.g., use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.