Department of Administrative Services

Construction Services Project Manager (35 Hour) (0368EE)

$44.81-$64.22 Hourly / $3,136.40-$4,495.14 BiWeekly /
$81,860.04-$117,323.15 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Construction Services this class is accountable for managing, directing and overseeing the entire operation of assigned design and construction projects from initial plans through design and construction to occupancy of facilities and post-occupancy evaluations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the direction of an administrative official or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May supervise and/or monitor staff, professional architects, engineers and general contractors as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Ensures department meets objectives of agency project program including size, quality and schedule; makes arrangements for utilization and oversees work of both external and internal resources such as architects, engineers, consultants and inspection personnel for each project; coordinates contacts with client agencies to determine and meet their needs and manages all phases of projects from inception through design and construction up to and including furnishing and occupancy; conducts project planning conference with client agency to determine scope of project and services required; establishes resource requirements; determines availability of funding; responsible for monitoring and overseeing project budgets and ensuring projects costs remain within budget; notifies Bidding and Contracts section of contract needs and provides input on required contract documents including preparation of project description for advertising; monitors contract review; establishes bonding needs; evaluates architectural and engineering firms proposing to contract with state; assists in reviews of proposals; monitors and directs contract execution; negotiates or assists in negotiating fees, terms and conditions; ensures timely use of all resource groups; conducts meetings (project construction, etc.); coordinates with client agency regarding changes in program content, schedule and costs; prepares report for client agency and administration; ensures compliance to codes, permits, etc. through resource group; ensures timely resolution of construction problems; monitors shop drawing processing; recommends approval of proceed orders and change orders; ensures timely completion of construction; coordinates with Equipment section to ensure timely delivery of furniture; coordinates with agency for timely occupancy; arranges and conducts post-occupancy evaluations; must identify issues potentially affecting program throughout entire process; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and methods of large scale building design and construction; considerable knowledge of project management concepts; considerable knowledge of legislative process in bonding of funds for capital building projects; knowledge of state design codes and national standards; knowledge of statutes, regulations and laws governing construction permits; knowledge of building materials; knowledge of contract documentation; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; negotiating skills; considerable administrative ability; ability to maintain records and prepare reports; mathematical ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Eight (8) years of experience in the design and construction of commercial, industrial or institutional structures involving any combination of the following: architectural or engineering design or review; construction supervision; project estimation or project management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have included responsibility for contract negotiations and coordination of architectural, engineering, cost review, equipment and physical operations.

Note: For state employees the Special Experience is interpreted at the level of Construction Services Associate Project Manager.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training in architecture, engineering or construction management may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A Master's degree in architecture, engineering or construction management may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess a Professional Architect or Engineer License, Associate Constructor or Professional Constructor certification (AC-American Institute of Constructors) or Certificate as an Engineer in Training (EIT-National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying).
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or physical harm from construction site environments and a moderate degree from year round weather conditions.

COMPENSATION GUIDELINES

  1. The classification of Construction Services Project Manager is assigned to the 31a Salary Group. Incumbents are entitled to the 13th Step based upon a Stipulated Agreement concerning this classification signed effective October 12, 2007.
  2. The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan EE in CORE-CT.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(11)-Engineering

BARGAINING UNIT

(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

EE 31

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Public Works Project Manager in Salary Group ES 31 approved effective April 25, 2008. (Revised to update agency name)

EFFECTIVE DATE

8/24/2012

CLASS: 0368EE; EST: 10/5/1990; REV: 8/24/2012;