In the Department of Administrative Services this class is accountable for overseeing and coordinating all phases of assigned capital design and construction projects.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
This is a professional advanced working level class distinguished from lower level classes by independent project responsibility. Incumbent's assignments have clear and specific objectives established by Construction Services management. Incumbents possess the flexibility to plan and organize their assignment in compliance with project delivery method, policies, practices and procedures established by Construction Services management. Incumbents in this class are assigned projects with a maximum individual value of forty (40) million dollars and may assist Construction Services Project Managers with day-to-day execution and coordination responsibilities of larger projects.
Works under the limited supervision of a Construction Services Project Manager or other employee of higher grade.
May lead and/or oversee staff, professional architects, engineers and general contractors as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Oversees assigned projects including project budget, quality and schedule;
Oversees work of both external and internal resources such as architects, engineers, consultants and inspection personnel for assigned projects;
Reviews construction plans, drawings, specifications and change orders for completeness, accuracy and consistency with contract documents, codes and agency or statutory requirements;
Maintains accurate records and progress reports on assigned projects;
Oversees assigned 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;
Assists in determining available funding;
Monitors project budgets, ensuring project costs remain within budget;
Communicates with Bidding and Contracts section of contract needs and provides input on required contract documents including preparation of project description for advertising;
Assists in monitoring of contract review;
Recommends bonding needs;
Assists in review of proposals;
Monitors contract execution;
Assists in negotiating fees, terms and conditions;
Ensures timely use of all resource groups;
Coordinates with client agency regarding changes in program content, schedule and costs;
Prepares reports for client agency and administration;
Ensures compliance to codes, permits, etc. through resource group;
Ensures timely resolution to construction problems;
Coordinates with Equipment section to ensure timely delivery of furniture;
Monitors shop drawing processing;
Recommends approval of proceed orders and change orders;
Coordinates with agency for timely occupancy;
Arranges and conducts post-occupancy evaluations;
Identifies issues potentially affecting program throughout entire process;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
principles, practices and methods of architectural or engineering design, building design and design aspects of building modification and construction;
principles, practices and methods of large scale building, design and construction;
legislative process in bonding of funds for capital building projects;
building materials and codes;
state design codes and national standards;
statutes, regulations and laws governing construction permits;
oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability to read and interpret construction drawings;
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;
project estimation or project management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have included performing the most complex duties in the area of engineering or coordinating all phases of design for state buildings including the architectural, engineering, cost review, equipment and physical operations.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Construction Services Assistant Project Manager.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
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.
A Master's degree in architecture, engineering or construction management may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
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).
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
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.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Construction Services Associate Project Manager (37.5 Hour) in Salary Group LS 29 approved effective July 1, 2022. (Revised to modify Purpose of Class and add Acknowledgement section) Item No. 23-065