In the Department of Administrative Services this class is accountable for performing the most complex duties in the area of engineering OR coordinating all phases of design for state buildings including the architectural, engineering, code review, cost review or equipment functions.
Works under the limited supervision of a Construction Services Project Manager, Construction Services Supervisor (Project Management) or other employee of higher grade.
May lead lower level technical and clerical employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Acts as a technical assistant to a Construction Services Supervisor (Project Management) or Construction Services Project Manager in review of complex construction plans, drawings, specifications and change orders for completeness, accuracy and consistency with contract documents, codes and agency or statutory requirements;
Participates in electrical, mechanical, structural, civil or telecommunications projects;
Consults with project managers, supervising project managers, consultants, engineers and other design reviewers during design stage of new projects or proposed alterations to existing facilities;
Performs specialized duties in coordinating general construction, electrical, structural, HVAC and plumbing inspectors in respective phases of building construction;
Researches acceptability of products, systems, design and new technology;
Provides advisory services to staff regarding code applications and resolution of field problems;
Audits and approves monthly requisitions for work completed;
Verifies architect change recommendations;
Advises supervisors regarding job conditions, deviations from contract documents, potential delays and claims or conditions with potential for litigation and/or arbitration and makes recommendations for resolution;
May conduct inspections of new or existing buildings, additions and renovations during construction or upon completion for compliance to codes;
May represent project managers at job meetings;
May prepare and maintain construction records and reports;
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;
building materials and codes;
Considerable oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability to read and interpret construction drawings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience in the design, construction, leasing and/or management of commercial, industrial or institutional building projects involving any combination of the following:
architectural or engineering design or review;
facilities management or project management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have included responsibility for contract or change order negotiations and/or coordination of architectural, engineering, code review, cost review, equipment and physical operations.
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 equaling 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.
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 Assistant Project Manager (40 Hour) in Salary Group FS 26 approved effective July 1, 2022. (Revised to modify Purpose of Class and add Acknowledgement section) Item No. 23-065