In the Department of Administrative Services this class is accountable for directing staff engaged in management, direction and oversight of assigned design and construction projects.
Receives administrative direction
from an administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff of division.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and
operations of division;
Coordinates, plans and
manages division activities;
Formulates program goals
Develops or assists in
development of related policy;
administers pertinent laws;
Prepares or assists in
preparation of division budget;
Maintains contacts with
individuals both within and outside of division who might impact program
Manages analysis and interpretation
of reports and test results of engineering projects;
Ensures department meets
objectives of complex agency project program including size, quality and
with client agencies to determine and meet their needs and manages all phases
of complex projects from inception through design and construction;
monitoring and overseeing project budgets and ensuring project costs remain
Assists in program
coordination of projects assigned to section including coordination of
technical function with architectural and/or engineering projects;
selection and supervision of architectural and engineering firms, contract
administration, review and approval of Technical Assistance reports;
Negotiates or assists in
negotiating fees, terms and conditions;
Assists in planning
organizational meetings with consultants, agencies and Construction Services staff
to establish work schedules and develop and prepare items for Bond Commission
Analyzes problems and
Prepares reports for
client agency and administration;
Oversees or manages
project management system for all projects assigned to unit;
Ensures tracking systems
and intra-unit communications are kept up to date;
Assistance reports to conform with regulations;
Approves proceed orders
and change orders;
analyzes designs and oversees construction works on projects;
Coordinates with agency
for timely completion;
potentially affecting program throughout entire process;
materials and participates in training technical staff;
Leads the recruitment and
hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
relevant state and federal
laws, statutes and regulations;
relevant agency policies and procedures;
administration of project management programs
including scheduling and financing;
Knowledge of principles and practices of engineering,
architecture, construction management or facilities management and relationship
to building construction and design of buildings, airports, recreational
facilities, shore protection structures, power plants, sanitary and water
systems and electrical systems;
oral and written communication skills;
Ability to coordinate
all technical and administrative work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of experience in the field of project management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have
been in a lead capacity in the functions of the design and/or construction of
large building projects and utilities.
For state employees lead
capacity is interpreted at the level of a Design Engineer 3 or Construction
Services Project Manager.
Certification as a
registered architect or engineer is also interpreted as lead capacity.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in architecture, engineering,
construction management or facilities 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
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 to a moderate degree of discomfort from year-round weather conditions.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
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 Director of Project Management in Salary Group MP 68 approved effective January 3, 2023. (Revised to modify Purpose of Class) Item No. 23-065