Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Building Construction Project Supervisor (40 Hour)

Recruitment #220518-1441FE-001


The State of Connecticut Military Department(CTMD) is accepting applications for a Building Construction Project Supervisor position located at the Governor William A. O'Neill Armory, located in Hartford.  The CTMD is a unique dual-status agency, having both federal and state missions.  The CTMD'S primary public responsibilities are (1) to train, resource and coordinate state emergency response assets and (2) to plan for and protect citizens and their property in times of war, terrorism, invasion, rebellion, riot or disaster.  The CTMD is committed to conducting military operations in an environmentally friendly manner.

Hours: This current position is first shift, Monday through Friday, 7:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (375 hours). 

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee, who has worked for the state for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.

Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application into the State of Connecticut JobApps system. Applicants who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.  NOTE:  In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  At the discretion of the hiring agency, a resume may be required later in the recruitment and selection process.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. 

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualifications. These documents may include a resume, college or trade school transcripts and performance evaluations. Interviews will be limited to applicants whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position. The recruitment process may require more than one interview.

NOTE:  In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a federal background investigation of each candidate may be made before individuals are certified for permanent appointment to the position.

All applications must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests and any other questions pertaining to this recruitment should be made to

Due to the anticipated volume of applications for this opportunity, CTMD will not provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process.  Your application may be used for future CTMD opportunities for this job classification.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Anthony Lewis at or at (860) 548-3248. 


In the Department of Economic and Community Development, this class is accountable for the oversight of planning in accordance with responsible growth standards, coordination and construction of complex building projects belonging to the recipient of agency funding.

In the Military Department, this class is accountable for planning and overseeing the construction of complex building projects belonging to the state and/or federal government.


Oversees and coordinates services of consultants and contractors on funding recipient or agency construction or planning projects to adhere to environmental, sustainable development and responsible growth principles and practices; recommends and reviews construction management contract services and fees to ensure conformance to requirements of contract documents and sustainable requirements; monitors, recommends and reviews construction management and/or administration firm's execution of contract including project design plans and construction cost estimates for large scale or complex projects; ensures adherence to good engineering practices and compliance to latest engineering codes and standards; reviews projects to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; reviews permit applications developed for projects funded by agency or federal government; prepares conceptual roadway, building development, land division and site location plans for complex or large scale agency or federally funded proposals; attends construction workshops and progress meetings to convey management impacts of construction to current contract schedule and budget; reviews and develops construction accounting reports and monitoring programs for internal and external oversight of project; conducts site visits to review compliance with state and federal guidelines and funding conditions; provides assistance in reviewing contract bids and change orders for state or federally funded projects; recommends cost saving measures and construction practices to ensure cost benefits realized on state or federally funded projects; anticipates potential problems and directs resolution in areas of design, contracts scheduling, construction and inspection; communicates with municipal agencies, state agencies, federal government, clients and professional staff to coordinate and facilitate projects; acts as primary liaison between other agency divisions regarding technical and sustainable development planning, engineering and construction issues relating to projects; ensures proper record management and report systems in place; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and methods of large scale building construction and/or renovation; considerable knowledge of sustainable development practices and responsible growth principles; considerable knowledge of building construction and/or renovation management concepts; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; knowledge of environmental policies and practices; knowledge of building materials and design work including trade areas, information technology and architecture; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to plan, direct, coordinate, supervise, expedite and evaluate work of construction management and/or administration firms and other technical staff involved in design, review and construction of particularly large complex building projects; ability to maintain records and prepare reports.


Eight (8) years of experience in the engineering design and review of large construction projects including environmental planning and land preparation, utility services and sustainable development practices for housing development and/or specialty and commercial buildings.

Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Eight (8) years of experience in design and construction of large projects including mental health facilities.


One (1) year of the General Experience must have included responsibility for project administration of large complex construction projects.

Note: Large complex projects are not intended to include residential homes.


1. College training in architecture or engineering 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.

2. A Master's degree in architecture or engineering may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


  • Experience with the State Building and Fire-Safety Codes and industry standards, including plan review and inspection of building.
  • Experience managing multiple diverse projects of varying scale.
  • Supervisory experience.


1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

2. Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. 



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.