Construction Services Assistant Project Manager (40 Hour)


Recruitment #230323-6569FS-001


Do you have experience in the design, construction, leasing and/or management of commercial, industrial or institutional building projects? If so, read below to learn more!

The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is now accepting applications from qualified individuals for multiple Construction Services Assistant Project Manager positions!



Construction Services Project Management operates in three teams, each lead by an Assistant Director of Project Management (ADPM).  These teams include Project Managers, Associate Project Managers, and Assistant Project Managers who manage the State’s vertical construction and renovation projects.  The division is collectively responsible for over $1,500,000,000 in design and construction projects for twenty-four (24) State agencies.

The Assistant Project Manager acts as a technical assistant to a Construction Services Project Manager or Construction Services Associate Project Manager.


  • Monday - Friday
  • Full-time (40 hours per week)
  • First shift (preferred hours 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM)
  • Location:  450 Columbus Boulevard in Hartford, CT
  • Hybrid work environment (combination of on-site and remote work)
  • Alternative work schedule available
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Selection Plan

To Apply:

  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
  • In order to receive educational credits toward qualification for this job posting, the institution must be accredited. If the institution of higher learning is located outside of the U.S., you are responsible for providing documentation from a recognized USA accrediting service which specializes in determining foreign education equivalencies to the recruiter listed on this job posting.
  • All application materials 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 should be made to

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  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
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  • Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Connect With Us:

Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Frank DeCusati at or 860-713-5176.


In the Department of Construction 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.


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.


Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and methods of architectural or engineering design, building design and design aspects of building modification and construction; considerable knowledge of project management; knowledge of building materials and codes; knowledge of contractual documentation; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to read and interpret construction drawings.


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, construction supervision, leasing, facilities management or project management.


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.


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


  • A degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management
  • Experience with Construction Project Management Software (PMWeb, Procore or e-Builder)
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, Project, Teams and OneDrive
  • Experience in architectural or engineering design, construction supervision, or project management
  • Experience in Critical Path Scheduling



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