Construction Project Manager

Recruitment #010820-MFGA01-400300

Introduction

 

The Division of Parks and Recreation oversees more than 26,000 acres in 17 state parks, the Brandywine Zoo. The Division protects cultural and historic resources, and provides a wide variety of recreational facilities for Delawareans and visitors.

 

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Summary Statement

This position will assist in the construction of capital projects within the Delaware State Park System by: providing technical input related to construction means and methods during planning and design; estimating the construction costs of projects to assist with budget development; reviewing construction documents prior to bidding for constructability and consistency with operational standards and directly managing projects occurring in multiple parks.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Coordinates and oversees construction projects to ensure compliance with state laws, department and division policies and procedures.
      
  • Provides technical assistance in defining and determining the feasibility of construction and renovation projects.
       
  • Develops construction project budgets and approves expenditures.
         
  • Provides technical input into the development of project specifications and drawings. 
         
  • Oversees contract bidding to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and state bidding laws.
     
  • Selects and recommends approval of professional services.
     
  • Reviews, approves and coordinates payment of services and change orders.
     
  • Conducts site inspections to determine contractual compliance and to ensure safety and conformance to project plans.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Construction Project Manager
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in construction project management which includes planning, scheduling, staffing, coordinating, controlling, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the status of construction projects.
  2. Three years experience in interpreting blueprints, schematics or technical drawings.
  3. Six months experience in interpreting national and local building and fire codes.
  4. Six months experience in contract administration which includes overseeing the development and negotiation of contracts and bid specifications; managing bid openings; awarding and executing contracts.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.