Construction Project Manager

Recruitment #030124-MFGA01-100200

Summary Statement

The incumbent will schedule, coordinate, monitor, evaluate and report on all assigned public works projects. Selected individual oversees and coordinates public works projects to ensure compliance with contractual requirements, department and division policies and procedures, and state procurement laws. This position is responsible for data collection, analytics, document review. Selected individual will utilize written and verbal communication skills while prioritizing task appropriately. They are also responsible for providing technical assistance in defining and determining the feasibility of construction and renovation projects as well as developing and monitoring project budgets and approving expenditures.

Selective Requirement

Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements.  Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.

  • One year of experience in commercial construction project management overseeing projects such as HVAC, plumbing, carpentry and electrical work.

Preferred Qualification

Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.

  • Six months experience in budget management and control which includes managing a budget for the purpose of keeping expenditures within the limitations of available appropriations and available revenue and maintaining, monitoring, projecting, and controlling a budget within set policies and procedures.

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.

Additional Posting Information

Additional Shift Information: Nights, Weekends and Holidays are not required on a regular basis. In the circumstance of which it is needed, reporting to the necessary location is required.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

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

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.


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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


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 is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

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