Is this position exempt from overtime pay?
Plans, schedules, supervises, and monitors formulation, design, engineering, construction, and warranty implementation of systemic capital improvement projects. Closely coordinates with central office staff, school-based staff, community organizations, County, State, and Federal officials, architects, engineers, contractors, and members of the public.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
1. Reviews and ensures the project construction documents are in accordance to project scope and guideline specifications.
2. Manages fiscal, time, and space status to ensure project stays within established budgets and schedules. Brings to attention of Manager of Systemic Projects those requirements exceeding these parameters and needing resolution.
3. Conducts preliminary review of site for proposed project. Recommends actions to ensure site and facilities are adequate and can support proposed project. Provides report regarding adequacy of site/facility and results of any investigative actions.
4. Participates in Request for Proposal (RFP) development and issuance for contractor services.
5. Ensures asbestos and hazardous material abatement portion of project is designed and executed in a timely manner.
6. Prepares status reports and other project reports as required. Responds to questions about any aspect of project.
7. Participates in review of construction documents prior to advertising for bidders. Ensures that designers include all corrective actions in construction documents prior to advertising. Obtains all required clearances and approvals prior to advertising.
8. Monitors progress and quality assurance of projects during construction. Attends progress meetings and visits construction site as owners’ representative, recommends and negotiates change orders. Notifies architect, engineer, and/or contractor of required design corrective measures. Maintains design deficiency list for incorporation into design manual.
9. Coordinates with Federal, State and local agencies to ensure all code, regulatory, and statutory requirements are fulfilled.
10. Coordinates project turnover to user. Coordinates with Purchasing Division to ensure contract services (e.g. provision of equipment, moving) are provided in a timely manner. Ensures all contract services, records, reports, and submittals are provided prior to project closeout.
11. Monitors building performance during the warranty period.
12. Prepares post-construction report, identifying corrective actions required for future systemic projects.
13. Responds to emergency situations as necessary during and outside of normal business hours.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Graduation from an accredited, college or university with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture or construction management or an equivalent combination of education and experience deemed sufficient to prepare the applicant to successfully perform the duties of the position.
- Three (3) years of professional work experience in the administration or management of planning, designing, estimating, scheduling, or managing school, commercial or public works building systemic construction and/or systemic renovation projects. Projects shall be of such complexity to have gained knowledge of building construction materials/systems and modern methods of systemic construction or renovation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to review construction documents, analyze the implication of code requirements and functional guidance, and determine level of coordination within construction documents.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form with internal staff, members of the public, architects, contractors, and various governmental agencies.
- Ability to use and operate personal computers, related software, and technology for project planning and construction management.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations
- Demonstrated proficiency with business technology applications (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite -Word, Excel, Outlook, and/or Power Point preferred).
- Possession of a valid Maryland Class C non-commercial driver’s license, plus good driving record. Requires daily access to a car.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS for employment in Grade C by new hire or transfer:
In addition to all the requirements of Grade B listed above.
- Two (2) additional years of professional work experience in the administration or management of planning, designing, estimating, scheduling, or managing school, commercial or public works building systemic construction and/or systemic renovation projects. Projects shall be of such complexity to have gained knowledge of building construction materials/systems and modern methods of systemic construction or renovation.
Career Ladder Requirements
ELIGIBILITY FOR CONSIDERATION FOR ADVANCEMENT TO GRADE C REQUIRES:
- Two (2) years continuous successful experience in the position at the grade B level.
- Mastery of all duties and responsibilities of the position.
- Evidence of completion of additional training that may be recommended by supervisor and/or participation in approved professional development programs or courses, approved in advance by the supervisor.
- Achievement of identified goals as they relate to the needs of the district and as established by the supervisor.
- Demonstrated professional competence exhibiting the ability to conceptualize, analyze, problem-solve and plan, schedule and monitor major/specialized capital improvement projects/activities.
- Consistent maintenance of an effective and orderly work environment.
- Consistent compliance with general office procedures such as standards contained in the AACPS Employee Handbook; demonstration of discretion and excellent customer service; regular and punctual attendance; and building dress code, including wearing AACPS ID badge.
- Above satisfactory overall job performance for two (2) most recent consecutive years.
- Recommendation of the supervisor.
- May be required to perform extensive walking, stooping, bending, crawling, kneeling and climbing during the course of completing daily work assignments.
- The employee is required to use safety devices and protective equipment in order to minimize the frequency and severity of work-related accidents. Adheres to safe practices and methods in the operation of equipment and supplies related to his/her particular job.
- The employee is responsible for correcting and/or reporting any conditions within an AACPS building or grounds that may be hazardous to employees, students, or staff members assigned to the building.