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Under general direction of the Construction Supervisor, perform construction management work.
Manage consultant firms’ resident engineers.
Determine and coordinate the activities required between persons, agencies and departments responsible for project completions.
Review all schedules, reports and correspondence prepared by consultants, contractors and agencies to assure conformance with project completion dates.
Check work performance and prepare management reports.
Resolve problems that may impact project schedules and costs.
Review and approve cost overruns and change orders on complex construction projects.
Ensure that contractors adhere to plans and specifications and provide reports.
Review and approve vendor (consultant and contractor) payment requisitions.
Monitor conformance with various contract administrative requirements (i.e.: Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise goals, Project Labor Agreements).
Work with Landscape Architects or Engineers of record regarding change orders, shop drawing approvals and other landscape architectural and engineering related issues on complex construction projects.
Review contractors’ dispute claims and recommend solutions to the Construction Supervisor.
A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience managing and/or inspecting one or more construction projects which must have a total cost of at least $300,000 for each of the five years of the required experience; or
One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management; or
One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a valid license as a professional engineer, registered architect, or registered landscape architect, issued by a board of examining engineers, architects, or landscape architects duly established and qualified pursuant to the laws of any state or territory of the United States; or
A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and a combination of at least two years of experience as described in “1” above and the education as described in “2” above to equal a total of five years of education and experience. Matriculation in an undergraduate college degree program as described in “2” above may be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits for one year of satisfactory full-time experience up to a maximum of three years of experience.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience working as a Construction Project Manager Level I ; or one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience (as described in the minimum qualifications of the Construction Project Manager civil service title).
Candidates must specify for each construction project they worked on: a description of the construction project, the time period they worked on the construction project, and the type of work they performed. Candidates must also specify the money allotted for the project.
This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.
Driver License Requirement
Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. If you have moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
At least 2 years experience managing consultants.
Driver license valid in New York State.
Salary: $67,757 - $77,921 plus excellent benefits
Work Location: Olmsted Center, Queens
Apply by 03/20/2020
For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers
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