Manager, Project (Construction)

Ashburn, VA
Apr 08, 2019
Apr 24, 2019
Full Time

This is construction technician work in support of school system construction projects. An employee in this class is responsible for performing field observations and evaluations of school construction projects for compliance with plans, specifications and applicable standards. The work requires an understanding of the functions of various trades and of construction practices to ensure that standards are met and to discuss job status and problems. Experienced workers in this position initiate their own daily assignments, follow through on matters, and use independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions to deal with standard recurring situations. This position is under the supervision of a Senior Project Manage and reports to the Construction Supervisor.

* Performs construction site observations and evaluations for compliance of all trades with the drawings, specifications and code regulations; prepares daily progress reports of all activities at job sites using project management information software
* Monitors the project construction schedule
* Communicates with general contractors, architects and engineers to coordinate information for assigned projects
* Advises the Senior Project Manager relative to proposed changes and field alterations to projects
* Attends progress meetings with contractors and the architect to support resolution of issues
* Works with local and State inspection agencies to insure compliance with regulations
* Works with the school's suppliers to resolve problems, schedule deliveries, and follow up on delivery schedules
* Coordinates activities with contractors and project schedules to obtain on-time utility connections at job sites
* Performs related work as required

Associate degree in Construction Technology and experience in field construction; or any equivalent combination of education and
experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:

* Knowledge of construction principles and practices as applied to the construction of school facilities; of materials testing, engineering
standards, building codes, and other applicable requirements governing school construction
* Ability to perform technical construction observations and evaluations; to maintain accurate and complete records; to apply
engineering standards, codes and other requirements to varying situations
* A working knowledge of computer software (including E-mail, internet, Microsoft Office)
* Good human relations, organizational, and communications skills

Physical Requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, climb, stoop, kneel, bend and walk;
use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; reach with hands and arms and see and hear. The employee is
occasionally required to sit and may be required to lift up to approximately 50 pounds. May be exposed to extreme
temperatures and uneven terrain.

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