Construction Project Manager

Alexandria, Virginia
Jan 22, 2021
Jul 22, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

The Construction Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating and managing all activities associated with assigned non-capacity capital improvement projects for Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS). The Construction Project Manager assists in advancing the 10-year CIP plan through management and completion of assigned projects. The Construction Project Manager collaborates with multiple stakeholders to include City and ACPS senior leadership, principals, contractors, architects, planning and design professionals, other ACPS project managers and associated staff personnel in an effort to complete projects on schedule, within scope and within budget.

This position reports to the Director of Educational Facilities. This office is responsible for the management, oversight and execution of all non-capacity construction and project management activities for ACPS as well as capital planning and budget development.


Education: Bachelor's degree in construction management, architectural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field with administration and construction-related course work.

Certificates & Licenses: PMP Certification preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge of construction and site development activities - from design to implementation and evaluation; knowledge of construction project plan requirements, cost estimating, specification writing, building/site codes and standards and inspection techniques; knowledge of financial procedures to maintain project cost control.
  • Considerable experience in onsite construction of buildings and facilities, including administration and financial management of all aspects of construction projects (preferably in school facilities construction). Other combinations of applicable education, training and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities and skills that would be necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.
  • Ability to represent ACPS in project planning and construction activities: ability to effectively manage construction projects including scheduling, inspection, and timely completion of projects in accordance with all requirements; ability to supervise construction and implementation activities for projects; ability to read and understand construction plans.
  • Ability to represent ACPS in public forums and to plan and conduct meetings with various governmental agencies and the public.
  • Ability to apply computer technology to construction and project activities.
  • Excellent communications and human relations skills: skills appropriate to managing many projects at one time.
  • Identifies potential construction problems and provides on-the-spot direction for a solution to these problems.
  • Monitors progress of construction onsite and keeps administrative records on each project to assure compliance with contract documents.
  • Negotiates changes and claims with contractors in line with ACPS procurement policy. Review contractual documentation to be sure all conditions are met prior to payment.
  • Determines effect of revision on other portions of the project and makes necessary compensations to accommodate the required change.
  • Coordinates with Educational Facilities personnel regarding performance of material and systems incorporated in school facilities.
  • Provides direction and interpretations to construction personnel on matters pertinent to the construction phase of school facilities.
  • Consults with school and central office personnel, contractors, and inspectors regarding facility construction schedules, progress and corrective actions as required.
  • Initiates applications and various authorization letters to accomplish utility installations. Coordinates construction with school personnel.
  • Coordinates with city agencies for the issuance of building permits.
  • Reviews and settles claims.
  • Accepts and performs other assignments independently or with others as appropriate.

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.


Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
$73,677.60 - $119,836.80 / Administrator SAS-06
Shift Type:

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