Assistant Director II - Project Delivery

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Feb 16, 2021
Closes
Nov 22, 2021
Ref
2026
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Assistant Director of Project Delivery is responsible for managing non-capacity construction/renovation projects within existing ACPS facilities. This position supports the delivery of new and improved facilities by directly supervising the work of project managers to ensure projects are delivered within time and budgets. Assists the Director of Educational Facilities in supporting the division Capital Improvement Plan through the efficient management of non-capacity projects, major facilities management modernization, and repair projects. Works with peers in the Office of Capital Programs, Planning and Design to formulate and execute funding in alignment with the Superintendent and School Board's policies and priorities.

An understanding of budgeting, mechanical systems, construction methods, construction contracts, project scheduling, approval processes, architectural drawings/construction documents and project scoping is required. This job reports to Director of Educational Facilities.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in job-related area. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is highly preferred.

Certificates & Licenses: Valid Driver's License

Experience: Five to seven years of job-related experience within field with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Essential Functions
  • Coordinates budgeting, allocations of funds, and construction activities in conjunction with the Director of Educational Facilities
  • Serves as supervisory Project Manager and team leader for project managers and engineers, providing oversight to ensure that project schedules and budgets remain on track.
  • Determines project priorities in conjunction with direct reports and peer staff and works with Director to seek approvals and implementation authority.
  • Responsible for close coordination of project requirements and specifications with other ACPS professional staff, offices and departments.
  • Provides and coordinates subject matter expertise for project procurement requirements and ensures that other Capital Improvement Plans are properly represented in procurements, contract negotiations and selections.
  • Coordinates with Custodial and Maintenance Services personnel in the planning of renovation, repair and maintenance projects at school facilities.
  • Investigates reports of faulty workmanship, construction/coordination problems, takes appropriate action for resolution of problems, and represents School Board at any arbitration hearings.
  • Maintains and updates master record, drawings and specifications for school facilities, sites and equipment for the purpose of keeping accurate records.
  • Participates in the recommendation of contract awards to the Executive Director of Facilities and Operations, Director of Educational Facilities, Superintendent, Chief of Staff, Director of Procurement and School Board following review of construction project bids, contractor references and experience, and contractor insurance coverage.
  • Reviews submitted scopes, drawings and plans to ensure proposed compatibility, functionality and quality across existing equipment, systems, grounds and buildings.
  • Supervises administration, inspection, and construction management projects to ensure highest standard of efficiency, safety, economy and quality.
  • Ensures the completion of quality control inspections of existing facilities conditions, new materials, techniques, and methods of construction and renovation, maintenance and repair projects.

Physical Demands

Standard office environment and frequent exposure to construction conditions including bending, some climbing and/or maneuvering of in-progress building site environments. Occasional exposure to diminished air and sound quality in construction settings.

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

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Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
$89,553.60 - $138,648.00 / Administrator SAS-10
Shift Type:
Full-Time

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