Project Manager (Facility Design and Construction)

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Oct 15, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time


Coordinates work on assigned projects through other phases of the capital project process. Performs professional work in connection with preparation of scopes of work, design standards, schematic drawings and fixture plans of projects. Manages project design and construction scope, schedules and budgets.
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Key Requirements
  • Candidate must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • A one-year probationary period will be required upon selection.
  • Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.
  • If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS E-verify system. Federal Law requires verifying eligibility of all new hires. The Navy Exchange Service Command is an E-Verify Participant.
  • Incumbents of this position must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Candidates/Incumbent must be eligible for and obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • Major Duties
    • Develops and/or reviews designs and estimated costs of construction of new buildings and major renovations of Navy Exchanges, Minimarts, Warehouses and Navy Lodges worldwide. Assists in selecting architectural and engineering (AE) firms to prepare plans and specifications for such projects and related activities, and inspection and acceptance of construction sites.
    • Develops budget costs for new projects from preliminary plans and functional requirements originating from Navy Exchanges system wide. Projects range from all Navy Lodges, old and new, to one-stop shopping complexes (large, multi-story, multipurpose facilities), to such minor construction or renovation projects as construction of gasoline dispensing facilities. Upon tentative approval, these projects form the basis of the NEXCOM Projects for the ensuing fiscal year.
    • Prepares scope of project, written description and schematic drawing of projects which forms the basis for advertisement in connection with the selection of architectural and engineering (A/E) firms and renovation work to be done by NEXCOM in-house construction crew.
    • Tracks, forecasts and controls funding throughout the complete design and construction cycle of assigned renovation and construction projects.
    • Responsible for assigned projects total funds expenditures to remain within approved limits. Ensures change orders are reviewed/approved in accordance with established guidance.
    • Reviews and coordinates with NAVFAC such matters as scheduling; resolves such problems as siting, relationship to other existing structures.
    • Acts as prime point of contact (P.O.C.) and project representative with outside agencies such as NAVFAC, PWD and local activities during design and construction phases.
    • Reviews on a continuing basis, design submittals of contracted architect and engineering firm, for functional, technical and aesthetic adequacy, including their cost estimates. Where inadequacies and/or deficiencies are noted, advises architect and engineering firms of corrective submittal stages until final approved package is obtained. Coordinates with NAVFAC and other Navy commands as well as with the field activities concerned for concurrence of designs submitted.
    • Approves drafts of purchase orders to the executive agent for design construction and construction change orders, for the signature of the appropriate contracting officer in Acquisition Management Division in order to maintain control over non-appropriated project funds. Reviews bids received to assure they are responsive; performs evaluations and makes recommendations concerning award of contract and bid items.
    • Has and maintains an excellent working knowledge of the latest version of AutoCad Architectural Desktop and/or REVIT programs.
    • Travel extensively to resolve on-site problems and to perform field inspections of facilities scheduled for renovations.
    • Other duties outlined on website.
    NOTE: This is a Salary Code progression position. If selected at the lower level, associate may progress non-competitively to the higher level (4D) upon successful completion of qualification requirements. Candidates may be selected at any level, based on experience (4C or 4D based on experience and knowledge).

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 15%

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential
    4 - NF-04, Staff.


    Conditions of Employment

    Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance.


    In combination of education and experience -

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Four years of responsible experience that demonstrated a knowledge of all architectural/engineering aspects of construction/renovation projects including coordinating and developing building design, specifications and cost estimating; or similar work which provided the knowledge and abilities to perform design and construction project management work.

    Specialized experience may include, but is not limited to:
    • assessing facility conditions and business opportunities;
    • defining customer needs and expectations;
    • visioning scopes of work;
    • translating vision/needs into requirements packages;
    • producing construction drawings and reviewing work of other disciplines;
    • execution of design and construction;
    • providing analysis of alternatives; cost-estimates and value engineering analysis;
    • tracking, forecasting and reporting cost and schedule progress of design and construction efforts;
    • work that resulted in professional registration as an architect or engineer, or other widely recognized project management-related certifications.


    Bachelors degree in architecture accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) or a Bachelors degree in Engineering, accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET);


    A degree in architecture or engineering or related field that included 60 semester hours of course work in architecture/engineering or related disciplines such as: architectural or engineering design; structural technology; properties of materials; methods of construction; construction cost estimating; surveying; and construction management.

    Additional information

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your qualification will be evaluated on the Minimum Qualification Requirements as described in your profile and resume. Credit will be given for appropriate paid and unpaid experience or volunteer work.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application package which includes:

    a) Your Resume.
    b) Completion of Automated Application.
    c) Any documents you wish to be reviewed.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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