Project Manager - Capital Building

Frederick County Government Frederick, MD
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Exempt; full-time; 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday; 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; full-benefits

NOTE: Above base salary is not guaranteed and is contingent upon the review of the chosen candidate's education background, work experience background and relevant certification by the hiring department's Division Director and Human Resources Division Director.

This professional position will plan and manage public works capital building, park, and watershed restoration projects for the Office of Project Management. The position will assist with the initial planning and budgeting phases, and continue through the design phase, bidding process, construction phase, and one-year post-occupancy period of a wide variety of capital projects within Frederick County. Project-related activities will be coordinated with consultants, contractors, and County agencies. Supervision is received from the Chief of the Office of Project Management.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

* Coordinate design and construction activities with County agencies as they plan, program, and budget Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects

* Prepare Requests For Proposals for selection of design consultants; make recommendations on the award of consultant contracts; manage and administer design and construction contracts

* Compose project-related letters, memoranda, and reports

* Create and maintain a comprehensive CIP project status report using Primavera Contract Manager or similar software

* Establish project schedules and manage projects to stay on schedule

* Review and prepare cost estimates and track project accounts to ensure that projects stay within budget

* Review contract plans and specifications for compliance with governing codes and County specifications and requirements

* Secure necessary permits and approvals for construction

* Respond to technical questions and resolve field discrepancies that may arise during construction

* Administer and negotiate claims and change orders

* Prepare feasibility studies, plans, specifications, and contract documents for projects designed by County personnel

* Assist in preparing and presenting information to elected officials, review boards, the general public, and other interested audiences (this may include evening meetings)

* Staff Emergency Operations Center during inclement weather and other emergency events as required (this may include nights, weekends, and holidays)

* Update and maintain procedures manuals

* Perform other related duties as required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. In addition to the duties listed in the Essential Duties section, each employee in this classification may be assigned other duties. Any single position may not be assigned all duties listed above, nor do the examples cover all duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:The qualifications/requirements, knowledge/skills/abilities and physical demands or working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PROJECT MANAGER III (salary $62,697 - $75,236 per year):

* Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Project Management, Business Administration, Construction Management, or a related field

* Minimum 5 years of project management work experience

PROJECT MANAGER II (salary $58,548 - $70,257 per year):

* Associate's degree in Project Management. Business Administration, Construction Management, or a related field

* Minimum 3 years of project management work experience

PROJECT MANAGER I (salary $54,676 - $65,611 per year):

* Associate's degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Construction Management, or a related field

* Minimum 1 year of project management work experience


* Working knowledge of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, plumbing, and electric power design, systems, controls, and construction

* Knowledge of EJCDC and AIA documents, specifications, and contracts

* Familiarity with IBC, ASHRAE, ADA, NFPA, and various other building design and life safety codes

* Ability to effectively plan and design in-house projects and prepare related estimates, plans, specifications, proposal forms, and bid packages

* Ability to effectively manage multiple projects from feasibility study, design, bidding process, construction, and project close-out

* Ability to effectively read, interpret, and review construction documents and specifications for all design disciplines related to building design and construction

* Ability to effectively access and utilize computerized systems and equipment (e.g., project management, budgeting, word processing)

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with user agencies, engineering and design consultants, co-workers, regulatory agencies, contractors, and the general public

* Strong and effective spoken and written (English) communication skills, including the ability to prepare and present clear and concise written and verbal reports for varied audiences


* Current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification


* While working in this position, this person is required to constantly sit and frequently walk

* While working in this position, this person is required to constantly work indoors; occasionally work outdoors, walk on uneven ground, work in a noisy environment, near machinery, and wear protective equipment; and, rarely work in hot temperatures (above 100 degrees), cold temperatures (below 32 degrees), and in a dirty/dusty environment

Additional Information/Examination Process:

* Ability to provide own transportation, as needed, for meetings and other commitments

* Available for occasional evening/weekend hours as needed for meetings, special projects, etc.

KIND OF EXAMINATION (may include):

* An evaluation of training and requirements

* One or more interviews

* A pre-employment physical examination

* A pre-employment drug test

This description reflects management's assignment of essential duties; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.