Under general administrative direction, provides management oversight for all phases of the construction project, including coordinating workers, material, and equipment, ensuring that specifications are being followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in civil engineering, construction management, business, or a closely related field, and seven (7) years of progressively responsible construction project management experience that includes management of commercial construction projects with budgets that exceed $5 million. Ability to do conceptual estimating based on schematic design and project estimates based on construction documents. Master’s Degree may substitute for two years of construction experience.
Preferred: Certified Project Manager (CPM) certification, Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification, OSHA training, experience with Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and/or Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)-funded projects.
Knowledge: Project management policies, practices and techniques; Project budget management; Tribal, federal, state and local legislative guidelines affecting construction projects; Effective negotiating techniques; Effective supervisory practices including hiring and performance management; Long-and short-range construction planning techniques and processes; Current construction building codes; Davis-Beacon and Related Acts (DBRA); Familiarity with LEED requirements; Detail orientated and thorough with good organization skills; Exhibits good problem-solving skills and shows logical process to decision making;
Skills: Effective oral and written communication; managing the work of support staff and contractors; ability to do conceptual estimating based on schematic design and project estimates based on construction documents;well-organized with the ability to multi-task; good problem solving skills; effective time management;problem-solving techniques;ability to understand architectural, structural, and mechanical plans;operating a personal computer and applicable software including but not limited to: MS Project, MS Excel, MS Office, Visio, accounting job costing software.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.