Project Manager

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt
Reports to: Administrator of Construction and Environmental Services
Date Revised: September 15, 2016
Dept./School: School Facilities

Primary purpose

Coordinate all project activities dealing with the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), 2014 Bond Program, the District’s Critical Facility and Safety Project Plan and day-to-day School Facilities and Maintenance department projects. Oversee assigned construction activities, including but not limited to budgeting, planning, design, and ensuring that the GISD School Facilities technical design guidelines are followed. Coordinate and manage all new construction and renovation projects assigned by the Administrator. Ensure compliance with all planning and zoning requirements.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

Bachelor’s Degree preferred with five years’ experience in construction project management, capital improvement planning, construction project management, general maintenance construction, contract administration and procurement of construction services within a K-12 education setting.

Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record

Experience

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in construction project management, general maintenance construction, contract administration, procurement of construction services within a K-12 educational setting

Minimum of five (5) years’ supervisory experience

Special knowledge/skills

Ability to communicate articulately in written and verbal form

Familiarity with mechanical and electrical design and installation criteria

Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Professional to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

Familiarity with building codes and zoning ordinances

Effective planning and organizational skills

Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous construction projects

Manage construction schedules and budget

Major responsibilities and duties

 

  • Manage and coordinate the construction activities of all contractors working for School Facilities
  • Woks with Administrator of GISD School Facilities, Architects, Engineers and GISD Purchasing Department to develop, review and finalize project plans, drawings, schematics and specifications.
  • Work collaboratively to serve as liaison between campus principals, architects, engineers, consultants and departments to develop, review and finalize project plans, drawings, schematics and specifications.
  • Oversee on-site inspection of construction projects to verify conformance with construction documents and programs, including but not limited to, materials testing, overhead inspections, air-balancing, fire inspections and conformance to the GISD Technical Design Guidelines.
  • Work collaboratively with district personnel and contractors to supervise warranty correction work, conduct walk-through inspection and make final warranty check prior to end of warranty periods.
  • Verify compliance of final close-out procedures for the general contractors, engineers and contractors.
  • Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and manages the work of the Architectural and Engineering firm and Construction Contractor
  • Provides guidance and direction to the Administrator of Construction Services

 

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals; may use small hand tools and power tools; light truck or van and construction management software for budgeting and scheduling multiple projects
Posture: 
Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions
Motion: 
Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
Lifting: 
Regular moderate light lifting and carrying (15 - 44 pounds); occasional heavy lifting (45 pounds and over)
Environment: 
Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemical and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent district-wide travel
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.