Construction Project Manager

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Construction Project Manager (CPM) oversees renovation or new construction projects, primarily multi-family affordable housing communities financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Responsibilities include coordinating turnover of communities to construction contractors, oversight of all construction activities, and acceptance at project completion, including handover to property management.
Job Qualifications and Knowledge Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture or Engineering, Construction Management or related field is required.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible professional experience in managing construction contractors and design and engineering professionals during construction is required.
  • Working experience evaluating construction schedules, sequencing, and logic is required.
  • Working experience with common construction scheduling is preferred.
  • Working experience in multifamily residential new construction and/or renovations is highly preferred.
  • Licensure as a Professional Engineer or Architect is preferred.
  • Experience with complex regulatory requirements, especially those for affordable housing is preferred.
  • Must be proficient (intermediate level) in the following software:
- MS Word
- MS Excel
- MS Outlook
- MS Project
  • Must champion teamwork by balancing team and individual goals.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to explain design, engineering, and construction concepts to people at all levels in an organization.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work with all areas and at all levels of an organization to develop and document agreement on construction management processes and requirements, then follow up by managing to expectations.
  • Must be able to manage teams to deliver accurate and well-organized deliverables that meet established requirements on schedule.
  • Must be have keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to handle a significant workload through assignment prioritization and time management.
  • Must have strong quantitative, analytical, creative, and critical thinking skills.
  • Must be highly motivated and takes initiative.
  • Must be innovative and resourceful.
Job Requirements:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide technical assistance to document site and building existing conditions during project design.
  • Coordinates project handover to construction contractors.
  • Oversees construction contractors and coordinates the activities of the entire project team during construction as the owner's representative.
  • Coordinates activities of contractors, architects, engineers, and outside agencies during construction.
  • Manages projects to meet schedule, budget, and specification requirements within project deadline.
  • Review and administer contractor prepared project construction schedules.
  • Performs project site observations of construction activities and documents findings.
  • Uses special inspection and material testing services contracts to perform construction quality assurance observations and inspections.
  • Observes and documents construction contractor compliance with applicable safety standards.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and provides recommendations on RFIs, change orders, and submittals.
  • Prepares and maintains project documentation in accordance with Agency records management and retention policies.
  • Participates in the review of contractor applications for payment and processes other invoices for payment.
  • Participates in evaluation panels for contract bids and proposals.
  • Participates in or leads pre-construction conferences at project start.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.