Project Manager II
Prince George's County Public Schools - Upper Marlboro, MD

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Brief Description

This is a 12-month Unit III ASASP Position - Grade 28 - Pay Table 900 - (4 Vacancies)

Salary Range: $59,042 - $98,847

CLOSING DATE: May 13, 2013

Detailed Description


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Directs, coordinates and manages the activities of Consultant Planners, Designers, Inspectors, and Contractors assigned to the projects;
  • Project assignments include, but are not limited to the following: several projects that are less than $2,000,000, a few projects in the range of $2,000,000 to $35,000,000, and one or two that could exceed $35,000,000;
  • Confers with personnel from the various departments within the School System to meet current objectives and requirements;
  • Understands the current educational and construction related objectives and requirements set forth by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the Public School Construction Program (PSCP);
  • Reviews technical proposals, coordinates legal issues with PGCPS representatives (claims, nonpayment issues), Change Orders, Proposed Change Orders, Allowance Deductions, and A/E and Contractor payments;
  • Attends construction progress meetings and maintains logs and project records;
  • Prepares required periodic reports pertaining to the status of projects and responses to requests for information;
  • May be designated to attend PTA or community meetings to provide updates on the assigned projects;
  • Reviews, inspects, and oversees all project activities to evaluate efficiency and workmanship;
  • May be designated to oversee the daily operations of the Construction Department in the absence of the Planning, Design and Construction Manager;
  • May provide technical assistance and guidance to personnel designated as Program Manager I;
  • Manages A/E's and Consultants in insure compliance with contract requirements, applicable construction codes, and PGCPS and PSCP administrative requirements;
  • Coordinates and reviews the project schedule and critical path documents with consultants and vendors; and
  • Requires travel to consultant's offices and frequent trips to construction sites.

Job Requirements


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Thorough knowledge of:
  • Prince George's County Codes and Regulations, as well as County submission, and review requirements;
  • Board of Education for Prince George's County rules and regulations;
  • State IAC/PSCP and Department of General Services guidelines related to Schematic, Design and Construction Document Submissions, including new buildings, renovations, and systemic renovations;
  • Construction related contracts, including but not limited to Construction Managers (CM's), General Contractors, A/E's and all related consultants;
  • Principles and practices of construction;
  • AIA Contract Documents;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team;
  • Ability to oversee multi-million dollar construction projects;
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with other government agencies;
  • Ability to initiate correspondence and prepare professional reports;
  • Ability to plan, implement and evaluate;
  • Ability to develop effective work standards and schedules;
  • Strong experience with human relations;
  • Strong written, verbal and computer communications; and
  • Effective problem identification, problem-solving and decision-making abilities.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural Engineering, Construction or related field required. In addition to the educational requirement the individual should have at least seven years of experience in project management or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Must have a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.


No direct supervisory responsibilities.

Additional Details

Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment