1. Plans, implements, and coordinates activities and schedules for new construction and alteration projects as assigned; assigns various parts of projects to consultants for detailed analysis and development; assures project compliance with District guidelines, schedules, and budget. (20% of the time)
2. Coordinates with District management and engineering consultants to develop plans, specifications, cost estimates, and contract documents for new and altered school construction; assures that mechanical, electrical, civil/structural, or architectural building requirements are incorporated into educational specifications; assures that plans and designs conform to standards and codes, including SPI requirements. (20% of the time)
3. Presents completed design work to SPI and regulatory agencies for review; justifies and explains engineering designs and plans as requested. (2% of time)
4. Initiates and coordinates bidding process for assigned construction projects; develops preliminary project cost estimates; coordinates with Purchasing on bid content, time lines, and notification; analyzes bids and recommends contract award; negotiates contracts and change orders with consultants. (8% of time)
5. Conducts predesign and preconstruction conferences with contractors and subcontractors. Assures that documentation is maintained for construction projects, including construction schedules and records, documentation of “as built” conditions, and guarantees by contractors and subcontractors; assures that construction estimate forms are completed to meet requirements for state matching funds. (15% of time)
6. Coordinates project activities with District staff and governmental agencies as appropriate; provides liaison between Facilities Department and City of Seattle Engineering and Traffic Departments; makes applications for building, street, and sewer permits; coordinates procurement of furniture and equipment for projects.
(10% of time)
7. Oversees investigations of existing architectural, mechanical, or electrical systems; determines whether to replace or remodel school or school components based on this information. Supervises and oversees assigned Project Managers and/or District staff; assigns and evaluates work; recommends hiring, dismissal, or change in assignment. (25% of time)
Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of this position.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or Project Management or a closely related field
Years of Experience :
Ten (10) years of experience in administering design and construction contracts and/or in coordinating construction projects, at least one year at the level of a Project Manager, Capital.
Preferred Experience :
Ten (10) years of experience in construction project management, with emphasis on large publicly bid projects.
Certifications & Licenses :
Valid Washington State driver’s license or evidence of equivalent mobility
Preferred Certifications & Licenses :
State Architect License
Criminal Justice Fingerprint or Background Check
Allowable Substitutions :
Additional qualifying work experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the education requirement.
Seattle Public Schools - 24 months ago