Project Manager II - Capital Building
Frederick County Government - Frederick, MD

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Exempt; full-time; 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday; 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; full-benefits

This professional position will manage and plan public works capital building, park and NPDES projects for the Office of Project Management. The position will assist with the initial planning, bidding and budgeting phase and continue through the design phase, construction phase and 1-year post-occupancy period of a wide variety of capital projects within Frederick County. Project-related activities will be coordinated with consultants, contractors and other interested County departments/agencies. Supervision is received from the Office Chief, Office of Project Management.

Examples of Work:
  • Assist and coordinate design and constructions activities with County agencies as they plan, program and budget Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects
  • Prepare Requests For Proposals for selection of design consultants; Make recommendations on the award of consultant contracts; Manage and administer design and construction contracts
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive CIP project status report using Primavera Contract Manager or similar software
  • Establish project schedules and manage projects to stay on schedule
  • Review and prepare government cost estimates and track project accounts to ensure that projects stay within budget
  • Review contract plans and specifications for compliance with governing codes and County specifications and requirements
  • Secure necessary permits and approvals for construction
  • Respond to technical questions and resolve field discrepancies that may arise during project’s construction
  • Administer and negotiate claims and change orders
  • Prepare feasibility studies, plans, specifications and contract documents for projects designed by County personnel
  • Assist in preparing and presenting information to elected officials, review boards, the general public and other interested audiences
  • Update and maintain related procedures manuals
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering, Architectural Technology, Business Administration, Project Management or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years of civil engineering or project management work experience
  • Working knowledge of heating, ventilating and air conditioning design, systems, controls and construction
  • Knowledge of EJCDC and AIA documents, specifications and contracts
  • Familiarity with IBC, ASHRAE, ADA, NFPA and various other building design and life safety codes
  • Ability to effectively plan and design in-house projects and prepare related estimates, plans, specifications, proposal forms and bid packages
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects from feasibility study, design and bidding process, construction A/E phase services, and project close-out
  • Ability to effectively read, interpret and review construction documents and specifications for all design disciplines related to building design and construction
  • Ability to effectively access and utilize computerized systems and equipment (e.g. project management, budgeting, etc.)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with user agencies, engineering and design consultants, co-workers, regulatory agencies, contractors and the general public
  • Strong and effective spoken and written (English) communication skills, including the ability to prepare and present clear, concise written and spoken reports for varied audiences
PREFERENCE MAY BE GIVEN FOR:
  • Professional licensure in engineering or architecture
  • Current Project Manager Professional certification

Additional Information/Examination Process:
  • Ability to provide own transportation, as needed, for meetings and other commitments
  • Available for occasional evening/weekend hours as needed for meetings, special projects, etc.
KIND OF EXAMINATION (may include):
  • An evaluation of training and requirements
  • One or more interviews
  • A pre-employment physical examination
  • A pre-employment drug test

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