Project Manager

Project Manager
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

About Aldine ISD

Aldine ISD's growth population is expected to reach 80,000 students over the next five years. The increasing student population and aged buildings have lead the District to considering a Bond Referendum to accommodate the future needs and growth. Over half of Aldine ISD's schools are over 30 years old, and more than half are over capacity.  As a consequence, Aldine ISD is proposing a $798 million bond referendum set for November 3, 2015 that will cover Phase I of Aldine ISD's Facilities Master Plan.  The bond referendum includes the Repairs anticipated individual budget of $144.7 million and the following projects listed below:

● Re-roofing at several schools
● Major mechanical upgrades and equipment replacement throughout the District
● Major electrical upgrades and equipment replacement throughout the District
● Major plumbing upgrades and equipment replacement throughout the District
● Fire & Life Safety upgrades throughout the District
● Repairs to the interior and exterior of building structures
● Improvements to drainage, outside utilities, parking lots, sidewalks and sight lighting

Primary purpose:

Assist the Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Construction by overseeing and managing the bond program projects.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

The Bond Administrator for Repairs must hold a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized, accredited college or university. A Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture, or Engineering is preferred or equivalent work experience may be substituted.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

The Bond Administrator for Repairs must possess leadership and supervisory skills with the ability to communicate effectively with department personnel, outside consultants, project management firms, and contractors. He/she must possess the ability to meet inflexible deadlines, multitask, and perform job duties with minimal supervision while following the District's guidelines and procedures. He/she must possess the ability to maintain emotional control under stress when dealing with difficult people or situations, as well as with frequent interruptions.

Experience:

Five years or more of project management experience or related managerial experience.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

A. Major Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Ensures that the District's facilities provide a suitable environment for the achievement of the instructional goals and objectives.
2. Evaluates existing and new facilities to promote positive environments.
3. Assists with the development of long range plans for major repairs to existing facilities.
4. Assists with developing construction schedules to accommodate continued use of the facilities, while the work is being performed.
5. Develops and maintains open lines of communication with campus administration in requesting warranty work requiring the contractor*s attention.
6. Planning and design for facility repairs.

a. Enforces state and department policies and procedures for the successful delivery of services.
b. Enforces policies and procedures to ensure compliance with district regulations, state mandates, and bond fund restrictions.
c. Provides management oversight and compliance audits with established policies and procedures.
d. Prepares project performance evaluation reports of the architects, engineering consultants, general contractors, and project management firms.
e. Conducts specification and drawing reviews to ensure they meet compliance with the District's standards and are free from errors and omissions.
f. Communicates the scope of work with the design team for repairs and scheduling needs.

7. Review construction repair documents, drawings, and specifications.

a. Evaluates and advise architects on construction details.
b. Recommends changes to save cost without altering the quality of the work.
c. Reviews and edits all plans and specifications for repair work to be performed throughout the construction document development and proposal phases.
d. Leads the review and coordination of major repair documents, drawings, and specifications with other departments within the District as necessary.
e. Leads the bidding phase to receive and evaluate general construction repairs proposals and assist with the recommendations to be made to the Board of Trustees.
f. Monitors preparation of design documents to ensure compliance with the basis of designs, and that they meet all technical standards and the overall program objectives.

8. Collaboration

a. Coordinates with department heads and district administrators as necessary to support the multidisciplinary mission of Aldine ISD, and provide an open line of communication for the coordination of project activities and problem resolutions.

b. Meets with campus and district administrators to review project specification and design drawings.

c. Facilitates meetings with the Operations Departments to ensure interdepartmental input and concerns are received prior to project substantial completion.


9. Construction Field Services

a. Attends construction meetings and perform job site visits as required to provide continuous feedback and input on project management and performance.

b. Evaluates and makes recommendations on project change orders.

c. Represents the District in disputes involving the designs, drawings, and/or specifications between the Consultants and General Contractors to reach a resolutions.

10. Personnel Supervision and Management

a. Conducts performance evaluations and resolves personnel issues with the Field Inspectors.

b. Establishes goals, determines resource requirements, and allocates available resources to meet the goals.

c. Creates and implements changes as needed to meet departmental, divisional, or district goals.

d. Provides feedback to staff on a continual basis to maximize performance.

11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Deputy Superintendent and Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Construction.

B. Supervisory Responsibilities:

1. Oversees the work of the Field Inspectors.

C. Physical Demands/Mental Demands/Environmental Factors:

1. Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer, cell phone, electronic tablet, laptop, copiers/printers, and motor vehicle for frequent district wide travel.

2. Posture: Prolonged sitting, frequent standing, bending, stooping, and twisting, occasional kneeling/squatting, and pushing/pulling.

3. Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, overhead reaching, and frequent driving.

4. Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).

5. Environment: Occasional exposure to the outdoors and the elements, loud noises and dust.

6. Mental Demands: Frequent stress, occasional difficult people and situations, prolonged and irregular hours.

Dice Id : 90922624
Position Id : 808274
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