Construction Project Manager I

Full-time Position, Available on: 2022-06-22

The Construction Projects Manager 1 position is responsible for detailed project planning, coordination and supervision of construction work primarily on parks and regional trails and as time allows other County facilities. This position will also assist with various aspects of capital projects planning, design and development and manage major construction and renovation projects after contracts are awarded.

The employee in this position is classified as an essential employee and may be required to work when the County offices are officially closed due to inclement weather, natural disaster, other emergency situations, etc., beyond normal hours, weekend/holiday work as required.

Requires completing documentation granting permission for the County of Chester to obtain a 3 year Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

A criminal background check is required.

Essential Duties
Provide on-site construction oversight work, including holding and attending construction meetings.
Coordinate project work and the flow of information between and to various consultants, contractors, and governmental permitting authorities.
Perform construction contract management, which includes bidding, invoice processing, change order negotiations and approvals, plans and specification reviews, value engineering, inspections and job meeting functions for parks and trails projects, and other Facilities projects as time allows.
Assist with other in-house construction projects, including coordinating and supervising land survey, site design and engineering, preparation of drawings and specifications, follow-up consultations, and administration functions such as internal coordination, filing, report creation, and other duties as assigned.
Manage major construction and renovation work projects after contracts have been awarded, including maintaining the project manual, files, communications and daily log.
Monitor and inspect work performed for quality and completion.
Monitor safety and erosion prevention and control methods.
Assist consultants and the Project Coordinator to develop project plans and specifications.
Review construction schedules for thoroughness, accuracy, progress and approval.
Closely coordinate with Facilities project management staff for assistance as needed, and support other Facilities projects as time allows.
For small projects, develop a scope of work, obtain multiple price quotes from contractors, and oversee work completion.
Check construction quality.
Review change order requests and contractor invoices for accuracy and approval.
Monitor the budget.
Review certified payrolls.
Perform other duties, tasks and special projects, as required.
Qualifications/Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Qualifications / Requirements:

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Trade school or equivalent education, training, or experience in one or more trades or related field.
Two years of job-related experience.
Knowledge and experience in site work, utilities and building construction methods and materials.
Ability to conduct work in an honest, fair, ethical, professional and business-like manner.
Familiar with standard civil construction methods and PennDOT 408 specifications and procedures.
Familiar with PA Code, Title 25, Chapter 102, Erosion and Sediment Control
Working knowledge of the Uniform Construction Code (UCC)
General understanding of fiscal planning and budgeting.
Familiarity with County procurement policies and procedures.
Ability to effectively communicate ideas verbally and through written documents and sketches.
Intermediate math / accounting knowledge.
Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems.
Able to carry tasks to completion.
Strong customer service experience.
Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives.
Strong time management skills.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to maintain confidential information and handle confidential matters.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Basic to Intermediate skill to use a personal computer and various software packages.
A valid Class A driver’s license is required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
Associate’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering Technology, or related field.
Five years of experience in project management or construction supervision.Five years of experience in civil-related construction contracts.
Three years of experience in government-related construction contracts.
Three years of experience as a heavy equipment operator, carpenter, surveyor or other hands-on trade or related experience.
Technical knowledge and experience with site and facility construction such as road construction, concrete, drainage, site work, utilities installation, building construction, and building systems and components.
OSHA Safety Training Certificate of Completion.
Ability to work and negotiate with others to achieve common goals.
Ability to establish priorities (remain focused on daily operations).
Accurate and detail oriented.
Ability to be flexible, prioritize and handle multiple tasks, and handle stressful situations in a controlled and professional manner.
Advanced organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
General knowledge and understanding of County of Chester policies and procedures.
Additional Information
Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have:

Intermediate Word skills
Intermediate Excel skills
Intermediate Outlook skills (Email and Calendar)
Intermediate internet skills
AutoCadLT skills
Experience in using the PROCORE Construction Management Software
Typing speed of at least 30 WPM

Company: Chester County

313 W. Market St.
West Chester, PA 19380

Contact: Tony Igneczi
(610) 344-6220