Project Manager II

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

The Project manager II is responsible for planning and managing construction, modifications and non-routine maintenance projects at all County buildings, facilities, rented spaces and facilities related projects as they arise. This position will serve as a liaison between the Facilities Department and the maintenance and department staff at County facilities such as office buildings, libraries, Pocopson Home, Chester County Prison, and District Court buildings. The Project Manager II is also responsible for project scheduling and budget, bid and RFP preparation and processes, and contracting and management of contractors, vendors and equipment suppliers utilized for County projects.

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
Manage construction, modifications, non-routine maintenance, and capital and other building improvements to county facilities.
Prepare specifications for Request For Proposals (RFP) and advertised bids.
Interact with architects, engineers and building code officials for County facilities projects.
Represent County at meetings for project approvals such as Local Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing, Historic and Architectural Review Boards, Borough Council, Township Supervisors, and Conservation District
Maintain records and files of projects, and budget and schedule preparation, tracking and reporting.
Assist in preparing the annual budget for the Facilities Department.
Provide support for the security access system operations and maintenance.
Serve as liaison to other county facilities’ maintenance personnel.
Monitor and track all work using a computerized project management system.
Perform other duties, tasks and special projects, as required.
Qualifications/Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Qualifications / Requirements:

Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience related to building systems, trades or construction management.
At least six years of job-related experience.
General knowledge and understanding of building codes, safety regulations and statutes.
Strong working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems installation, operation, maintenance, and construction practices and procedures.
Knowledge and understanding of the County procurement policies (for contracting and bidding etc.).
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent project management skills (ability to plan, budget, schedule, organize and supervise major or minor construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation projects).
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Manual dexterity.
Ability to maintain a favorable professional image for the department and County when interacting with the public, contractors, consultants, municipalities, other government agencies and other county departments.
A valid driver’s license is required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience related to building systems, trades or construction management.
Seven years of job related experience.
Ability to read, interpret and understand design plans, specifications and blueprints.
Working knowledge of trades related to commercial/government building construction and maintenance.
Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Customer service experience.
Knowledge of work order procedures and guidelines.
Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems.
Ability to multi-task.
General knowledge of county policies and procedures.

Additional Information
Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have:

Intermediate to Advanced Word skills
Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
Intermediate PowerPoint skills
Outlook skills (Email and Calendar)
PeopleSoft skills or the ability to learn PeopleSoft
Intermediate Internet Explorer skills
Knowledge and skill with or ability to learn Microsoft Projects, Procore or other project management software
Knowledge and skill with or ability to learn AutoCAD Light

Company: Chester County

313 W. Market St.
West Chester, PA 19380

Contact: Tony Igneczi
(610) 344-6220