Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job



Join our high-quality and highly-skilled Facilities Management team. The Facility Project Manager position is a highly responsible position that implements, ensures, and oversees all phases of new construction and renovation and capital improvement projects for County facilities, from initiation through planning, design, and construction.

This position will prepare cost estimates, budgets, and schedules for potential projects, as well as approved projects. The position will include a focus on project planning and implementation, as well as support County best practices, including Sustainability processes. The position will maintain and ensure effective project communications among all team members.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Develops conceptual plans and budgets for facilities projects.
  • Coordinates with elected offices and departments to facilitate facility planning, project budgeting, and scheduling.
  • Coordinates with elected offices and departments on Sustainability practices, opportunities, and implementation. Initiatives may be based on energy consumption, sustainability, or similarly focused programs that extend beyond Facilities to county wide programs. Collaborates with and sets a positive example in developing and maintaining a sustainable culture within the county.
  • Coordinates and supports the Facilities Maintenance and Operations functions with collaboration, assistance, leadership, and technical expertise as required.
  • Develops planning documents for initiation of projects.
  • Prepares requests for proposal bids and conducts all necessary meetings to facilitate selecting contractors and services.
  • Monitors and reports on all phases of planning and construction.
  • Coordinates all parties involved in the planning, design, and construction process.
  • Develops and maintains facility project budgets.
  • Coordinates with evaluation committees to develop recommendations for selection of professional services, construction services, and contractors.
  • Conducts pre-construction conferences, reviews all bids, and recommends award of contract.
  • Monitors construction contracts, execution, and distribution.
  • Prepares contract change orders and monitors their execution.
  • Reviews contract plans and specifications for compliance with appropriate building codes and project requirements.
  • Receives pay requests from professional consultants and contractors and approves for payment.
  • Monitors and facilitates resolution of construction contract disputes and claims.
  • Monitors construction contract close-out and maintains documentation files.
  • Assists in development of new standards of practice for project management activities with the Facility Operation management team.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.
To be successful, our ideal team member should have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of facilities planning and construction management processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of estimating, budgeting, and scheduling practices.
  • Knowledge of current status of costs of new construction, escalation factors, and market trends.
  • Knowledge of building codes and standards of practice.
  • Knowledge of laws governing construction contracts and contracting.
  • Knowledge of construction materials and methods.
  • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
  • Demonstrate practical understanding of integrated facility design and construction (including facility programming), building types/uses, and common construction practices, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), building codes and regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstrate understanding and application of sustainable, energy efficient, or other environmentally sensitive practices. Focus will not only be on facilities, but also include county wide functions and best practices.
  • Highly experienced in developing Request for Proposals (RFP) and Bids for design/consulting services, competitive bid documents for facility projects and furniture, fixtures, and equipment assessment and procurement.
  • Highly skilled at defining/assessing project work scope; facility programming and space planning; broad and practical understanding of construction means/methods to ensure that projects achieve their goals and objectives in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills; working and communicating with all organizational levels and project stakeholders.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD (or equal), and other software (i.e. Adobe Acrobat Std/Pro, Construction Estimating programs) to prepare reports and documents that integrate text, graphics, and quantitative information.
  • Highly skilled in technology to effectively manage workflow; using smart phone/tablet, applications, traditional laptop/desktop applications, digital photography, etc
  • Skill in reading and interpreting plans and specifications and monitoring construction progress.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Qualifications for Success

  • Experience:
    • Minimum five (5) years of established experience in project management as an owner's project representative, on a wide range and number of small to moderate commercial facility projects and building types, managing design and specialty consultants, general contractors and sub-contractors, furniture, fixtures and equipment vendors. 
    • Experience with sustainability and energy management initiatives, LEAN practices, or similar efficiency focused programs is a plus.
  • Education and Training: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction management or, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • License or Certificate: Certification as a Facility Manager, Energy Manager, or similar sustainability-focused experience is a plus.
  • Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.

Application Instructions

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