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  • Construction Project Manager

    Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority
    Job Description

    Construction Project Manager, Cincinnati

    • General Information
      • Job Title:
        Construction Project Manager
      • Location:
        • 1627 WESTERN AVENUE
        • Cincinnati, OH, 45214
        • United States
      • Employee Type:
        Exempt
    • Description
      SCOPE: This position reports to the Director of Real Estate Construction and is responsible for all development and construction aspects of assigned project(s).  This would include, but not be limited to, procurement of contractors and/or resources, regulatory and construction related compliance (including funding requirements and local code compliance), schedule related issues and budgetary considerations (including change order management).  Ensures all assigned construction specifications and schedules are strictly adhered to. 
       
      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
      The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required.
       
      • Will work with other departments to determine the scope and budgetary requirements of proposed developments.
      • Responsible for assuring that essential information is included in the Request For Proposal documents (RFP) and assist in the selection of appropriate firm to carry out activities.
      • Convey all project requirements to the appropriate parties and ensure all are being adhered to.
      • Oversee and review all designs and drawings, including specifications, in order to ensure that codes and technical requirements are met.
      • Organize a variety of projects and construction activities to ensure timely completion.  Maintain project schedules of contractors.  Assigns and monitors work activity to outside firms to ensure compliance with code and regulations.
      • Enforce standards to ensure both resident and worker safety on all assigned construction sites.
      • Ensure a consistently high standard of performance on all construction and development work.
      • Control the implementation of the construction phase maintaining close monitoring of construction and direct communication and interaction with the contractors.
      • Oversee and control the entire change order and claims process from identification through implementation as appropriate.
      • Review request for payments for contractors for work performed, conducts site inspection and review performance, assuring a completeness and accuracy of payment requests.
      • Control contract performance schedules, determining the validity of contract time extension.
      • Actively assist in managing project budgets and develop scenarios which enable the budget to be achieved.
      • Regularly and systematically communicate and update development team concerning proposed developments.
      • Assist with zoning and permit requirements, variances, and other regulatory concerns.
      • Conduct job site inspections to monitor compliance with design documents.
      • Insure that all parties maintain current "As Built" drawings so that each deviation from construction plans, blueprints and documents is properly documented for future reference for maintenance, remodels and additions.
      • Perform essential project control activities for the development including implementation systems to manage scope, schedule, costs, risk, resources, consultants/contractors, contracts, and communication. Will oversee contract and assure contract compliance on assigned projects and compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
      • Ensure a consistently high standard of performance on all construction and development work.
      • Perform additional duties as assigned..

       
       

    • Requirements
       

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each competency satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
       
      DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      ·         Ten (10) years verifiable construction management experience of large, multi-story developments with a preference to multi-family affordable housing and/or federally funded projects.
      ·         Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to effectively oversee construction. 
      ·         Demonstrated knowledge of construction industry standards related to performance and productivity on site.
      ·         Skill in applying technical knowledge to practical situations.
      ·         Demonstrated knowledge of general construction, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
      ·         Excellent computer systems skills with working knowledge of computer relational databases, computer estimating systems, various types of scheduling programs, and budget control monitoring techniques.
      ·         Full proficiency in project management techniques and principles, and ability to perform comprehensive project forecasting is required. 
      ·         Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
      ·         Ability to maintain good working relationships with staff, co-workers, supervisors, residents and others.
       
      EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS:
      ·         Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, and/or Architecture, or related field from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
       
      PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
       
      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to maintain a stationary position, operate computers and other office equipment, move about the office, attend onsite and offsite meetings, and communicate. The employee must be able to sit or stand for eight hours while performing essential work duties. The employee must be able to accurately exchange information in person, in writing and via e-mail and telephone. The employee must be able to perform essential job functions in an environment that could have increased stress levels.
       
      OTHER:  The candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in state of residence, and maintain an insurable driving record under the terms and conditions of the CMHA auto liability policy.  The candidate may have no more than 4 accumulated points in 3 consecutive years.
       
      Note:  As a condition of employment at CMHA, you must agree to and pass a drug screen test, criminal background check and motor vehicle check.
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