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Senior Capital Project Manager

Company: City Of Cambridge Ma
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Posting Date:4/5/24Department:Capital Building ProjectsJob Code:X279Sequence #:Number of Hours Per Week:37.50Additional Work Hours Information:Additional hours as needed for meetings and special projects.Union Affiliation:None# of openings:1Type of Employment:TemporaryCivil Service Type:None ABOUT THE ROLE:The City is currently seeking an architectural design or construction management professional with 5+ years of experience to join our team as Senior Capital Project Manager in the Capital Building Projects Department. The Capital Building Projects Department is a new department that consolidates existing programs from the Executive Office and Public Works Department, along with new positions, to continue to deliver high-quality professional management of the Citys expanding building improvement project portfolio. The Capital Building Projects Department includes eight full-time employees, working under the new position of Director of Capital Building Projects. Major program areas include design, construction, and system performance. This organizational structure will ensure that consideration of strategic priorities such the Net Zero Action Plan and the Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance is embedded in all aspects of project lifecycles. The Supervising Architect is a key member of the Capital Building Projects Department and will report to the Director of Capital Building Projects through the Director of Design.Projects are located throughout Cambridge. Building types include schools, youth and senior centers, office buildings, libraries, public works facilities, garages, firehouses, and other public safety buildings. Projects may include new construction, complete building renovations, MEP/FP upgrades, energy efficiency improvements, envelope improvements, photovoltaic installations, accessibility upgrades, and interior or FF&E upgrades.The Senior Capital Project Manager will oversee teams of project managers and architects, guiding building projects from concept design through construction. The person in this role will also help shape the long-term design program, collaborating with colleagues to help develop and oversee a multi-year Capital Improvement plan for municipal buildings, working towards the goal of developing a safe, healthy, livable environment and planning for a sustainable future. The person in this role will perform high level organization and management duties for the Department requiring excellent interpersonal skills, sound decision-making, financial responsibility and problem-solving.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Participate in the procurement and management of a variety of capital building projects including new construction and renovation and repair of existing municipal buildings.Supervise direct report staff and participate in the hiring of staff and consultants.Manage and review consultant team progress and documentation of building design & construction projects, including feasibility studies, programming, schematic design through Construction Documents, cost estimation and bid phase, and Construction Administration and project close out.Perform OPM and/or Owners Representative Duties at construction project team meetings, supporting an integrated team approach.Review, process, and track contractor and consultant invoices, proposals, change orders, and contract amendments.Track budgets and provide periodic reports of project progress.Interact and coordinate design and planning of city building construction projects with residents, property owners, business owners, other city departments, state and federal agencies and other stakeholders.Effectively collaborate with other City departments to meet multi-disciplinary goals and objectives for the built environment including the Net Zero Action Plan, the Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance, roofs, bicycle facilities, maintenance of public facilities.Employ best practices around process improvement, team management and communications.Model the Citys values and culture, and act with the highest integrity and ethics.Perform related duties as required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education and Experience:Bachelors or masters degree in architecture, Construction Management, or related field required.5+ years of experience in architectural or construction project management with demonstrated experience managing the design and construction of large-scale building projects.Registered Architect preferred.MCPPO and/or OPM Certification preferred.Ability to manage and administer design and construction contracts.Demonstrated commitment to public service.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Strong interpersonal skills.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Exceptional organization skills.Ability to effectively lead complex design processes and collaborate with the community.Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage competing priorities in a busy work environment under tight deadlines.Strong problem solving, decision making and mediation abilities.Proficiency with a variety of computer software typical to professional office environment including word, excel, smartsheet, teams, and zoom.Strong working knowledge of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction computer software, such as AutoCAD, Revit, Bluebeam, Adobe Acrobat, and other Adobe Suite programs.High ethical standards and personal integrity.Commitment to anti-racism, diversity, equity and inclusion. The City of Cambridges workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:Experience with state and municipal procurement laws and regulations.Knowledge and understanding of local and national building codes and standards as they relate to building design and construction.Knowledge and understanding of public building construction in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, particularly c.149/149a and c.25A as well as bidding and procurement laws and regulations.Knowledge of state and federal accessibility requirements and experience designing and constructing accessible facilities.Working knowledge of capital budgeting, formal project management (including related software).LEED AP accreditation in Building Design and Construction preferred. Additional accreditations in LEED AP O&M and Passive House also preferred.SUMMARY OF BENEFITS:Competitive health, dental and vision insuranceVacation and Sick Leave eligibleSick Incentive Pay eligible3 Personal Days14 HolidaysCommuter Benefits (T-Pass reimbursement, Bluebikes membership, EZRide Shuttle membership)Management Allowance, $2,700 / yearPHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work involves frequent site visits, requiring travel to and through construction zones, driving, walking, bending, squatting, reaching and stretching. Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to operate office equipment including copiers, printers and scanners. Executes multiple tasks involving keyboarding, telephones, writing, bending, reaching and lifting boxes of files (up to 10 lbs.).WORK ENVIRONMENT: Outdoors including construction sites under all weather conditions. Standard office environment, which includes fluorescent lighting and air conditioning. Busy office work environment characterized by multiple work demands from staff interaction. This position may be eligible for hybrid work under the Citys Telework Policy depending on operational needs.#P1ABOUT THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGEThe City of Cambridge is a diverse and vibrant community that 120,000 residents of different ethnic, racial, religious, U.S. nationals and other backgrounds call home. We take pride in our Citys diversity and strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the community we serve - one in which all employees can thrive. The City is also deeply committed to creating an environment in which all our employees are treated equitably and feel included. In joining our team, you would work in a workplace environment that advances and values antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI), and that is committed to embedding ADEI best practices and tenets in all aspects of our work. City of Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply to job openings.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTIONThe City of Cambridge is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ Community, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request by contacting Human Resources at Jobble

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