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Job Description


Job Title: Construction Project Manager


Job Code: 5606

Department: Facilities

Supervisor: Director of Facilities

Date: November 15, 2021

FLSA Status: Exempt



PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Under the direction of the Director of Design and Construction, perform various oversight functions concerning large facility construction and renovations. Coordinate maintenance work in accordance with labor and material availability and health and safety requirements.





DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance is an essential function of this position.


1.      Ensures that all actions are in concert with the Board policies as well as the mission statement, beliefs, objectives and parameters found in the Board’s strategic plan.

2.      Participates in job training and professional growth opportunities in order to enhance ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

3.      Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

Prepares estimates in developing construction budgets.
Estimates cost, time, and material requirements for routine maintenance and projects; determine if work can be accomplished in-house or if a contractor is required
6.      Assists in Performing Life Safety inspections.

Oversees code compliance:  Certification, permits, and other work pertaining to capital projects which may be assigned.
Prepares specifications for outside contracts; request quotations; lead job walks; inspect work of outside contractors working for District to ensure compliance with contract specifications, time-lines and applicable codes, laws and regulations.
Conducts periodic building inspection to assure compliance with structural, roofing, painting, plumbing, heating and electrical requirements; make recommendations concerning needed repairs and appropriate priorities and follow up as needed.
Interviews manufacturers’ representatives regarding products, trade policies, methods of replacement or renovation.
Maintains records relating to building projects such as architectural drawings, specifications, and construction cost breakdowns, bids, material and equipment specifications and job history files.
Prepares construction reports as needed.
Provides direction, research, and documentation of spare parts required for operational readiness of critical equipment.
Develops working procedures, material and labor requirements for repair and alteration of physical plant equipment and facilities
Assists the Director of Facilities and Executive Director of Construction and Design in reviewing plans, working drawings, and specifications for Capital Development construction and renovations.
16.  Establishes and maintains effective working relations with maintenance, operations and District staff.

17.  Process construction projects pay applications




Degree in construction management or facility management or any combination equivalent to: high school diploma supplemented by college courses in electrical, structural or mechanical systems and four years experience in facilities maintenance or construction including two years experience in facilities inspection, estimating, job scheduling, and project management, preferably project superintendent.




1.      Ability to read plans and specifications for appropriate content and accuracy.

2.      Ability to work, read, understand, and utilize information from blueprints, shop drawings and sketches.



Moderate in-district travel as well as intermittent in-state and out-of-state travel.  Intermittent, prolonged and irregular hours of work.



This job description describes duties and responsibilities which are representative of the nature and level of work assigned to the position. The identified duties and responsibilities are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.


The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the school district and employee and is subject to change by the school district as the needs of the school district and requirements of the job change.

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