Delivers projects with an appropriate, suitable and acceptable level of construction and overall quality, to achieve the project's objectives in compliance with AACPS standards while working within scope, budget and schedule parameters established for the project. Develops, maintains, and manages a highly functioning, responsive, and collaborative team of construction project management staff. Supports the overall success related to department efforts in support of school district goals and strategic initiatives. The position is considered essential personnel.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Provides oversight, guidance, direction, training, coaching, supervision, and support for construction staff on projects, facility construction activities/initiatives, and school district construction standards during various construction project management phases. Provides construction planning, management and coordination support.
Monitors consultant and contractor compliance with project plans, specifications, AACPS standards, policies and procedures, established industry construction standards, project schedules, project budgets and School District strategic goals.
Collaborates internally with administrative and fiscal staff for administrative, reporting, and fiscal activities relative to projects.
Provides detailed reviews of drawings and specifications for errors, omissions, constructability, code and value engineering issues prior to final approval and bidding.
Communicates and collaborates with school district and external departments/agencies to support project construction and delivery, and regular updates.
Attends and oversees staff attendance at project meetings and construction site visits, responds to site visit issues, and inspects all phases of work prior to final occupancy.
Provides input and recommendations regarding initiatives, strategic planning and direction, policies, procedures, standards, quality control procedures, contracts, and collaboration with other departments/external entities.
Prepares detailed reporting metrics on existing projects, resource allocations, project status completion statistics, and variance to plan and forecast future needs.
Investigates complaints of operational failures and warranty issues, initiate corrective measures, and inspects buildings during warranty period.
Responds to emergency situations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
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, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architectural, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or related field with administrative and construction related coursework from a regionally accredited college or university.
Six (6) years of successful experience in building construction work, and directly managing facilities, maintenance, infrastructure, and construction projects (limited scope and large institutional projects); OR an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities deemed sufficient to prepare the applicant to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Three (3) years of successful experience directly supervising and/or managing construction project management or related staff.
Construction management as agent and innovative project delivery methodology experience in the areas of design-build or public private partnerships is preferred.
Maryland License/Registration in Architecture or Engineering issued by the State of Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations, professional certification in Construction issued by the Construction Management Association of America or Project Management issued by the Project Management Institute, or hold the credentials to obtain one of either the license, registration or certification within six (6) months of hire.
Valid Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 1912 - 30 Hour Certification issued by OSHA preferred.
Possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license and have daily access to reliable transportation.
Demonstrated knowledge of design and construction issues affecting the delivery of large, complex facilities.
Demonstrated knowledge of procedures, regulations and laws pertaining to construction related contract matters.
Demonstrated knowledge of applicable construction related building, fire, electrical, ADA and OHSA regulations.
Demonstrated successful experience in managing large (>$100 million/project) complex construction projects with multiple prime contractors safely, on time, and within budget.
Knowledge of all aspects of facility upgrades and maintenance, such as reclaiming, transforming, modernizing, designing, and constructing.
Knowledge in the areas of preventative and corrective maintenance, design, procurement, construction, project controls, quality, and safety.
Ability to self-direct and function with ease as part of a team.
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated effective managerial experience.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations.
Ability to employ business technology tools (e.g. E-mail, AACPS Intranet, electronic benefits enrollment tool, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Ability to work outside of normal business hours, evenings, weekends, emergencies, and holidays.
About Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Located on the magnificent Chesapeake Bay, Anne Arundel County is conveniently located near the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and is home to the state capitol, Annapolis, which has a rich historical past. Notable landmarks include the United State Naval Academy, Fort George G. Meade, the National Security Agency, and Baltimore Washington International Airport. The county encompasses urban, suburban, and rural areas, with 432 miles of tidal shoreline. Fine dining, state parks, major cultural attractions, the best in entertainment and professional sports are within easy access to our central location.
• Competitive Salary
• Excellent Benefits
• Paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave
• Free and confidential Employee Assistance Program
• Tuition Reimbursement for continuing education