Summary Responsible for developing, managing, and executing architectural construction projects and overseeing the daily responsibilities performed by the Project Management Team for the City of Temple Facility Services Department. Performs assignments requiring the application of intensive and diversified knowledge of construction and management principles and practices in broad areas of assignments for construction and renovation of commercial buildings. Reports directly to the Director of Purchasing & Facility Services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates the fulfillment of City-funded architectural/MEP-designed capital construction projects from design to completion, including overseeing the time, cost, and quality of the projects
Schedules, leads, and participates in meetings related to project development, design review, and construction while ensuring the appropriate project members are in invited to meetings; results of the meeting are properly documented
Reviews, interprets, and analyzes project plans, drawing details, and specifications; ensures projects are high quality, efficient, and economical while meeting the needs of the community
Assures quality control and timely performance of all aspects of work performed by the design consultants and construction contractors, including the performance of regular jobsite visits
Administers, and negotiates as needed, routine construction documents including, but not limited to, pay applications, construction contracts, professional services agreements, change orders, contract amendments, request for information (RFI), and monthly performance reports
Exercises originality and judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation or modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
Ensures that construction plans and activities are properly maintained and saved
Trains project team on procedures and processes necessary to fulfill their role
Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, training sessions, and reviews publications to remain current on principles, practices, and new developments
Collaborates on the planning and budget development of future projects
Follows City policies, procedures, and safety guidelines
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or any combination of equivalent education and experience in commercial building construction
Five (5) years of commercial building construction & renovation related experience, including the reading/interpretation of construction drawings & details, construction contract administration, and an understanding of all facets of the construction process
Three (3) years of experience working in a managerial role
Knowledge of building components including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, foundations, framing, roofing, drywall, etc.
Experience in Microsoft Office Suite and related applications
Located between Austin and Dallas on the 1-35 corridor, Temple offers the best of both worlds at the heart of Central Texas. Temple is a growing community with a current population of approximately 90,000. To support the City's growth, there is a robust capital improvement plan that needs a Construction Services Division Director to develop, manage, and execute architectural construction projects.