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  1. Construction Project Managers are the core of the agency, and are responsible for carrying out the objectives of the agency and the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC), managing the planning, design, construction, and maintenance management of assigned public school facilities within the State of New Mexico. Incumbents are charged with undertaking a wide-variety of interrelated functions, and must have experience and knowledge in all areas of the process from planning to design to construction of facilities and structures. Know-how and accountability are extensive. Duties and Responsibilities: • Development of the district’s initial funding applications along with guidance through the awards process. • Assists district representatives with Requests for Proposals (RFP), procurement of services, and the execution and completion of contracts. Assists with the development of project agreements, project budgets, and project bid processes, and contractor selections. Provide analyses and technical assistance to district with regard to: Assessment to determine renovate or replace; space utilization; phasing, financing and cost benefit analysis • Represents the PSCOC/PSFA/Co-Owner at project meetings during all phases of planning, design and construction. • Oversees the project design phase: periodic review and validation of scope of work, budget, schedule, value engineering, and plans and specifications; review and approval of design submittal phases: program statement, schematic design, and design development and construction documents. Provides ongoing indirect oversight throughout the projects: participates in construction meetings, reviews contractor’s request for payment, performs system administration for the projects and project closeouts; coordinates the issuance of purchase orders, change orders, and approves vendor invoices for payment. • Utilizes the Construction Information Management System (CIMS) on each project. • Assists the assessment of the Districts Capital Outlay need; assesses Facility Assessment Database (FAD) validation reports relative to assessment of schools with the greatest need; Validates program summaries to ensure consistency with Public Schools Facility Authority adequacy standards. Identifies deficiencies related to school districts facilities, helping identify potential funding sources and services required to remedy those deficiencies and to improve the facilities. Review and assist Districts with the implementation of their Facility Master Plans. • Other related duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required • Ability to develop and present building estimates and feasibility studies. • Ability to read schematics and blueprints and/or technical manuals. • Knowledge of architectural design and planning principles and procedures. • Technical knowledge of building components and their function. • Knowledge of building components and life cycle values. • Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. • Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns. • Knowledge of contractor compliance issues and procedures, as applicable to a public institution. • Knowledge of the operating practices of construction, architectural and building firms. • Ability to make complex operating, administrative, and procedural decisions. • Knowledge of contract documents and specifications. • Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements. • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. • Skills in workflow analysis and management. • Ability to assess contract compliance and product/service quality. • Ability to perform site inspections and/or approve installations. • Ability to develop and deliver presentations. Minimum Education and Experience Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or Related field. Five to seven years of experience in construction project management, engineering, architecture or planning and design, of which at least three years must have been in construction project management. Experience or education may be substituted for one another at the discretion of the director. Licenses/Certifications Preferred: Construction Specifications Institute (CSI): • Certified Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) • Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA)
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