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Facilities Asst Project Manager (Two Year Position)

at Guilford County Schools

Pay: $45513 to $61442/year
$45513 - $61442
Posted: 8/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2504693
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Overall Job Objective




This position performs renovation and construction project management duties including planning, organizing, and managing the daily operations of projects.  This includes working with architects, engineers, clients, and other project-related entities as needed.  Will also initiate, manage, and complete project-related studies.
This employee plans, formulates, and implements short- and long-term goals for improvement projects and provides technical expertise in the evaluation of problems and development of alternatives for construction projects.  The employee plans, organizes, and coordinates multiple projects.  Reviews reports, budgets, goals, and policies.  Prepares, reviews, analyzes, and presents project budgets and schedules.  Supervision and progress is checked through review of reports and project evaluation. Employee reports to the Facilities Project Manager.

Examples of Duties

Essential Duties & Tasks


  • Manages assigned renovation and new construction projects of various sizes typically except for the largest capital projects.  Includes management of design, bidding, construction, testing, startup, turnover, and handling of project warranty items.
  • Manages projects to meet established budget and schedule goals.
  • Works with architects, engineers, contractors, clients, construction representatives, and others involved in the design and completion of projects and studies.
  • Prepares requests for proposal, including development of drawings and specifications, and upon receipt, participates in the evaluation of bids for technical accuracy and compliance with contract requirements for projects.
  • Schedules and attends preconstruction and final acceptance meetings, conducts on-site inspections during the various project phases, and reports on noncompliance with contract requirements for projects.
  • Assists the Facilities Project Manager in the analysis, evaluation, cost estimating, and resolution of technical problems associated with the plan, design, and development of engineering systems and equipment that support capital construction projects.
  • Assists the Facilities Project Manager and performs related work as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • General knowledge of building systems, such as heating, air and ventilation equipment and controls.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry as it relates to the planning processes for design and construction of new facilities and repair/alteration projects.
  • Knowledge of architecture, engineering, and building construction sufficient to review, inspect, repair, and alter work of new construction and repair/alteration of facilities.
  • Considerable knowledge of facility contracting procedures, cost estimating, project budget management, job site safety, project scheduling, and quality control procedures for facilities.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and delegate assignments and work activities.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and prepare and design construction documents and technical reports.
  • Ability to effectively communicate moderately complex programmatic information orally and in writing or architectural/engineering considerations internal or external to the organization.
  • Ability to work with, interpret and apply local, state and federal regulations and codes (e.g., OSHA, building), governing the area of work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with team members, department heads, agency heads, contractors, vendors, and the public.
  • Ability to organize data, documents, etc. for easy retrieval and/or consolidation.

Typical Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
Associate's degree in Engineering, Business or Management and 2 years of progressively responsible project management experience OR High School Diploma or GED and 4 years of progressively responsible project management experience.

Special Requirements
Must possess a valid driver's license. 

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or related field; more than 5 years of similar project management experience.

Supplemental Information

Working Conditions and Physical Demands of Work
Work is performed in both an office setting, as well as inside and outside on construction sites.  Operates standard office equipment and drives a county vehicle to county facilities and construction sites throughout the county.  

Special Note:  This generic class description gives an overview of the job class, its essential job functions and recommended job requirements.  However, for each individual position assigned to this class, there is available a completed job description with physical abilities checklist which can be reviewed before initiating a selection process.  They can provide additional detailed information on which to base various personnel actions and can assist management in making legal personnel decisions.