Senior Construction Managers

NYC Department of Environmental Protection | New York City, NY

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Posted Date 8/15/2019

Senior Construction Managers
Salary: $69,963–$118,610

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP's water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.
The NYCDEP commitment to sustainable storm water management has led to creative methods of conveyance and disposal of stormwater in the combined sewer areas throughout the City. The Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis (BEPA) is responsible for the design and construction of alternative methods of stormwater management called green infrastructure (GI) with the goal of reducing the volume of storm water entering the combined sewers, reducing the frequency of the combined sewer overflow events and improving the quality of the storm discharge to the surrounding water bodies.

Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis (BEPA) is seeking to hire two Senior Construction Managers to manage several multi-million dollar contracts for GI projects to ensure timely delivery and quality control. The selective candidates will perform highly critical tasks for the planning, procurement, and execution of GI construction projects such as new contracts development, recommending contract awards, input on modifications, and processing time extensions and change orders on contracts. The candidates’ responsibilities will include managing the $10 million construction contract for Right of Way Rain Gardens in Southeast Queens, as well as managing the Bureau’s $25 million Construction Management Contract. The Construction Management Contract will provide consultant services for $100 million construction of on-site green infrastructure on New York City Housing Authority and Department of Education and Department of Parks and Recreation sites as well as Cloudburst Pilot Project sites. Selective candidates will also prepare requests for proposals, verifying all work performed by contractors by reviewing submittals and conducting routine inspections, performance evaluations, reviewing fiscal documents to ensure contract compliance, negotiating costs and change orders, monitoring contract schedules and budgets. Candidates will also be responsible for coordinating construction-related work with internal DEP staff, other DEP bureaus, design and/or engineering consultants, and other City agencies. Candidates will provide technical expertise to contractors throughout all stages of the construction contracts, and will obtain corrective action where contractor has failed to provide contracted goods or services, or is deficient in honoring terms of contractual agreement; oversees the consultant selection and contracting process, coordination and communication both within DEP Bureaus and other City agencies staff.

A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of
Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience
Managing and/or inspecting one or more construction projects; one year of the experience as described in “1” above and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management; or a valid license as a professional engineer, registered architect, or registered landscape architect, 
Issued by a board of examining engineers.

Preferred Skills:
Experience in green infrastructure and stormwater; management systems, excellent communication skills and leadership skills, ability to utilize GIs, ArcGIS and AutoCAD; ten years of experience in managing construction and construction management contracts in the field of public infrastructure; experience in managing construction of public infrastructure projects from both the in-house; design as well as outsourced engineering projects throughout the life cycle of projects including; planning, design, procurement and design services during construction phases; fluency in Microsoft; office Suite products; strong MS Office skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, and ability to comprehend maps, graphs, and tables.

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DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce. Your voluntary response to the NYCAPS on-line application section for referral information will assist us tremendously in our ability to track the success of our outreach and recruitment efforts. Please be sure to indicate your source of referral to this job.

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