Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt
Reports To
Director of Facilities Planning Construction Services
Date Revised
02/01/2022
Department
School Facilities
Primary Purpose

Coordinate all project activities dealing with current and future Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), construction Bond Programs, the District’s Critical Facility, and Safety Project Plan and day-to-day Facilities and Maintenance Department construction and environmental projects.  Oversee assigned construction activities, including but not limited to budgeting, planning, design, and ensuring that the GISD technical design guidelines are followed.  Coordinate and manage all new construction and renovation projects assigned by the Administration.  Ensure compliance with all planning and zoning requirements.  Manage construction project managers and other GISD personnel involved in projects with the Facilities Department.  Quality assurance and transition of warranties from general contractors to the GISD.

Education Certification

High school diploma, or equivalent with a minimum of ten years’ experience or

Bachelor’s degree in construction, architecture, or engineering related field with a minimum of five (5) years of experience

Valid Texas driver’s license with a good driving record

Special Knowledge/Skills

Ability to communicate articulately in written and verbal form

Knowledge of mechanical and electrical design and installation criteria

Proficient with computer software and tools used in the construction industry

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of building codes, zoning ordinances, accessibility standards, health and safety standards and regulations, and maintain practices

Understanding of the construction inspection permitting and certification processes

Adaptive to a changing work environment and able to continually improve operations

Ability to work on an as-needed basis to ensure the success of the project

Ability to work outside of the set office hours on an as-needed basis

Possess a positive customer-sensitive attitude

Ability to organize, analyze and present data

Effective planning and organizational skills

Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous construction projects

Ability to understand, review and approve construction budgets and pay applications

Experience

Minimum of five (5) or ten year experience in construction project management, capital improvement planning/forecasting, general maintenance construction management construction management, contract negotiations, contracts administration, project budget management, and procurement of construction services within a K-12 education setting

  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience with direct report employees or general contractor and subcontractors
Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Manage and coordinate the construction activities of all contractors working for School Facilities.
  • Work with the GISD Administration, Architects, Engineers, and GISD Purchasing Department to develop RFP, CSP, and RFQ specifications.
  • Work collaboratively to serve as a liaison between campus principals, architects, engineers, consultants, and departments to develop, review and finalize project plans, drawings, schematics, and specifications.
  • Oversee on-site inspection of construction projects to verify conformance with GISD Standards, construction documents, and programs, including but not limited to materials testing, overhead inspections, air balancing, fire inspections, and conformance to the GISD Technical Design Guidelines.
  • Work collaboratively with district personnel and contractors to supervise warranty correction work, conduct walk-through inspection, and make final warranty checks before the end of warranty periods.
  • Manage departmental project managers or other GISD personnel assisting with project.
  • Develop and maintain construction progress schedules.
  • Visit all job sites on a routine and consistent basis, including multiple or extended visits to the same site during crucial construction phases.
  • Attend and participate in weekly OAC job site meetings.
  • Responsible for quality control verification of construction projects.
  • Expedite documentation and completion of punch list items.
  • Responsible for coordinating the transition of building operations from the general contractor to GISD upon acceptance of a facility.
  • Verify compliance of final closeout procedures for the general contractors, architects, and engineers.
  • Comprehend and work with municipal jurisdictions for adherence to local codes and ordinances.
  • Organize construction projects with the Environmental Department.
  • Develop project-specific work plans and supervise various internal and externa teams.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with District and Department policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Direct report employees or general contractors and subcontractors
Tools/Equipment Used

Standard office equipment such as personal computers and peripherals; may use small hand tools and power tools; light truck or van and construction management software for budgeting and scheduling multiple projects.

Posture

Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing, pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions

Motion

Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding; regular grasping/squeezing, writs flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving

Lifting

Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 50 pounds)

Environment

Frequent prolonged and irregular hours, rotating early and late shift work; work outside and inside

Mental Demands

Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress