Work Location: Lakewood, Colorado
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Length of Work: 5 years.
4-year degree in architecture, landscape architecture, mechanical, civil, electrical, structural, geotechnical or general engineering or construction management.
Minimum Experience: 4 years Project Management experience as follows:
o “Field work”, including practices and procedures of candidates’ specific discipline, such as engineering, landscape architecture, architecture, or resource planning.
o Management of simple-to-complex design and construction projects containing multi-year phasing and overlapping schedules, high visibility, multiple functions (design, construction, planning), controversy, unusual design/construction components with novel problems requiring unique solutions, significant political interest/oversight, and jurisdictional disputes
o Knowledge of project management concepts, and understanding of authorities, responsibilities, and accountabilities of the "project management philosophy".
o Written and verbal communication, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
o Knowledge of contract administration and compliance
o Knowledge of software including Microsoft Project, Word and Excel
o Positive attitude and ability to get along with diverse groups of people
Assists the Project Manager (PM) as a technical point of contact for assigned projects. Supports PM in cradle-to-grave project execution and completion of assigned tasks from design through construction.
Coordinates with various stakeholders and team members through all phases of a project. During design, coordinates with other key staff/expertise and reviews A/E firms’ execution and deliverables (design drawings, specifications, supplemental reports, cost estimates, inspection and trip reports, etc.). During construction, coordinates project needs with construction management (CM) firms, construction contractors, and other NPS (Park and Region) staff.
Assists PM in maintaining project compliance, quality, scope, budget and programming criteria.
Identifies problems and coordinates solutions with the PM, resolves technical and schedule issues as needed, and develops corrective actions to ensure successful project accomplishment.
Performs workload outside of the candidate’s specific discipline.
Travels occasionally for on-site inspections, investigations, and meetings often requiring a significant amount of walking, bending and climbing. Field trips are often in the outdoors and may experience weather extremes, insect bites, varied topography and other physical demands.