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  • RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

    RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, Office of Human Resources

    Providence, Rhode Island

    • Job ID: 3066087
    • Application Deadline: March 28, 2019
    • Posted : March 15, 2019
    • Starting Date: July 1, 2019

    Job Description

    The Rhode Island Department of Education/School Building Authority is seeking an experienced professional in architecture, engineering or related field who’s ready to take on a role that will have an impact on how we set Rhode Island children up for success. This position will be dedicated to supporting the effective planning, management and financial sustainability of school construction projects across the state to improve learning environments for students. The Assistant School Construction Coordinator/Architectural Design Reviewer will support the school construction program, including the administration of applications for school construction and design reviews for compliance with school construction regulations. This position will work with schools to ensure that quality standards, including education facilities master planning, are implemented. In addition, the individual will work with stakeholders including other state agencies to establish effective school construction policies and programs. This is a five year appointment with the option for extension pending funding.

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for developing compliance protocols and guidelines, assisting with the review of project proposals, including the Necessity for Construction applications, design documents, construction reports, asset protection plans, capital plans and energy use data and preparing reports for technical completeness and compliance with regulations. In addition, assist with the housing aid processing and verification, the management of housing aid databases, and developing request for proposals, processing work orders and monitoring projects for state-owned schools.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of a manager with wide latitude to exercise independent judgment. Work is subject to review on a periodic basis or upon completion for results achieved and for adherence to professional standards of conduct.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May work as part of teams and in collaboration with others with latitude for the exercise of independent judgment to achieve results.

    ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Assist with the development, coordination and administration of the necessity of school construction processes as defined in the school construction regulations.
    Responsible for the development, coordination and administration of School Building Authority school construction pre-qualification process in accordance with RIDE’s regulations and applicable state laws.
    Coordinates the compliance of school construction regulations, including, but not limited to, adherence to high performance schools protocol, space and cost allowances, and site standards.
    Implements outreach to school districts and charter schools regarding the School Building Authority and Necessity of School Construction application requirements.
    Responsible for the coordination and administration of the School Building Authority assessment of school buildings.
    Prepares and monitors the Department’s annual capital budget for the state-owned schools, and develops request for proposals for projects, process work orders and invoices and oversee selected vendors.
    Assist with the review and analysis of school construction applications and reporting requirements for compliance.
    Perform related work as assigned.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $ 75,065 to $ 97,582 Per Year
  • Job Categories : State-level Positions > Coordinator
    State-level Positions > Specialist
  • Welcome to RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education!

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, Office of Human Resources is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
      Knowledge of principles, practices, and methods of architectural engineering design to school construction and modification, including those related to high performance schools.
      Knowledge of elementary and secondary education systems, school construction, preferred.
      Knowledge of energy efficient and green building technology and designs, such as indoor air quality and alternate energy systems.
      Knowledge of federal, state and local mandates, regulations and guidelines and the ability to apply such knowledge
      Knowledge in data base creation and in the use of computer programs for designing and drafting (CADD).
      Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to work with minimal guidance and supervision.
      Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

      EDUCATION: Possession of a degree in architecture, engineering or a related field of study. Advanced degree preferred.

      EXPERIENCE: Such as may have been gained through: considerable employment in a responsible position(s) where the duties included supervision, reviewing architectural engineering designs, construction documents, and cost estimates for various types of building design projects. Experience with the following is preferred:
      10-15 years experience in school construction, facilities maintenance management, or related building sector fields
      Extensive experience with Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) tracking protocols and/or The US Green Building Council Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED).
      OR: Any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

      Must have own transportation and be available evenings and occasionally on weekends.
      Reasonable accommodation can be made for qualified individuals with a disability.
    • At least 10 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Prove a brief overview of your experience with any of the following tasks: • Ensure architectural and engineering integrity in design reviews of school construction proposals. • Update state assessment data on school facilities. • Monitor education facilities master planning. • Provide technical assistant to schools through the necessity for school construction process
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Mariette Collins , Human Resource Program Coordinator
    • 255 Westminster Street
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02903

  • RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

    RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, Office of Human Resources

    Providence, Rhode Island

    Job Details

    • Job ID: 3066087
    • Application Deadline: March 28, 2019
    • Posted : March 15, 2019
    • Starting Date: July 1, 2019

    Job Description

    The Rhode Island Department of Education/School Building Authority is seeking an experienced professional in architecture, engineering or related field who’s ready to take on a role that will have an impact on how we set Rhode Island children up for success. This position will be dedicated to supporting the effective planning, management and financial sustainability of school construction projects across the state to improve learning environments for students. The Assistant School Construction Coordinator/Architectural Design Reviewer will support the school construction program, including the administration of applications for school construction and design reviews for compliance with school construction regulations. This position will work with schools to ensure that quality standards, including education facilities master planning, are implemented. In addition, the individual will work with stakeholders including other state agencies to establish effective school construction policies and programs. This is a five year appointment with the option for extension pending funding.

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible for developing compliance protocols and guidelines, assisting with the review of project proposals, including the Necessity for Construction applications, design documents, construction reports, asset protection plans, capital plans and energy use data and preparing reports for technical completeness and compliance with regulations. In addition, assist with the housing aid processing and verification, the management of housing aid databases, and developing request for proposals, processing work orders and monitoring projects for state-owned schools.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of a manager with wide latitude to exercise independent judgment. Work is subject to review on a periodic basis or upon completion for results achieved and for adherence to professional standards of conduct.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May work as part of teams and in collaboration with others with latitude for the exercise of independent judgment to achieve results.

    ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Assist with the development, coordination and administration of the necessity of school construction processes as defined in the school construction regulations.
    Responsible for the development, coordination and administration of School Building Authority school construction pre-qualification process in accordance with RIDE’s regulations and applicable state laws.
    Coordinates the compliance of school construction regulations, including, but not limited to, adherence to high performance schools protocol, space and cost allowances, and site standards.
    Implements outreach to school districts and charter schools regarding the School Building Authority and Necessity of School Construction application requirements.
    Responsible for the coordination and administration of the School Building Authority assessment of school buildings.
    Prepares and monitors the Department’s annual capital budget for the state-owned schools, and develops request for proposals for projects, process work orders and invoices and oversee selected vendors.
    Assist with the review and analysis of school construction applications and reporting requirements for compliance.
    Perform related work as assigned.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $ 75,065 to $ 97,582 Per Year
  • Job Categories : State-level Positions > Coordinator
    State-level Positions > Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    RI Department of Elementary & Secondary Education, Office of Human Resources is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
      Knowledge of principles, practices, and methods of architectural engineering design to school construction and modification, including those related to high performance schools.
      Knowledge of elementary and secondary education systems, school construction, preferred.
      Knowledge of energy efficient and green building technology and designs, such as indoor air quality and alternate energy systems.
      Knowledge of federal, state and local mandates, regulations and guidelines and the ability to apply such knowledge
      Knowledge in data base creation and in the use of computer programs for designing and drafting (CADD).
      Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to work with minimal guidance and supervision.
      Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

      EDUCATION: Possession of a degree in architecture, engineering or a related field of study. Advanced degree preferred.

      EXPERIENCE: Such as may have been gained through: considerable employment in a responsible position(s) where the duties included supervision, reviewing architectural engineering designs, construction documents, and cost estimates for various types of building design projects. Experience with the following is preferred:
      10-15 years experience in school construction, facilities maintenance management, or related building sector fields
      Extensive experience with Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) tracking protocols and/or The US Green Building Council Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED).
      OR: Any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

      Must have own transportation and be available evenings and occasionally on weekends.
      Reasonable accommodation can be made for qualified individuals with a disability.
    • At least 10 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    • 1. Prove a brief overview of your experience with any of the following tasks: • Ensure architectural and engineering integrity in design reviews of school construction proposals. • Update state assessment data on school facilities. • Monitor education facilities master planning. • Provide technical assistant to schools through the necessity for school construction process

    Contact Information

    • Mariette Collins , Human Resource Program Coordinator
    • 255 Westminster Street
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02903
    • Phone: 401-222-4600

  • Exec. Dir.Facilities(Job Id 6211)
    Location: US:SC:Taylors Post Date: 02/28/2019
    Category: Admin Position Category Close Date: 03/25/2019
    Employment Type: Employee
    Salary: 124,672-169,121 USD

    Description: Our Human Resources Team at the Greenville County School District is dedicated to advancing student achievement by recruiting and employing the highest qualified staff for our schools and to serve those with whom we work.

    Job Title: Executive Director of Facilities

    Qualifications: The person in this position should have the following credentials:
    1. BS degree in construction science or related field preferred;
    2. Multiple years experience in commercial construction supervision; experience with school construction projects preferred;
    3. Experience with projects completed on time and within budget;
    4. Ability to effectively communicate the progress of construction projects to the Board of Trustees and District Staff;
    5. Experience managing multi million dollar annual construction budget and a multi-year Long Range Construction Plan;
    6. Must be a strong and cooperative team member leading the department to be positive and supportive of the school system.
    7. Must reside within 20 miles drive to District Office in normal traffic conditions

    Reports To: Associate Superintendent for Operations

    Supervises: Coordinator of Building Services, Coordinator of Preventive Maintenance, Coordinator of Grounds & Athletic Fields, Coordinator of Maintenance, Director of Facilities Planning, Director of Energy Management, and Director of Mechanical Projects

    Job Goal: To ensure that all new and existing educational facilities are constructed and maintained in a manner consistent with the highest standards of efficiency, safety, economy and quality.

    Performance Responsibilities:
    1. Manage and supervise all aspects of construction and renovation projects from design through completion in accord with the Long-Range Facilities and Capital Improvement Plan;
    2. Assist in the development, annual revision, and implementation of the District’s Long-Range Facilities and Capital Improvement Plan including site selection and acquisition;
    3. Provide monthly reports to District staff and Board of Trustees regarding construction and renovation projects;
    4. Assist in the development of educational specifications for facilities;
    5. Coordinate the District’s real estate transactions;
    6. Assist in planning for new construction by participating in pre-construction planning conferences;
    7. Coordinate and supervise required inspections and related engineering programs with public agencies;
    8. Visit all construction projects at frequent intervals to assure that plans, specifications, codes and regulations are being observed and followed;
    9. Ensure employees are informed of and held accountable to all pertinent administrative policies and procedures;
    10. Supervise a quality-control program for materials used in new construction;
    11. Review and approve for payment bills submitted by building contractors, testing laboratories, consulting engineers and surveying firms;
    12. Receive and maintain insurance policies secured by contractors and verify appropriate coverage for public liability, property damage, fire and workmen’s compensation;
    13. Investigate reports of faulty workmanship or materials in new construction and take appropriate action under the terms of the guarantee;
    14. Maintain liaison with the State Department of Education Office of School Facilities Planning and other governmental agencies having jurisdiction over, or providing services to, school buildings;
    15. Maintain a close and harmonious relationship with other county units such as the Greenville County Planning Commission, the State Department of Highways, and the Parks and Recreation Commission;
    16. Make recommendations on time-extension requests and assessment of liquidated damages;
    17. Responsible for controlling project schedule and cost through the efficient use of all construction resources including manpower, materials, tools and equipment;
    18. Establish and direct a preventive maintenance program, review work schedules and costs data, set priorities and expedite operation of the department;
    19. Investigate street utility improvements adjoining school property;
    20. Responsible for execution of field construction in conformance with project drawings, specifications, schedules, cost estimates, procedures, quality requirements and safety standards;
    21. Assist in bid and award of architecture and engineering and construction firms to ensure that successful bidders are able to perform work to meet District criteria;
    22. Work cooperatively with the Executive Director of Finance to ensure appropriate bond sales and cash flow;
    23. Ensure efficient coordination between construction/renovation projects and maintenance of the plant;
    24. Work cooperatively across departments to revise and maintain Education Specifications for construction projects;
    25. Supervise the maintenance and cleaning of all district facilities and grounds;
    26. Ensure rapid and efficient 24 x 7 x 365 response to maintenance emergencies to prevent or minimize any disruption to the instructional program;
    27. Develop and oversee appropriate training programs for all facilities, maintenance and building services employees;
    28. Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Terms of Employment: Twelve months with salary in Group AB

    Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy.

    Greenville County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, disability, religion, or national origin in its dealings with employees, students, the general public, applicants for employment, educational programs, activities, or access to its facilities.


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    Staff Architect
    By
    Mindy Green
    on
    March 11, 2019
    Chesapeake Public Schools
    312 Cedar Road
    Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
    (757) 547-0001
    Apply online: www.cpschools.com

    Contact Tina Castleton, Human Resources Clerk, by email at Tina.Castleton@cpschools.com or call (757) 547-0001.

    STAFF ARCHITECT/PROJECT MANAGER

    STARTING SALARY: 63,299.60 to 75,238.80


    GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:

    Performs complex professional work enforcing standards for design, construction and alteration of school facilities; oversees and manages school construction projects; does related work as required.  Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over assigned personnel.

     

    This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, reaching, standing, and walking; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, hazards, and atmospheric conditions.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:

    Monitoring the design of school construction projects; enforcing standards; providing technical information and advice; maintaining records and files; preparing reports;

    Assists in planning of new school construction projects including additions, modernizations and major maintenance projects such as HVAC and roof replacements;

    Provides guidance of long-range comprehensive planning, including the Capital Improvement Plan;

    Prepares cost estimates as needed;

    Prepares and assists with the preparation of RFP's; evaluates responses and helps select consultants and contractors;

    Holds meetings with various stakeholders throughout the school division when designing a project;

    Attends meetings, bid openings and conferences regarding construction projects;

    Performs research as required to determine acceptability of proposed new architectural, structural, and engineering practices/techniques;

    Inspects proposed sites and schools under construction or undergoing alteration to enforce applicable standards, ensuring conformance with structural and contractual requirements;

    Reviews plans and specifications for construction and renovation projects;

    Checks and reviews engineering design/structural drawings of proposed buildings for compliance with standards and structural stability;

    Approves plans in accordance with standards and policies of school system;

    Visits project sites to check progress, review and approve progress payments and resolve conflicts and problems;

    Discusses methods of design and construction with architects, contractors, inspectors, code enforcement officials and school staff;

    Evaluates architectural needs of existing facilities;

    Ensures other agencies are notified as required;

    Performs related tasks as required.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles and practices of architectural design and/or civil engineering as applied to the development and construction of educational facilities; ability to plan, lay out and direct the work of subordinates; ability to plan projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; ability to perform difficult architectural/engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations on problems; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors and the general public; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to calculate complex cost estimates and prepare technical reports.

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, design, or engineering.

    Considerable experience as an architecture/project manager (preferably including educational facilities work).

     

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Registration as an Architect in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or the ability to secure registration within 60 days of hire.

    Possession of or ability to acquire appropriate license(s), certificate(s), and/or endorsement(s) for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board.



  • Capital Construction Senior Project Manager - Capital Programs
    Facilities and Services
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

    Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Capital Construction Senior Project Manager.

    The Capital Construction Senior Project Manager is responsible for the scope, budget and schedule management, contract administration, and construction execution on assigned campus projects; supervision of assigned project management staff as well as administration of the established design, construction and post-construction phase services provided to the campus by the Facilities & Services Division for their projects and all assigned project managers; and accountable to the University for the completion of all assigned capital construction projects to him/her and also assigned to subordinate Project Managers.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Lead design and construction execution for all assigned projects to self and to direct reports, including scope, budget, contracts and schedule, which have been established during the planning phase of capital projects. Primary responsibilities begin during the design phase of projects, but must also participate during planning, review developing project requirements, and assist with the selection of project consultants.
    • Supervise and lead assigned project management staff.
    • Supervise and lead those project management services associated with all capital improvements including, but not limited to, project budgeting, procurement of professional and construction services and all construction activities.
    • Assumes full accountability for the team's adherence to the procedures/protocol for administration of contract documentation, this includes: bond documentation, certificate of insurance documentation, review of draft documents required for approval by the Board of Trustees, review of contracts for contractors and architects/engineers, etc. Responsible for the quality and accuracy of all contract documents associated with their projects and their teams projects as well as training and coaching their staff to have similar oversight and attention to detail on the projects.
    • Work with the Associate Director for Project Management to develop, review and implement Facilities & Services policies and procedures related to project management and be fully accountable and responsible for their implementation.
    • Work closely with the Planner for all assigned projects in the conceptualization phase to ensure projects are being developed with an appropriate scope, schedule and budget for execution in the project management phase.
    • Review program statements and ads related to outlining the scope of work and services for the professional services required for each project assigned. Work closely with the Planner and Associate Director to ensure necessary services are being procured.
    • Lead the quality based selection committee, or request for proposals, when requested, for the hiring of construction managers and contractors to be employed for assigned capital projects.
    • Work with the Capital Development Board (CDB) project manager in the execution of CDB projects on UIUC's campus. Represent and advocate for UIUC's interests and be the main point of contact for scope, schedule and budget issues related to project delivery.
    • Ensure all projects are compliant with all federal, state and University rules and regulations affecting contract administration and procurement of professional services and materials and labor for new construction, remodeling, renovation and minor repairs.
    • Accountable for completing all of his/her complex capital construction projects as well as all the direct reports projects on time and on budget.
    • Lead contract dispute resolution efforts with contractors and construction managers on all construction projects.
    • Lead difficult negotiations with construction vendors to ensure best value for the University.
    • Take corrective actions and make decisions as necessary to improve performance of delayed projects.
    • Utilize his/her best interpersonal skills to coordinate and mitigate multiple personal risks among several stakeholders.
    • Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating measures before they occur.
    • Responsible for the health and safety of the university users and building occupants during construction.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required Education:
    Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

    Preferred Education:
    Master's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.

    Required Work Experience:
    Eight years of progressively more responsible administrative experience on design and construction-related projects.

    Preferred Work Experience:
    Work in a University environment on design and construction projects.
    LEED experience and professional registrations

    Required Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
    Professional Engineer (PE), Architecture, or related professional designation/licensure

    Successful candidates will have the following:
    1. Knowledge of computer applications, the ability and personality to work effectively with stakeholders and groups on a variety of issues.
    2. Strong communication skills - both verbal and written.
    3. The ability to handle numerous issues simultaneously and meet required, and sometimes difficult, deadlines.
    4. Ability to lead subordinates and coordinate among a large body of stakeholders.

    SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:
    This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position of limited duration, with a maximum service time of three years. The expected start date is as soon as possible after March 31, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION:
    Applications must be received by March 31, 2019. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:
    Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
    Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
    Step 3) You must then upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.

    In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the "Apply for Position" button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information regarding the position, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or klfreder@illinois.edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

    The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu


  • BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    Spanaway, WA

    GENERAL SUMMARY
    This position tracks district and community growth, analyzes impacts, develops growth mitigation measures, represents the district at public hearings and negotiates settlements. Responsibilities also include performing environmental reviews of construction projects, and performing a variety of special projects and related duties as assigned by the Director of Construction.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
     
    1. Reviews plans, plats ordinances, drawings and specifications for new development projects within district boundaries, legislation and other matters affecting growth; coordinates with transportation and other district departments to assess and project impacts of growth on the district; seeks clarifications from developers as necessary.
    2. Analyzes potential impacts of development on district operations; coordinates with transportation and other district departments to determine appropriate mitigations; develops mitigations; prepares reports, charts, projections , graphics and justifications; prepares presentations and testimony. 
    3. Represents the district at public hearings on growth issues; testifies on district impact analysis and mitigations; answers inquiries; drives to various sites. May serve as District representative on public planning groups.
    4. Negotiates settlements with developers as appropriate; write settlement language; facilitates negotiation processes. 
    5. Monitors developments in progress; identifies prepares letters of response as necessary; may assist in preparation of legal cases as needed.
    6. Maintains liaison with governmental agencies, developers and others on growth management and environmental impact issues.  
    7. Maintains liaison with district staff and administrators to facilitate consensus on growth management and environmental impact issues; listens to needs and concerns; promotes understanding; provides technical advice and counsel; attends a variety of meetings as necessary
    8. Performs environmental reviews of district construction projects as needed; prepares analyses and environmental impact statements as required.  
    9. Promotes positive relations with the public over growth management, environmental issues; educates and persuades as needed; represents the district at public or private meetings related to facilities, boundary revisions and construction matters.
    10. Assists with planning, permitting, and coordinating capital construction projects, including portable classrooms permitting, procurement and placement.  
    11. Develops and manages small capital construction projects; ensures that projects are completed in accordance with established parameters.
    12. Assists with and develop presentations for construction and planning office.
    13. Updates Capital Facilities Plan on an annual basis. Assist with the state process for funding of state match projects.  
    14. Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of this position.
     
    REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
    Reports to the Director of Construction.

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    Required to attend evening meetings and hearings; required to represent the district over sensitive and controversial issues; requires visual concentration; requires some exposure to visual display terminal; dexterity and precision required to operate computer; occasionally required to be accessible during off-hours to return to work for security calls; frequently required to deal with distraught or angry people.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education and Experience
    Bachelor’s degree in public administration, planning, architecture or related field and five years of facility or land use planning experience preferred.
     
    Allowable Substitutions
    Additional qualifying work experience may substitute for up to two years of the educational requirement of a year-for-year basis. Master’s degree in land use planning or closely related field may substitute for up to two years of the required experience.
     
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Ability to read, write, speak and communicate effectively. Demonstrated knowledge of land use and facilities planning. Skill in testifying at public hearings.
    Ability to read and interpret construction plans, plats, ordinances, drawings and documents.
    Demonstrated skill in developing, collecting analyzing and interpreting statistical information. Ability to project cost estimates.
    Skill in computer operation and a variety of software programs, including spreadsheets, database, graphing and word processing.
    Knowledge of planning procedures. Ability to negotiate settlements.
    Skill in oral and written communication.
    Ability to design and produce presentation graphics. Knowledge of permitting processes and requirements.
    Knowledge of environmental impact regulations and requirements.
    Skill in facilitating consensus.
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with District staff, community groups, contractors, consultants, architects, and the public in a multicultural community.
     
    Licenses/Special Requirements
    Valid Washington State driver's license and access to personal transportation.
    Required to be on-call during construction projects and public hearings.
     

    UNIT AFFILIATION
    Non-Represented 

    CONDITIONS
    The preceding list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.
     


    Application Procedure:
    Apply online:  jobs@bethelsd.org

  • BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    Baltimore County, MD

    JOB TITLE:
    Senior Supervisor, Planning

    REPORTS TO:
    Manager, Planning

    DEFINITION: Manages the planning, organization, and direction of an office that develops and maintains educational specifications, design and construction standards for all capital projects performed for the Board of Education.  Develops and maintains all educational specifications and standard contracts for design consultants and contractors.  Manages the process for evaluation and interviewing of potential consultants for architectural and engineering services.  Assists the Manager Planning in the preparation, maintenance, and evaluation of all office standards, specifications, educational specifications, design standards, standard operating procedures, and processes.  Supervises planners, engineers, architects, and other staff.

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
    • Assists the Manager Planning with developing and maintaining educational specifications and design and construction standards for all capital projects performed for the Board of Education.  Reviews design documents for compliance with the educational specifications applicable and policies, procedures, and standards as set for the by the Board of Education of Baltimore County.
    • Develops and maintains all standard contracts for design consultants and contractors.
    • Manages the writing of complex reports, memos and other correspondence.
    • Works closely with the Manager Planning to prepare, maintain, and evaluate office compliance, procedures and processes.  Provides advice and guidance to management and staff regarding planning, design and capital improvement matters.
    • Represents the Manager Planning and the office on various internal and external planning related committees (e.g. LEA Planners meetings).
    • Assists the other Senior Supervisors in the review of contract, contract interpretation, construction documents, and claims as related to ongoing projects.
    • Assists the other Senior Supervisors to improve production and quality of product.
    • Works with county, state and federal agencies, including the Interagency Committee on Public School Construction and the Department of General Services.
    • Collaborates with consulting planners, engineers, architects, and others to investigate and resolve planning matters.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education, Training and Experience:
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in planning, engineering, architecture, or a related field is required.
    • Ten years of responsible experience in the field of planning, engineering, architecture and/or project management.
    • Five years experience at a supervisory level.
    • Experience in public K-12 education is preferred.

    Licenses and Certifications:
    • Possession of a certification through the American Institute of Certified Planners, license as Professional Engineer or Architect in Maryland, or equivalent is preferred.

    Note: Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience that provide the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively perform the duties of the position may be considered.

    For complete job description and to apply click here.

  • Union County Public Schools
    Monroe, NC

    Job Description:
    • Coordinates interdepartmental school construction/renovation projects.
    • Coordinates miscellaneous projects and environmental issues between the various departments of Facilities.
    • Compiles school construction project cost estimates and budgets and manage on-going projects.
    • Performs administrative, technical and professional construction management and inspection work in order to supervise construction and renovation projects of school facilities and properties.
    • Oversees construction management by assisting other departments and coordinators to ensure technical aspects of construction projects meet specifications and monitoring the progress of projects to ensure timely completion.
    • Attendance may be required at public meetings as necessary (i.e. Board of Education, Board of County Commissioners, various town meetings, etc.).

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related field and at least 5 years experience in construction management or a related field. Must be knowledgeable in construction, planning concepts and zoning issues.
    Must be proficient with CAD, Architectural software and Microsoft Office products.
    Driver's license is required.

    To apply please click here

  • CTA at a glance:
    CTA was founded on the promise of an integrated and collaborative design approach. For the last 80 years, our team of architects and engineers have combined intellectual forces to carry out one, simple mission: devise thoughtful and efficient design solutions for our clients. Our roots have shaped both our client relations and our work ethic. We’re a heads-down-but-have-fun, people-before-projects kind of firm. We encourage our team members to set big goals, but to keep ego out of the office and prioritize a warm, supportive, and collaborative work environment.

    Currently, we have an immediate need in our Austin, TX office for an architect with a passion for and experience in education design - an Educational Architect, to be precise. Our new Austin office is located downtown with great building amenities and a capital view. We rather enjoy our vibrant and dynamic downtown with a variety of food and entertainment offerings.

    Are you ready to create with us?

    Who we’re looking for:
    As the Educational Architect, you must be adept at planning and designing highly effective, innovative, and collaborative educational environments. You will be a key member of our Education team. We’ll need you to display strong leadership qualities such as taking the reins on developing a presence in the Austin Metro area and acting as mentor and coach to other designers on the team.

    Qualified candidates will have:
    • A master’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university
    • An active architectural license and a commitment to continuing education
    • 10+ years of experience with programming, planning, master planning, and design of educational facilities, specifically pre-K-12 and higher education
    • Robust knowledge of current trends and recent advances in learning environments and pedagogies, plus a knack for tracking and anticipating future trends
    • Comfort preparing written and oral presentations, with a desire to contribute to external articles and blogs
    • Strong creative educational planning and design skills
    • A positive attitude that accompanies highly effective written and verbal communication
    • Enthusiasm for developing new business and a desire to network and build relationships
    • A preference for working in a collaborative team environment
    • The drive to champion sustainable, healthy learning environments
    • Active involvement in regional and national educational planning affiliations
    • An interest in researching and sharing effective learning environment factors, post occupancy evaluations and evidence-based design

    How to apply:
    If you would like to become an important part of our talented and dynamic staff, please submit a comprehensive resume and detailed cover letter by navigating to our website at www.ctagroup.com/joinus/.  Have questions about your fit to the role?  Feel free to reach out to the hiring manager:  CoreyJ@ctagroup.com

    We take care of our own.
    Working at CTA comes with a comprehensive benefits package including production bonuses, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with a 4% company match, holiday and paid time off, and an evolving wellness program. CTA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, including veterans and disabled individuals.

  • POSITION: Project Manager (Construction/Facilities)

    LOCATION: Business / Finance

    START DATE: 2018-2019 School Year

    JOB STATUS: UNTIL FILLED

    POSTING DATE: 11/29/2018

    CLOSING DATE:

    POSTING NUMBER: 007237

    DESCRIPTION: To effectively organize and oversee modifications, new construction or renovation/maintenance projects.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    1. Degree from a recognized, accredited college or university in architecture or engineering, or construction management
    2. CADD drawing skills preferred
    3. At least four (4) years minimum of successful experience in architecture, engineering or construction management required; with five (5) plus years of successful experience in architecture, engineering or construction management preferred
    4. Requires excellent organizational, communication, administrative skills and personal relations
    5. Experience in the design and construction of educational projects preferred
    6. A leadership ability to communicate effectively with architects, engineers, and contractors
    7. Clear and valid Texas driver's license and acceptable driving record according to Texas standards for school bus drivers
    8. Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, and codes applicable to health and safety and construction processes, products and equipment

    LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: 235 days

    SALARY: 2018-19 Salary Range Minimum $75,975 – $91,692 Midpoint (based on previous public school experience) Pay grade P 5

    IMPORTANT NOTES: Some positions may be federally funded and, as such, are contingent upon the availability of federal funds. Please check with your hiring manager about whether the position for which you are applying is federally funded.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
    Interested out-of-district applicant’s must
    • Submit an target="_blank">www.aliefisd.net > Employment > Human Resources Department > Applications/Transfers > Online Applications

    Interested current Alief employees must
    • Submit an target="_blank">www.aliefisd.net > Employment > Human Resources Department > Applications/Transfers > Online Applications

    NOTE: District employees hired before 06/01/2014 will need to register with WinOcular to access any of the applications listed above

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
    Upload the following supporting documents to your WinOcular WorkSpace
    • Cover letter
    • Resume