Construction Project Manager L1

Construction Project Manager L1

The NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development is recruiting qualified individuals for the position of Construction Project Manager, Level 1 in the Office of Enforcement and Neighborhood Services' Emergency Operations Division. Candidates will be required to inspect, direct and monitor work relating to emergency repairs and hazardous materials abatement for compliance with plans and specifications. They will be responsible for ensuring that acceptable abatement methods are used including equipment and compliance with all laws, rules and regulations. Candidates will monitor contract performance; identify problems in construction and seek appropriate resolution.

In addition, they will be required to the following: ensure contractor obtains all pertinent permits prior to the start of a construction project; prepare field reports, scopes of work and cost estimates for emergency repair and lead abatement projects; perform dust wipe sampling using protocol approved by the Department for clearance and re-occupancy; review and approve contractors’ requisitions for payment and change orders; and perform work relating to hazardous materials assessment using XRF equipment and laboratory analysis report.

Qualifications

License Requirement

Must possess a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York with no restrictions which preclude the performance of Construction Project Manager work. This license must be maintained for the duration of employment.

Minimum Requirements

  1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five years of full-time satisfactory experience managing and/or inspecting one or more construction projects which must have a total cost of at least $300,000 for each of the five years of the required experience; or
  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a major sequence of course work in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management, and one year of the experience described in “1” above; or
  3. A valid license as a professional engineer, registered architect, or registered landscape architect, issued by a board of examining engineers, architects or landscape architects duly established and qualified pursuant to the laws of any state or territory of the United States and one year of the experience described in “1” above; or
  4. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and a combination of experience of at least two years of the experience described in “1” and the education as described in “2” above to equal a total of five years of education and experience. Matriculation in an undergraduate college degree program in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management can be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits from an accredited college for one year of satisfactory full-time experience up to a maximum of three years of experience.

Special Notes and Requirements

  • Employees assigned to supervise asbestos removal or lead abatement staff are required to use protective clothing, respirator and mask on the job, and must meet applicable regulatory and medical requirements.
  • Selected candidates must obtain certification as an EPA Risk Assessor through the Agency within four months. Candidates may be assigned to any of the five boroughs, and may be scheduled to work evenings and weekends.

Preferred Skills

The ability to speak and read in more than one language.

Benefits

  • Beginning salary is $57,078; increases to $65,640 after two years.
  • Health benefits, Commuter Benefits, and the opportunity to enroll in the City pension plan through the New York City Employees' Retirement System (NYCERS).

Interested?

If you are interested in an exciting and rewarding career in the public sector, HPD can offer you professional challenges and the opportunity to make a difference. For consideration, please contact ensadmin@hpd.nyc.gov and submit your resume.

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer