Design and Construction Project Manager

at City of Philadelphia
Location Philadelphia
Date Posted January 14, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Job Description

The Rebuild Design and Construction Project Manager will assist in overseeing the delivery of Rebuild park, recreation center and library projects. The Project Manager will work with the entities completing Rebuild projects to ensure that projects are of high quality and delivered in the most expeditious, efficient manner possible. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, providing oversight and direction to enable projects to be completed on time and on budget; serving as a liaison for those managing designand construction and various city departments to ensure smooth project delivery; assisting in thesequencing and grouping of projects; creating systems to ensure efficient City review and approvalpathways; reviewing plans and documents and providing feedback to various entities, and researching best practices to help inform Rebuilds project delivery. Contact with program management consultants,engineers, planners, architects, contractors and representatives of civic, community and governmentalorganizations is a significant aspect of the work. The Design and Construction Project Manager will beresponsible for program implementation with the Deputy for Design and Construction and the ProgramManager consultant.


* Work with the Rebuild team and Rebuilds Program Management consultant to create a program
* management framework for coordinating and overseeing project users and other entities delivering
* Rebuild projects; help design systems for sound, efficient project delivery and refine systems on an
* ongoing basis
* Act as a primary point person for project users and other partners with primary responsibility for
* delivering Rebuild projects; which will include being knowledgeable with the work of architects,
* engineers, contractors and other design and construction related consultants
* Assist Rebuild team in work with City Council, the Department of Parks and Recreation (PPR), the
* Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP) and other partners with various aspects of the Rebuild site
* selection process and program delivery
* Coordinate with multiple city agencies to ensure coordinated and successful project delivery;
* including creating an efficient pathway for all levels of project reviews and approvals
* Create mechanisms to operationalize the program, e.g., grant application and contracting,
* oversight, milestone creation and monitoring, completion and handoff
* Coordinate with PPR, FLP, and other City departments to ensure a smooth transition from
* construction to operations and maintenance; coordinate with operations and maintenance staff,
* skilled trades, and procurement functions as appropriate
* Assist in the review of grant applications from entities applying to work on Rebuild sites
* Review site designs, plans, specifications, bids and other documents for feasibility, adherence to
* departmental and professional standards and practices, and compliance with federal, state and
* local laws and regulations; recommend revisions to the plans and specifications, if warranted
* Oversee and track project progress
* Attend regular Rebuild design/construction project meetings and meet with consultants and staff to
* resolve design problems
* Prepare reports, and perform other ancillary administrative responsibilities related to assigned
* projects; conduct general administration and oversight of design and construction process; assist in
* review and recommendation of approval of invoicing, change orders, etc.
* Disseminate information regarding project status; make written and oral report presentations
* during stages of the projects
* Work with Rebuild Deputy Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Mayors Office of Labor and the
* entities overseeing Rebuild projects to achieve projects EOP goals and coordinate with Rebuild
* workforce development programs
* Coordinate with Rebuild Deputy Director of Community Engagement to ensure project design and
* delivery is coordinated with results of community engagement process and results
* Assist with Design Excellence committee and review process
* Research best practices to help inform pilot projects and future Rebuild projects
* Research and help inform standards for design excellence
* Assist with project budget development and adherence; coordinate with Rebuild financial management staff
* Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of a policies and procedures Rulebook for Rebuild Project Users and contractors, and assist in regular training on the Rulebook for Rebuild Project Users and contractors
* Act as a resource to Rebuild Project Users and contractors, and assist them in complying with the terms of the Rulebook and Rebuild grant agreements

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