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Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s or higher level degree and eight years of experience in a position related to project management or oversight of for the construction of large-scale infrastructure projects, preferably watershed related. 3 of these years must be have been at a managerial level.
Preferred Educational Qualifications: a Bachelor’s or higher level degree related to engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration.
Duties Description The Project Director will report directly to the NYSDEC Deputy Commissioner for Water Resources. The Project Director will oversee all elements of the Project, including but not limited to the following:
•Representing the State in overseeing all elements of the design and construction process to ensure the project can be completed within budget and on-time, from conceptual design and land acquisition through construction administration and initial operation;
•Serving as lead to create and implement a strategy to procure design and construction services via the Design Build procurement process that minimizes risk and maximizes value;
•Creating and implementing a system of quality assurance, constructability review, integrity monitoring, and institutional controls to assure compliance with design requirements and all applicable federal, state and local governmental laws, rules and regulations;
•Collaborating with an interdisciplinary project team in a fast-paced environment, while simultaneously engaging with vendors, contractors, stakeholders, and other governmental agencies;
•Reporting to high-level government officials on a routine basis, and serving as a single point of contact for all project related inquiries;
•Generating and reviewing technical reports, plans, estimates, schedules and status reports, as needed;
•Ensuring that all necessary project components are on track to be completed in a timely manner and according to schedule, identifying and reporting to management scheduling issues and proposing revised strategies to keep the project timeline on track;
•Reviewing plans and specifications, alternative designs, subcontracts and requests for payment, and making appropriate recommendations to NYSDEC management as to each;
•Performing on-site visits during both design and construction; and
•Accepting of additional project responsibilities as necessary to ensure timely project delivery within budget.
Additional Comments Must have valid driver’s license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel and overnight travel may be required. Overtime may be required. Weekends and holidays are be required. Must be available for emergency response.
This is an 18 month temporary project position with the likelihood of extension.
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