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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/01/18

Applications Due10/15/18

Vacancy ID60323

AgencyDASNY - Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

TitleSr. Assistant Project Manager

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $61472 to $78380 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 30%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 515 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus three years' relevant experience or Associates degree plus five years' relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or a construction industry related field plus five years' construction industry experience with public or private projects. Minimum two years' supervisory experience, PC applications and construction systems experience (Primavera project management and scheduling applications preferred).

Essential Skills
• Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend plans, specifications, addenda, bid materials, contracts and related construction documents.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
• Proficiency in PC applications such as Outlook, Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.
• Ability to lead and/or participate in team endeavors.

Duties Description Primary Purpose
The Senior Assistant Project Manager, under the guidance of the Project Manager, performs technical and administrative functions required to complete the design and construction of projects.

Essential Functions
• Read, interpret and comprehend plans, specifications, addenda, bid materials, contracts and other related documents and recommends approaches to resolving issues/completing assignments to project manager.
• Review bid advertising, prepare bid summaries and recommend awards to Procurement.
• Observes the installation of the work on a regular basis, ensuring compliance with the construction documents.
• Coordinate the work of all trades, testing agencies and commissioning consultants.
• Conduct and/or attend job meetings, progress meetings and coordination meetings.
• Review, process and make recommendation for approval of payment requisitions, trade payment breakdowns, change orders, work authorizations and closeout packages.
• Evaluate claims and make recommendations to the Project Manager.
• Develop, monitor and maintain project records and utilize the project management system (Contract Manager) to input data into applications and databases.
• Utilize project data to prepare status reports and other specialized reports.
• Evaluate and make recommendations related to project schedules and budgets, and develop recovery plans related to project quality, budget and schedule.
• Develop and run labor allocation reports in CARRS (Cost Accounting Revenue and Recovery System).
• Perform site visits; monitor and observe construction, installation and testing of building systems and technology, operation and maintenance of buildings and/or facilities.
• Ensure compliance with contract provisions and the quality of design and construction work performed by architects, engineers, contractors and consultants.
• Consult with code enforcement agencies regarding interpretation and application of building codes and regulations.
• Assist in the evaluation of the conditions of buildings and properties and utilization of facilities.
• Maintain liaison with customer agencies and assist in the resolution of issues where appropriate.
• Manage assigned projects under the direction of the Project Manager.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
• Conduct surveys and inspections of existing and potential DASNY facilities to determine design and construction deficiencies and to determine rehabilitation requirements.
• Conduct surveys and inspections of existing and potential DASNY facilities to determine design and construction deficiencies and to determine rehabilitation requirements.
• May conduct or participate in mechanical, electrical and structural quality assurance field inspections.
• May conduct or participate in quality assurance field inspections associated with assigned projects.
• May train and evaluate employees.
• Assist with the development, documentation and implementation of procedures.
• Assist with the assessment/development and implementation of internal controls, and participate in the review and testing of same.
• Undertake special assignments as directed.
• Must maintain regular attendance in accordance with DASNY attendance and leave policies.
• Must adhere to the NYS Information Security Policy Standards established and issued by the Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination. (Standards can be found on the Intranet).

Additional Comments Supervision
May supervise one or more employees.

Physical/Mental/Visual Demands
Frequent travel may be required, depending on assignment, using public transportation, DASNY vehicle, rental vehicle or personal vehicle. This travel may include overnight stays at public accommodations and related establishments. Requires exposure to weather and temperature extremes, loud noises, heights (climbing ladders, scaffolding, etc.) and other work-safety hazards (chemicals, fumes, etc.) of a construction site. Requires physical mobility (movement from place to place), strength, dexterity and coordination. Requires endurance, concentration (prolonged physical activity with limited opportunity to rest) and complex and time-pressured decision-making. Must be able to work overtime or extended work hours as needed.

Work Environment
Workstation and location varies depending on assignment. Requires use of one or more of the following: PC, telephone, fax machine, printer, copier, scanner, electronic stapler/hole punch/date stamp, and shredder.

DASNY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence and diversity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Nicholas Ouellette


Fax (518)257-3550

Email Address


Street 515 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


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