Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 07/18/22
Applications Due: 09/18/22
Vacancy ID: 108791

Position Information

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleSenior Construction Manager

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $105000 to $110000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, engineering, or construction technology is preferred.
Experience Required: Minimum six years’ experience in construction management or as general construction superintendent on large-scale construction projects. Experience in trade practices and job requirements, field operations, processing of construction requisitions, field orders and change orders, Experience in Coordinating architects and contractors, evaluation of bid proposals, scheduling and cost reviews. Each year of higher education leading to a degree may be substituted for one-year experience, up to four years.
Knowledge Required: Knowledge of applicable building codes and construction methods, materials and techniques and all trades. Strong background in reviewing and interpreting contract plans and specifications; knowledge of cost estimating and contract negotiations.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Supervises Corporation's construction activity on ESDC projects; acts as ESDC representative in the coordination of design, construction and field operations; monitors construction progress, schedules and costs on all trades to determine compliance with contracts and specifications, and contract completion date.

ESD’s Real Estate Development and Planning Department (REDP) oversees the planning and implementation of real estate-driven economic development projects and initiatives throughout New York State, including major infrastructure projects. Recent projects include the development of underutilized parking lots at Long Island’s Belmont Park, including a new home for the New York Islanders; a comprehensive plan for the redevelopment of the Penn Station area; affordable housing developments in Brooklyn; and multiple transformative mixed-use projects on Harlem’s 125th Street, focused on arts, culture and affordable housing.

• Submits project status reports to management on ESD projects regarding compliance with General Project Plan, Design Guideline, and/or environmental requirements.
• Advise Real Estate team regarding construction feasibility, cost, schedule for proposed projects in planning phase.
• Inspects construction in process to assess progress, determine Contractor performance, work of Architect, Consultants and Construction Manager/ Contractors.
• Reviews, approves requisitions for payment, field orders, requests for change orders, and change orders submitted by Contractors/Construction Manager prior to sign off by supervisor.
• Reviews final inspection of projects assigned in conjunction with Project Architects and ESD Management.
• Provide technical assistance to other departments and subsidiaries.

Additional Comments COMPETENCIES:
Problem-¬solver breaks down complex problems into manageable components; willing to question and revisit the status quo; able to navigate bureaucratic impediments to achieve pragmatic results.

Collaborator and team player: build supportive, trusting relationships with agency colleagues; cultivates network of diverse colleagues from which to solicit information, feedback and resources; seeks to understand needs of colleagues and proactively identifies opportunities and offers support.
Synthesizer: communicates in ways understandable to intelligent non?experts; summarizes key points efficiently and clearly; prepares professionally written materials suitable for dissemination.
Active listener: validates problem hypotheses and potential solutions with staff, managers and external constituents; listens to broader environment to identify and understand sensitivities.
Attention to detail: carefully reviews work products before advancing to colleagues and external stakeholders to submit work that is context appropriate, clear and error free.

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

Contact Information

Name Maria Gately, SHRM-CP - Senior Human Resources Manager

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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