POSITION: Capital Project Manager
DEPARTMENT: Office of Planning and Architecture
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 5-7 yrs experience managing publicly funded construction projects in New York City, institutional or hospital experience preferred. Excellent writing and communication skills, the ability to run meetings, and fluency with construction industry documents for bidding, scheduling, requisitioning, payment, change order and closeout are important, as well as familiarity with the NYC Building Code.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Project Manager will represent the Owner on a day to day basis for all scheduled construction activities and will work with planners, architects, Construction Managers, and contractors to realize projects for the museum, annually funded by the City of New York and private sources.
Primary responsibility will be quality control on all construction projects. The Project Manager will assist all members of the Planning team throughout the development and design stages of capital construction projects. In general the responsibilities are as follows:
During construction, he/she will be the principal correspondent between the construction manager and the Museum regarding weekly construction forecasts and preparation for future activity. This person will also provide estimating support and trade scope reviews regarding contractibility and value engineering, and when called upon must be available to provide these services for special exhibitions as required.
Coordinating activities with the CM regarding fire and building code consultants to insure NYC building department sign offs on all mechanical systems and work towards acquiring a permanent C of O are also some of the responsibilities. As well as serving as principal liaison with Operations on all physical plant existing conditions as they are altered or plan to be altered by ongoing construction. This will include the documentation of an inventory of all physical plant improvement requirements and their incorporation into a phased capital planning schedule. This person will be responsible for the format and receipt of O & M manuals for all capital projects.
Specific Duties Include
During the Pre-Con/Design Process:
Review drawings and specifications, estimates and schedules working with in-house Museum Architect for Vice Director’s approval.
During the procurement process:
Review, comment and report to Vice Director on CM proposed bid documents i.e. bidder’s lists, riders, etc. and attend bid openings, bid review meetings and award kick off meetings. Report directly to Vice Director at each stage for approval to proceed.
During the construction period:
Review and submit for approval to the Vice Director all required submittals i.e. schedules, trade payment breakdown, monthly requisitions, change orders, and punch lists, and conduct weekly look-ahead meeting with appropriate CM personnel, operations personnel, and the Field Representative.
Coordination of long lead and special items with the CM and follow up with approval from the Vice Director before proceeding, as well as monitoring DOB and other agency filings and signoffs and completion of as-built documents.
General Administrative Duties:
Responsible for budget development and obtaining budget approval before proceeding on all work related to the obtaining of building department sign offs. Direct supervision of all building code consultants, and attending all meetings regarding coordination issues between construction activities and museum programming activities are some of the administrative duties. As well as tracking and initiating the acquisition procedure (executed by the Senior Planning Associate) for all operating and maintenance manuals as turned over by the construction manager, and tracking and obtaining all warranties.
STARTING DATE: Immediate
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
The Brooklyn Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability or sexual orientation. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The Immigration and Control Act (1986) requires that all hires be in conformity with the law.