Construction Administration Project Manager

The Construction Administration Project Manager (CAPM) is responsible for the planning and supervising a wide range of construction projects. Serves as the primary client contact on projects during construction. Coordinates with the Studio Lead, Project Architect/Designer, outside consultants, Constructions Manager, Inspector, Owner, and our team to ensure construction issues are resolved and communication is clear and timely from award of Construction Contract or Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP). This position also provides guidance and support to the Assistant CAPM and Project Coordinator and provides construction-related input during the development of design concepts and documents. This position is non-exempt and paid hourly.


Typical Responsibilities
  • Act as the primary daily contact on the project for all members of the construction team, including Contractor, Owner, Inspector, and Construction Manager throughout the phase of the project.
  • Act as an advocate for the Owner throughout the construction process.
  • Lead the design team in resolving construction issues in a collaborative and well-documented manner with the assistance of the Project Coordinator and/or Assistant Project Manager.
  • Supervise the Assistant CAPM and Project Coordinator in daily tasks and processes.
  • Review and respond to RFI’s and Submittals.
  • Review Costs related to the Project in the form of COR’s, ensuring Prime Contract Change Orders are completed accurately.
  • Conduct regular site visits and Owner-Contractor-Architect meetings on each project.
  • Coordinate with Inspector of Record and DSA Field Engineer to make sure all required documentation is in place.
  • Provide project-based construction remedies to design teams and firm to correct and refine projects during the design process.
  • Provide construction-related review and input during development of design concepts and documents.

These responsibilities are typical but are not all-encompassing. Each person is expected to work collaboratively as a team and to perform the duties required to deliver a quality product on schedule, within the project budget and the budgeted hours provided.


Knowledge and Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience performing similar duties in commercial or public works construction; experience with K-12 schools preferred.
  • Knowledge of DSA Construction procedures and requirements preferred.
  • Well-versed in standard construction procedures and terminology.
  • Comfortable reading and understanding construction drawings.
  • Excellent, organization, prioritization, problem-solving, budgeting, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience with Procore or a similar database program is preferred.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Willingness to learn and adapts easily to new procedures and practices.
  • Ability to handle and constructively resolve problems and conflicts in a fast-paced and demanding construction environment.
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