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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Construction Manager
Construction Project Manager

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Engineering & Capital Projects, the Construction Project Manager (CPM) plays an important role in creating, optimizing, and enhancing the functionality, efficiency, aesthetics, and sustainability of the total building experience in our 1 million sq.ft. Class A facility. Providing technical expertise and team leadership in project management, building code requirements, and construction methodology, the CPM is responsible for the overall direction, oversight and financial control of Capital Projects, from project development, budgeting and organization to scheduling, implementation and post-completion. The CPM directs and supervises project superintendents, engineers, architects and contractors, establishing operational priorities to ensure a timely and cost effective outcome, and coordinates work within the Banks busy and professional environment. The CPM interacts regularly with people at all levels of the organization and external construction contacts, representing RESG as a professional partner. 

Principal Accountabilities
1.Take full responsibility to manage complex Capital Projects according to all applicable regulations and Bank construction standards and parameters to ensure required outcome is achieved safely, within budget and on schedule. Provide technical expertise, leadership and oversight in all project aspects, from project development, budgeting, and life cycle costing to project execution, completion, and reporting.
2.Coordinate architects and engineers in developing project design drawings and develop and /or review engineering drawings and specifications to ensure compliance with applicable codes and building standards and that drawings reflect required project outcomes; perform constructability and coordination reviews.
3.Expedite, prepare, distribute, coordinate, update, and monitor all critical Project Documentation, including but not limited to plans, sketches, change orders, master schedules, project progress reports, purchase orders and invoice approvals, OEMs, as-built drawings, and equipment commissioning. Create effective scopes of work for bid packages; ensure contract documents and logs are established and maintained.
4.Negotiate and prepare bid documents for the contracting of services and equipment. Identify competitive vendors.
5.Negotiate change requests and prepare change management reports, estimates and other cost reporting documents; review monthly General Contractor pay requisitions against project percent complete.
6.Develop and implement project controls, standards and procedures. Identify project risks and independently develop mitigation plans
7.Compile pertinent information on building systems to support development of required designs and plans. 
8.Provide data for the development of objectives, Capital Projects and capital equipment, as requested. 
9.Serve as a technical resource to RESG, Bank staff, tenant firm representatives and outside vendors regarding building equipment and systems as needed.
10.Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
11.Meet regularly with Director of Engineering & Capital Projects to provide written and oral reports detailing work activities and the status of assigned projects.
12.Track and complete all work orders in a timely manner via our proprietary facilities maintenance and asset management system (FedTRAC).
13.Assist other Project Managers, as needed.
14.Respond to off-shift emergency calls, as needed. 

Other Accountabilities

Perform other duties as assigned.  Comply with all Bank and department policies and procedures.


This position is not required to directly supervise others, although as Project Manager, the CPM oversees a changing crew of staff and contractors on every project.

Knowledge and Experience

This position requires a Bachelors degree in Engineering or a related discipline and 10 years experience in construction management. Certifications and certain specific training are also required: Massachusetts Construction Supervisor Unrestricted License; Construction Document Technologist (CDT) certification; OSHA 10 Construction Safety Certification and LEED AP accreditation.
Must have a thorough and demonstrable knowledge of construction methods and building codes, and experience overseeing contractors and subcontractors.
Must have demonstrable mastery of terminology, symbols, and standards pertinent to facility construction, and the ability to read, interpret and generate construction drawings, schematic drawings, specifications, and schedules.
Must have a strong working knowledge of construction best practices and be committed to a continuous program of professional development.
Must be able to identify, plan, and pursue multiple initiatives simultaneously, adapt to changing priorities and deliver superior results on time and with minimal supervision; excellent time management and organization skills and impeccable attention to detail.
Must have experience in leading projects and people, the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and to provide direction to co-workers, contractors and vendors performing services.
Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills and a problem solving aptitude, plus the willingness and ability to provide on-call support in response to off-hours emergency or issues.?
Proven ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
Knowledge of occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) regulations, as well as environmental safety and awareness programs.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, with particular expertise in Project and Excel, and familiar with facility maintenance and asset management systems.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

All employees assigned to this position will be subject to a credit check, an FBI fingerprint/criminal background check, and Patriot Act / Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years.  Internal candidates who accept a job offer for this position will also be subject to credit re-screening before transferring. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time.

Primary Location: MA-Boston
Work Locations:
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time