Chicago Park District

PROJECT MANAGER - Capital Construction (2200904)

Full-Time
Mid-Level
82,400
Chicago,
Hybrid

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About the Job

Full-Time
Mid-Level
82,400
Chicago,
Hybrid

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS:

Under general direction, responsible for every aspect of projects from analysis and design through completion. Is fully accountable for the success of projects as measured by user satisfaction, meeting budget and schedule requirements, fostering team spirit and motivation and preventing and resolving conflicts. Provides design implementation, technical and professional support and finance management_ performs related duties as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Manages and coordinates all aspects of projects from inception through completion. Provides professional management in all areas including administration, planning, scheduling and staff coordination. Assembles project teams consisting of employees, consultants, vendors and/or contractors from various professions and professional support areas. Issues and evaluates RFP's for professional consultants. Defines team roles and responsibilities. Supervises and directs team members. Coordinates and oversees concurrent projects involving a number of teams. Selves as project liaison to the public, CPD Board, staff, executives, consultants, vendors and contractors. Identifies project conflicts and issues and negotiates resolutions. Assures budget, schedule, scope, standards and quality are defined and remains within requirements. Works with team to ensure compliance with federal, state and local code requirements.

Manages the design process including review of design for completeness, coordination of departments, fulfillment of design objectives, and adherence to all CPD guidelines and regulatory agency requirements. Reviews, negotiates, and submits requests for additional services and payment applications. Solicits bids and conducts pre-bid meetings. Reviews bids and submits recommendations for award. Oversees the procurement of all required permits. Oversees the timely completion of the project including close-out procedures. Maintains complete and current project files, correspondence, and documents.

Applicant Requirements

DESIRABLE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


Training and Experience:


Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering (Civil or Structural), proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required. Preferably 5 years of construction management experience with construction project values at a minimum of $1,000,000.00. License requirement: Illinois Driver's License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Knowledge of the management processes in a variety of settings and the ability to apply this knowledge to the development of innovative solutions to problems in the design and implementation process. Professional knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of computer methods and techniques. Demonstrated ability to manage successfully the design and implementation process for large and complex projects within demanding time and cost constraints. Demonstrated ability to manage project budget in design and implementation. Demonstrated ability to manage project schedules.


Comprehensive understanding of project delivery gained through documented education and/or experience. Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently. Ability to detail, to perform within deadlines, to maintain confidentiality and to manage multiple and various stakeholders.


More specifically:

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects within demanding time and cost constraints.  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of a design and construction team, coordinate bid documents, and oversee project completion including close-out procedures, and knowledge of the principles and practices of design and construction. 

Date Posted:

10.06.23
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John Ronan Architects

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About the Company

With more than 8,800 acres of green space, the Chicago Park District is one of the largest municipal park managers in the nation. The District’s more than 600 parks offer thousands of sports and physical activities as well as cultural and environmental programs for youth, adults, and seniors. The Chicago Park District is also responsible for 28 indoor pools, 50 outdoor pools, and 28 miles of lakefront including 23 swimming beaches plus one inland beach. More than 240 fieldhouses are located throughout the city and range from ornate, historic buildings to modern athletic centers.

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