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Construction Manager in Manhattan at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


This position, as a member of the  overall Facilities Management Team, will and assist the Director  and Assistant Director with the hands on day-to-day management of Capital Projects, repair/replacement of critical equipment & systems, renovations/ rehabilitation of all Facility buildings and grounds. Secondly the project manager will also assist managing operations of overall Facilities Management services as required and commit to supporting the department as a whole. 


  • Frequent Travel to all sites throughout the 5 boroughs and lower Westchester is a requirement of this position and regular occurrence. Other responsibilities and experience include but not limited to:
  • Work with the Agency Facilities Management Team developing project scopes, space plans, designs,  bid documents and timelines that meet program and agency needs at various locations.
  • Prepare project scope and general specifications, develop bid packages and perform bid leveling, develops and monitors project schedules and budgets for review and approval by the Director.
  • Must be familiar with the AIA contracts/documents and requests for payment.
  •  Experience with filing protocols and clear understanding of the sequence for  NYC Department of Buildings filings and permits, clear understanding of  OSHA, EPA ,  DEP and other  municipality or regulatory agencies requirement regarding Construction,  managing projects for NYS Office of Mental Health is a plus.
  • Coordinate project kick off, regular on site meetings and review. Produce projects status reports, review and submit change orders as required. For in –house projects, coordinate purchasing of materials and manage delivery and installation by staff.
  • Participates with the Facilities Management Team in the regular production and issuance of Property Condition Assessment for repair/rehabilitation, regulatory compliance and general operating condition
  • Assists in creating annual Capital Project lists, budgets and develop timeframes for the same.
  • Perform analysis on equipment and systems, works with Regional coordinators developing energy conservation measures and preventive maintenance plans.
  • Prepare and/or review request for goods and/or services, developing, recommendations, revise specifications or description for service agreements and other contracts as required.
  • Prepare purchase orders; verify receiving documents, expediting the procurement/acct. payable procedure.
  • Act as liaison person between Facilities Director, Program Directors and Regional Coordinators as well and NYC agencies as required.
  • Provide support to Program Directors, coordinate work of FM staff with contractors, vendors, for all Capital Projects, moves, space refurbishing and renovation.
  • Interact with contractors, consultants, vendors, Purchasing, Real Estate, Fiscal, Legal, Information Services, local Government agencies, DOB, NYFD, DOH, and other internal or outside representatives as required.
  • Responsible for providing support to Regional Coordinators on daily issues as needed. This includes monitoring of work-orders, Environmental Safety and Health issues, and coordinating coverage during absences.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Four (4) year degree, in Facility/ Property/ Construction Management, Engineering or other relevant area of study and  4 years  experience
  • Two ( 2 ) year degree and a valid Trade License/ Certification or 5 years experience
  • Ten  (10) years’ FT  experience and a Trade License/ Certification.
  • Experience must be in the day-to-day management of all types of construction projects and/or building/ facility renovations /operations, both interior and exterior 2 of which must be in a supervisory capacity; must be highly organized, fully computer literate in Microsoft Programs; excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; must be available on call 24/7 for emergency response and maintain a valid driver’s license throughout employment.