Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
Under the direction of the Director of the Public Facilities Department, the Assistant Director for Construction (ADC) is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the project delivery for the City of Boston Public Facilities Department building projects including planning, programming, design and construction of the City's physical plant. The work involves the repair and renovation of the City's approximately 450 buildings and the construction of new public buildings.
The ADC is required to play a role in the entire operation of the Department and is expected to serve as a primary resource in construction related activities. The Assistant Director is expected to be knowledgeable about how buildings function, how their systems operate, how they deteriorate and how best to repair them. A practical knowledge of and extensive experience with construction means and methods, costs, and scheduling is essential. The ADC is required to offer expertise in the constructibility review of projects designs and is required to review, analyze and negotiate construction change orders and claims.