City of Boston

Design and Construction Schedule Manager

Posted Date 7 months ago(6/21/2022 12:38 PM)
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Public Facilities Department
Regular Full-Time
Public Facilities - 26 Court St
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The Public Facilities Department provides professional project management services for planning, design and construction projects at City-owned buildings throughout Boston. We work in conjunction with, and on behalf of user agencies, by managing studies, renovation and new construction projects at buildings where City services are delivered. PFD manages a range of design and construction projects valued between $1M - $125M and planning projects ranging in value between $50k - $1M. PFD typically handles an overall caseload between 80-100 projects valued at more than $500M annually.


This is a provisional appointment.


Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):



Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Operations, the Design & Construction Schedule Manager (P6) will be responsible for the management and oversight of the department's construction and design schedules including larger scale and highly technical projects and participate in schedule claims analysis for conformance to project specification.


  • Independently reviews, analyzes and generates a full report of master schedules, baseline and monthly updates provided by the General Contractor (GC) and/or Construction Management (CM) Firms summarizing any deviations or variances in critical path, milestones, work complete, procurement, schedule logic and sequence.
  • Evaluates schedule progress and trends, and provides improvement recommendations to the PFD Project Management team.
  • Provides analysis of contractor’s recovery mitigation plan and Time Impact Analysis (TIA) reports to determine the validity of delay claims and impact of schedule slippage.
  • Understanding of the Critical Path Method and tools used to compute CPM.
  • Reviews and approves contractor baselines and schedule updates.
  • Works with PFD Project Managers to monitor key milestones, deliverables, schedule constraints and delay claims.
  • Assists Department in improving policies and procedures.
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
  • At least five (5) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in management and oversight of design and construction schedules.
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6. At least 3 years of experience building P6 schedules.
  • Strong technology skills and experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Experience with eBuilder is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with large capital construction projects desired.
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification is preferred but not required.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, written and verbal communications skills preferred.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.





Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  Non-Union/MM2-9

Hours per week:  35


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