City of Boston

Project Manager I for Studies

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Public Facilities Department
Regular Full-Time
Public Facilities - 26 Court St
Salary Min
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This is a provisional appointment.


Brief Job Description:


The Public Facilities Department (PFD) provides professional project management services for design and construction projects at City-owned buildings throughout Boston. We work in conjunction with, and on behalf of user agencies, by managing renovation or new construction projects at buildings where City services are delivered. PFD manages a range of projects valued between $1M - $125M and typically handles an overall caseload between 80-100 projects valued at more than $500M annually. 


Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, will be responsible for managing design studies, space planning, preparation of project programming and feasibility studies; design review; estimating; establishing project budgets; selection and specification of interior finishes, furnishings, equipment, and colors; coordinate the preparation of construction documents and specifications; construction administration; facilitation of community process and other related architectural services as required on a variety of municipal project types. Additional tasks include establishing design standards and participating in designer selections and managing the schedules and budgets for assigned projects. Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • At least five (5) years of broad technical experience in architecture and construction, including experience in a number of the areas listed above, is required.
  • Experience managing schedules and budgets and supervising and managing staff preferred.
  • Architectural registration is required.
  • Office of the Inspector General Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) certification is preferred.
  • Ability to evaluate contract documents, design details, shop drawings and related submittals required.
  • Knowledge of building codes, cost estimations and field supervision required.
  • Proficiency in computer scheduling and GADD application required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills required.
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts public procurement laws and regulations, including designer selection (M.G.L. c. 30) preferred.
  • LEED Accreditation preferred.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.



Boston Residency Required.


Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA M1-8
Hours per week: 35


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