Cost Estimating Program Manager (Design and Construction Project Manager, DGS)
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Salary: $75,443.00 - $107,306.00 Annu
Certified Estimating Professional (CEP)
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: N-2023-58446
NOTE: THIS IS A REPOSTING OF N-2023-58446 WHICH WAS PREVIOUSLY OPEN FROM JULY 25, 2023 TO AUGUST 7, 2023. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.
Are you a cost estimating professional looking for a rewarding challenge? Do you want to use your knowledge of cost estimating for design and construction projects to support public building projects? If you said yes, the Department of General Services (DGS) is seeking a skilled project manager to join their Design Management team. DGS is looking for a detail-oriented individual to be a key contributor in their pursuit of quality by focusing on operational excellence, nurturing a human centered environment, and adopting continuous improvement thinking, practices, and tools to create an exceptional customer experience. If this is you, apply today!
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The Cost Program Manager is responsible for the leadership and performance of the cost estimating program supporting project teams by providing cost estimating program management and advising project teams in the areas of cost, risk and constructability.
The Cost Program Manager is a key contributor to DGS Capital Program’s pursuit of quality by focusing on operational excellence, nurturing a human centered environment, and adopting continuous improvement thinking, practices, and tools to create an exceptional customer experience.
Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.
Work Schedule and Additional Information:
Work hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch. Work hours are negotiable within business hours.
Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time, 1 to 3 days a week in the office. You will be required to be in the office every Tuesday. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, the Department may offer a field office location to the selected candidates based on the selected candidate’s home address. This field location (within Pennsylvania) will be where the selected candidate also reports for their in office days. Additional details will be discussed during the interview and prior to making an offer of employment.
Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
Six years of professional building design, construction administration, or construction management experience for renovations and new construction for commercial, institutional, or educational buildings, and a bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, construction science, or a closely related field; or
An equivalent combination of experience and training.
Necessary Special Requirements:
You must be in possession of a valid license as a Professional Engineer, Registered Architect, Professional Land Surveyor, or Professional Geologist by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or a reciprocal jurisdiction; or possession of valid professional level certification issued by a nationally recognized and accredited professional certification program in Master Level of Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).
You must have an active Pennsylvania non-commercial Class C driver’s license or equivalent.
You must be able to perform essential job functions.
Preferred Qualifications (not required):
A Certified Cost Professional from the American Association of Cost Estimators (AACE)
A Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCE/A) from the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA)
A Minimum of 6 years’ experience in project cost management, estimating construction costs, and performing constructability reviews
A Minimum of 4 years' experience facilitating meetings, resolving conflict, and promoting collaboration on a project team
Experience developing or negotiating contracts for cost estimating or other services.
Experience with Microsoft products
Experience with Microsoft Office module(s)
How to Apply:
Your application must include a cover letter and resume.
You must attach a cover letter and resume to your application for review by the hiring manager. However, the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
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