Job Title: Senior Construction Manager

Reports to:Director of Construction Services
Job Group:Administrative


Job Code:1451
Salary Schedule:APT05


Responsible for assisting the director with management of preconstruction projects and contract administration associated with the delivery of capital projects. This includes oversight for all aspects of planning, coordination and construction of new schools, campus redevelopment, and remodeling/renovation projects. This position requires direct supervision of staff; ensuring day-to-day operations are performed in accordance with related policies, procedures, codes and regulations.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Oversee the organization, scheduling, and implementation of construction projects.
  2. Direct contracted services professionals in the development of construction documents and throughout the construction process.
  3. Provide direction to and supervise assigned personnel, conduct annual performance appraisals, make recommendations for appropriate employment actions, and develop staff development training for assigned staff.
  4. Lead preconstruction activities for all assigned projects to establish project budgets, schedules, and quality expectations.
  5. Establish procedures and practices for managing and coordinating district capital construction projects.
  6. Review construction plans and specifications to ensure they meet current building codes and best practices.
  7. Assist in development of the five year facilities work plan and long-range construction priorities.
  8. Develop and maintain detailed project records including accurate cost estimates.
  9. Maintain accurate and comprehensive records on all projects.
  10. Prepare letters of recommendation for approval of contracts.
  11. Prepare weekly progress reports of construction projects for Director.
  12. Coordinate with department leadership on a regular basis to ensure safety and fire prevention measures are in place and projects are running on time and budget.
  13. Communicate regularly with other school districts and governmental agencies on best construction practices and costs reduction strategies.
  14. Remain current in construction industry trends and changes.
  15. Assist others in understanding relevant information related to construction processes.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of contract administration
  • Knowledge of construction project management, principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of construction documents, plans, specifications, and records management
  • Knowledge of construction practices, methods, materials, applications and standards
  • Knowledge of computer applications and construction related software
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, planning, business management, or related field
  • Five years of experience in construction project coordination, construction management, architecture, engineering, planning, business management or related field
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position


  • Valid Florida driver’s license






Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

Hazards: The worker is subject to hazards. This includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places and exposure to high heat or chemicals


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Senior Construction Manager;   EST: June 21, 2016 ;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: June 21, 2016

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