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ACCOUNTABLE MANAGER

Company: City of New York
Location: Staten Island
Posted on: June 11, 2024

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Company Description

Job Description

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high-quality drinking water, managing wastewater and storm water, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP's water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system's 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

The Bureau of Engineering Design & Construction (BEDC) currently has a portfolio of capital projects valued at $23.8B, and another $10.5B projected over the next 10-year commitment plan. The projects BEDC implements allows DEP as a whole to continue to operate and maintain an exemplary water supply system.

Our Wastewater Capital Program (WWCP) staff oversees the design and construction of all major capital projects for the Bureau of Wastewater Treatment (BWT). Current projects include upgrades for sustainability, resiliency, and state of good repair improvements (e.g. main sewage pump system upgrades, solids handling facility upgrades, power system improvements, combined sewer overflow abatement projects and pump station rehabilitation.) WWCP is a team of project managers and engineers who deliver projects with an emphasis on environmental health and safety, quality, schedule, budget, and client service.

BEDC seeks to hire an Administrative Construction Project Manager M2 to be the Accountable Manager (AM) in managing upgrades at Staten Island WRRFs. The AM will direct the oversight of the planning, design and construction of major capital construction projects for a program that will allow the DEP to meet its wastewater treatment requirements into the future. The selected candidate will be responsible for the achievement of project goals and milestones, ensuring that all prepared schedules, reports, and work products conform to the scope of work. In addition, the AM will support the preparation, negotiation, and processing of appropriate modifications to Consultant Contract scope, cost, and schedule for successful project completion. The selected candidate must ensure that Environmental Health & Safety is incorporated throughout the project lifecycle and must be focused on client service to the operating bureaus. The selected candidate will be responsible for the implementation of all project delivery procedures and coordination with all the bureau support divisions, such as the Project Controls Group (Schedule & Cost), Permit Resource Division, Sustainability, Contracts Support, etc. The AM must be capable of quickly recognizing what is required for a major capital construction project and providing the sustained effort necessary to see the project through from conception to completion. The selected candidate will be responsible for the seamless communication/coordination with Agency Bureaus, other City Agencies, and key stakeholders. The selected candidate must focus on issues resolution and risk mitigation to keep the project moving and must manage the quality of the project delivery throughout the project lifecycle. The selected candidate will also be responsible for continuous monitoring of key performance indicators with respect to Scope, Schedule, Budget, and other project performance metrics. The AM will report directly to the Portfolio Manager.

**** Only those applicants with permanent civil service status as an Administrative Construction Project Manager or who took the previous Administrative Construction Project Manager Promotional Exam No. 3523 or Open Competitive Exam No. 3039 are eligible to apply to this JVN. If you do not have permanent civil service status as an Administrative Construction Project Manager or have taken the mentioned exams, please do not apply to this position as you will not be considered for an interview.****

Qualifications

At least six years of full-time satisfactory experience in construction management work on capital projects, each one of which must have had a dollar value of at least $15,000, at least eighteen months of which must have been in a managerial or consultative capacity in an organization responsible for the management of construction; and a combination of the following, sufficient to equal a total of ten years of education and experience:
a. Full-time satisfactory experience in construction inspection on capital projects, each one of which must have had a dollar value of at least $15,000. One year of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of construction inspection experience up to a maximum of four years.
b. Full-time satisfactory experience in building construction as a journeyperson in one or more of the skilled building construction trades. One year of acceptable experience will be credited for each year of journeyperson experience up to a maximum of four years.
c. Education in an accredited college leading to a bachelor's degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or air pollution control, chemical, civil including structural and bridge design, electrical, mechanical, or sanitary engineering will be credited on the basis of 30 credits for one year of acceptable experience up to a maximum of four years.
A New York State license as a professional engineer or registered architect or a license as a professional engineer or registered architect from a state that has reciprocity with New York State may be substituted for the four years of education and experience described in "a", "b" and "c" above. However, all candidates must have at least six years of experience in construction management work described above, including at least eighteen months in a managerial or consultative capacity in an organization responsible for the management of construction.

License Requirements
Possession of a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York. Employees must maintain the license during their employment.

Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Keywords: City of New York, New York , ACCOUNTABLE MANAGER, Executive , Staten Island, New York

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