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Pueblo of Sandia
$59,889-$77,856 annual
Tribal Government

Position Summary
Serves as the Pueblo of Sandia's project manager, administrator, and representative on other various construction management projects.  Organizes and manages the project office to oversee planning, design, engineering and construction of the development for a period of approximately two years or for so long as the project may continue.  Works directly with the Project Development Team, project Architectural/Engineering Firm(s), Construction Management Firm, and Contractors to ensure record maintenance and compliance with construction regulations/specifications.
Oversees and directs construction management. Communicates directly with contractors/designers concerning project cost, staffing, and scheduling. Prepares project status reports and works to ensure plans adhere to contract specifications.
Supervision Exercised
Supervised by the Building Safety Director in coordination with the Pueblo of Sandia Tribal Administration. 
Supervises technical staff, and consultants assigned to the office.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Serves as the Pueblo of Sandia's representative for coordination of the project in interactions with Architectural/Engineering Firm(s), Construction Management firm, and General Contractors.
  2. Assists in negotiating contract terms and conditions with project Architectural/Engineering Firm(s), Construction Management firm, and General Contractors as may be necessary.
  3. Works directly with the project Architectural/Engineering firm(s), the Construction Management firm, General Contractors, and the Development Team.
  4. Directs the development of the initial and revised detailed task descriptions and forecasts the associated technical, manpower, cost and schedule requirements.
  5. Measures and analyzes project performance, plans, designs, drawings, costs, schedules, change orders, and construction related activities as may be required.
  6. Recommends new or revised strategies, goals and objectives for the project.
  7. Coordinates provision of infrastructure and transportation access to the site.
  8. Coordinates weekly development meetings/presentations on the status of construction, budgets, and other topics, and Tribal Council presentations as needed.
  9. Approves requisition of equipment, supplies and other materials as may be required, consistent with the budget.
  10. Reviews all related quality assurance, quality control, and safety issues for the project.
  11. Ensures complete project documentation by construction management firm and within Pueblo of Sandia.
  12. Supervises the timely processing of work orders, invoices, time sheets, and other items required to interact with Pueblo Personnel and Accounting offices, and ensures documentation is in compliance with audit standards.
  13. Plans, schedules, and supervises administrative and clerical personnel assigned to the Project Office.
  14. Implements project office administrative policies, procedures and processes.
  15. Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned.
Secondary Duties and Responsibilities
Must be able to successfully pass a Backgroundand Character Investigation in compliance with PL 101.630.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  1. Knowledge of general project office, accounting, engineering and design, construction methods, and post-construction activities.
  2. Knowledge or familiarity with real estate development, preferably hotel development, from initial planning to opening; uniform building and trade codes; construction terminology, practices and processes, including design/build; Indian preference policies in hiring and contracting; tribal laws and regulations.
  3. Ability to plan, develop and review project budgets and project cost elements.
  4. Knowledge and ability to work with CPM or PERT project scheduling methodology and computerized applications with the ability to plan and implement such work schedules.
  5. Ability to communicate, understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
  6. Ability to deal effectively with contractors, staff, and the general public.
  7. Ability to work efficiently and accurately in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  8. Ability to exercise tact, courtesy and initiative in handling routine problems.
  9. Ability to work odd and unusual hours, weekends and overtime as may be required.
  10. Ability to exercise sound personal management practices and exhibit a strong motivational commitment to the organization.
  11. Ability to use a word processor, computer terminal and standard office machine equipment.  Knowledge of work processing such as Word Perfect 6.1 or higher, Windows 95, Microsoft Office, spreadsheet applications and the ability to learn similar applications such as Microsoft Project and be familiar with AutoCAD or similar applications. 

Minimum Qualifications, Education and Experience
  1. Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering or architecture.
  2. Seven (7) years experience (minimum) in the field. 
  3. Two (2) years (minimum) project manager experience.
  4. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  5. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  6. Performs a variety of tasks.
  7. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  8. Project Management Institute Certification desirable.
  9. Must have a valid and insurable New Mexico Driver’s License.
Licensing Status
Must successfully pass a background check. 
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