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  • 511556
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Sep 28 2022 at 23:55 MST


Managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people both in our parks and through our partners.
Learn more about Arizona State Parks and Trails, visit our web site at azstateparks.com.
Arizona State Parks and Trails protects and preserves 30 State Parks and Natural Areas. The agency also includes the State Trails Program, outdoor-related Grants Program, the State Historic Preservation Office, as well as the Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and more. Arizona State Parks and Trails provides over 1,400 camping and RV sites throughout the parks and manages 8 of the top 25 most visited natural attractions in Arizona.



Job Location:

Address:  1110 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary:  $65,000 - $110,000 / per year

(Salary based on experience)

Closing Date: September 28, 2022

Job Summary:

Construction Project Manager position manages design and construction projects for ASPT, under minimal supervision. This position report directly to the Development Manager. Construction Manager provides project management roles and duties for design, construction, and contracts management. Responsibilities for this position include the selection of consultant and contractor for project design, monitoring, construction administration, and construction. The variety of construction projects undertaken range from repairs of existing facilities, water & wastewater systems, stabilization & restoration of historic buildings, marina facilities, and Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) facilities; ranging from small repairs to multi-million dollar construction of new facilities and infrastructure.
Management of projects design includes but not limited to : Establishing scope of work, master planning, programming, establishing goals and objectives, evaluating budget & schedules, review of bid documents, communication with park staff, consultants and other State and Federal agencies. Due diligence for projects may included but not limited to: preparing building/facility assessments reports, historic building preservation plans, SHPO compliance for historic architecture, tribal consultation submittal, ADOA -GSD submittal ADEQ submittal, Army Corp Engineers submittal, etc. . Management of construction projects include but not limited to: review and approval of construction documents, code compliance review, historic preservation review, review and approval of cost estimates and pay application, on-site inspections for compliance with plans and specifications. Provides technical assistance to other ASPT sections, state agencies, and communities, especially with regard to policy and procedure development issues.

Job Duties:

Project Management:
- Project Management: Assures all assigned design and construction projects meets regulations for procurement, building code, State and Federal compliance.
- Monitors project progress from conception to completions to include but not limited to scopes of work, design, construction, procurement, compliance, and close-out.
- Ensures budget, schedules and compliance is adhered to.

Project Review:
- Reviews all assigned consultant proposals for scope of work, hours and fees, conformity, recommends to proceed to design.
- Reviews plans & specification of design work & compliance coordination at each stage, recommends to proceed to ADOA review and/or construction procurement.
- Review construction proposal either bid, JOC, or alternative delivery method for scope, fees, & conformity; recommends to proceed to award/PO.
- Review closeout documents and prepare lessons learned.

Field Coordination:
- Meet with Park Manager to develop detail scope of work (SOW), estimate SOW to ensure it is within budget refine as needed.
- Meet with Consultant for SOW as needed. 95% plan review perform plan in hand review.
- Lead & participate in pre-bid contractor meeting.
- Lead pre-construction meeting.
- Review construction progress & lead weekly meeting.
- Lead & document punch list and final inspection.
- Lead or participate in field activities as needed.

Project Compliance:
- Ensure all project compliance is addressed and approved at key stages of the project before proceeding.
- Compliance may include but not limited to; Procurement, SHPO, Tribal Consultation, Natural Resources, ADOA-GSD (procore), Code review, State Risk Management, ADEQ, State Fire Marshall, Manufacture housing, Army Corp Engineers, American with Disabilities Act, others as required based on SOW.
- Provide and process all compliance items.

Project Implementation:
- Approves pay applications, shop drawing/submittals & other associated project documents in timely manner.
- Review and address any RFIs, ASIs, Design Changes Notices, contractor daily logs, etc.
- Prepare reports and calculation as needed for each project to ensure project budget & schedule id within budget at all times.
- Communicate to upper management any deviation that cannot be reconciled at your level.
- Update project tracking tool weekly or as needed.

Strategic Planning:
- Presents and explains assigned project budget, description, and approach to project stakeholders.
- Advise supervisor if SOW or budget cannot be reconciled.
- Uses established organization of construction files & documents, including historic records, for ASPT infrastructure (both paper and electronic).
- Assist Regional Managers in proposed project descriptions and budget estimates.
Relationship Management:
= Builds & maintains a positive relationship with both internal and external customers, stakeholders and end users.
- Coordinates with other state and federal agencies (ADOA-GSD, Risk Management, State Fire Marshal, ADEQ, SHPO, AZGFD, US Forest Service, Tribal Representatives, etc.)
- Confers with upper management on processes, incidents, problems, and approaches.

System Management:
- Strategic thinking for the organization to maximize mission outcome.
- Champions continuous improvement projects to identify waste and develop revised processes to increase work product efficiency, quality, and output.
- Use visual management tools for measure activities and participate in Gemba activities.
- Participate in Development staff meetings, huddle, 1:1 sessions, project update meetings, etc.

Other duties as assigned as related to the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
* Modern principles, practices, and techniques of project management
* Agency, State, & Federal statutes rules and policies.
* Project design & development process including plan preparation, oversight, scoping, scheduling, fundamental design concepts for buildings and site infrastructure, construction standards and specification.
* Construction administration, inspection & oversight of contract documents.
* Budget control
* Knowledge of American with Disabilities Act standards

Skills in:
* Oversight & leadership for assigned projects/staff
* Interpret & analyze a wide range of technical engineering & architectural data
* Oral & written communications; technical report and presentation to both technical & non technical audience
* Develop & implement standards, procedures and priorities related to assignment
* Utilize software (word, spreadsheet,presentation, management).

Ability to:
* Resolve issues & problems effectively
* Critical thinking and make sound decisions
* Establish & maintain effective working relationships
* Communicate concisely accurate information
* Prioritize & adapt to multiple projects or assignments at different progress stages
* Open to multiple differing ideas and able to deliver consensus to stakeholders
* Demonstrate continuous effort to improve & streamline work processes

Selective Preference(s):

Construction Project Manager 1:  0-6 years related experience in Construction Project Management. EIT, Graduate Architect degree, Construction Management Degree, ICC Certified Building certification, or equivalent.


Construction Project Manager 2: 6+ years related experience in Construction Project Management, 3 years as ASPT CPM2.  P.E., Registered Architect, Construction Management Degree, Multiple ICC Certified Building certification, or equivalent.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a current Arizona Driver’s license appropriate to assignment.


The State’s comprehensive benefits package includes, affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans. Top ranked retirement and long-term disability plans, deferred compensation plan. Accrued sick leave and vacation leave, ten paid holidays per year and wellness plans.
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Eligible for Arizona State Retirement System pension. Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment for newly hired State of Arizona employees.

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All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.