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The Department of Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA) is the headquarters for the Arizona National Guard. The Army National Guard is "Always Ready - Always There" providing military forces to accomplish community, State and Federal missions. The Air National Guard maintains excellence with flexible, sustainable, expeditionary and joint interoperable capabilities in all facets of current Federal and State missions. The Division of Emergency Management’s mission is to coordinate emergency services and efforts to governmental agencies to reduce the impact of disaster on person and property. The Division of Administrative Services maintains the business operations of human resources, finance, purchasing/contracting, and legislative activities. Many positions posted do not require military membership.



Job Location:

Address:  Papago Park Military Reservation (PPMR), Phoenix, AZ

Posting Details:

Salary: $17.6992 - $24.6736 per hour (DOE) 

Grade: 20

This position will remain posted until filled. Resumes will be reviewed weekly.

Job Summary:

The Construction Project Manager will supervise and participate in the planning, preparation, review and examination of plans and specifications for AZ Army National Guard (ARNG) buildings and facilities construction and design. This position is responsible for maintaining projects within time and budgetary restraints, preparing preliminary architectural, engineering, construction contracts, assisting in budget preparation and will provide project reports as required. This position requires that all projects comply with all National Guard regulations regarding planning, programming, construction, contracting and fiscal and environmental considerations.

Job Duties:

• Writing specifications for Scopes of Work to define the project using a word processing program.
• Conducting research for specific systems, equipment, and products.
• Conducting project inspections for compliance with plans and specifications and manage project progress with selected contractors.
• Conducting inspections of existing facilities to determine their structural soundness and life-cycle analysis.
• Estimating project costs using estimate guides and computer programs.
• Managing several projects at one time.
• Preparing documents for Procurement and Contracting Office for both Federal and State requirements.
• Meeting with contractors, architects, and engineers to discuss project matters.
• Serving as lead liaison between National Guard Bureau and the Construction and Facilities Management Office.
• Ensuring compliance with Federal, State, local and National Guard regulations relating to facilities and provides technical assistance.
• Preparing documents for National Guard Bureau for planning, progress and closing out of managed projects and recommend changes where required to correct defects and provide efficient operations.
• Recommending cost beneficial and energy efficient/alternative materials and methods of construction.
• Actively participating in pre-bid and bid meetings with contractors and state and federal procurement and contracting offices.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

• All types of building construction, materials and methods and of the stages of construction when possible violations and defects may be most easily observed and corrected
• Uniform building codes and of electrical, plumbing, mechanical and related codes
• The laws and ordinances regulating building construction
• State and federal contracting procedures
• Military construction and specifications for contracting
• Federal procurement policies and procedures

Skilled in:

• Reading and interpreting plans and specifications
• Managing risk between budget and scope while construction is in progress
• Construction inspection
• Preparing detailed construction plans
• Establishing effective working relationships
• Speaking and writing effectively

Ability to:

• Write specifications
• Manage large/complicated projects
• Estimate construction costs
• Analyze construction problems and prepare engineered solutions
• Read blueprints/plans
• Use computer applications/programs for tracking progress and reporting
• Multi-task and manage multiple projects concurrently
• Communicate effectively, verbal and in writing.

Selective Preference(s):

Desired qualifications include a Bachelor's degree with a major in civil, architectural, mechanical, or related engineering from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in reviewing building plans and specifications, inspecting work in progress for plan compliance and/or building cost estimating. Additional experience as described may substitute for the Bachelor's degree on a month-for-month basis.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state issued driver's license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete a required driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
• In and out of State travel required.
• Candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background investigation as well as possess the ability to achieve a favorable Tier 1 investigation for the purpose of obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC) within one year of hire.


The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

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


Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact hr@azdema.gov.
DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.
ADA/EEO Employer
The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer


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.