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  • 505369
  • Full-time


Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.

Construction Project Manager Sr


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Posting Details:

Salary: $77,112 - $108,646 

Grade: 29

Closing Date: 

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) is the operations hub of state government and strives to deliver results that matter. Integral to ADOA's mission is the Planning and Construction Services Group within the General Services Division, which plays a strategic role in the execution of key projects for both internal and external state agencies. GSD/Planning and Construction Group has identified a need to establish a Senior Construction Project Manager to oversee multiple, complex construction contracts/projects.

The Senior Construction Project Manager directs and manages subordinate staff in the management of construction projects for major new developments, new buildings, additions and renovations of all levels of complexity and directly manages complex construction projects; directly manages complex design and construction contracts, writes proposals and approves project pay requests. This position will have emphasis in Wastewater Treatment Plant projects. In addition, this position will also fill in for the Construction Services Manager as requested for specific tasks and will become an integral part and a contributing member of the lean culture.  

This is a grant-funded position with an estimated end date of June 2026.

Job Duties:
  • Manages and responsible for multiple design and construction contracts for large and small projects: prepares Scoping reports for new projects; creates RFP descriptions for the Procurement department; construction contracts; reviews plans and specs; negotiates various fee proposals; drafts and reviews requests for proposal (RFP) for outside professional services; develops and drafts scopes of work or RFPs for projects 
  • Approves, monitors, and reconciles expenditures charged against existing construction contracts; drafts and presents various reports related tDevelops, monitors, and revises/updates schedules for multiple construction activities; distributes project close-out documents (as builts, Q&M Manuals, and warranty information); coordinates repair of items during warranty period and schedules and conducts 11-month post-construction warranty inspections construction projects/expenditures; prepares monthly project reports for executive staff, the Legislature and other stakeholders 
  • Develops policies, procedures, and guidelines for staff and contractors to optimize the management of construction projects
    Other duties as assigned as related to the position.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Practices and techniques of effective management 
  • Personnel/HR laws and policies 
  • Commercial construction practices and techniques 
  • Project management (planning/construction/closeout) 
  • Public purchasing and contracting 
  • Alternative construction project delivery methods 
  • Construction plans and specs 
  • National and local building codes

Skill in:

  • Developing scopes of work 
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Schedule development/implementation 
  • Developing project budgets and budget controls 
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and specifications 
  • Oral and written communication 
  • Complex contract negotiation

Ability to:

  • Regularly travel to job sites, inspect and evaluate construction progress 
  • Effectively communicate with a wide variety of individuals 
  • Work independently as well as work as a contributing team member 
  • Manage multiple projects/priorities simultaneously 
  • Adapt to changing priorities 
  • Lead and mentor others 
  • Negotiate complex contracts
Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's Degree in either construction, architecture, engineering, or any closely related field and 7 years of construction project management experience 10 years of construction project management experience in lieu of a degree.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driving training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).


The Arizona Department of Administration 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

  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 
  • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Contact Us:

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at shelia.wiggins@azdoa.gov or 480-645-2290 for assistance.


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.