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330 Old Niskayuna Road
Minimum Qualifications This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
Professional engineer’s or architect’s license*;
Four (4) years of full-time engineering or architectural field experience in the supervision of building construction projects including two years of important supervisory responsibility for staff of a large public or private construction organization/department.**
In accordance with NGB standards, will be required to obtain and maintain a favorable background investigation, and have an appropriate clearance to allow access to computer networks and restricted areas to determine suitability, loyalty, and trustworthiness. Minimally a National Agency Check with Inquiry (NACI) will be completed - dependent on current regulation, a SECRET or other clearance may be required.
Must be at least 18 years old and have a High School Diploma or GED.
Must possess a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of New York. Must report any changes to supervisory chain and State Human Resources (MNHS). [Non-NY license must provide proof of validity.]
Must be able to read and write in English.
Must be proficient in and able to independently use Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software.
Must hold a current certification as a New York State Code Official or must obtain certification within twelve (12) months from date of hire.
Must be proficient in and able to independently use Microsoft Office software – MSWord and Excel. Ability to use PowerPoint and/or Access also preferred.
Must be able to read, understand and interpret contracts, design plans, and other technical documents, often containing regulatory and complex building construction terminology.
Required to have or successfully complete within 90 days of receiving computer access, all training associated with assigned data systems such as SFS, GFEBS and the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS) and/or other computer training as related to duty assignments.
* Should related systems, regulations, procedures and requirements change, additional training and/or certifications may be required.
**With the required professional license, other combinations of work experience or education, including military, may be considered, however, candidate must demonstrate direct relevance to the job duties and abilities noted above and combine to at least four (4) years of full-time experience and credits; along with necessary supervisory experience.
At all times, employees MUST maintain minimum standards in accordance with current agency requirements and directives noted above; failure to do so will subject the individual to disciplinary action, including possible termination.
NOTE: Position standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the position described. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by the incumbent. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Position Standards were written. Please contact State Human Resources Directorate for any further information regarding the position requirements.
Duties Description This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
Assigned to the Facilities Management and Engineering Directorate (MNFE), the position supports Agency operations relating to design, construction and project management. The Construction Project Administrator 3 (CPA3) requires administrative collaboration and oversight of all MNFE designated projects in accordance with agency and National Guard Bureau (NGB) standards. The CPA3 will apply a wide range of specialized knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to direct and coordinate all phases of a construction project -- origination, initiation, planning, execution and control, and closeout. The CPA3 may also perform special studies and research projects related to assigned projects.
Specifically the position will plan, schedule, and monitor building construction, repair, and rehabilitation projects from planning stages, through the completion in order to assure that proposals meet Agency/NGB needs; are within accepted cost limitations; and that project elements are completed according to schedule. CPAs serve as the contact person for assigned projects; resolve problems with and between the Agency/NGB and architectural and engineering staff, consultant contractors, and representatives of relevant State agencies; obtain approvals for projects; answer questions about project specifics; and schedule and coordinate the activities of engineers, architects, estimators, contract writers and analysts, contractors, and other occupations connected with projects.
The position requires technical knowledge and skills in engineering, architectural, drafting, construction project management, landscape architecture or similar field(s). The Construction Project Administrator 3 is required to interpret, explain and present various drawings and design documents. The CPA3 is directly responsible for a range of projects from medium to large scale and multifaceted, major construction, rehabilitation, and renovation projects. The CPA3 is expected to perform duties with considerable independence and professionalism. Projects may range from new construction to interior and/or exterior rehabilitation and renovation of buildings or building complexes.
The CPA3 is responsible for the Design & Construction (D & C) Unit and will supervise subordinate personnel, providing technical support and coordination of staff assignments; performing annual performance evaluations; ensure scheduling and adherence to personnel policies and when directed, will assist in the hiring of personnel.
The position performs responsibilities in accordance with all current and amended, DMNA policies and procedures, federal and state statutes, and where applicable, the contract bargaining agreement and requirements of the National Guard Bureau (NGB), specifically the Master Cooperative Agreement (MCA) and supporting regulations. The position may report to state and/or federal supervisory personnel.
Specifically, CPA3 duties include, but are not limited to:
• Management and coordination of all D & C unit projects and assignments.
• Development of detailed schedules and plans for assigned projects.
• Coordination/attendance of development meetings to include all pertinent parties regarding project progression, timeliness and completion.
• Review and monitor funding limits and authorization requirements based on the size and scope of the project.
• Perform assessment of current infrastructure to aid in the development and prioritization of construction, repair and rehabilitation projects.
• Provide feedback on project details and specifications to MNFE management, NGB and other appropriate parties.
• Utilize Agency data systems -- currently the Statewide Financial System (SFS) -- to assist in the preparation of Federal and State financial documentation for purchasing, contracting and reconciliation of applicable funds.
• Assist with the development of annual budget, long range planning, capital project prioritization, and financial plans.
• Prepare reports, conduct studies and research issues, programs or operations, in relation to projects and proposals.
• Assist in the planning and revisions of MNFE priorities for current and future projects.
• As needed, provide training to ensure project needs are met in accordance with Agency/NGB plans, priorities and timelines.
• Work with grant funding resource support offices on construction projects with multiple funding sources.
• Make periodic site visits/inspections of Agency/NGB project locations to evaluate compliance with contract parameters and applicable building codes.
• Frequently meet in person with program, Agency staff and members of other Federal, State and local agencies to provide information and status updates.
• Ensure the tracking and monitoring of required permits, regulations and compliance issues.
• Supervise all aspects of D & C unit.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Working knowledge of State rules and regulations, policies and guidelines associated with State construction projects; preferably a working understanding of the New York State Office of General Services (OGS).
• Working knowledge of the principles of construction project scheduling.
• Ability to read, understand and interpret contracts, design plans, and other technical documents, often containing regulatory and complex building construction terminology.
• Capability to prepare comprehensive building construction project plans and schedules, as well as ability to adjust both throughout project as needed.
• Strong ability to analyze project needs and communicate same to supervisor(s) and project team as needed.
• Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and prioritize multiple deadlines.
• Ability to perform tasks independently without supervision as well as motivate and coordinate a team to complete project assignments.
• Capability to determine, negotiate and establish work priorities for assignments and ensure deadlines are met.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to interact and work well with various individuals to include co-workers, management, Federal and State personnel, contractors and representatives from other agencies.
• Ability to train and supervise subordinates and demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of supervision.
• Knowledge of budget development and capital construction planning.
• Ability to read and write in English.
• Demonstrated reliability and trustworthiness.
• Will complete and attend training as required.
• Periodic schedule adjustments and extra hours will be required to meet work demands.
• Travel will be required using various modes of transportation to include driving, trains, and air travel.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Additional Comments This position is not in the Classified Service of New York State, but is covered under New York State Military Law. If selected, current Civil Service employees will lose their seniority within the Classified Service, thereby exempting them from applying for promotional exams within Civil Service.
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330 Old Niskayuna Road
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs
State Human Resources Management
330 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, New York 12110-3514
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ALL CURRENT PERMANENT DMNA STATE EMPLOYEES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE INTERVIEWED TO EVALUATE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, ABILITY TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DIVISION AND ABILITY TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION. THE REQUIREMENT TO PROVE QUALIFICATION SHALL REST WITH THE EMPLOYEE.
ALL OTHER CANDIDATES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR INTERVIEW TO EVALUATE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE IN RELATION TO THE DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION.