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Construction Manager

Company: Waukegan Public School District 60
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Construction Manager

Who We Are:

Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 serves nearly 17,000 students in preschool through grade 12 and is located halfway between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan. The District has one early learning center, 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and a high school program divided between two 9 - 12th grade campuses. The District encompasses portions of Waukegan, Beach Park and Park City.

Why We Do This Work:

The Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 has set an ambitious agenda for change, guided by the belief that all children, regardless of circumstances, can achieve at high levels and academic gaps can and will be eliminated with the support of teachers who deliver engaging, relevant, and academically rigorous instruction that excites students and instills a love of learning in them.

The Construction Manager is directly responsible to the Director of Operations and the Associate Superintendent.

Location: District-Wide

Responsibilities:

(1) Monitor and evaluate all aspects of the projects and provide professional

advice to the administration concerning construction of new Capital Projects;

(2) Act as liaison between construction manager, architect, contractor,

sub-contractors and School District as necessary to insure the interests of the district are

protected;

(3) Manage overall project timeline - understand and manage key dates;

(4) Attend construction status meetings;

(5) Provide regular updates of issues/progress to the Director of Operations;

(6) Provide written and financial progress reports to Board of Education and the Superintendent, Associate Superintendent and the Director of Operations;

(7) Attend Board of Education meetings on a regular basis to provide update and address

questions;

(8) Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods;

(9) Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients,

representing the owner or developer;

(10) Maintain a current/accurate filing system for all project documents;

(11) Assist the Director of Operations with the development of a long range action plan through evaluation of district buildings, assessment of organizational structure, and assessment of systems within operations;

(12) Manage the corrections of Life Safety issues as they are identified by inspections;

(13) Assist the Director of Operations with other projects as assigned.

Qualifications: Five or more years of experience supervising construction projects, preferably institutional projects.

Education: Associate Degree in the field of Architecture or Construction Management.

Certification: Trained and certified in construction management techniques. Certified Construction Manager Designation preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: Candidates must submit an online application. Position will remain open until filled. Only online applications will be considered.

Only online applications will be considered.

Apply: www.wps60.org

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 offers employment opportunities without regard to age, gender, race, color, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital or military/veteran status, sexual orientation, parental status, genetics, disability or other protected category.

Keywords: Waukegan Public School District 60, Waukegan , Construction Manager, Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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