Job Posting – Project Manager Wake Technical College

5-5-2022 Job Posting – Project Manager Wake Tech

Southern Wake Tech Campus

NCAEE Members and Friends,

See below links and information for an opening for a Project Manager at Wake Technical College.  This position is supporting energy efficiency projects.

Position Description

Pay Grade: Manager 7

This position maintains and manages construction projects as assigned.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

  • Manages construction schedule and budget for new construction and major renovations
  • Ensures that all construction projects meet College’s intent, requirements, and standards
  • Provides management of project budgets to achieve project program objectives within available financial resources and within allowable schedule constraints, prepares and maintains budget tracking spreadsheets for capital projects
  • Conducts bid openings and bid evaluations
  • Recommends award of construction contracts
  • Analyzes the award recommendations of contracted designers
  • Oversees bid negotiations in cases where lowest bid exceeds allowable project budget
  • Recommends disposition of negotiated changes to construction contracts
  • Handles correspondence with vendors
  • Acts as College’s representative during design and construction between user groups and designers and between designers and contractors
  • Prepares and maintains budget tracking spreadsheets for capital projects
  • Inspects and monitors construction progress to determine conformance with plans, specifications, codes and project schedule
  • Reconciles any non-conformance, and resolves within this position’s delegated authority
  • Refers non-conformance to immediate supervisor for guidance and/or assistance in resolution, as appropriate
  • Evaluates proposals and selects third party consultants for construction material testing, geotechnical, surveying, commissioning, structural peer reviews
  • Reviews independent testing performed by contracted laboratories and specialty engineering services
  • Reviews Change Orders and approves, rejects, or negotiates further changes as appropriate
  • Recommends final disposition
  • Approves payments to contractors and designers relative to percentage of work completed
  • Conducts final inspections in conjunction with designers and recommends acceptance for occupancy
  • Evaluates and documents the performance of designers and contractors during and at the conclusion of projects in accordance with State Building Commission guidelines
  • Troubleshoots problems in new construction and resolves through warranty considerations


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to walk in uneven terrain and capable of climbing ladders or accessing crawl spaces
  • Demonstrated skills with managing capital improvement projects
  • Basic knowledge of building codes, ordinances and laws for North Carolina
  • Familiarity with the State Construction Office Interscope system
  • Ability to estimate costs, to manage and inspect construction projects, and to technically direct others and to review and evaluate their work
  • Familiarity with sustainable projects (example:  LEED, Green Globes, etc.)
  • Ability to monitor construction schedules
  • Demonstrated skill at interpreting architect/engineer’s drawings and specifications
  • Ability to understand construction practices and State Construction Office (SCO) requirements
  • Good interpersonal skills and work well with others
  • Able to maintain records accurately and meet deadlines consistently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated intermediate skills with Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and Microsoft Project Manager


Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related field

Five years experience in design, construction management or related field


Bachelor’s degree in Architecture

Registered Architect licensure in the State of North Carolina

Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Construction Manager (CCM)