Job description

Experienced Contract Manager for facilities is sought to fulfill duties for a major city agency. The CM will foster relationships with contractors, with the Division of Facilities, and with Construction Authority technical and managerial staff. Worksite based in Long Island City, Queens.

Responsibilities include:

  • Spot checking contract work on installation, repairs, and maintenance for compliance with plans and specifications
  • Conferring with supervisor and contractors regarding interpretation of specifications, acceptability of specific materials and adherence to plans and safety standards
  • Acting on appeals of contractors regarding interpretations of specifications and contract drawings, and on rejections of equipment, materials or workmanship
  • Reviewing and auditing Contractor Application for Payment forms to ensure completeness and accuracy, and to ensure that all parties are inspecting to the same standard of review
  • Reviewing all proceed orders, when directed, to be issued by contract maintenance consultants for in-house staff to ensure that the scope is appropriate
  • Providing technical guidance and training regarding mechanical installations, maintenance and repair procedures, methods, standards, government rules and regulations and agency policies and procedures
  • Making recommendations to the supervisor regarding the issuance of change orders to original specifications to accommodate changing field conditions or to correct specification errors or omissions
  • Prepare change orders upon approval of recommendations

What you need to have

  • Proficiency with basic office computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite programs
Prior experience & qualifications
  • 4 years of full-time satisfactory experience in the installation, repair and/or inspection of mechanical equipment in the areas of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, elevators, and/or plumbing in buildings, facilities, structures and grounds

At least 2 years of which must have been experience in a building or facility of at least 100,000 square feet or a number of buildings of at least 3 stories each, adding up to a total of at least 100,000 square feet

This opportunity requires fluency in English