Project Manager III

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Posting Type: Open to All Applicants
Category: Architecture and Engineering
FLSA Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Agency: Health & Human Services Comm
Department: Maintenance Construction
Job Title: Project Manager III
Posting Number: 361359
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Location: 909 W 45th St Bldg 3
City: Austin
Other Locations: San Antonio, Austin, Fort Worth, Dallas, Houston
Contact: AccessHR Service Center
Telephone: 888-894-4747
Salary Range: $4,917.00 - $7,083.00
Salary Group: B24
Shift: Days (First)
Travel: 25%

Job Description:
Project Manager III Project Manager III provides management,coordination and planning services for the Maintenance and Construction Department regarding construction, repair and renovation projects for the Texas State Supported Living Centers and State Hospitals. The Project Manager III communicates to HHSC Agency and Facility personnel and directs and supervises the work of private sector architects and engineers on assigned projects. Project Manager III works under the supervision of the Assistant Director, in concert with Team Lead Manager of Construction Services, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide expertise and assistance in the development of the capital construction budget requests.
  • Prepares and establishes project budgets and schedules for assigned projects.
  • Assists in the development of contracts for professional services providers (architects, engineers, and geotechnical or land surveyors).
  • Manage and direct services performed by the professional services providers.
  • Oversights the development of bid packages and assists with the development of construction contracts.
  • Oversee administration of construction contract.
  • Perform architectural/engineering services, and manage services of supplemental professional services providers for capital construction projects.
  • Assist facility personnel in reviewing codes and departmental regulations to determine if existing architectural and engineering conditions comply with current requirements, and determine solutions for compliance.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the CAFM facility assessment system (FAS).
  • Provide other technical services and special projects as requested.
  • Provide quality services to facility staff, consumers, and administrative personnel.
  • Employee actively participates and/or serves in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation to include the testing, training and exercise programs.
  • Acquire and maintain a Certified Texas Contract Manager license as issued by the State of Texas.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:

  • Knowledge of project management theories and practice applicable to moderate scope projects; of systems and procedures to evaluate a third party vendor's performance; and of local, state and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of the project undertaken.
  • Skill in project management with the ability to lead and direct project team, and in the operation of computers and applicable project software.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in making critical decisions, to analyze complex information and develop plans to address identified issues, to demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills, to identify project risks, to prepare reports and charts, to communicate effectively and to coordinate the work of others.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Certification as a Licensed Architect or a Professional Engineer by the State of Texas, or the ability to transfer an existing active license from another state within 6 months.

Initial Selection Criteria:
10 years experience in project management in relevant areas of project assignment. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to the assignment is preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Additional Information:
Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor’s Military Crosswalk at

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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.