Project Manager IV (Alamo Project Manager)

Firm Name: 
Texas General Land Office/Veterans Land Board - Construction Services

Location San Antonio/Austin


General Job Description

The Texas General Land Office primarily serves the schoolchildren, veterans, and the environment of Texas. The agency does so by preserving our history, maximizing state revenue through innovative administration, and through the prudent stewardship of state lands and natural resources. This position is with our Construction Services program area.

Performs advanced (senior-level) project management work. Work involves coordinating the planning and initiation of projects at various levels of completion; monitoring the progress and schedule of projects; and communicating with project stakeholders, management, and other relevant parties. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Veterans, Reservist or Guardsman with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of Army - No military equivalent; Navy - Construction; Coast Guard - Engineering; Marines -34 Financial Management; Air Force - 32 Support - Civil Engineering or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

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Essential Job Elements

  • Monitors and management of project costs to ensure project is completed within budget. Monitors and manages project quality to ensure project deliverables are acceptable and fulfill the terms of the project contract or specifications.
  • Oversees and coordinates Alamo and related historic project activities at the Alamo Complex with other state agencies, governmental jurisdictions, the Alamo Endowment and/or private sector partners, contractors and subcontractors.
  • Directs, develops, and evaluates all Alamo and applicable GLO projects with the Texas Historical Commission using accepted project management methodologies.
  • Coordinates with Construction Services policies and procedures and GLO (Alamo) on grants monitoring, document, and appropriation and filings for Alamo.
  • Compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project budget expenditure to Alamo, Construction Services and executive management.
  • Develops project budgets, schedules, work plans, resources requirement, and cost estimates and projections for historic projects and renovations. Initiates projects, obtains authorization and commitment, and demonstrates business need and project feasibility.
  • Reviews and recommends proposals and bids to management. Identifies potential project risks and difficulties and designs strategies to mitigate or avoid them.
  • Assists in developing criteria for evaluating programs, proposals, and other pertinent information related to historic project assignments.

Minimum Qualifications (Education + Experience)

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college of university with a major coursework in a field relevant to the assignment plus five (5) years of experience in historic architecture, restoration and preservation.
  • Must be a Texas Registered Architect.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience on historic structure restoration and preservation. Working relationship with Texas Historical Commission.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the history of the Alamo. Understanding of the design and construction of museum facilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of requirements of the Texas Historical Commission and other relative industry standard and guidelines; the standards associated with the restoration, preservation and construction of historical structures, museums and other associated buildings; project management theories and practices applicable to highly complex projects; of systems and procedures used 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 monitoring, in addressing changes in scope and budget, and in operating computers and applicable computer software.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide coordination between several projects simultaneously; to provide on-site representation as well as prepare reports, attend meetings and provide oversight to multiple architects/engineers and contractors; manage project activities; to establish project goals and objectives; to exercise sound judgment 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 and gaps; to prepare reports; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to attend work regularly and adheres to established work schedule in accordance with agency leave and attendance.

Physical Requirements
This position requires the employee to primarily perform non-sedentary work; mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties including extensive moving upon and traveling across uneven surfaces, rough terrain and/or desolate areas. Duties require the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, reach and/or steer a boat as needed. The position also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. This position requires the ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The position may require extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. The individual must be able to move and transport records, documents, boxes, equipment and all materials and related tools, weighing up to 50 pounds, when required. The individual must be able to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments. This position requires the ability to work outside and adapt to adverse weather conditions to include sea, sky and land environments.

Other (Licenses, Certifications, etc.)
Must be a Texas Registered Architect.

How to Apply:

All applications for employment with the Texas General Land Office (GLO) must be submitted electronically by the job closing date through PAPER, FAX OR E-MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Please visit our website at for more information about applying for a GLO job posting. The Texas General Land Office/Veterans Land Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. A criminal conviction records check is required for applicants who are selected for a position. The State of Texas requires all males who are 18 through 25 and required to register with the Selective Service to present either proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire. The U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. The Texas General Land Office is a non-smoking agency. Smoking is permitted only in designated areas. In compliance with the FLSA, the GLO compensates overtime work though time off in lieu of payment.