Project Manager I, Construction

Lone Star College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Grants & Contracts
Employment Type
Full Time

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-System Office, University Park

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.

Job Description


The Project Manager I, Construction is responsible for the implementation of a wide variety of new, renovation and repair & replacement (R&R) related construction projects, with a special emphasis on the delivery of multiple smaller scale (<$2M) efforts. Has accountability for program management of the overall design and construction process ensuring delivered projects meet the documented program requirements and are completed on time and within budget. Provides leadership and manages the planning, development and establishment of new and/or improved Facility Management programs and services.


  1. Responsible for the delivery of multiple smaller scale projects not exceeding $2M
  2. Interprets project sponsor's facility needs and develops a project scope that will efficiently meet those needs and fit within the established budget
  3. Participates in the preparation of requests for proposals associated with procuring design/construction services and assists in the preparation of contract documents to ensure the intent of these proposals are being delivered
  4. Coordinates short- and long-term architectural/engineering plans and programs for design, construction, and alteration of facilities; Works with the colleges to coordinate efforts of capital construction project teams, and maintains communications with the Executive Director, Construction and the consulting team/external construction managers through the development of projects
  5. Works with external construction manager as needed to establish project-specific architectural/engineering standards and specifications; controls project schedules recommending changes or modifications as needed
  6. Communicates and implements architectural/engineering standards for the colleges’ construction projects; Ensures construction/facility compliance with all required laws including, but not limited to, ADA, Safety and Codes
  7. Periodically reviews construction progress and makes recommendations to the Executive Director, Construction for improvements and solutions to correct deficiencies
  8. Monitors, administers, and manages project budgets, including pay applications submitted by building contractors, testing laboratories, consulting engineers, and surveying firms. Implements budget controls and performs needs assessments for development and/or revisions of budgets as needed
  9. Ensures that necessary documentation is exchanged between the architect, construction manager or contractor during each phase of construction and that the college collects and maintains all necessary documentation of the project
  10. May assist Senior Project Managers with larger scale projects as needed
  11. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

  • Knowledge of construction safety standards
  • Ability to multi-task and be project-oriented
  • Ability to analyze and suggest effective routes to achieve project construction goals;
  • Ability to utilize computer technology, possess effective technical writing ability, as well as strong oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop and manage contracts, budgets, and schedules
  • Fluent PC computer skills with working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, project management programs and other charting/flowcharting/diagramming software such as Microsoft Visio
  • Ability to handle crisis situations that require
  • major decisions involving people, resources, and property
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills

The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters and record boxes. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.

  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • The work involves regular exposure to outdoor elements, and/or regular exposure to hazardous items such as chemicals, toxic or caustic materials, contamination, and electrical hazards. This exposure requires special safety precautions, e.g., working around moving parts, carts, or machines; exposure to contagious diseases or irritant chemicals. Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear, such as masks, gowns, coats, boots, goggles, gloves, or shields.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 5 years of related work experience as a Project Manager with focus on Facilities/Property Management or Owners Representative handling Repair & Replacement Projects, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience using cost management software and construction schedule software

Hiring salary range is $74,380 - $85,537

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

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If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply


We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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