Dumbarton Oaks is a research institute, museum, library, and
historic garden located in Washington, DC, and affiliated with
The Facilities Project Manager, under the general direction of the
Director of Facilities, will manage small to medium size
construction, repair and restoration projects for the campus
buildings and grounds. S/he will assist the Director of Facilities
in preparation of the work scope, budget, and schedule of large
capital projects (>$5M) to ensure conformance to design plans,
specifications, and internal standards. S/he will also maintain
record drawings, permits, insurance requirements, campus and office
maps, project archival documentation, and exterior signage
standards for Dumbarton Oaks.
Auto req ID
328056 Construction Proj Supervisr
USA - DC - Washington
Construction Project Manager
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Additional Qualifications and Skills
- Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or construction
- At least 3 years of experience in an architectural firm or
- Knowledge of AUTOCAD, Vector works, Adobe Photoshop
Illustrator, and MS Office.
- Master's degree and Project Management certification
- Working knowledge of building systems. Must be able to read
blueprints, drawings and specifications.
- Excellent research skills in building trades, codes,
regulations and jurisdictional requirements.
- Excellent oral and written skills in English.
- Must be able to work occasionally before or after regular hours
and weekends if projects require.
- Experience working with historic buildings.
Credit, Criminal, Education, Identity
• Prepare work scope, schedule, budget, RFIs, and RFPs for small to
mid-size projects (<$5M) under general guidance of Director of
Facilities and in close collaboration with the Finance Office. Meet
consultants and contractors for design review and bidding as
assigned. Review proposals for scope completeness and internal
project standard compliance for environmental health and safety,
LEED certification, healthy building requirements, project
management, and closeout.
• Attend design and AOC (architect, owner, contractor) construction
progress meetings to represent owner, maintain construction
documents, review ASI (Architect’s Supplemental Information) and
COR (change order requests) and analyze for budget and schedule
impacts. Prepare reports on project progress for internal and
• Supervise contractors and monitor project field conditions, work
progress, and quality against budget and schedule. Communicate the
deficiencies and challenges to the consultant and contractors for
• Review project specifications and submittals; update construction
drawings to keep real-time as-built drawings and records. Provide
progress pictures for the project. Identify issues and deficiencies
and take corrective measures.
• Provide updates to CAPS and CPATH online system as assigned.
Prepare and maintain budget for small to mid-size projects. Review
application for payments and recommend approval for projects.
• Maintain electronic and hard copy of drawings, specifications,
and O & M manuals database for all campus building, systems,
grounds, and projects. Maintain permits, insurance, and Certificate
of Occupancy information. Create and maintain an inventory for
office and residential furniture and other FF&E items.
• Provide periodic inspections for all building components,
including building envelope, architectural components, building
code compliance, ADA compliance, waste compliance, fire and safety,
and wear and tear. Create new tracking spreadsheets as
• Communicate to internal and external constituents all issues
related to projects. Meet regularly with various departments for
potential project impact and schedule impact. Provide sketches,
drawings, research materials, and products as assigned or required
by the projects. Update existing AUTOCAD drawings to create as
built conditions. Share project-related updates and progress photos
for internal meetings.
• Manages contractors and consultants.
• Other duties as assigned.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and
pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected
• Must be able to perform the duties of the position, including but
not limited to; sitting, walking, standing, crouching, balancing,
stooping, kneeling, crawling and climbing ladders to inspect the
construction job site and campus. While performing the job, the
incumbent occasionally will be exposed to variety of conditions at
construction site such as vibration, noise, dust or exterior
weather conditions. The employee must frequently lift and /or move
up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability adjust focus.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and
Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and
belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and
fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to
create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of
talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing
individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities,
life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.