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Title: Capital Projects Manager
Department: Capital Projects and Planning

Employee assists the Director of Capital Projects by managing major capital projects and assisting departments; all other related duties as required.  Supervises and directs the overall management of major capital projects including the development of scope of work.  Selects architects and engineers.  Develops bid specifications.  Provides support regarding capital projects.  Coordinates and interacts with agencies and constituent groups.  Interacts with the public concerning events and incidents that arise as a result of capital projects.  Researches and assists in the development of strategic options for long range capital planning.  Monitors contracts with special service providers to ensure quality capital projects.  Develops Request for Proposals (RFP’s). Participates in Designer Selection Process.  Completes Division of Capital Asset Management Contractor Evaluations (DCAM).  Oversees Project Budgets and tracks.  Tracks Change Orders, Submittal’s and Request for Information( R.F.I.’s).


Bachelor’s Degree and five to seven (5-7) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

MCPPO Certification preferred but not required


Must posses a current valid driver’s license


Must possess a Massachusetts Construction Supervisors License.


Knowledge of the principles and practice of construction procedures, procurement law and construction project management practices; knowledge of the principles and practices of building construction and of effective budgetary management.


Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff developers, contractors and trades personnel; ability to develop innovative, cost-effective programs to monitor construction projects; ability to prepare and administer budgets.


Skill in utilizing data base systems to assist in the monitoring of capital projects; skill in preparing reports and maintain detailed records.  Skill in coordinating various programs and projects simultaneously; and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Application Procedure:

Send resume along with a cover letter to:

City Hall Personnel Office

93 Highland Avenue

Somerville MA 02143

Fax:  617-666-4426

TTY:  1-866-808-4851


Salary: $80,000 per year; paid weekly $1,538.46; plus benefits package
Hours per Week: Full Time 40 hours per week