The New York City Housing Authority’s Capital Projects Division is seeking a Deputy Director of Field Operations. Reporting to the Vice-President of Project Management, with latitude for independent judgment and discretion, the Deputy Director will provide management and oversight to the assigning of construction field staff to projects throughout the City of New York. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Direct the work assignments for a large staff of field professionals engaged in managing the timely and cost-effective implementation of capital projects. 2. Coordinate the activities of and assign the field inspection work to the Project Management Department field staff. 3. Ensure availability of field staff to respond to emergencies and inquires as needed. 4. Monitor progress of construction to ensure adequate coverage at all active construction sites. 5. Prepare coverage reports for the VP of Project Management. 6. Determine the level of coverage required for each project based upon approved protocols. 7. Collaborate with Executive Project Managers to coordinate work and balance resources. 8. Manage a team of field specialists, whose specific disciplines may be required on a particular project. 9. Develop policies and protocols to ensure field staff provide necessary and appropriate coverage. 10. Ensure consistent level of performance by all field staff. Obtain training as needed for execution of required field duties such as preparation of daily reports, reviewing payments, preparing change orders, etc. 11. Track field staff activities and work deliverables in the CPD electronic project management system.
Minimum Qualification Requirements 1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience in the planning, administering or expediting of engineering design, and/or construction, or coordinating a very large engineering project, two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or 2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and nine years of experience as described in "1" above; two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or 3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. An accredited Master's degree in one of the disciplines described in "1" above, a law degree, or a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect or Landscape Architect may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have the two years of the administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in "1" above. Preferred Skills 1. Eight (8) plus years of experience managing multiple construction projects simultaneously and/or requirement contracts with each project exceeding $10 million in value. 2. Professional Engineer or Registered Architect. 3. CCM or PMP certification. 4. Exceptional leadership abilities. 5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Interested candidates may submit cover letter and resume to www.nyc.gov/careers/search. Search for JOB ID# 314705.
We thank all applicants for their interest in the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The New York City Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer