Project Manager II

Job Type
Programmatic/Project Management
Boston Housing Authority
Contact Name
Colleen Leaver
Contact Email
Contact Phone

52 Chauncy Street
Boston, MA
United States

Job Description


The Project Manager is responsible for planning and managing construction projects and for completing projects within schedules and budgets while monitoring the highest level of design and construction quality possible.


  • Assists senior staff to identify and prioritize needs for capital improvements at BHA family   and elderly developments; commissions investigative studies as needed.
  • Serves as liaison to property managers, regulatory officials, and other outside interests; meets with residents as needed.
  • Plans the project scope of work, budget, and schedule.
  • Prepares Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and manages designer selection process for consultants and/or acts as liaison to the state Designer Selection Board.
  • Reviews architectural and engineering plans, specifications, and cost estimates for accuracy, completeness, and appropriateness.
  • Manages public bidding process per MGL Ch. 149 and MGL Ch. 30; reviews and recommends all contract awards.
  • Administers construction contracts, monitors progress; reviews and approves change orders; and reviews and approves payments to ensure correctness, availability of funds, and conformance with funding agency requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, facilities management, or construction management required; experience may be substituted for formal education requirements if it is demonstrated that such experience is directly applicable to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Minimum of 5 years' relevant experience required. Knowledge of Massachusetts's construction regulations and generally accepted construction and trade practices is necessary. Excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills required. Proficiency in word-processing and spreadsheet applications strongly preferred. Minority and women candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application Instruction

POSTING DATE:  Wednesday, June 5, 2019                                                     

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Wednesday, June 19, 2019

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  E-mail a resume and a cover letter to or mail a completed employment application to: Director of Human Resources, Boston Housing Authority, 52 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02111.  Please be sure to identify the position you are applying for.