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Construction Project Manager

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Brooklyn Navy Yard (Bldg. 77) - Brooklyn, NY - Brookyln, NY
$90,000.00 - $100,000.00 Salary/year


Job Title:                                 Construction Project Manager

Employment Status:             Full time, Exempt

Department:                          Design & Construction                                                         

Reports To:                             Vice President, Design & Construction

Salary:                                     $90,000 - $100,000                     




The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) is a not-for-profit corporation that serves as the real estate developer and property manager of the Yard on behalf of its owner, the City of New York. BNYDC strives to provide an environment in which innovative companies can take root and grow.

The Construction Project Manager in the Design & Construction Department is responsible for managing select development and construction projects in the Yard’s $300M ten-year capital budget with a focus on waterfront reconstruction.


Areas of Responsibility

  • Assist senior management during the planning and implementation of new projects
  • Direct projects at varying stages of development, including budget and scope development, vendor procurement, program management and oversight, design and/or construction management to project closeouts
  • Take ownership of multiple design and construction projects concurrently, ensuring that they remain on schedule and within budget
  • Proactively manage issues around design, budget and timeline preventing issues where possible and developing strategies and making recommendations for solutions as needed
  • Prepare Request for Proposals and/or Request for Bids, manage the evaluation process, prepare necessary contract documents, maintain project files and schedules
  • Manage vendor invoice review to ensure accurate and timely payments; document invoices, and any contract amendments or change orders in appropriate trackers
  • Propose and implement strategies to improve efficiency of internal procedures
  • Interface and negotiate with architects, engineers, construction managers, general contractors, sub-contractors and tenants
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of and background in project management/construction management
  • Ability to independently draft memos, manage spreadsheets, and create documents using Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Project and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of NYC Construction Codes and permitting process
  • Strong sense of initiative with respect to resolving project issues and generally fulfilling job duties
  • Ability to think creatively and contribute to the project’s success
  • Detail-oriented and strong problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to teamwork and an integrated approach to project delivery
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally at all levels externally with tenants, consultants, and contractors, and internally with the Operations, Legal, Security, and Development Departments
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Construction Science, Construction Management and/or Architecture from an accredited four-year institution
  • 5-7 years of experience in planning, managing and coordination of design and construction projects
  • Focus on waterfront development and reconstruction 
  • Valid Drivers License preferred