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Construction Project Manager

Date Posted:  Oct 12, 2021
Requisition ID:  272643

Edinburgh, IN, US, 46124


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About The Adjutant General's Office

The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.


Salary Information:

This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $42,094.00


About the Job:

As the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Project Manager, you wll manage construction projects, manage troop labor projects, and assist with the management of the ITAM property books (state and federal).  You will serve as the Point of Contact (POC) and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for troop labor projects performed by military engineer units. Troop labor project management includes ensuring adequate equipment, materials, and personnel are in place to provide realistic engineer training, compliance with environmental laws, and completion of ITAM projects, which results in enhanced training land capabilities for Camp Atterbury. You will simultaneously manage work on numerous projects, being executed by multiple groups and/or entities (e.g. military engineer units, ITAM staff, government civilians, ADOS (Active Duty for Operational Support) soldiers, and civilian contractors for the military).  You will also assist with acquisition of equipment, supplies, and materials (i.e. crushed stone, gravel, culverts, lumber, etc.), assist with scheduling equipment maintenance, ensure accountability for departmental equipment, and aid in the planning of projects for the annual ITAM WorkPlan (the budget software tool used by the National Guard Bureau (NGB).

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Manage numerous construction projects involving ITAM staff (full- and part-time) and several other available labor pools simultaneously. 
  • Serve as the point of contact and subject matter expert for military engineer units conducting ITAM troop labor projects
  • Assist ITAM Program with the maintenance and repair of approximately 26,000 acres of training land, including drop zones, landing zones, artillery and mortar firing points, bivouac sites, dirt trails, and crushed stone vehicular maneuver corridors.
  • Serve as liaison between ITAM and Directorate of Public Works (DPW) regarding ITAM construction projects.
  • Organize and direct project timelines and tasks to ensure efficient utilization of limited labor and equipment resources.
  • Oversee equipment distribution and material & supply deliver to all construction projects to ensure adequate resources are on-hand to complete projects.
  • Manage equipment service, maintenance, and repairs, including obtaining quotes, scheduling, and transporting.
  • Ensure equipment accountability, including State and Federal property book inventory and validation.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Seven (7) years of work experience managing construction projects. Advanced education or training can substitute for a maximum of four years’ experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in construction management, civil engineering, project management, environmental science, forestry, or related field preferred. Work experience may substitute for college degree. 
  • Ability to forecast requirements; identify and solve problems; and determine process improvements.
  • Ability to assign, coach, mentor, council, and communicate job expectations to project supervisors, including Army Engineer units, Navy Seabees, ITAM staff, Directorate of Public Works staff, Indiana Department of Correction crews, and various contractors
  • Fundamental knowledge of construction practices and heavy equipment capabilities/limitations.
  • Must have and maintain a valid and clean driver’s license.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions.
  • Must pass military range safety classes, obtain military driver’s license, and obtain military security.
  • Must pass Indiana Department of Correction crew supervisor training and be willing to supervise inmate labor crews.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview for and perform the essential duties of the position.


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