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Construction Project Officer

Construction Project Officer

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LiRo is a professional full service construction management firm ranked #19 among the nation’s top CM firms (ENR 2015). With a staff of over 750 seasoned construction personnel, managers, engineers, and architects, environmental and field inspectors in the New York Metropolitan area, LiRo is one of the largest public-focused CM firms in the region. Projects are located in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx and Staten Island. 





As a Construction Project Officer,  you will manage multiple construction trades, budgets, change orders, reviewing contractor payments, administration and operations as well as oversee all phases of school construction projects from initial conception through completion.   




  • 10-15 years of experience in construction project management.
  • Experience with school construction/educational buildings preferred.
  • Ability to provide overall administration and coordination of design and construction activities of both smaller rehabilitative and more complex and/or high visibility construction.
  • Able to ensure the quality and high standards of performance and compliance in both design and construction.
  • Experience interfacing with contractors, construction managers, local school personnel and Senior Construction Managers on project issues as well as working with architects/engineers of record regarding change orders and interpretation of contract documents, drawings, submittals/approvals and any other issues that may arise.
  • Can use independent judgment to make on-site change order decisions and have the experience to negotiate with contractors.
  • Bachelor’s degree with experience in construction and design related field required.
  • Prior construction experience in the schools/educational facilities sector highly desired.
  • A valid NYS driver license.
  • Proficiency in MS Word/Excel and Outlook.

We offer competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits.


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