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12 Apr 2022


Denver Public Schools Anywhere

Job Description

Location: 1617 S ACOMA ST BUILDING

Work Year: Traditional 235 work days – PROTECH/ADMIN

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range:  $70,058 – $84,776 annually + benefits + work/life balance + ColoradoPERA retirement


Essential Functions and Objectives:


Manages facility design maintenance and construction projects for the Facility Support Services Division. Plans, organizes, coordinates, evaluates, and directs activities of specific projects in areas of specialization such as mechanical and electrical engineering, HVAC, Environmental engineering, Landscaping, and other service contract providers. Ensures that the District’s buildings are safe, aesthetically pleasing, economically maintainable, energy efficient, and functionally sound to meet all programmatic requirements.


– Carry out assigned directions related to critical maintenance/repair projects, remodeling and repair of facilities, and facility planning. 

– Direct the preparation of drawings and specifications for remodeling, and repairs in cooperation with administrators and school staff, the community, and professional architects and engineers.

– Manage the selection of needed vendors to perform work.

– Direct contracted entities or individuals to manage and control building systems and materials and to verify compatibility with DPS standards and program requirements. 

– Review building code requirements and code compliance of contract documents.

– Review design progress documents and construction contract documents.

– Manage project costs and schedule of design consultants and contractors.

– Participate in design meetings to assure all user requirements are communicated to the architect.

– Review and recommend for approval architect, construction consultant, and construction contractor pay requests.

– Manage project construction costs and schedules, and direct appropriate actions to maintain project budget and progress.

– Maintain liaison with State and City Building Code agencies, contractors’ organizations, and architects, in connection with school construction projects.

– Manage all internal communications in regards to project work and schedule with end users such as, but not limited to operations and maintenance, principals, QA/QC teams public relations/community relations.

– Perform any internal systems update to track project scopes, costs, and schedule throughout the duration of the project.

– Manage the complete closeout of each project, including the receipt of as-built drawings from the contractor to the architect/engineer to ensure DPS receives complete and accurate documentation from the architects/engineers on each project. This shall also include the management and turnover of all warranties to internal DPS staff.

– Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:


– Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license.

–  Minimum five (5) to seven (7) years combined experience in architecture or engineering or with environmental safety and construction projects.

– A minimum of five (5) years’ combined experience in architecture, engineering, and construction projects.

– Three (3) years management experience involving both administrative and technical duties and responsibilities is required.

– Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing. 

– Architect or Engineer license is desired.
– Experience and proficiency with Google Workspace and Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). 

– Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred.


Education Requirements:


– Bachelor’s degree in architecture, structural engineering or related field (with 5 years related experience) required.

– Master’s degree preferred.

Other information:

Thank you for your interest in the DPS Construction Services Department. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate and share our DPS Core Values of Integrity, Equity, Accountability, Collaboration, Fun, and putting Students First. Come join the DPS team make an impact at a great organization! DPS has become the fastest-growing large school district in Colorado and is widely recognized today as one of the best urban school systems in the country. Construction Services are part of our Facility Management department. Facility Management manages over 13.9 million square feet of enclosed building space in 160 schools located in 135 DPS owned facilities and 8 Administrative facilities, and just under 2,000 acres. 17% of our facilities are registered historic landmarks. Our vision is to be a forward-looking 21 Century Facilities Department that provides state of the art educational environments through innovation and continuous improvement. DPS is continually reforming and growing. All this growth has its challenges and we need your help. If you want to help create a welcoming environment that makes an impact on student learning, you may be a perfect fit!  


Additional Information:


 Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

– Benefits (including DPS contributions):

– Compensation Structures:

– Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools. 


About Denver Public Schools:


Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.  


DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at  

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

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