Construction Project Manager

Job Type

Full Time




63 Flushing Avenue
New York
United States


Job Title: Construction Project Manager

Employment Status: Exempt

Department: Design & Construction                                                         

Reports To: Senior Vice President/Vice President of Design & Construction




The Brooklyn Navy Yard (the Yard) is a mission-driven industrial park that is a nationally acclaimed model of the viability and positive impact of modern, urban industrial development. Now home to over 400 businesses employing 7,000 people, the Yard is in the midst of its largest expansion in generations – an expansion that will increase employment to 17,000 New Yorkers.

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) is the 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 (the “City”). BNYDC constantly strives to provide an environment in which businesses and careers can take root and grow.

BNYDC’s mission is to fuel New York City’s economic vitality by creating and preserving quality jobs, growing the City’s modern industrial sector and its businesses, and connecting the local community with the economic opportunity and resources of the Yard.


Areas of Responsibility

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) seeks an energetic, proactive, and highly talented candidate for the position of Construction Project Manager in the Design and Construction Department. This position will report to the Vice President of Construction Management. S/he will be a member of the team responsible for bringing all of the Yard’s major capital projects to life – ranging from ground-up new construction to gut rehabs of historic buildings to major CapEx projects.


  • Assist senior management during the planning and implementation of new projects
  • Involved in all aspects of project management from planning, budget and scope development to vendor procurement, 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
  • Prepare Request for Proposals and/or Request for Bids, assist senior management in the evaluation process, prepare necessary contract documents, maintain project files and schedules; and propose and implement strategies for achieving more comprehensive and efficient procedures
  • Interface and negotiate with architects, engineers, construction managers, general contractors, sub-contractors and tenants
  • Maintain accurate and complete department files, both electronically and hard copy


Required Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of and background in project management/construction management
  • Ability to draft memos, manage spreadsheets, and create documents using Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project and PowerPoint
  • Strong sense of initiative with respect to resolving tenant issues and generally fulfilling job duties
  • Knowledge of NYC Construction Codes and permitting process
  • Ability to think creatively and contribute to the project’s success
  • Commitment to teamwork and an integrated approach to project delivery
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels – externally with tenants, consultants, and contractors, and internally with the Operations, Legal, Security, and Development Departments
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • 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
  • Five to seven years of experience in planning, managing and coordination of design and construction projects



Please visit the "About" tab on the Brooklyn Navy Yard website ( to apply.

BNYDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including actual or perceived sex, gender, gender identity, self-image, appearance, behavior or expression) sexual orientation, genetic trait, actual or perceived status of a victim of domestic violence, or as victim of sex offenses or stalking, unemployment status, age, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, military status, handicap, disability, or any other legally protected classification.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please visit the "About" tab on the Brooklyn Navy Yard website ( to apply.