In January 2017, Governor Cuomo announced the creation of the Empire State Trail, a 750-mile bicycle and walking trail that will span New York State, from Buffalo to Albany and from New York City through the Hudson and Champlain Valleys to Canada. Some portions of the trail already exist; over the next three years an additional 350 miles will be constructed or improved, with the entire route completed by December, 2020.
The Empire State Trail Project Manager will:
This position is based in Albany, with regular travel to project sites throughout the state. The Project Manager reports to the Director of the Empire State Trail.
Job Description and Duties
The Project Manager performs management duties for planning, design, procurement and construction, including the technical review of drawings and related details, for the execution of the Empire State Trail. On assigned projects, the Project Manager, in coordination with other HRVG staff, schedules and oversees the activities of design consultants, engineers, specification writers, estimators, fabricators and construction teams.
The Project Manager advises and consults with partner agencies regarding the feasibility and acceptability of project plans, and provides technical assistance, advice and guidance on engineering and related matters. The Project Manager independently makes recommendations and decisions to resolve engineering problems in carrying out projects to completion. Duties include:
The Project Manager works closely with partner agencies, consultants and stakeholders, requiring frequent oral and written communications to identify and resolve issues and provide technical advice and guidance as needed. Oversight will be provided through review of written materials, participation in meetings and telephone conferences, and field visits to project sites.
The Hudson River Valley Greenway is an equal opportunity Employer.