The Arcanum Group Project Specialist in Lakewood, Colorado

The Arcanum Group is seeking an experienced construction management professional to fill the role of Project Specialist for a Government client.

Performance Requirements:

  • Assists the Project Manager (PM) as a technical point of contact for assigned projects. Supports PM in cradle-to-grave project execution and completion of assigned tasks from design through construction.

  • Coordinates with various stakeholders and team members through all phases of a project. During design coordinates with other key staff/expertise and reviews A/E firms’ execution and deliverables. During construction coordinates project needs with CM firms, construction contractors, and other NPS (Park and Region) staff.

  • Assists PM in maintaining project compliance, quality, scope, budget and programming criteria.

  • Identifies problems and coordinates solutions with the PM, resolves technical and schedule issues as needed, and develops corrective actions to ensure successful project accomplishment.

  • Performs workload outside of the candidate’s specific discipline.

  • Travels occasionally for on-site inspections, investigations, and meetings often requiring a significant amount of walking, bending and climbing. Field trips are often in the outdoors and may experience weather extremes, insect bites, varied topography and other physical demands.


  • Minimum Education: Completion of an accredited 4-year degree in architecture, landscape architecture, general engineering or construction management.

  • Minimum Experience: 8 years Project Management experience as follows:

o “Field work”, including practices and procedures of candidates’ specific discipline, such as engineering, landscape architecture, architecture, or resource planning.

o Management of simple-to-complex design and construction projects containing multi-year phasing and overlapping schedules, high visibility, multiple functions (design, construction, planning), controversy, unusual design/construction components with novel problems requiring unique solutions, significant political interest/oversight, and jurisdictional disputes

o Knowledge of project management concepts, and understanding of authorities, responsibilities, and accountabilities of the "project management philosophy".

o Written and verbal communication, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills

o Knowledge of contract administration and compliance

o Knowledge of software including Microsoft Project, Word and Excel

equal opportunity employer