The Project Manager is a member of Planning, Design and Construction staff within Facilities Management. Honesty, integrity, judgement and collegiality are important qualities for this position. The project manager reports to the Associate Director and is responsible for coordination of design, implementation, and control of all activities for assigned capital improvement projects. Works in concert with the Associate Director in the schematic design and design development phases and takes lead at design development and/or construction document project phase. Typical projects range from $5,000 to $30M.
Primary Responsibilities :
Acts as administrator of individually assigned projects, including reporting project status; budget and schedule management; client interaction; coordination of delivery and installation of FFE items; project closeout; and, coordination with other university offices as required. a)Acts as primary contact and supervisor of the General Contractor or Construction Manager for assigned projects. b)Reads and interprets blueprints and project specifications and is responsible for ensuring conformance with approved project documentation. c)Responsible for monitoring project compliance for life safety, ADA, and building codes. d)Concentrates on the Customer’s satisfaction for the duration of the project and conducts Post Occupancy Evaluation. Ensures effective communication throughout project duration. e)Manages project consistent with department and university policies and procedures. f)Responsible for remaining current with project documentation preparing project reports, construction change authorizations, change orders, purchase requisitions, invoice processing.
Work collaboratively with planning staff at beginning stages of a project and as appropriate throughout the project, and with operations and maintenance staff to obtain timely project feedback and assistance in completion of projects.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture or construction management and 4-6 years related experience required.
Application review will begin immediately.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 4 years
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Internal Number: 8158
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