Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Facilities Project Specialist for The Division of Institutional Planning & Operations (IP&O). This position is under the guidance of the Senior Director of Project Services. The Senior Facilities Project Specialist provides design review and construction inspection services for major renovations, alterations and repairs on the New Brunswick Campus from design to final completion.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Leads project teams consisting of outside construction inspection consultants for various specific aspects of the project, coordinate code inspections, coordinate NE inspections, review shop drawings, assess construction methods, compare work to construction documents, and prepare the building for final move-in.
Interfaces with various other university service providers in order to deliver a complete and comprehensive construction project which is within budget and on schedule.
Coordinates construction aspect of major projects through final design, bidding, and construction phases, both within the university and with outside architect/engineers, REHS, Code Officials, inspection consultants, testing agencies, and other departments and agencies affecting the project.
Develops and monitors project construction and delivery of owner-purchased items schedules.
Prepares periodic status updates and reports, and monitors progress against approved schedules.
Reviews change order proposals for accuracy and reasonableness, and prepares independent cost estimates of required changes.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Five years of varied comprehensive and increasingly responsible positions in construction management may be taken into consideration
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience in Construction Management for large projects, especially in electrical and mechanical construction field
Must have excellent management, communication, interpersonal, organizational skills and computer proficiency.
Project management experience and knowledge of construction and building codes
The Senior Project Specialist regularly uses Microsoft Office
Posting Number: 18ST1376
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 64591
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.