As a member of the Facilities Planning and Construction project management team, this position functions as a senior construction coordinator responsible for the overall contract administration of assigned capital projects and/or non-maintenance projects from pre-planning through project warranty. Project management duties include: developing preliminary capital project budgets, providing cost engineering expertise, and monitoring project schedules. This position is considered an essential position and availability will be required to respond to University emergencies. This position is expected to end on June 30, 2019 and it is contingent upon continued project(s) and funding.
Pre Design/Design: - Assist building committees in the development of project programs - Develop cost estimates for facility planning and initial capital budgeting - Manage committees and user groups during project to ensure needs are met within established budget parameters. - Assigned authority to review and approve work performed by consultant teams to ensure compliance with university standards and project requirements. - Coordinate, oversee, and review the development of architectural and engineering design and construction documents for a variety of concurrent capital projects - Manage verification of project program requirements with design teams, oversee preparation of environmental impact statements, establish project scopes of work and project schedules, review and evaluate construction proposals, bids, submittals, and other documents for compliance with university standards and design requirements as well as budgetary limitations. - Ensure all project reviews conducted and relevant permits are obtained - Manage day-to-day consulting activities
Construction: - Oversee all construction project activity, including project cost control, to ensure contractual compliance - Serve as the university's representative responsible for contract administration of assigned construction projects - Serve as a liaison between university community and external contractors to minimize the impact of construction activities with normal university operations. This may include similar involvement with external groups depending on partnering relationships on specific capital projects. - Direct and monitor progress of the work to ensure compliance with university standards and specified project requirements - Coordinate construction observations of the work by project architects and engineers, consultant inspection services, university project representatives, and code compliance officials, including the building inspector and fire marshal - Evaluate, review and document proposed changes to the work with impacts and adjustments to contract amount and/or time - Review invoices and applications for payment, approve and submit fiscal documents for payment - Coordinate efforts of university personnel to ensure appropriate communication with all constituents involved in projects and site access as necessary - Prepare project correspondence, documentation, and project status reports - Provide interpretation, advice concerning corrective actions, and guidance to FMD management on disputes, claims, and other differences between the university and the contractor. - Manage day-to-day consulting activities
Post Construction: - Coordinate final inspections; review and recommend project for substantial completion, final completion and final acceptance to the Board of Trustees - Coordinate inspections and obtain necessary approvals for building occupancy - Oversee project closeout processes including record documents, operational and maintenance program, and project warranty
Lead Duties - Assigns and checks work and provides training. May provide feedback to supervisor to assist with work assignments and job performance. - Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering, or closely related field.
Experience in managing complex construction projects
OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position
Ability to communicate and work well with others
Ability to track work and meet deadlines
Experience with capital projects
Perform our Best: Interact daily with faculty, students, staff and others in the campus community in a professional manner. Treat others and be treated with respect; perform with integrity, honesty and professionalism; participate constructively in open communication; help to resolve issues and difficult situations in ways that reduce conflict and maintain good working relationships; improve work performance and take an active part in generating a mutually supportive environment. Recognize that diversity is an asset and value cultural, physical and professional differences.
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $5493/month with periodic increases up to $7209/month
Schedule/Appointment: Generally Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (1 hour lunch). Shifts vary according to status of projects.
Working Conditions: This position may work indoors and outdoors, at times in hot/cold/noisy/dirty/wet/confined areas such as mechanical rooms, manholes and excavations, and may need to physically access work areas with the equipment and tools necessary for completion of the job. This often requires standing/crawling/bending/walking/climbing while carrying/pulling/pushing/lifting associated with equipment or tools. Occasional overtime is required and shift work may be required. May need to drive a service vehicle in congested areas.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: June 21, 2018
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.