Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Olin Business School at the Danforth Campus.
This position performs all aspects of coordination for capital improvements projects including project planning and development, customer coordination, tracking project expenses, providing construction management/contractor coordination and performing project completion/closeout tasks. Manages and oversees the activities of multiple facilities projects to ensure satisfactory progress is made toward completion.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and coordinate a wide variety of capital and renovation related construction projects.� Has accountability for the program management of the overall construction process ensuring delivered projects meet the documented program requirements and are complete on time and within budget. Periodically reviews construction progress and makes recommendations to the stakeholders for improvements and solutions to correct deficiencies.
Assists the Director of Operations and various facilities leaders in the management and administration of the project prioritization process.� Inspect and assess buildings and systems conditions, make recommendations for capital improvements. Identify, recommend and schedule any necessary repairs, replacement and/or remodeling projects. Coordinate with campus facilities in performance of provided services.
Prepare and anticipate cost, labor, supplies/equipment and time analysis for repairs, replacement and/or remodeling projects.� Determine the need for outside contractors and assist in the preparation of bid specifications and the selection of contractors.� Serve as liaison with contractors and review work of same for conformity to standards.
Serve as an in-house space planner for faculty and staff which may or may not result in actual construction needs.
Maintain files and official records of major capital projects.� Assure all as-built drawings and operating instructions are filed appropriately.
Tracks the status of projects, comparing progress to established milestones.� Prepares detailed reports on project progress, identifying problems, solutions, milestones, financial cost projections and analyses.� Provide regular communications, updates, and reports throughout the project phases as required.
Act as the liaison with assigned client groups, providing project status updates and answers to client questions. Oversees the work of external vendors/workers for assigned projects.� Serves as project manager for various minor projects, establishing scope of work, budget and scheduling in conjunction with the Director of Operations.� Responsible for warranty period activities and communication with building users and contractors to get the buildings functioning correctly and addressing deficiencies in a timely manner.
Bachelors degree in Engineering, construction management, architecture or related field; plus 2 years of experience.
4 or more years of related experience.
The hiring range for this position is $48,087 - $62,517 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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