Responsible for performing a wide range of administrative and professional duties in connection with coordinating, designing, scheduling, and managing a variety of construction services for maintenance and capital improvement projects. May work on large capital projects and/or smaller projects.
Provide administrative support to the director of facilities planning, including but not limited to policy and procedure development and supervision of project coordinators.
Manage projects of varying size and complexity from design, construction, and post construction phases to meet objectives of program, scope, schedule, and cost. Projects assigned will be according to specific background, experience and operational need.
Manage all aspects and all phases of campus managed projects. Coordinate activities of larger capital projects with the State University Construction Fund (SUCF) or Dormitory Authority of the State of NY (DASNY) management team.
Act as liaison and university representative among both internal and external entities including; the intended user, university departments, SUCF, DASNY, contractors, consultants, and regulatory agencies.
Coordinate/direct the design process to meet the program and budget requirements for a project. Maintain proper documentation, as needed, through the design process. Verify the college’s design standards are being properly applied and incorporated into the design documents. Communicate expectations to and solicit input from the campus community to insure program needs are met.
Prepare bidders list for approval. Initiate and chair pre-bid and pre-construction meetings. Analyze bids; make recommendations, and award contracts. Issue contracts and/or purchase requisitions required to complete the work. Develop administrative procedures for the project.
During the construction phase, manage the project so that scope, schedule, and cost are not compromised. Anticipate critical issues and interface with the campus community to minimize the impacts of construction activity. Inform key personnel of project schedule, communicate scope and possible implications, and coordinate any required outages. Inspect the work-in-progress to assure compliance with the documents. Coordinate the work of all trades. Monitor required testing. Initiate progress and other meetings to facilitate completion. Review and approve changes and payment applications. Estimate costs. Initiate and monitor the building commissioning process.
Manage or execute programs to move people, furniture, equipment, communication lines, and related items.
During the post construction phase, manage the project closeout and commissioning. Complete all punch list items quickly and as required by the contract. Prepare responses and recommend resolutions of any disputes or claims that occur during the project. Prepare evaluations of contractors and consultants according to Department requirements.
Construction and project management knowledge.
Ability to work autonomously and manage several projects at the same time.
Critical knowledge related to institutional or commercial buildings and of managing projects from conception to warrantee.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Bachelor’s degree in architecture or closely related field.
Working knowledge of and experience with all aspects of institutional or commercial buildings project management from conception to warrantee.
NYS Building Code certification
Professional Architect license.
Relevant experience in higher education or similarly complex organization
Proficiency in Computer Aided Design (CAD).
Internal Number: 3831
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