Position is responsible for managing large capital projects projects from schematic design through close-out; developing and promoting positive customer relations for all projects within PAE; reviews construction documents prepared by others, protects the University from risk associated with construction and design activities; prepares reports to assist PAE in planning objectives; assists with quality improvement activities. Position is instrumental in determining selection of construction methodology for each project, developing standard work and procedures to be used in managing and reporting project progress and financials, and trains new project managers.
1. Leadership-Management-Relationship with Superiors – provides direction, focus, guidance, support, prioritization of work and oversight of professional staff; implements new and/or enforces existing programs, policies, processes and procedures that result in high levels of performance and effectiveness; keep superior informed; be responsive to directives from superiors; support the unit, departmental, and institutional goals 2. Customer Satisfaction – recognizes the importance of efficiently and quickly implementing customer projects; implements programs, policies, and work practices ensuring a high degree of quality and customer satisfaction 3. Project Manager Function – responsible for assigned projects of various sizes and types from schematic design through project close-out. This includes budget and scheduling oversight; preparation of all necessary drawing and specification documents either directly by in-house staff or by private consulting Architects and Engineers; coordination of meetings with project committee members and various other university department representatives; review of documents for compliance with university standards and general coordination between disciplines; bids analysis; representation for the university during construction administration; and coordination of project close-out; all as outlined in PFD’s Project Manager’s Manual 4. Administrative Function – Assists with the selection, development, implementation, and ongoing utilization of web-based project management application and other systems that may be developed and utilized by State agencies or the University. Prepares project status reports and prepares or oversees the preparation of various presentation materials, graphs, charts, schedules, and forms, necessary to provide current and accurate data about project status to the administration and our customers. Coordinates the collection of project data for charting and analyses with respect to predetermined Key Indicators for divisional and departmental Strategic Planning Objectives. 5. Continuous Improvement Function – embraces lean methodology; encourages a lean the culture within the work unit; develops, tracks, and makes data-driven decisions using key performance indicators unique to capital project execution; uses tools to monitor and inform staff productivity and quality of work 6. Contractor Oversight - performs contract administration and hiring of outside contractors; inspects work in progress and upon completion to ensure quality control 7. Long-Range Planning – coordinates with Director of Planning, Architecture, and Engineering to develop planning on relevant projects 8. Record-Keeping Function – Develops policies and work practices that result in accurate drawings and records of work performed
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field plus a minimum of 10 years, full-time experience in managing construction projects, with 5 years experience at Miami University.
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