Job ID: 2022-15274 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Reporting to the Director, Major Maintenance, the Project Manager, Major Maintenanceprovides project management for major building repair / rehabilitation projects involving roofing, waterproofing, masonry, metal work, window replacement, structural steel and other areas relating to building exterior envelope. In addition, the Project Manager plans, schedules, monitors progress, manages, and ensures budgetary constraints and project goals and deadlines are met for projects assigned by the Director.
The work is performed for a large university consisting of over 400 buildings, and 10 million gross square feet. Typical projects include historic structures, academic and administrative buildings, athletic facilities, and housing structures. Construction programs managed directly include major maintenance projects and other individual projects as assigned. Many of the projects will be performed on or in facilities of historic significance.
This position is a benefits eligible, 5 year term, position.
Provides planning and scheduling for various projects as assigned by the Director. May include organizing and conducting selection/bidding process for design firms and contractors. Includes review of overall campus need and developing a priority list of projects as developed in consultation with the Director and other senior facilities staff members.
Resolves a variety of problems in existing facilities associated with roofing, waterproofing, masonry, ornamental stone, metal work, windows, structural steel and other building envelope areas.
Identifies the exact nature or cause of problems and develops solutions. Develops proposals for large and/or complex projects, establishing job scopes, reviewing specifications.
Seeks outside technical consultants as needed for troubleshooting or specification development. Provides oversight and coordination of work performed by outside technical consultants.
Ensures completion of deliverables and adherence to timelines.
Track milestones and timelines across projects and institute necessary work flow, personnel, and financial resource allocations, adjusting when necessary to meet expectations of clients.
Analyzes and resolve issues that have the potential to jeopardize performance and/or ability to meet agreed upon milestones.
Coordinates any University responsibilities in the field. Arranges and manages hiring of outside contractors; ensures contractor work is properly executed and coordinated with other project tasks and schedules.
Prepares, tracks, and manages the project budget.
Develops and implements work practices that result in accurate and timely tracking of project budgets and expenditures.
Develops and prepares timely periodic reports clearly detailing project budget variance from approved budget.
Reviews applications for payment and processes for payment.
Ensures project funds are spent in accordance with University policy.
Education/Experience - Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or closely related field and at least ten (10) years of verifiable experience as a building construction project manager. Candidate must have prior experience in the rehabilitation of historic structures.
Specific Knowledge – Understanding of industry standards for design, review, construction site safety, construction, and close-out phases of a project; understanding of applicable codes; an understanding of architectural design; an understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems; able to effectively organize work for self and others; able to establish clarity of roles and expectations of others on a project.
Knowledge of Maintenance Function - Working knowledge of methods associated with maintenance, repair, and operation of all building systems noted above; working knowledge of industrial safety regulations and safe work practices.
Technical Understanding - Ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings, specifications, and other related technical data.
Communication Skills - Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a diverse audience. Excellent communication, consensus building and negotiation skills to gain agreement on projects when faced with conflicting requirements. Must have the ability to work harmoniously with co-workers, supervisors, Office Capital Projects project managers, contract administration personnel, contractors and building occupants.
Computer Skills - Must be proficient in the use of business application software; working knowledge of construction project management/scheduling software tools.
Driver’s License – Must have a valid driver’s license.
Report Writing- Strong reporting writing skills with the ability to generate clear concise reports, schedules and budget information.
Experienced in representing the owner with subcontractors, quality assurance, cost containment and scheduling. Be able to provide project management support for various unforeseen major maintenance and repair projects that develop.
Registered Architect or Professional Engineer.
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