1) Manage the planning, design and execution of major capital projects by providing project leadership, communication, coordination & conflict resolution to ensure project goals are met.
2)Manage a project portfolio that could range from a single large complex project to a group of projects.
3)Support the department in pre-project planning activities, including Capital Improvement Plan preparation, submittals & approval processes.
4)Manage projects from initiation through final project completion and closeout.
5)Manage and be responsible for project budget, schedule, and procurement of design and construction services.
6)Provide leadership and drive progress of consultants to achieve expected functionality, architectural design outcomes and recommend alternatives if needed to keep the project on schedule and within budget.
7)Facilitate timely decisions with campus representatives to report progress and issues impacting the project goals to stakeholders.
8)Take responsibility for timely and comprehensive communications with all project stakeholders and the larger University community.
9)Ensure design and construction documents comply with project requirements including established FS processes and standards.
10)Facilitate timely review of contract documents throughout all phases of the project.
11)Assure that comments are responded to and resolutions of the comments are incorporated into the projects.
12)Facilitate timely reviews of accessibility, building, fire code, and historic preservation (where applicable) compliance to avoid delays to the project.
13)Advocate with integrity for the University in contract negotiations.
14)Review and approve design and construction contracts, changes, technical service contracts, GMP submittals, bid documents, pay applications, in accordance with University policy and FS processes.
15)Facilitate Departmental and University approvals as required.
16)Apply departmental project control processes for consistency, to mitigate risks, and to assure compliance with policies, rules and regulations as well as all applicable authorities having jurisdiction.
17)Primary project liaison with campus stakeholders, facility user groups, operations and University administration throughout the project to ensure timely input, manage expectations, resolve conflicts and facilitate decisions, deliver project on time and within budget and 18)meet or exceed the programmatic and client goals and architectural vision for the project.
19)Senior Project Managers are considered working managers, in that they will be expected to provide technical support to other Project Managers in addition to managing their own projects.
20)Continually communicate between the Capital Project Delivery management team, the staff of Operations and Maintenance and all other University and departmental stakeholders to ensure a common understanding of objectives, resources, and priorities.
21)Ensure client satisfaction by quality work and communication.
22)Ensure that the projectâ™s program objectives are met by:
23)Encouraging strong user group involvement
24)Testing of consistency and compatibility of design to end-user needs
25)Developing prioritization of scope and design elements
26)Documenting and defining clear goals for the Project Team
27)Ensuring communication through all stakeholders using feedback and direction
28)Ensures that the projectâ™s design objectives and its integration with University standards are met by reviewing design documents for clarity, completeness, coordination of discipline and constructability for use by internal and external parties
29)Assist and/or prepare RFPâ™s for professional consultants, including the A/E, test agencies, commissioning, site surveying, vendors and contractors.
30)Assist and/or prepare & negotiate contracts.
40)Define the roles and responsibilities of the project team. Develop the master project schedule.
41)Responsible for managing and maintaining project budget:
42)Design Review Specification Review Soliciting or preparing construction cost estimates
44)Reconciling construction costs estimates
45)Review of contractors bids
46)Review and negotiate all additional services requests
47)Review and approve A/E and consultant pay applications
48)Review programming process with emphasis on building infrastructure requirements, utilities, mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems.
49) Facilitate and perform value engineering during design and construction phases.
50) Review plans and qualifications prepared by the Architect and Engineers for completeness, constructability, coordination of discipline, adherence to all University guidelines, quality and regulatory agency requirements.
51)Develop logistics and supporting plans (e.g. traffic, staging areas, parking). Responsible for management of permit process.
52)Ensure the maintainability and low life-cycle cost of projects by including operations and maintenance staff in the project team, and developing a commissioning and turnover plan.
53)Responsible for management of the construction process, including:
54)Weekly ownerâ™s meetings
55)Establishing and reviewing of project documentation
59)Maintain quality assurance program Prepare and review itemized breakdowns of additional project costs. Review and recommend contractors schedule of values. Ensure the maintainability and low life-cycle cost of projects by including operations and maintenance staff in the project team, and managing the implementation of the commissioning and turnover plan. Responsible for project close-out including:
60)Managing the punch list
61)Submittal of warranties / guarantees
64)Certificate of occupancy
66)Contractor final pay application
67)Manage University move-in process.
1)Demonstrated ability to deliver large scale ($200m plus) science and/ or research facilities through planning, design and construction stages.
2)Demonstrated ability to provide project management direction and leadership on behalf of an owner.
3)Familiarity with building processes and codes in a variety of settings, and the ability to apply this knowledge to the development of innovative solutions to problems in the design and construction process
4)Detailed understanding of building systems, construction practices, contracting procedures, building design methodologies and code requirements
5)Demonstrated ability to manage successfully, from the Ownerâ™s perspective, the design and construction process for large, complex, building programs within demanding time and cost constraints
6)Demonstrated negotiation skills in a management role for high-profile projects with active senior management involvement
7)Demonstrated ability to manage project budget in design and construction
8)Demonstrated ability to manage preconstruction and construction project schedules
9)Comprehensive understanding of project delivery gained through documented education and/or experience
10)Demonstrated ability to represent and present project to organizational executive leadership
11)Strong supervision and management skills
12)Strong leadership skills and the ability to drive project teams towards required outcomes
13)Ability to work independently with general guidance and direction from Director
14)Strong budget and financial management
15)Demonstrated oral and written communication skills appropriate to managing the flow of information in support of decision making at the highest management levels of a complex institutional organization
16) Demonstrated ability to work with consultants to integrate the detailed functional requirements of departmental user groups with the broader scope project goals of a complex institutional organization
17)Demonstrated ability to manage large teams in preconstruction, construction and closeout, responsible for coordination, and lead preconstruction thru construction
18)Ability to inspect architectural plans, keyboarding, bending, stooping to reach files, light lifting, standing.
19)Some travel may be required for project managers assigned to international projects, frequent overseas travel for periods up to 2 weeks may be required. A valid US passport (or ability to obtain one) is required for these assignments.
20)Ability to physically enter a construction site (climb a ladder) and visually inspect work in progress
1) Masterâ™s degree
1) Minimum fifteen yearsâ™ experience in design and construction, preparation of construction costs estimates, value engineering, and project management -related duties and activities
2) Cover letter
3) Reference Contact Information
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