ADDITIONAL INFORMATION We are hiring for multiple positions.
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ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
Work Management is a group of Project Managers focused on building systems renewal and replacement through Deferred Maintenance projects. Work Management is a functional unit that is part of Physical Planning Development and Operations (PPDO). Work Management supports the UC Santa Cruz academic and research vision by providing project management and oversight for planning, design, and construction of multiple projects. The department also contributes services to the Colleges Housing and Education Services (CHES) Division by performing Major Maintenance projects. Projects completed by the department are varied in professional discipline and budget value. We collaborate with other campus departments and stakeholders to facilitate their programmatic and operational needs when renewing or altering facilities.
Construction Project Manager utilizes experience in Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) systems design and construction, with an emphasis on energy efficiency projects. Responsible for coordinating all phases of construction projects and facilities modifications, from establishment of design concepts through construction administration. The MEP Project Manager coordinates specialized and critical components of projects, including inspections, testing, commissioning, and project closeout. Acts independently, receiving guidance in each crucial phase of the project. Demonstrates sound judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
The IRD for this job is: 12-15-2021
APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Information: $92,000 - $105,000 / Annnually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. No. of Positions: Multiple openings Benefits Level Eligibility: Full Benefits Schedule Information:
# Hours weekly: 40
Days of Week: M-F
Employee Classification: Career Appointment Job End Date: None Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus, Union Representation: Non-Represented Job Code Classification: 007078 (FAC PROJECT MGT SPEC 3)
JOB DUTIES 45% - Bids or negotiates construction contracts, reviews and manages construction activities, including contractor's schedule, RFIs, Submittals, Change Order Requests, Punchlists, and Commissioning. Acts as liaison among project participants to resolve problems or conflicts.
15% - Hires architectural / engineering firms to develop project requirement definitions, design criteria, preparing layouts, and detail drawings. Manages the services of the architects and engineers and associated design development and campus plan reviews.
10% - Ensures each project is properly closed out, commissioned, and Operations & Maintenance Manuals and record drawings are turned over.
5% - Meets with clients to help define project scope and program; manages the project program.
5% - Formally establishes the project plan, including working with other units, departments, and the Office of the President (i.e., SMCP, Budget Office, and other Capital Project Units) to facilitate this effort and ensure funding transfers.
5% - Reviews cost estimates, establishes project schedule and budget. Conducts schedule and budget reviews with clients and campus stakeholders.
5% - Ensures plans and specifications conform to the program and campus standards.
5% - Creates a project schedule and budget in project management software, including systematic reporting and updating of project status as required by Capital Projects and Space Management, including budget and schedule.
5% - Performs organizational, departmental, and administrative activities not directly relating to projects, including serving on committees representing department or unit.
QUALIFICATIONS Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Thorough working knowledge of building and construction practices, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including a full understanding of industry standards.
Ability to administer a construction contract through all phases of construction including contract document assembly, budgetary estimating, obtaining approvals, bidding, addendums, contract award, submittals, scheduling, progress/status meetings, contract compliance, change order negotiations, commissioning, punchlist, contract closeout, and enforcement of warranty period.
Comprehensive project management skills, including skills to manage complex projects. Minimum six years progressively responsible experience in construction project management.
Demonstrated technical familiarity with at least five MEP systems (HVAC, Process/Hydronic Piping, BMS, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Fire Alarm, Electrical, Lighting, Elevators, Life Safety, and Underground Utilities).
Proven skills in problem recognition / avoidance / resolution.
Organizational and analytical skills, including the ability to provide quality control. Detail-oriented to accurately proof contracts, plans, specifications, and other documents.
Comprehensive written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including a high level of political acumen.
Proven ability to manage contractors and consultants, while maintaining compliance with the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.Knowledge of and ability to use computer software including Windows, MS Excel, MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, Bluebeam, and AutoCAD.
Knowledge of and ability to use project scheduling programs (MS Project, Primavera or equivalent) and database software (FAMIS, Tririga, Filemaker or equivalent).
California Professional Engineer License
Project Management Professional (PMP)
LEED AP or Green Associate
Knowledge of the University, including its infrastructure and short and long-range strategic building plans.
Experience with energy efficiency projects, including feasibility studies, energy savings calculations and project payback periods.
Special Conditions of Employment
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
HOW TO APPLY
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The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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