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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: April 25, 2022.
Manage small to medium size renovation projects for the College.
Collaborate with College staff, various Campus agencies, and project stakeholders and develops project design, scope of work, budget and schedule.
As required, hires and manages the services of architectural/engineering firms to develop project requirement definitions, design criteria, preparing layouts and detail drawings.
Ensure that work meets customer's requirements, quality standards, and budgetary constraints.
Manage projects through to completion, including tracking change orders, regularly report project status to responsible faculty and administrative staff in departments.
Provide clear status reports and ensure billing occurs on agreed upon schedule.
Ensure that all project specifications comply with applicable codes, regulations and Campus standards.
Manage Campus project review, inspection, accounting and regulatory requirements.
Review and manage construction activities, and resolving problems and/or conflicts as they arise.
Ensures project is properly closed out and Operations & Maintenance Manuals and record drawings are turned over to Physical Plant Campus Services.
Maintain and publish LSFO construction schedule.
Serve as Liaison between the occupants of LSFO Buildings (2251 College, 2224 Piedmont, 2232 Piedmont, Barrows, Dwinelle, Dwinelle Annex, Evans, Kroeber and Wheeler Halls) and other campus entities such as Capital Projects, Facilities Services, EH&S, Campus Fire Marshal & Inspection Services.
Perform regular inspections of facilities and coordinate maintenance efforts with campus entities.
Coordinate access control and security efforts.
Maintain working knowledge of building systems (HVAC/Lab Infrastructure/Hazmat/Fire Alarm).
Provide timely and accurate facilitates related communication to building occupants and affected campus entities.
Acting as owner's representative provides oversight for various maintenance, construction and renovation projects for the College not directly managed by LSFO.
Work collaboratively with clients and other campus units.
Reviews cost estimates, establishes timely communications with clients and various campus units regarding project description, timeline, scope, cost, etc.
Participates in the development and monitoring of policies and procedures for department operations.
Act as Building Coordinator & Emergency Management Area Coordinator with the Office of Emergency Preparedness for all LSFO buildings.
Coordinate safety programs within departments and establish communications protocols.
Establish and maintain safety committees, evacuation procedures and building security programs.
Monitor lab safety programs.
Bidding, Contracting & Purchasing
Follow established guidelines set forth by UCOP and Capital Projects to create qualified bidding documents.
Work in coordination with Capital Projects and Central Purchasing to issue contracts and purchase orders.
Advise departments about purchasing procedures and caveats to help them navigate the process.
Create and maintain record database for all project and facilities tasks.
Coordinate the sharing of common records with various campus entities.
Knowledge of and/or ability to learn building Campus Construction Standards, contract administration and California Building Codes.
Knowledge of and/or ability to learn UCOP Facilities Manual.
General knowledge of laboratory design and construction requirements.
Skills to develop project design, scope and drawings, budget, schedule, etc.
General knowledge of and/or ability to learn campus policies & procedures regarding Facilities Management, Construction and Project Management.
Computer skills in and/or ability to learn word processing, spreadsheet, computer aided drafting, Filemaker, and project management software.
Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including effective negotiation skills.
Good organizational and analytical skills.
Thorough project management skills, including skill to manage complex projects.
Demonstrated successful ability to collaborate with, and maintain good communications with clients.
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
This is a career, 100% full-time, 40-hours per week appointment, eligible for full UC benefits.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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