Works with minimal design support. Develops bid specification for contractor bid conference. Conducts the bid conference and mandatory walk-through. Responds to questions and clarifications from all attendees.Â
Assists in evaluation of the bid responses and selection of the most qualified response. Writes scopes of work, project drawings, updates records and all financial aspects for the project including budgeting and processing invoices.
Manages and coordinates the installation process from contractor award through final customer acceptance and punch list including submittals for completion of the project such as test results for voice, data and video cabling, and as built drawings, documentation, and database.Â
Stays current on updates pertaining to local and city code compliance for all projects. Â Actively participates in local and national organizations pertaining to Infrastructure.
Works closely with all peers and managers within ITS as appropriate. Â Participates in the organizations strategic planning for new construction and renovation. Works with Client Services & Support, various University and Medical Center construction project managers, departmental IT staff, and vendors including, but not limited to, communications contractors, architects, general contractors and subcontractors.
Assists in the reconciliation of contractor billing, material suppliers billing and return extra material and equipment for credit or stage for future use.
Develops and coordinates right of way and street crossings including drawings for submittal to the city and applies for approval and permits. Â Develops bid specifications, drawings conduct bid conference and walk-through, coordinates and project manages the construction.Â
Develops and coordinates material delivery and receiving procedures, inventory record procedures and secure storage areas. Â
Works with the Facilities project manager and Manager of Facilities-Voice Networking Infrastructure to ensure compliance with the Universityâ™s general, fiscal, budgetary and personnel policies and procedures.
Configures, maintains, and installs server applications, local/wireless area networks, and hardware to support the IT infrastructure within the University.
Tests and analyzes complex networks and coordinates the organization's data communication network. Removes individuals from lists of authorized users, archives files, password protection and other security measures.
Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum three years experience in telecommunications and data cabling systems design/engineering.
Professional experience in a large, complex organization (e.g. Â Medical Center, academic environment, etc.).
Demonstrable experience in strategic planning and decision-making.
Experience with telecommunications equipment room design, underground and building, and conduit/raceway systems and working knowledge of electrical and HVAC systems.Â
Accreditation from the Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI).
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Basic computer skills to implement data on internal applications (MS Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).
Project management skills.
Proven ability to work effectively with vendors and contractors in managing the installation of inside and outside cable plant and voice, data and video station wiring, and equipment.
Working knowledge and understanding of all BISCI Standard Operating Procedures.
Working knowledge of EIA/TIA, IEEE, and NEC standards, codes, and regulations as well as basic knowledge of the City of Chicago construction industry standards.
Assist with the analysis of client needs and develop plans, request for quotes (RFQâ™s), request for Information (RFIâ™s) and specifications and develop RFQâ™s that will fulfill contractual requirements and the client needs.
Collaboration and communication skills.
Handle multiple concurrent tasks, as well as regular interruptions often under tight deadlines and changing requirements. Â The ability to provide leadership while working with employees.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.Â
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Standard office environment.
Attend meetings across campus, including meetings at the construction site requiring the wearing of safety glasses and hard hat. Â
High dust, dirt, grease environment.
High noise environment.
Outdoor exposure to weather.
Exposure to extreme temperature changes.
Operate vehicles/drive motorized equipment.
Operate protective devices.
Extensive safety training.
Siit for short or extended time periods.
Stand for short or extended time periods.
Bend, crouch, or stoop.
Extensively use computer.
Make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements.
See, including color, depth perception, or clarity.
Carry/lifts loads of up to 25 lbs.
Carry/lifts loads of 25 lbs. to 49 lbs.
Use tools requiring high dexterity.
Climb ladders/scaffolds and maintain balance.
Feel, including perceiving size, shape, temperature, or texture.
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