The Project Manager (PM) will provide advanced levels of project management services for various types of construction and renovation projects for the university. The PM will manage the lifecycle of assigned major capital projects, coordinating the project team, and ensuring the design and construction optimizes the university goals. The PM will help assist in operating standards for the project management team and ensure team is successfully meeting reporting requirements.
1. Provides guidance and feedback to team members by keeping open lines of communication and documentation.
2. Maintains working knowledge of all projects assigned to team.
3. Maintains an updated version of the university design and construction standards and ensure team knows and understands updates.
4. Leads efforts to coordinate construction activities with Facilities Operations.
5. Implements systems, policies, and project reporting standards with the project management team to optimize performance.
6. Manages all aspects of assigned project(s) from conception to completion.
7. Guides collaborative efforts of all project team members and stakeholders to accomplish the project within the authorized scope, budget, schedule, and quality parameters.
8. Manages project costs within authorized budgets.
9. Develops and monitors project schedules to meet project goals.
10. Provides excellent customer service and maintains communication with stakeholders through the project to keep all informed regarding the status and progress of assigned projects.
11. Keeps Facilities leadership informed and provides recommendations regarding contract modifications and change orders.
12. Coordinates procurement and administration of A/E, construction, and other contracts associated with assigned projects.
13. Coordinates design reviews ensuring required documentation is received for high quality construction documents that meet the project scope and university standards.
14. Coordinates the construction procurement process.
15. Administers the project commissioning process.
16. Utilizes excellent leadership skills for project and personnel management in addition to their own capital projects.
17. Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management.
• 5 years’ experience in design and construction management, including management of large and small new construction, renovation, repair and maintenance projects in an industrial, institutional, governmental, public works or commercial activity.
• Previous construction experience in a higher education setting
• Knowledge of construction delivery scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera, BIM/ Revit)
• Prior experience managing project teams
• Experience with the use of AIM asset management
• Experience reporting to senior leadership and executive clients.
• Valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle requirements.
• Registration as a Certified Construction Manager, Professional Engineer, or Registered Architect
• LEED accreditation (Green Associate or AP)
• Knowledge of strong oral and written communication techniques.
• Knowledge of computer aided design software.
• Skill in project management including the procurement and administration of both design and construction contracts for large, complex and varied building types.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects; excellent organizational, leadership, and delegation skills; and ability to work collaboratively. Must have strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills to manage complex tasks and/or those that require balancing competing interests.
• Ability to provide exceptionally responsive service delivery to all customers and stakeholders, and interact effectively with administrators, community leaders, employees, students, legislators, and other constituent groups on a broad range of sensitive topics.
• Ability to exercise patience, reliability, composure, and stability under pressure as well as a strong personal ethics commitment.
• Ability to provide strong project delivery skills, contract design and oversight, negotiations, conflict resolution, avoidance with the following project delivery methods: Design Build, Construction Manager, Design Bid Build.
University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
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