Primary Purpose: Under the direction of the Director of Planning and Construction Management, coordinate and manage project activities related to construction (as needed in Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco). Position requires management of more than one project concurrently from pre-construction activities to through remediation, construction administration, occupancy and project close-out. Manages and administers projects including all daily activities associated with: pre-construction planning bidding, budgeting, coordination/preparation of contract documents, agency jurisdiction engagement, building permit coordination, project meetings, oversight of construction activities; construction safety, pay application review and submittals, coordination of end user requirements, professional consultants, construction administration, end user occupancy and warranty execution.
Essential Functions: 1. Responsible for all aspects of the construction management process involving university projects with highly specialized in critical components and specific phases of project(s).
2. Exercises independent judgment in selecting construction methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining desired results.
3. Manages the construction management project program, including meeting with the Office of Real Property Management, Physical Planning and Space Management, project sponsors, stakeholders and/or clients to execute project scope and program within defined parameters.
4. Facilitates the hiring of construction firms and assists with architectural, engineering, drawings, and consultant firm selections to execute project requirements in accordance with the project design.
5. Provides leadership expertise, direction and management to the engineers, architects, contractors and other consultants during pre-construction and construction administration.
6. Occasionally prepares cost estimates, functional studies, project schedules, detailed budgets and reviews them with clients, internal business partners and team members as appropriate.
7. Develops criteria and performance specifications as needed to meet construction and administrative operating requirements.
8. Ensures construction plans and specifications conform to all building codes and applicable regulations.
9. Assists in determining delivery method, bids and may negotiate construction contracts.
10. Reviews, manages and oversees construction schedules, RFIs, submittals, change orders, punch list and specializes in and focuses on monitoring project milestones, master plans and project budgets.
11. Acts as Construction team liaison, addresses questions, requests for information, and resolves issues including recommending a wide-range of solutions as needed on contractor claims.
12. Ensures project(s) are closed out in accordance with Operation & Maintenance Manuals and drawings, and related documents released, recorded and archived as necessary.
13. Prepares reports/summaries of project status to meet University and regulatory agency requirements.
14. Acts as primary contact for Construction management team when directed. Delivering clear, concise and accurate communication to University employees and stakeholders.
15. Identifies priority construction needs, demonstrates good judgement in decision making and communicates with management on critical issues as appropriate.
16. Collaborates respectfully with customers, clients, staff, contractors and others as a University representative.
17. Exemplifies team commitment to serve others, demonstrating the character, experience and discernment to promote trust and confidence in department operations.
18. Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to organizational and administrative activities not directly relating to projects, including serving on committees.
A minimum of ten (10) years of project management experience as an owners representative through all stages of projects including programming, planning, design, remediation, construction, contract administration, commissioning, certification, validation, and occupancy.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Office, Excel, and Microsoft Project.
Demonstrated ability to develop construction cost analysis reports, construction schedules, as well as data collection methods to troubleshoot and solve construction challenges.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and effectively manage multiple construction projects in multidisciplinary groups.
Experience with contract documentation and project development from preliminary planning through final occupancy on new construction, renovation, and alteration projects with budgets in below and in excess of $10,000,000.
At least five (5) years in a supervisory capacity.
Experience on staff or working on projects at a University.
Experience working on or managing a variety of project types including athletic and recreational facilities, housing and dining facilities, classroom/meeting spaces, performance venues, laboratories/clinics and office spaces.
LEED accreditation at Green Associate or AP level.
Experience with AutoCAD, REVIT or similar drawing systems.
Excellent ability in reviewing and selecting professional consultants, contractors, and vendors.
Strong analytical, negotiation, communication and problem solving ability.
Demonstrated ability in conducting project team meetings.
Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to speak articulately in high level forums and to answer complex construction questions with confidence.
Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
May require extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional to frequent standing, walking, walking across campus, project sites, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work is performed both outdoors and indoors, primarily working in a standard office environment with use of computer and phone. Work performed during standard business hours. Occasional to frequent visits to project sites encompassing all three (3) university campuses. Additional hours may be required to meet business needs or deadlines.
Valid drivers license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the Universitys fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
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