Job ID: 2019-11047 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Reporting to the Director, Major Maintenance, the Project Manager, Major Maintenanceprovides project management for major building repair / rehabilitation projects involving roofing, waterproofing, masonry, metal work, window replacement, structural steel and other areas relating to building exterior envelope. In addition, the Project Manager plans, schedules, monitors progress, manages, and ensures budgetary constraints and project goals and deadlines are met for projects assigned by the Director.
The University consists of over 400 buildings, and 10 million gross square feet. Typical projects include historic structures, academic and administrative buildings, athletic facilities, and housing structures. Construction programs managed directly include major maintenance projects and other individual projects as assigned.
Many of the projects will be performed on or in facilities of historic significance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide planning and scheduling for various projects as assigned by the Director including organizing and conducting selection/bidding process for design firms and contractors.
Review overall campus needs and develop a priority list of projects as in consultation with the Director and other senior facilities staff members.
Identify and resolve a variety of problems in existing facilities associated with roofing, waterproofing, masonry, ornamental stone, metal work, windows, structural steel and other building envelope areas and develop solutions.
Develop proposals for large and/or complex projects, establishing job scopes, reviewing specifications.
Seek outside technical consultants as needed for troubleshooting or specification development and provide oversight and coordination of work performed by consultants.
Ensure completion of deliverables and adherence to time-lines; track milestones and time-lines across projects and institute necessary work flow, personnel, and financial resource allocations, making adjustments when necessary to meet expectations of clients; analyze and resolve issues that have the potential to jeopardize performance and/or ability to meet agreed upon milestones.
Arranges and manages hiring of outside contractors and ensures contractor work is properly executed and coordinated with other project tasks and schedules.
Prepare, track, and manage the project budget, implementing work practices that result in accurate and timely tracking of project budgets and expenditures and ensures project funds are spent in accordance with University policy.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or closely related field and at least ten (10) years of verifiable experience as a building construction project manager.
Prior experience in the rehabilitation of historic structures.
Understanding of industry standards for design, review, construction site safety, construction, and close-out phases of a project; an understanding of applicable codes; an understanding of architectural design; an understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems; able to effectively organize work for self and others; able to establish clarity of roles and expectations of others on a project.
Strong working knowledge of methods associated with maintenance, repair, and operation of all building systems listed.
Strong knowledge of industrial safety regulations and safe work practices.
Ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings, specifications, and other related technical data.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a diverse audience.
Possess consensus building and negotiation skills to gain agreement on projects when faced with conflicting requirements.
Able to generate clear concise reports, schedules and budget information.
Ability to provide project management support for various unforeseen major maintenance and repair projects that develop.
Ability to work harmoniously with co-workers, supervisors, Office Capital Projects project managers, Contract Administration personnel, contractors and building occupants.
Proficient in the use of business application .software; working knowledge of construction project management/scheduling software tools.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Registered Architect or Professional Engineer.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative 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.
Must be able to climb ladders and have the physical dexterity to climb into tight, awkward, restricted areas and around obstacles occasionally; and
May be required to look at facilities issues near live electrical equipment, rotating machinery and other mechanical systems.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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