Classification:Facilities Services-Engineering 3
Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:Physical Plant
Categories: Architecture/Construction/Planning, Engineering/Computer Science, Facilities/Skilled Trades
UAS Facilities Services is looking for a seasoned part-time project manager or full-time junior project manager. This position is budgeted for 80 hours per pay period with a potential option to decrease hours or work a reduced contract if desired.
This position is a range recruitment, and may be filled as a Facilities Engineering Level 3, Facilities Engineering Level 4, or Facilities Engineering Level 5, depending upon education and experience.The Project Manager manages capital improvement projects through planning, design, construction and closeout. The specific duties vary significantly depending on the size, complexity and importance of the project, along with the experience of the project manager.
100Under the direction of an engineer, level 5, manages capital improvement projects through planning, design, construction and closeout. The specific duties vary significantly depending on the size, complexity and importance of the project, along with the experience of the project manager. UAS Facilities Planning and Construction department regularly redistribute duties between project managers to accommodate these variables. Potential duties include:
• Coordinate with architectural and engineering consultants to prepare contract scope of services, schedule and fee. Guide design process so design documents meet UAS project objectives.
• Review design & construction documents for compliance with project goals, university standards & codes, and appropriate design & construction practices. Coordinate with regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with regulations.
• Prepare project budget and monitor the design & construction fund expenditures to ensure timely project delivery within the available funding. Initiate, coordinate, evaluate and process project changes to the contract documents.
• Maintain project documents (drawings, specifications, change orders, as-builts, O&M manuals, etc.) during life of the project and then properly archive at project completion.
• Maintain a credible professional relationship with staff, agencies, consultants and contractors to promote teamwork and avoid needless disputes.
• Other duties as assigned through demonstrated abilities.Essential
This is a great opportunity for a seasoned professional who would still like to work a few days a week or a skilled project manager ready to take on a new challenge. We are looking for a leader with a strong professional demeanor and is interested in improving our facilities to support UAS’s mission of Student learning enhanced by faculty scholarship, undergraduate research and creative activities, community engagement, and the cultures and environment of Southeast Alaska.
Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.
|Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
||Excellent ability to communicate clearly by phone, zoom, e-mail, formal letter and in person.
Knowledge about project management, construction and facilities operations.
Knowledge of civil, structural, architectural, mechanical and electrical design drawings, specifications and construction practices.
Knowledge of Alaska procurement and contract laws
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficient in modern technology and common software programs including excel and word.
|Preferred Experience & Education:
Two to five years of relevant experience managing capital projects.
Previous project management experience should include, program development, project planning, design, bidding, construction, and warranty administration.
Architectural or engineering experience in producing construction documents.
Construction industry experience with quality control, field inspection or construction work.
Experience with CAD software
|Required Experience & Education:
- Bachelors of Science in any of the engineering / architectural disciplines or a combination of advanced education and experience in a related field.
- Two years of relevant experience managing capital projects ranging from several thousand to millions of dollars.
- Previous experience managing capital improvement projects, including program development, project planning, design, bidding construction,and/or warranty administration.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Previous experience should include
• Knowledge of civil, structural, architectural, mechanical and electrical design drawings, specifications and construction practices.
• Proficient in modern technology and common software programs including excel and word.
• Project management experience that includes managing capital improvement projects, including program development, project planning, design, bidding, construction, and/or warranty administration.
• Knowledge about project management, construction and facilities operations.
• Architectural or engineering experience in producing construction documents.
• Construction industry experience with quality control, field inspection or construction work.
• Knowledge of Alaska procurement and contract laws.
• Excellent communication skills and the use of modern technology.
• Proficient in common software programs including excel and word.
Facilities Engineering Level 3 position will need to meet the minimum requirements.
Facilities Engineering Level 4 position will need to meet the minimum requirements and solidly meet three of the seven preferred qualifications. Facilities Engineering Level 5 position will need to meet the minimum requirements and solidly meet five of the seven preferred qualifications.
This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the UA staff salary schedule, Grade 80, 81 or 82, based on education and experience.
This position is a range recruitment, and may be filled as a Facilities Engineering Level 3 (Grade 80) , Facilities Engineering Level 4 (Grade 81), or Facilities Engineering Level 5 (Grade 82), depending upon education and experience. New hires typically are placed somewhere between steps one and ten on the salary schedule (based on education and experience) with exceptional placements reaching between steps 11-27.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.
Applications will be accepted for review on June 2, 2023. To ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55PM, Alaska Standard Time on June 1, 2023.
*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Andie Scharen, UAS Facilities Services HR Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-796-6144.
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