Facilities Services Contract Manager

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Classification:Facilities Services-Engineering 3
Grade:Grade 80
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

Facilities Services Division of Design and Construction is currently looking for motivated individuals for our Contact Manager position to provide professional management of engineering and construction. Assure quality design and construction of facilities. Interpret the requirements of design and construction drawings, specifications, and contracts.

Duties:

10Coordinate project schedules and activities with project managers, users, maintenance personnel, and to ensure uninterrupted progress of work, and facilitate occupancy by the University.Essential
10Evaluate and process contract documents including bonds, insurance, change orders, contract modifications, submittals/shop drawings, pay estimates, and certificates of completion.Essential
10Make immediate, concise decisions and commitments during construction to avoid delays and resultant claims. Resolve disputes such as acceptability of the quality of work.Essential
35Provide continuous monitoring or inspection of the contractor's quality of workmanship and materials for compliance with the contract documents. Maintain daily construction reports, cost control reports, final cost reports, and photo journals for possible legal record. Initiate corrective action for design and construction deficiencies.Essential
35Provide professional management of engineering and construction. Assure quality design and construction of facilities. Interpret the requirements of design and construction drawings, specifications, and contracts. Review engineering and constructability during the design phase of project development to minimize construction cost. Prepare Requests for Proposals to contractors, review proposals, negotiate a fair and reasonable price.Essential

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Knowledge of policies, principles, practices, laws, legal liabilities, responsibilities, and regulations relating to construction project management for projects valued from several thousand to multi-million dollars.

Knowledge and training in current building practices, means and methods, scheduling, and quality assurance. Knowledge of building codes and standards is also required.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Amount of experience required is related to level of applicable education: A Bachelor of Science in any of the engineering disciplines or architecture, any combination of applicable advanced education and experience, or sufficient demonstrated construction management experience.

TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Typically a Bachelor of Science in any of the engineering disciplines or architecture is required however, any combination of applicable advanced education and experience, or demonstrated related construction and/or Facilities management experience may be acceptable. 

Salary:  This position is a Full-time, Grade 80, ($27.94/hour) DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.

Application:

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 2/21/2020 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

Driver license info :  Within your cover letter please state whether or not you have or can obtain a Driver’s License upon hire.

Applicant Instructions:  Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement: 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.

Affirmative Action Statement: UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check: The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period: Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement: Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy: It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Standard Time
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