Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position encompasses a range of job functions and duties, which may require 24 hours a day, seven days a week, availability to respond immediately and fully to the needs of the University.
The major purpose is to work as a construction manager/project consultant, with the managers of Maintenance Operations, Utilities and Capital Projects. This includes overseeing/reviewing a range of project design, construction/renovation/installation and repair projects in Maintenance Operations. In addition, the Maintenance Project Manager provides building and code-compliance expertise on all aspects of roof installation, ADA-related installations/modifications, campus roof fall protection measures, sidewalk/fire lane installation/replacement/repair and small/medium size construction/renovation projects. This position also provides a variety of support services for the campus community including maintaining/updating building condition analysis data for the Danforth campuses and direct oversight for 2-5 employees.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversees/manages a wide range and volume of construction/renovations projects. This includes defining the scope with the campus customer and others, coordinating a design/plan (if needed) that complies with code and campus standards, best practices and other input, as appropriate, from Maintenance Operations/Facilities and other University managers/administrators. Initiating/coordinating the funding resolution/financial accounting process in a timely manner, following appropriate competitive bidding procedures in line with University expectations (including diversity), overseeing project work. This requires frequent oversight and inspection, ascertaining project has been completed in line within expectations, including cost and quality, completing project billing, documentation, drawing updates, etc.
Provides expertise and other input on a range of complex building requirements/expectation, including but not limited to; ADA, roofing matters, fire code/occupancy/emergency planning, fall protection, flat work, plan review, etc.
Provides “trouble-shooting” input and works closely with Zone Manager on the transition of a campus building from its construction/major renovation phase to being a properly functioning building consistent with design and customer expectations.
Assists in maintaining data and updating of condition analyses of campus buildings. Coordinates/maintains/updates campus building database. Coordinates with Capital Projects and others to ensure campus drawings and space utilization information is updated and accurate.
Employee will provide daily direct supervision 2-5 maintenance employees. He/she will participate in making hiring decisions, performance reviews, & providing feedback to direct reports, with oversite from Director of Maintenance/Manager of HVAC Services and Projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science – Engineering/Construction Management, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture or equivalent degree and three years of related working experience, including employee supervisory experience.
Must achieve S.A.V.E. registration within one year.
Supervisory experience in a unionized environment.
Masters degree in an area related to the job.
Registration in the state of Missouri as a Registered Architect and/or Professional Engineer (P. E.).
Prior work experience in a higher education setting.
Firm foundation in knowledge of building electrical systems, fire protection, elevators, plumbing, and HVAC.
Familiarity with environmental health and safety standards and expectations.
Capable of working well with others in a cooperative and constructive manner, leading and consulting effectively, and must have a demonstrated high degree of proficiency in written/verbal communication (including in group meeting setting).
Proficient with a variety of computer skills, trouble-shooting, and blue print reading.
The hiring range for this position is $63,586 - $82,701 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Facilities. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Work is generally performed in an office environment and in an open space among other employees.� Work will also be performed in the field (equipment rooms, tunnels, attics, roofs, etc.). Employee must be capable of physically walking the campus, walking through congested equipment rooms/tunnels, climbing stairs/ladders to access roofs, etc., and being in hot/cold environments for extended periods of time. The position will require frequent use of personal computers and telephones, along with other office equipment such as copiers, scanners and fax machines. Work hours may vary depending upon operational needs but customarily are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (40 hours per week) with a one-hour lunch break. 24/7 on-call duty will be required to assist in after hours emergencies, etc., either remotely or on site. Outside of normal business hours communication with Night Mechanics, other Facilities managers, contractors, etc. will be an essential and persistent aspect of this position.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.