Department:Campus Planning and Facilities Management Classification:Construction Project Manager 2 Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$22.34 - $34.19 per hour FTE:1
Review of Applications Begins April 1st, 2019
Special Instructions to Applicants To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application. Complete applications must include an online application, a cover letter, resume and answers to the following supplemental questions:
1) Describe a project you led, or we involved in, that highlights your abilities in relationship to the duties of this position. Be sure to describe how you tracked it progress, engaged stakeholders, and ensured that others completed their assignments.
2) Customer service and attention to detail are important elements of this position. Describe a situation where you provided exceptional customer service. In you answer, please detail how your experience demonstrates your ability to recognize varying levels of customer concerns, emotions, and stress points in order to adapt accordingly to meet customer expectations.
Department Summary The mission of Design and Construction is to be stewards of the legacy we inherit and will leave to others. We guide the design and construction of the campus to accommodate growth and change while preserving its heritage and enriching the environments that support the University’s mission of teaching, research and public process. Our customers are the students, faculty, and staff of the university, campus visitors, as well as the employees of Design and Construction.
Position Summary This position is responsible for the management and inspection of medium-scale University construction and maintenance projects including: scope development, design coordination, schedule and budget analysis, job site quality control, assigning and scheduling work, and the coordination of construction activities with building users. This position may also serve in a primary support role on large capital projects. This role, in support of an assigned Owner’s Representative, would provide support in any of the above mentioned areas with primary responsibilities occurring during the construction phase of the project.
The Construction Project Manager 2 will have Judgmental decisions involving schedules, methods, materials, contract performance and quality of work that effect successful project completion, i.e., meeting budget, deadline(s) quality and other stipulations.
Construction Project Managers are in frequent contact with agencies in person or on the phone to collect data, schedule meetings, and track procedures. Employees have frequent contact with consultants/contractors to review scope of service, identify needs, and check accuracy of work. Employees in this class make contact in person, in writing, or by phone with purchasing staff regarding the procurement process.
Work is reviewed regularly by the Small Projects Manager to ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and meets both expectations and applicable requirements. A performance appraisal is conducted annually.
Due to the nature of project management, there are times that the incumbent may be called upon after hours regarding emergency issues specific to projects. This position may be required to carry a cell phone to address specific project concerns during regular business hours and during off business hours pertaining to projects.
Minimum Requirements MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Three years of engineering or architectural experience which includes one year of experience as a project manager for projects involving building construction and site development; AND • A Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or a closely-related field or three additional years of relevant engineering and/or architectural experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: • This position is required to operate University owned vehicles on campus in high foot traffic areas. It is required to possess a valid Oregon Drivers License and to successfully apply for and receive a University of Oregon Drivers License.
Professional Competencies PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES: • Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university. • Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem solving and positive interactions. • Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it. • Pay close attention to detail. • Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace. • Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude. • Model the highest ethical standards. • Provide superior customer service.
Preferred Qualifications PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Outlook • Proficient with MS Project • International Code Council (ICC) certification in Commercial Combination Inspector; or, Commercial Building Inspections • Demonstrated formal training in Construction Project Management • Familiar with construction contract management
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.
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