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Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/11/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under general supervision, the Project Specialist is responsible for independently setting and coordinating priorities and workload associated with the project management process on major capital projects (projects greater than $750,000).
The incumbent will be responsible for the administrative process of design and construction projects on campus and at the UCSD Medical Centers. Responsible for analysis and recommendation to assigned Program/Project Managers on project management issues. Provide short and long-term analysis, projections and solutions in procedural and process areas for the division. Make recommendations for developing internal control processes and practices.
The incumbent will provide analysis for complex problem research. Act as the State Agency Liaison with the Office of Statewide Health & Planning Department (OSHPD). Act as a liaison between the Project Manager and all entities both within the UC system and outside. Interpret and advise project team (i.e., project managers, architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, and clients) on UC Facilities Management Policies and Procedures.
On behalf of Program/Project Managers, responsible for identifying appropriate actions regarding major and minor Capital Improvement Projects utilizing a high degree of independence, ingenuity, and analytical skills to resolve complex, unusual and non-routine problems or issues. Will apply professional concepts to conduct analytical studies or projects of moderate scope and complexity to address a variety of policy, research and procedural issues. Fully analyzes issues and problems, gathers data and information, finds and evaluates alternatives and makes sound recommendations.
Proven knowledge of construction industry including methodology and terminology with extended skills and knowledge of administrative work flow/paper flow to facilitate design and construction activities as well as knowledge of contract documents, specifications, and Division 1 requirements.
Working knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques. Knowledge of alternate project delivery methods, including but not limited to Design-Bid- Build, CM/Contractor or CM at Risk, CM/Multiple Prime, and Design Build.
Demonstrated knowledge of project administration and project cost control/management.
Proven skill in reading and understanding building blueprints, drawings, and specifications (contract documents).
Advanced experience with computerized systems, database management and spreadsheet and word processing programs to manipulate data and create reports; including, but not limited to, MS Office and Outlook.
Demonstrated ability to analyze, research and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to compose correspondence and reports.
Excellent organizational skills. Ability to work in an environment of heavy pressures and changing priorities. Proficient in ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
DOJ/FBI Background clearance are required prior to hire.
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