Work Planning-Jobs in Process - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19006670)
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Project Manager for the Department of Facilities Management to manage projects from inception through construction completion. This position will report primarily to the Senior Manager of Planning & Design.
The incumbent will be responsible for the oversight and management of assigned capital projects, including new building and renovation projects. For all construction projects, the Project Manager determines user needs, defines the scope of professional services, manages the development of construction drawings and specifications, coordinates fieldwork and contractor activities, develops contracts, prepares budgets and scope of work, sources all necessary resources, and ensures quality and execution of all projects.
The Project Manager must maintain a working knowledge of compliance and standards, and make recommendations for enhancements to the project management process. During the design phase of a project, the Project Manager will be managed by the Senior Manager of Construction. This is a project-based role and the length of your assignment is dependent upon several factors including but not limited to project workload.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, or a related discipline is required or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ten plus years of experience in the design/construction industry is preferred
Design/Construction experience in a higher education/campus environment is strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and lead teams of contractors is preferred
Comprehensive knowledge of applicable building codes, construction standards, and design standards is essential
Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
Proficiency with Microsoft Windows 10, Excel, Word, Access, Project, and related programs is preferred
Experience with CPM scheduling is a plus
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Facilities.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 6-9 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 19006670
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.