Responsible for project management associated with alterations and renovations in assigned buildings. Typical projects are less than $250,000 total budget. The focus of this position is directing multiple small projects for a diverse and demanding customer constituency. Construction projects are in academic, administrative and museum buildings – lab, office/suite, common area spaces. Solicits and integrates input from Faculty and Staff to create coherent, complete, and manageable projects. Must be capable of adjusting priorities as Faculty input is received.
Develops architectural and engineering drawings; coordinate special equipment with users in construction projects; responsible for estimating project budgets.; utilize AutoCAD software to draw scale floor plans for showing space relationships, room numbers and departmental assignments; develops and maintain as-built filing system, specifications, samples and catalogues; see that the adequate operating supplies are in stock for special projects; monitor equipment to prevent abuse; coordinate work with other Harvard departments, attend meetings.
Responsible for the preparation of design documents for in-house projects, overseeing the construction of contractors of in-house projects, review design documents prepared by outside architectural/engineering firms for constructability and code compliance.
Directs the activities of service providers, most often, external Contractors.
Responsible for monitoring trade supervisors and the disposal of construction materials.
Communicates regularly with academic departments, faculty members, department chairs, senior administrators and staff. Developing and maintaining relationships with this client base is critical to the success of small projects.
Assists Senior Capital Project Managers on an as-assigned basis for projects.
Works closely with the Office of Physical Resources and Planning and Harvard University Office for Sustainability staff to implement best practices, and to actively participate in FAS greenhouse gas and energy reduction efforts and goals.
Responsible for the compilation and coordination of the Space and Equipment inventories, Room Numbering, Keying, Card Access and Tel/Data information.
Performs additional studies and cost analyses as directed. Performs miscellaneous record keeping and CAD file tracking for the PIRC and building.
Performs duties of a similar nature in other buildings as assigned.
Critical/Essential Status: During emergency situations and severe inclement weather this position is designated as essential and critical to the operations of the FAS.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources
When applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter in our preferred format as one combined document (resume followed by cover letter).
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Minimum of seven years progressive experience in project management (project budget(s) of at least $250,000, alterations and renovations in academic facilities, research facilities and/or museum facilities required. Experience with construction procedures, building code requirements, life safety code requirements, computerized systems and CAD software required.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture or Planning preferred. Registration in engineering or construction supervisor desired. Experience in comprehensive evaluations of University facilities helpful. Familiarity/experience with design, mechanical and electrical systems and experience in making recommendations for improvements helpful.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50659BR
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