This position will be one of approximately 11 Project Manager (PM) positions in the Minor Capital project management unit. PMs in this unit focus primarily on building renovation projects that vary in size and complexity from single room modifications to whole building remodels and involve a wide range of building uses. Project delivery may be by campus work force or construction contract.
Responsible for capital improvement and non-capital maintenance projects of medium scope and complexity. Projects typically involve budgets between $400,000 and $3 million individually or in aggregate, may involve substantial architectural impacts and may require Chancellor approval. Responsible for the direction of design and engineering professionals of multiple disciplines; require original needs assessment and use programming, and are relatively limited as to high technology and/or complex engineering. Accountable for all project phases from inception and use programming, through design and contracting, to final completion of construction, and represent the campus throughout the process. Manage and execute projects with primary responsibility, or manage elements of larger projects under a higher level project manager. Supervise lower level project managers and/or other staff.
$68,200.00 - 136,900.00
No. of Positions
Percentage of Time
Full Time 100%
Posting Removal Date
Ability to use a computer for extended periods of time. May climb, crawl, bend stoop and work in tight, confined areas. May lift up to 30 lbs.
Work occasional evenings and weekends as required to meet operational needs. Occasional travel.
This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State laws and regulations and University policy. This position may, at times, require the individual to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards include but are not limited to: asbestos, PCB's radioactive materials, industrial and laboratory chemicals, fuels, solvents, infectious materials and wastes, biological hazards and other materials labeled hazardous.
Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License. Position will participate in the DMV Pull Notice System.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Extensive experience managing architectural and engineering capital and non-capital projects of medium scope and complexity, including direct responsibility for the leadership of project teams and the development and management of overall project budgets and schedules.
Knowledge of project management, architecture and building/facility systems through acquisition of a degree from an accredited curriculum in architecture/engineering or extensive experience in planning and management of construction modification and renovation of buildings, facilities and physical plant systems and equipment.
Construction administration experience to monitor contractor operations for conformance to contract documents and applicable codes, review and negotiate contractor claims, to oversee the work of inspectors and testing agencies and to actively assist project team in the resolution of technical and procedural challenges.
Demonstrated experience with design and construction contracts, contract law and construction claims procedures.
Leadership and management skills necessary to lead project committees and manage large and complex professional teams.
Oral and written communication skills to effectively present project issues and design submittals to the campus leadership and to prepare clear, concise and professional reports and correspondence.
Knowledge of architectural, engineering and construction practices; familiarity with California and applicable building codes and regulations; and experience directing the preparation of programming and design documents, reviewing and approving construction documents and contractor submittals and resolving field issues during construction.
Knowledge of current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard cost estimating systems. Financial skills to prepare, monitor and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests. Strong working knowledge of spreadsheet computer software such as MS Excel.
Knowledge of typical design and construction sequences and durations necessary to prepare, monitor and manage detailed project schedules. Strong working knowledge of project scheduling software such as MS Project.
Experience managing architectural and engineering capital and non-capital projects in a university campus environment, including experience with a wide range of typical campus building types such as research laboratories and facilities, classrooms, lecture halls, academic and administrative offices, student housing, food service facilities, recreational facilities, campus planning and infrastructure.
Experience working with facilities shop staff and in-house trades to deliver small scale renovation and maintenance projects.
Knowledge and experience with the policies, procedures and practices specific to capital project administration for the University of California system.
Experience managing projects subject to the California state public contracting code.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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