Project Associate - Campus Design and Facility Development-2014278
The Campus Design and Facility Development (CDFD) team at Carnegie Mellon University is responsible for the planning, acquisition, design, construction and renovation of university facilities. We are committed to supporting the University by offering high quality, innovative and efficient spaces that cultivate the teaching, learning and research goals of all students, faculty and staff.
We are seeking a Project Associate to join a growing team. In these new roles, you will be responsible for assisting the Director's and Project Managers for end-to-end management of capital projects for the university. You will also assist Project Manager's to balance assigned projects through the conceptual design, construction, bid and closeout phases. A strong focus on customer service is key to success, and you will have significant data management and input responsibilities into the University's project management information system.
Core responsibilities include:
Assisting project managers through each phase including conceptual, design, construction, bid and close out phase and/or building commissioning process; assisting in the flow of work for a project, including estimating time, budget, supplies and personnel required to complete the project.
Attending customer meetings with Directors or Project Managers to establish project scope, review estimates, communicate project status/progress, work out mutual problems or concerns; notifying occupants of the areas which will be affected by the project and makes advance arrangements to ensure access availability to all spaces needed for the construction activities.
Inputting data to track the flow of work for a project, including schedule, and project landmarks and critical path items; analyzing, reporting and managing data on scope, schedule, budget, changes and approvals in the University's project management information system.
Coordinating various project procurement processes including consultant selection, bidding processes, fee, and contract negotiation.
Assisting to initiate and review the project financial and legal paperwork including project estimates, scope approvals and modifications; purchase orders, contracts, pay applications and invoices, and change orders; responding to RFI's, reviews submittals and reviews all required project management paperwork.
Assisting the Project Manager in the project closing and turnover to facilities process, making sure that the accurate training has been scheduled and that all the record documents, and O&M manuals are turned over at the end of the job; ensuring that a set of record (as-built) drawings is prepared and it turned over to the University by the design consultant at the end of the project and that this set of drawings is incorporated into the central file maintained by FP&C.
Flexibility, adaptability, and passion are vital qualities within CDFD. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivities are valued competencies at CMU. You will be able to effectively interact with a varied population of partners at a high level of integrity, share our values, and support the mission of the university through your work.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Design, or Engineering required; a combination of education and experience may be considered.
Minimum 1-3 years of related and relevant experience required.
Intermediate level skill with Microsoft Office suite and knowledge of Oracle financials preferred.
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Department URL: https://www.cmu.edu/cdfd/
Job Function: Other
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Organization: CAMPUS DESIGN AND FACILITY DEVELOPMENT
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Budgeted Base Pay: negotiable
Internal Number: 2014278
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.