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The Sr. Project Manager manages projects which are characterized by large size and dollar value, complexity or unusual features, from design concept stage through construction documents, bidding, and construction administration, to close out and turn over to clients and operations and maintenance (O&M) personnel. S/he provides direction and coordination of project teams comprised of clients, consultant architects and engineers, construction managers, contractors, O&M personnel, contracting specialists, and fellow project managers. The incumbent obtains and assists in the solicitation of project approvals from internal University entities, appropriate government agencies, and community interest groups. Reporting directly to the University Architect, Design & Construction, along with six other Sr. PMs, three Architects, an Archivist, Director of Quality Assurance and an Administrative Assistant, the Sr. Project Manager has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Provides leadership and direction to the project team, with emphasis on the consultant design team, to ensure that Program Requirements and Scopes of Work are effectively developed.
Refines conceptual scopes of work, budgets, and project management schedules to ensure proper control of projects throughout the design stage.
Submits project designs to appropriate governmental agencies and community interests groups to obtain timely approvals.
Conducts design reviews with clients, fellow project managers, public safety, information technology personnel, risk management and other facilities and student housing personnel to obtain the highest benefit of expertise and experience.
Keeps supervisor, fiscal representatives and client routinely informed of design progress, problems and solutions, serving as technical resource to the project team and project management group on matters within areas of specific expertise and providing functional oversight and direction of such activities.
Provides leadership and direction to the project team, with emphasis on the construction manager (or general contractor's team), to ensure that construction is completed on time, within budget, and in compliance with plans and specifications.
Validates monthly progress payments to ensure proper and timely payment to consultants, keeping the supervisor, fiscal representatives, and clients routinely informed of construction progress, problems, and solutions.
Analyzes and solves problems related to the principles and practice of sound architectural, engineering and other technical areas to facilitate informed decision making.
Performs special studies and undertakes special assignments requiring the development of information or solutions to especially difficult problems or the resolution of situations where viewpoints and objectives are at variance and must be reconciled to enable project.
Conducts a formal approach to soliciting feedback from both clients and O&M personnel to obtain user and maintainer project evaluation.
Assists O&M personnel with enforcement of warranty provisions and assures O&M staff receives appropriate training on any equipment installed.
Leads the project team in assembling lessons learned to ensure that project successes are incorporated into future Project Management projects and that mistakes are not repeated on future projects.
Reviews designated discipline's issues of all projects to assure compliance with the campus plan, best practices for sustainable higher education design, applicable codes, sound architectural and engineering practice and GU standards.
Requirements and Qualifications
Degree in Civil, Structural, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, as well as Architecture or Landscape Architecture; Construction or Project Management degrees preferred
5 - 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing the design, construction and contract administration of facilities renovations and new construction
Computer literate with specific knowledge of CADD and MS Project or other software (e.g., Primavera,)
MS Office fluency with excellent verbal and written communication skills
A high level of interpersonal skills for daily interaction with faculty and staff, clients, GU managers, team members, and public agency officials
Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, a variety of matrices,verbal presentations, and code analyses
State Registration as an Engineer or Architect is preferred
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Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Georgetown is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world.