Construction Manager - Planning, Design, Construction & Scheduling 14139
The Design and Construction department of Planning, Design, Construction & Scheduling is accepting applications for a Construction Manager position. The Construction Manager provides overall management, direction and control of capital construction projects This position serves as the primary representative of West Virginia University (the Owner) throughout the planning, design and construction of capital improvement projects.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Project Scope, Schedule, and Budget: Throughout the course of planning, design, and construction of a capital project, the PM is tasked with controlling these global aspects of the project.
Project Management Process: The PM will oversee the project through the following project phases; Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring/Controlling, and Closing.
Contract Administration: The PM is responsible for the overall management and administration of these contractual agreements for design and construction services in coordination with WVU Purchasing Department and various Expert Business Offices. The PM is responsible for projects in excess of $50 M.
Planning: The PM assists in planning capital construction projects prior to initiating formal design. This may include developing the program of requirements, preliminary work scopes, estimates, and providing input regarding constructability.
Design Management: The PM oversees the design process, whether performed by in-house professionals or contracted service firms. This includes ensuring the program requirements are considered in design, reconciling design and budget, and ensuring that design meets WVU Guidelines, Standards and expectations.
Construction Management: One of the primary roles of the PM is to oversee the actual construction of capital projects. This includes oversight of all aspects of construction: compliance with specifications and contract agreements, safety, coordination of contractors, coordination with all parties affected by construction (within and external to WVU), management of changes during construction.
Project Reporting, Documentation, and Communication: The PM must ensure that appropriate aspects of the project are documented, and that project records are maintained. The PM is also responsible developing various reports regarding the project for communication to appropriate parties.
Projects may include WVU Morgantown Campuses, Regional Campuses, Regional Facilities and Auxiliary Facilities including Potomac State College, Parkersburg, Jackson's Mill and WV Institute of Technology in Montgomery.
Perform other duties and ad hoc tasks as required and directed by the Associate Director of Design and Construction.
Work Hours: 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Planning, Design, Construction & Scheduling functions to plan and manage construction of the institution's outstanding facilities. From collaborative work spaces to innovative learning environments, they use creative design to reflect and enhance the University's mission. Find out more about our Design & Construction department at https://facilitiesplanning.wvu.edu/design-construction .
WVU provides competitive wages for its employees, and takes experience and related education into consideration when determining appropriate salary.
Bachelor's Degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management or related field, which enables the individual to understand the technical aspects of the design and construction process as well as project management concepts. Experience planning, design and construction of large capital construction may be considered equivalent to educational requirements.
At least four (4) years of r elevant experience in the planning, design and construction of large commercial or institutional construction projects.
At least one (1) year of experience in the following:
Management experience in "responsible charge" is preferred including supervisory experience (direct or indirect) of construction and design professionals.
Management of multiple projects with responsibility of prioritizing work and administering schedules to ensure completion.
Valid Driver's License
The following certifications and/or licenses are preferred, but not required:
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Professional Engineer (PE) License
AIA Registration and/or LEED Accredited Professional (AP)
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Jan 28, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 197522
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.