Job Responsibilities Under the direction of the Housing & Hospitality Services Maintenance Manager, serve as construction and maintenance Project Manager. Duties include overseeing a wide variety of projects covering all building trades, with an emphasis on projects involving electric, electronic controls and systems, HVAC, plumbing building automation, and life/safety system issues, as well as projects requiring the coordination of multiple trades. Assigned projects of varying size and scope and as such responsible for singly developing, assisting with the development, or overseeing the development of work product related to all phases of assigned projects from inception to final completion. Specific tasks, prior to the start of construction, will include early project development, including planning and coordination with interested parties, selection of architectural and engineering consultants when needed, design, consultations with regulatory departments and agencies, plan and specification reviews, cost estimating and work schedule preparation, and bid and construction document preparation. Investigate, prepare and present a variety of reports, studies, and analyses related to the technical aspects of assigned projects including cost analyses, construction material and process evaluations, and value engineering reviews for example. Specific tasks after construction begins will include daily monitoring and inspection of actual construction to ensure quality control and contract compliance, frequent review of and travel to construction sites, requiring ability to climb ladders, walk and work in various rough graded sites, and lifting/lowering of weighted objects; holding of periodic construction meetings, review of submissions, pay draws, correspondence, negotiating and preparing change orders, and the oversight of project closeout including ensuring receipt of completion notices, as-built drawings, final inspections, warranties and final invoices.
At UCLA Housing & Hospitality Services (H&HS), you become part of UCLA's tradition of excellence by providing quality housing, dining, and hospitality services to student-residents, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.
We believe there's more to a job than simply being employed. In addition to competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and retirement plans, H&HS team members enjoy significant opportunities for professional and personal growth in a supportive work environment.
No matter what your role, you will join more than 2,600+ H&HS team members who understand that our motto Hospitality First! means that a warm, gracious attitude makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve.
Ability to develop, coordinate and monitor to completion various projects, both construction and rehabilitation, including those involving multiple trades.
Strong technical knowledge of general construction skills and practices.
Emphasis on technical knowledge related to electric, electronic controls, HVAC, plumbing, building automation and life-safety systems.
Professional experience/training in project management and the ability to successfully read, interpret and critique blueprints and related construction and contract documents.
Knowledge of applicable codes and regulatory requirements including but not limited to building codes, fire codes, ADA requirements.
Ability to draft clear, concise, analytical reports and narratives.
Knowledge of and ability to coordinate and direct interdepartmental contract services involving several administrative groups. Skill in financial/budget management and analysis.
Be effective both as a project leader and team member so as to promote cooperative productive working relationships.
Working knowledge of computer software programs associated with budgeting, project scheduling and computer aided drawing (CAD) including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project and 3D Architect.
Ability to represent the department in administrative and planning meetings. Supervisory and communication skills to effectively interact with departmental staff, contractors, service organizations and customers.
Ability to stand, walk, crawl, climb, stoop, push, pull and crouch for extended periods. Ability to repeatedly raise or lower objects weighing up to 50lbs.
Ability to climb ladders and stairways, to climb hillsides/rough graded sites, work in exterior locations and work in noisy, dusty and dirty conditions for extended period, to view construction areas and facilitate inspections.
Ability and desire to convey a positive, professional, business-like appearance and attitude to all Campus departments, Campus Staff and outside consultants.
Ability to drive a University vehicle to multiple work locations.
Benefits UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks of vacation per year; an average of 12 days sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan; various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, the University Credit Union, and much more!
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.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.