Capital Construction Project Manager - Facilities & Services
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Location: Urbana, Illinois
Internal Number: 4605943
Construction Project Manager Facilities and Services Capital Programs University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Job Summary Responsible for the scope, budget, and schedule management, contract administration, design and construction execution on assigned campus projects from cradle to grave. Project budgets typically range between $500,000 to $5,000,000 and project scopes identified as medium complexity. Responsible for administration of the established design, construction, and post-construction phase services provided to the campus by the Capital Programs Division. Accountable to ensure completing all projects on time, on budget and to a satisfied customer and to the expected quality parameters. Duties & Responsibilities
Lead design and construction execution, including scope, budget, contracts, and schedule which have been established during the planning phase of capital projects. Responsibilities begin during the design phase of projects and must participate during planning and design, review development project requirements, and support with the selection of project consultants.
Manage procurement of construction services and construction execution including contract document(s) administration, budget and schedule management, and project closeout while maintaining the University's requirements for project quality, cost, and time.
Lead the preparation and implementation of F&S Project Management policies and procedures related to capital delivery.
Supervise and coordinate those project management services associated with all capital improvements including, but not limited to, project budgeting, procurement of professional and construction services, and all construction activities.
Accountable for the procedures/protocol for administration of contract documentation: bond documentation, certificate of insurance documentation, review of draft documents required for approval by the Board of Trustees, review of contracts for contractors and architects/engineer, pay application review, etc.
Responsible for preparation and implementation of F&S policies and procedures related to project management.
Administer project conceptualization development with other professionals and administrators.
Coordinate activities with the Capital Development Board for design, construction, project delivery, and partnering.
Assist with the preparation of the scope of professional services required for each project.
Lead the approved process for the selection of construction managers, and other contractors to be recommended for employment by the University or Capital Development Board.
Direct the development of pre-construction, and construction Professional Services Agreements for construction managers, and other contractors, and a standard format regarding the scope of professional services. Coordinate the scope of professional services required for each project with the Senior Project Manager and/or Associate Director(s).
Monitor and review of federal, state, and University rules and regulations affecting contract administration and procurement of professional services and materials and labor for new construction, remodeling, renovation, and minor repairs.
Accountable for completing projects on time and on budget for complex capital construction projects.
Lead contract dispute resolution efforts with contractors and construction managers on his/her projects.
Lead difficult negotiations with construction vendors to ensure best value for the University.
Take corrective actions and make decisions as necessary to improve performance of delayed projects.
Utilize his/her/their best interpersonal skills to coordinate and mitigate multiple personal risks among several stakeholders.
Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating measures before they occur.
Per SUCSS Class Specification
Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, architecture, or a closely related field.
Two (2) years (24 months) of commercial construction management experience.
Based on position requirements, additional education, training, and/or work experience in the area of specialization inherent to the position, may be required. NOTE: Master's Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year (12 months) of work experience.
Master's Degree preferred. CCM,PMP.
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This position will be responsible for the scope, budget, and schedule management, contract administration, design and construction execution on assigned campus projects from conception to completion. Project budgets typically range between $500,000 to $5,000,000 and project scopes identified as medium complexity. Responsible for administration of the established design, construction, and post-construction phase services provided to the campus by the Capital Programs Division. Accountable to ensure completing all projects on time, on budget and to a satisfied customer and to the expected quality parameters.
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SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION: This is a full-time Civil Service Construction Project Manager position. The expected start date is as soon as possible after October 15, 2023. Salary entry rate is $85,000.00. APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION: Applications must be received by October 15, 2023. Apply for this position using the 'Apply for Position' button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process: Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application. Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms. Step 3) Upload the following documents: cover letter resume (months and years of employment must be included) academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or copy of diploma may be acceptable) for all degrees attained names/contact information for three references
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