Project Manager OR Senior Project Manager (Sign-On Bonus)
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 200246
Project Manager OR Senior Project Manager (Sign-On Bonus)-(220000NU)
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Project Manager OR Senior Project Manager to join Department of Facilities. The position will be filled as either a Project Manager or a Senior Project Manager, dependent on selected candidate's qualifications.The selected candidate accomplishes responsibilities by applying specialized and theoretical knowledge, principles, and concepts of a professional discipline normally acquired through advanced education or specialized training. Resolves issues and significant matters on behalf of management by utilizing independent judgment, discretion, creativity, and analytical thinking. Contributes to development and evaluation of goals and objectives. Creates solutions to ensure legal and policy compliance. May supervise, mentor, or coordinate work of others (positions that supervise are responsible for service delivery, quality assurance, and employee performance). May independently manage or administer programs, processes, projects, or resources. Applies in-depth, senior level knowledge, concepts, principles, and skills. Wide latitude in decision making to interpret unclear or inadequate guidelines. Supervisor and employee collaborate to develop goals and objectives. Confers with supervisor only on controversial or far reaching matters. Proactively resolves broad and unique matters requiring sophisticated analysis and interpretation. Acts as resource to others.
The selected candidate for this position is eligible for a sign-on bonus of $5,000 for Project Manager and $10,000 for Senior Project Manager. Half of the bonus is payable within the first 30 days of hire and the remaining half is payable after successful completion of a probationary period of 12 months. The sign on bonus is eligible only to candidates new or returning to UMB.
UMB was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine (Feb 2021).
This EXEMPT position offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
PRIMARY DUTIES FOR SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER:
Proactively manage individual capital construction projects of the largest size (>$50M) and/or multiple capital and non-capital construction projects of the highest levels of complexity, including initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Develop architectural and engineering scopes of work, costs, and schedules; review and negotiate fee proposals. Determine the responsibilities and specifications for projects by identifying project phases and processes, studying client requirements, assigning personnel, reviewing contractor bids, and preparing cost estimates. Provide and execute customer centric stakeholder communication plans that include timely and accurate updates regarding project status, costs, risks, and schedule impacts. Predict project risks and take the appropriate mitigating measures before they occur. Provide visual inspection and quality control by monitoring construction progress. Ensure and track compliance with intended results, codes, regulations, and required standards. Utilize knowledge and interpersonal skills to guide, motivate and direct a project team. Review cost estimates and lead/monitor estimate reconciliation and value engineering to maintain project costs. Maintain and monitor project costs, provide cash flow projections, and review and negotiate all project changes and other financial documentation. Deliver excellent customer service through intentional and strategic actions that build and maintain trust. Coordinate with local jurisdictions and regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with all requirements. Effectively utilize project management software (i.e. E-builder) for document tracking, change orders, process approvals and customer communication.
PRIMARY DUTIES FOR PROJECT MANAGER:
Oversee inspections for construction projects on UMB campus and regional campuses in the University system ensuring that projects are being built to the University's standards and specifications and relevant building and life safety codes. Serve as a Design and Construction representative during design, construction, and implementation phases of assigned construction projects Perform commissioning related tasks such as performing functional tests, troubleshooting issues identified during testing and inspections, generating commissioning reports and testing documentation. Observe and assist designated Commissioning Agent and coordinate necessary university support to perform required testing. Provide visual inspection and quality control by monitoring construction progress. Ensure compliance with intended results, codes, regulations, and requested standards. Review materials and methods, questions, conflicts, and changes. Manage client issues in relation to construction decisions and preferences. Research technical options and propose solutions. Record relevant or outstanding issues in project and/or technical specialty databases/ reports. Collaborate with the Architectural/ Engineering/ Construction team to identify and resolve design/construction issues and manage punchlist items, project deficiency logs and relevant Cx documentation for assigned construction projects. Manage project construction records, documentation, and warranty information, and manage warranty activities post construction. Perform other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGER:
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) or a related degree in Construction Management
Six (6) years of experience in project design, management, implementation, and assessment; and construction of institutional or commercial building projects.
Project Management Certificate, CMAA Certified Construction Manager (CCM) required, or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of hire. May consider a combination of directly related experience and education. Valid driver's license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER:
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in one of the following: Architecture, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Structural, or Architectural Engineering. Construction Management or Project Management degrees are preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Eight (8) years of experience in project management of institutional or commercial building projects.
SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of management of large capital projects or concurrent multiple complex projects.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE: Project Management Institute PMP or CMAA Certified Construction Manager (CCM) required, or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of hire.
OTHER: Related experience may be substituted for education. Knowledge of best practices in design and construction processes and multiple project delivery methods including Design-Build and Construction Management at Risk. Computer skills in relevant project management, scheduling and office applications, such as eBuilder, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project and BlueBeam. Familiarity with AutoCad and BIM.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.