Project Manager

Project Manager

• Job No:
• Classification:Facilities Services-Engineering 5
• Grade:Grade 82
• Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time
• Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
• School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
• Location:Fairbanks
• Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:
The Mission of Design and Construction is to define, plan, and develop the infrastructure, land, and facilities to meet the needs of the university and the community, and to provide engineering support for the maintenance, operations, design, and construction divisions of Facilities Services. UAF Facilities Services Division of Design and Construction seeks to hire a Project Manager to oversee capital construction, maintenance, facility modifications and exterior infrastructure projects.

0Manage DDC (Direct Digital Control) contracts. Review, update and manage procurement of long Essential term construction and annual maintenance contracts. Manage annual maintenance contract through interface with FS maintenance staff and contractors.Essential 10Supervise project team for effective management of planning, design and construction of projects. Supervision includes providing performance appraisals and implementing professional development programs for employees.Essential 15Coordinate project schedules and activities with design managers, users, maintenance personnel and consultants, to ensure uninterrupted progress of work and facilities occupancy by the university staff, faculty and students.Essential 20Develop and manage budgets for the design and construction of capital projects. Effectively manage the project costs to optimize the utilization of available funds.Essential 55Manage the development of design documents for capital improvement projects. Actively ensure user needs and objectives are incorporated, university design standards, and standard engineering practices are utilized, and the project can be constructed within budget. Manage the construction of capital improvement projects. Ensure quality, contract and regulatory compliance, timeliness of projects and cost efficiency. Act independently and quickly in analyzing, evaluating and resolving construction problems to prevent delays and associated claims. Successfully execute cost efficient contract modifications to keep projects on track.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Extensive knowledge of project programming, scheduling, educational/research facilities design, engineering or architectural principles, building and life safety codes, regulations and statutes, contract law, construction specifications and technology. Thorough understanding of project administration and budgeting. Extensive knowledge of A/E contracting procedures for a public entity.

Typical Experience:
Requires experience managing capital improvements projects, including program development, project planning, design, bidding, construction and warranty period administration. Experience must include management of multiple concurrent projects ranging from several thousand to several million dollars. Interpersonal and computer skills are important.

Required Education or Training:
Bachelor of Science in any of the engineering disciplines or architecture may be required or a combination of advanced education and experience. Professional registration in the State of Alaska, or ability to obtain registration within 12 months of employment; or 10 years Contract Manager or Senior Contract Manager experience in a department with a similar function as UAF Facilities Services Design and Construction.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, term-funded, 12-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and New hires will be placed on the, Grade 82, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.

The review process for applications will be begin on October 21, 2022.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

Applicant must possess a current, valid Alaska Driver's License or have the ability to obtain an Alaska Driver's License per State regulations.

UAF COVID Requirements

Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.

*Employees based on UAF's Troth Yeddha' (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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Fairbanks, AK

7 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2023-02-23