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Project Manager-Facilities & Engineering Division

Project Manager-Facilities & Engineering Division

Job ID 
2017-10616
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
10/30/2017
Employee Classification 
Exempt
Department 
Engineering
Position Type 
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ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine 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, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Candidate will manage any and all projects assigned. The Project Manager will manage a project to completion and in a timely manner. The candidate will assist and sometimes design a specific project when requested to do so. He/She will report to the Assistant Directors of Construction/Renovation and Operations/Maintenance and submit reports to the Associate Directors of Construction/Renovation and Operations/Maintenance and the Senior Director of Facilities Management. The candidate will manage projects while staying within budget, ensuring good quality along with safety and compliance. He/She will be a representative of the University and must follow all applicable policies.

 

List of Responsibilities-

Project Manager for all renovation and construction projects to turn the PI’s/Clients program into a functioning and aesthetic physical manifestation.

Provides budgeting for all projects and ensure that that projects stay on schedule.

Provides schedules for all projects and ensure that the projects follow schedule.

Provides on-site supervision/coordination for internal trade workers and outside for all projects.

Provide periodic reporting including cost forecasting and progress reports on projects.

Collaborate effectively with the design team.

Supervisor for the skilled Trades Shops and Stock room

Direct report for the 4 internal skill trade shop supervisors consisting of an Electrical Shop; Plumbing Shop; Carpentry Shop and Multi Shop.

Supervisor of the stock room consisting of (2) 1199 Employees

Responsible for managing the shops to adhere to the standards; procedures and overall compliance with institutional guidelines.

Responsible for attendance and associated bi-weekly reporting for all direct reports.

Responsible for building the operational team for the shops, including but not limited to recommendations on disciplinary actions; hiring new employees and promoting existing employees.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree required in Facilities Management; Construction Management Architecture, Engineering or other related degree. (note - consideration will be given to candidates with other degrees if they have the management experience in related fields.)

 

Minimum of ten years experience in their related fields.

Management experience of managing direct reports

Relevant Certification(s) are preferred (ie. ASHE; AIA)

 

Skills and Competencies

Must have good multi-tasking skills. Will be expected to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Strong leadership skills, client service oriented. Must be familiar with AIA documentation

Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups

Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately; Interacts and pro-actively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate

Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees

Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion

Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action

Effectively manages own time and resources

Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems

Ability to collaborate effectively with the design and construction team.

Be a team builder, able to motivate and guide the construction “team” from the inspection of design to the completion.

Ability to delegate to the team and follow up as needed to ensure timely and accurate progress.

Strong leadership skills with emphasis on customer service.

Must be a good speaker, able to represent the construction department at all interdepartmental meetings.

Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

Scope of Responsibilities

Act as Owner's representative on outside contracts. Review and approve shop drawings if needed and required by project scope.

Oversee the construction contracts to ensure all work is done in accordance with plans and specs.

Write requests for quotes to contractors and follow-up and award bids

Review construction documents in the various stages and record and forward comments to the design team, Associate Director and Senior Director

Coordinate and act as the interface between the Einstein staff and the management teams. Acknowledge and approve all scope changes while approving all invoices for design and construction

Responsible for the execution of all construction projects $5K to $10M.

Collaborate with the Sr. management team within the Facilities Department.

Provide sign-off on all purchase orders, invoices and overtime requests related for all job related activity.

Manage payment to all job related vendors.

Interact with all departments from the Dean’s office to the Grounds-keeping Department.

Implement the Engineering Department’s policies and procedures.

Interact with the Associate Director of Facilities Management on all interdepartmental projects.