• Project Manager

    Posting Date 4 weeks ago(10/18/2018 1:56 PM)
    Job ID
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time

    Candidate will manage all projects assigned. She/he will manage a project to completion and in a timely manner. The candidate will be required to split time supervising the projects directly in the field and managing the paperwork in the office. She/he will report to and submit reports to the Associate Director and Senior Director. The candidate will manage projects using an in-house 1199 construction team supplemented by outside vendors while staying within budget ensuring good quality along with safety and compliance. She/he will be a representative of the College 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;
    • 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;
    • Collaborate with the Sr. management team within the Facilities Department;
    • Acknowledge and approve all scope changes while approving all invoices for design and construction;
    • Manage payment to all job related vendors;
    • Provide sign-off on all purchase orders, invoices and overtime requests related for all job related activity;
    • Manage payment to all job related vendors;
    • 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


    Scope of Responsibilities


    Coordinate and act as the interface between the Einstein staff and the management teams;

    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;



    • 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 (10) years’ experience in their related fields;
    • Management experience of managing direct reports; Relevant Certification(s) are preferred (i.e. ASHE; AIA).


    Skills and Competencies


    Knowledge of Microsoft Project as well as other Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, Power-Point, etc.);

    Ability to adapt to any environment;

    Ability to read CADD/Design Drawings/Blue Prints;

    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 proactively 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


    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.


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