• Project Manager

    Posting Date 4 weeks ago(10/18/2018 1:56 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10816
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Exempt
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    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;

    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 (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

    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.

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