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GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Performs complex professional work enforcing standards for design, construction and alteration of school facilities; oversees and manages school construction projects; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over assigned personnel.
This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, reaching, standing, and walking; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, hazards, and atmospheric conditions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Monitoring the design of school construction projects; enforcing standards; providing technical information and advice; maintaining records and files; preparing reports;
Assists in planning of new school construction projects including additions, modernizations and major maintenance projects such as HVAC and roof replacements;
Provides guidance of long-range comprehensive planning, including the Capital Improvement Plan;
Prepares cost estimates as needed;
Prepares and assists with the preparation of RFP's; evaluates responses and helps select consultants and contractors;
Holds meetings with various stakeholders throughout the school division when designing a project;
Attends meetings, bid openings and conferences regarding construction projects;
Performs research as required to determine acceptability of proposed new architectural, structural, and engineering practices/techniques;
Inspects proposed sites and schools under construction or undergoing alteration to enforce applicable standards, ensuring conformance with structural and contractual requirements;
Reviews plans and specifications for construction and renovation projects;
Checks and reviews engineering design/structural drawings of proposed buildings for compliance with standards and structural stability;
Approves plans in accordance with standards and policies of school system;
Visits project sites to check progress, review and approve progress payments and resolve conflicts and problems;
Discusses methods of design and construction with architects, contractors, inspectors, code enforcement officials and school staff;
Evaluates architectural needs of existing facilities;
Ensures other agencies are notified as required;
Performs related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the theory, principles and practices of architectural design and/or civil engineering as applied to the development and construction of educational facilities; ability to plan, lay out and direct the work of subordinates; ability to plan projects and prepare related designs, estimates and specifications; ability to perform difficult architectural/engineering computations and to make comprehensive recommendations on problems; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors and the general public; ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to calculate complex cost estimates and prepare technical reports.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, design, or engineering.
Considerable experience as an architecture/project manager (preferably including educational facilities work).
Registration as an Architect in the Commonwealth of Virginia, or the ability to secure registration within 60 days of hire.
Possession of or ability to acquire appropriate license(s), certificate(s), and/or endorsement(s) for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board.
Capital Construction Senior Project Manager - Capital Programs
Facilities and Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
Facilities & Services (F&S) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is accepting applications for a Capital Construction Senior Project Manager.
The Capital Construction Senior Project Manager is responsible for the scope, budget and schedule management, contract administration, and construction execution on assigned campus projects; supervision of assigned project management staff as well as administration of the established design, construction and post-construction phase services provided to the campus by the Facilities & Services Division for their projects and all assigned project managers; and accountable to the University for the completion of all assigned capital construction projects to him/her and also assigned to subordinate Project Managers.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.
Master's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.
Required Work Experience:
Eight years of progressively more responsible administrative experience on design and construction-related projects.
Preferred Work Experience:
Work in a University environment on design and construction projects.
LEED experience and professional registrations
Required Training, Licenses, or Certifications:
Professional Engineer (PE), Architecture, or related professional designation/licensure
Successful candidates will have the following:
1. Knowledge of computer applications, the ability and personality to work effectively with stakeholders and groups on a variety of issues.
2. Strong communication skills - both verbal and written.
3. The ability to handle numerous issues simultaneously and meet required, and sometimes difficult, deadlines.
4. Ability to lead subordinates and coordinate among a large body of stakeholders.
SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:
This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position of limited duration, with a maximum service time of three years. The expected start date is as soon as possible after March 31, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION:
Applications must be received by March 31, 2019. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you may be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:
Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
Step 3) You must then upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.
In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for the position using the "Apply for Position" button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information regarding the position, you may contact Keri Frederick, 217-300-1575 or email@example.com. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu
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