The Project Manager Specialist 4 coordinates and directs projects from concept through design and from construction to closeout with minimal supervision by others. Additionally, the Project Manager Specialist 4 may work on smaller projects that are incidental to major projects for clients or buildings they are familiar with.
Experience with project management, construction management, and a high level technical expertise of building systems typically acquired through acquisition of a degree from an accredited curriculum or professional licensure in architecture / engineering or through extensive experience in planning and management of construction and renovation of buildings, facilities and physical plant systems and equipment.
Minimum 10 years of experience successfully managing architectural and engineering capital and non-capital projects of the largest scope and complexity, including direct responsibility for the leadership of project teams and the development and management of overall project budgets and schedules.
Experience with current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard cost estimating systems.
Financial skills to prepare, monitor and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests.
Strong working knowledge of spreadsheet computer software such as MS Excel.
Construction administration experience to monitor contractor operations for conformance to contract documents and applicable codes, review and negotiate contractor claims, to oversee the work of inspectors and testing agencies and to actively assist project team in the resolution of technical and procedural challenges.
Interpersonal skills necessary to represent the University in negotiations with construction personnel and to come to a fair agreement for both parties.
Familiarity with JCAHO Standards, California and industry building codes and regulations pertaining to hospitals and healthcare facilities, ADA compliance, fire codes, municipal ordinances, university regulations, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of hospital functions and general policies and procedures.
Understand and be conversant with concepts of desirable spatial relationships for medical and support functions.
Sufficient financial and accounting skills to develop and manage project budgets. Knowledge of construction sequences and practices to prepare and/or review project schedules.
Demonstrated experience with design and construction contracts, contract law and construction claims procedures.
Knowledge of project constructability and skills to anticipate problems in implementation of design.
Superior oral and written communication skills.
Ability to deal effectively with a broad range of individuals from construction workers to the highest levels of University's management personnel, occasionally under stressful circumstances.
Written communication skills to prepare clear, concise and professional reports and correspondence.
Skill in organizing and prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely and efficient manner, particularly when there are changes in workload or assignments due to pressures of deadline and heavy workload.
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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