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Project Manager Construction and Design, Senior
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3022
UW Job Family: 31
SOC Code: 11-9021
Pay Grade: 25
Date: March 12, 2013
Manages the operational and personnel activities of campus-wide construction projects and coordinates all phases of construction projects within Physical Plant, other departments, and/or outside sources.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: 4 years work-related experience
Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements: Valid Driver’s License
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Construction drawings, blueprints, sketches, diagrams, and specifications.
- Design and contract principles, processes and procedures in a construction environment as they pertain to a research university.
- Thorough understanding of the International Building Code (IBC), the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), state and local fire codes; and other applicable federal, state and local codes and regulations.
- Architectural design and planning principles and procedures.
- The occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
- Current trade methods, materials and equipment.
- Applicable university, state and federal regulations, policies and procedures.
- Contract documents and specifications.
- Federal, state, and local codes and ordinances pertinent to construction and maintenance.
- Building repairs and maintenance.
- Project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools.
- Planning and scheduling techniques.
- Computer-based job estimating system.
- Accounting for job labor and material costs.
- Budgeting, cost estimating, fiscal management principles and procedures.
- Management principles and practices.
- Customer service standards and procedures.
- Scheduling and supervisory techniques.
- Training methods and procedure
Skills and Abilities to:
- Read, interpret, and work from advanced sketches, blueprints, specifications, and construction drawings.
- Enforce safety procedures.
- Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
- Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
- Maintain effective supervisory relationships.
- Make effective decisions impacting all construction projects.
- Determine labor, equipment, and material costs on projects.
- Manage projects to meet multiple and potentially conflicting timelines.
- Work as a team member and foster a cooperative work environment.
- Gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
- Organize resources and establish priorities.
- Develop, plan, and implement short and long-range goals.
- Prepare budgets and perform fiscal management.
- Analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
- Maintain thorough and accurate records.
- Direct and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work.
- Coordinate and/or supervise independent contractors.
- Resolve customer complaints and concerns.
- Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
- Assess project strengths and weaknesses and make project improvements.
- Lead and prioritize projects
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Manage the daily operational and personnel functions of the Physical Plant Project Team including the overall supervision and assignment of project management personnel.
Evaluate ongoing and potential workloads related to projects; prioritize work on all projects.
Serve as liaison with Physical Plant administration for coordinating and scheduling construction projects, personnel issues, and budgets.
Assist in the development of organizational policy relative to campus construction; interpret statutes to develop and coordinate documentation applicable to construction projects.
Evaluate completed projects, completing an analysis of materials and labor costs versus project estimates; prepare reports and documentation as required.
Maintain public relations and image of Physical Plant operations with the University community and the general public.
Attend conferences, classes and seminars, as directed.
Train and serve as a knowledgeable resource for others.
Various in/outdoor environments; exposure to construction site hazard including, but not limited to noise, mechanical, electrical, and motorized equipment and vehicles.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.