University of North Texas - Project Designer

Feb 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Construction Specialist II to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Assists with project scheduling, estimating and coordination with team members, consultants, contractors and vendors.* Understanding of the design process from project programming, space planning, product specification, pricing, and construction documents.* A working knowledge developing construction documents using design specific software programs including AutoCAD and such other 3d software programs.* Understanding of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations. Knowledge should include but not limited to American Disabilities Act Guidelines and Life Safety codes.* Place orders for materials and oversee installation of design elements. Project site visits to ensure compliance.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or related area and two years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Physical ability to access work areas which may be in confined spaces or elevated heights.* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.