Project Manager/Inspector

Mar 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Project Manager/Inspector

Humboldt State University

(Job #17-17) Administrative Analyst/Specialist II Exempt, Project Manager/Inspector $4,693-$7,617/month. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is a full-time, benefited, temporary, exempt position in Facilities Management; it is expected this position will continue for the foreseeable future as the University has secured funding for multiple projects for several years. Anticipated starting date is in late Spring 2017.

Position Summary: Under oversight of the Associate Vice President of Facilities Management and with general supervision provided by the Associate Director of Planning & Design and in collaboration with colleagues across the campus, the incumbent is responsible for managing assigned construction projects. This includes efforts associated with all aspects of project management during the development, planning and design phases with specialized focus and emphasis on the construction and closeout phases of a project.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Business Management and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving managing the construction and renovation of buildings and related infrastructure. Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible work experience involving construction projects and the management of such. Highly developed project management skills as required to plan, lead and oversee complex projects with a diverse group of clientele.

  • Manages overall project implementation ensuring a successful performance level is achieved and managed in alignment with the University's Capital Outlay Management Plan as well as any corresponding CSU or State of California regulation.
  • Represents the University by leading and collaborating with members of the project team during all project phases.
  • Oversees and manages the use of project resources, including budgets and expenditures. Also includes the development of cost estimates and value engineering opportunities.
  • Develops and presents design and construction schedules in association with assigned projects.
  • Coordinates and leads meetings regarding planning, design and construction activities, budget and schedule.
  • Assists with development of RFP/RFQ/IFB documents and coordinates the procurement effort associated with professional design and engineering services and contracts in support of campus projects.
  • Implements and coordinates design review and plan check services for assigned projects including coordination with campus consultants where requested.
  • Monitors the work effort of design professionals and contractors to ensure all services are provided in a timely manner.
  • Reviews and coordinates all services provided by testing and inspection firms for compliance with service agreement requirements.
  • Independently, or in conjunction with an inspector, observes, checks and measures items placed in the work for compliance to project documents and directives.
  • Manages all project records including typical construction documents as well as develops appropriate reports regarding the progress or status of such.
  • Coordinates and leads efforts required to achieve final acceptance, inspection and scheduling of occupancy.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of construction and project management including that required to plan, lead and oversee complex construction projects. To include knowledge of typical construction processes, resource requirements, scheduling, cost estimating and related documentation requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business and financial processes, protocols, and techniques including that required to appropriately manage all resources associated with construction projects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building materials, costing procedures and the sequential methods of modern construction and maintenance practices as well as project delivery methods.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable state and federal codes and regulations pertaining to the construction and building trades including understanding of the California Building Code, the American with Disabilities Act and the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety for the State of California.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project design, cost estimating, work sequence and resource scheduling as required to run an efficient institutional construction project.
  • Demonstrated skills in effective leadership and team management with proven ability to organize and manage teams, including internal design and operations staff, external contractors and technical consultants, specializing in building construction or renovation.
  • Ability to recognize and accommodate changing priorities, as communicated by a supervisor, in order to meet short and long term deadlines/goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work harmoniously with a wide variety of individuals including diverse populations.
  • Ability to operationalize sustainability concepts into all aspects of the performance of job duties.

    Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated work experience which includes management heavy project workloads rang- ing from 5- 10 projects simultaneously and in different phases of implementation. Demonstrated work experience managing construction projects in a University or institutional setting. Possession of current professional license as an architect or engineer; a general contractor's license; or certifications for code-related inspections as issued by the International Code Council.

    Application Procedure: Please note that our application process has changed! We now require application materials to be submitted electronically. If assistance is needed, the Human Resources & Academic Personnel Services office (located in Siemens Hall room 212) has a computer station available and our front office team would be happy to assist you. Qualified applicants should submit electronically the following materials:

  • Letter of Interest;
  • HSU Employment Application at
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae;
  • Contact information for at least three professional references

    Submission of the application materials should be sent as email attachments to Please include your last name and the job # (17-17) in the subject line of the email.

    Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will be Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

    HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

    Human Resources
    Siemens Hall - Room 211
    Arcata, CA 95521-8299
    (707) 826-3626
    Fax: (707) 826-3625

    It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education - or activities only part of which are qualifying- -will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.

    Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university.

    Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at

    Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race,religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

    The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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