University of North Texas - Project Manager

Apr 12, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Facilities Planner I to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Provide management oversight for all phases (budgeting, programming, design & construction) of construction for renovation & new construction projects up to $2M. * Perform in-house design and construction document production services. * Provide management oversight of construction projects for compliance with plans and specifications, on schedule and within budget. * Works with campus constituents to identify and analyze the programmatic needs and goals for a project; and assess project resources and limitations and provides scope and design recommendations to clients. * In-depth knowledge of applicable building codes, ordinances and regulations. Knowledge should include but not limited to American Disabilities Act Guidelines and Life Safety codes. * Coordinate due diligence efforts on behalf of team, consultants, clients, maintaining and delivering all appropriate documentation. * Review plans, specifications, finish selections for conformance with university standards and payment applications. * Reviews bids, examines alternates and samples, and assists in determining award of contracts with purchasing officials. * Act in a supervisory capacity for students and/or other staff as assigned. * Act as the Training/Orientation coordinator for new staff and part-time student design assistants. 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 field and four years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Licensed Architect or Interior Designer in the State of Texas. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Strong project management skills. * 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. * Ability to plan, design and prepare construction documents.* Ability to analyze construction documents and codes.* Proficiency in specific software may be required.* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.