University of North Texas - Sr. Construction Manager

May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
**This position is open only to internal candidates in the System Facilities Design & Construction Department.The System Facilities Design & Construction Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Sr. Construction Manager to join our team. This is administrative and technical work providing coordination and inspection of new construction, renovation, and remodeling for the University of North Texas System. The employee serves as a technical representative to verify that assigned projects are constructed according to the appropriate plans and specifications per applicable building codes. Policies and decisions are established in conference with the Associate Vice Chancellor for System Facilities. This class of employee will also review drawings and specifications prepared by consultants. This employee will, as required, perform building inspections for all construction projects within the UNT System and exercise supervisory responsibilities as they observe the work of contractors. This employee will supervise three (3) construction managers. Work is performed under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Design & Construction.Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Oversees and supervises the Construction Managers assigned to each building project.* Develops Construction department policies and procedures.* Serves as main point of contact for campuses for all construction-related activities.* Reviews and becomes completely familiar with the plans and specifications for each project.* Participates in the design review process and contractor selection for construction projects.* Reviews and becomes completely familiar with all contract documents, including Uniform General Conditions (UGCs) and Supplementary General Conditions (SGCs), to ensure contractor compliance with documents.* Conducts supporting review of contracts and change orders.* Coordinates the work of the contractor with the activities of the campus.* Closely coordinates with the UNTS Project Manager associated with assigned projects.* Arranges for and informs affected parties of necessary utility interruptions, potential noise, dirt or other likely interference with usual activities.* Assists the contractor in coordinating work with respective campus activities and policies; provides for access to the work site, parking, availability of utility services and security.* Keeps UNT System and individual campus staffs informed of problem situations.* Performs construction building inspections as requested by contractors performing work on UNT System projects.* Performs related duties as required or directed.* Observes safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.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 eight (8) years of experience in building construction management, construction inspection, or construction supervision and an Associate degree in a related field; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:* Knowledge of the methods and materials of building construction or remodeling.* Ability to read and comprehend contracts and construction documents (plans and specifications).* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with University or non-University individuals regarding construction matters.* Physical ability to engage in considerable walking, climbing and standing, regardless of weather conditions.* Superior degree of integrity and reliability.* Ability to drive a vehicle, possess a valid Texas driver's license, and ability to maintain coverage under the University auto liability insurance policy.* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.* National Certification by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Certified Building Inspector (CBO) or the ability to obtain this certification within six months of employment.* Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.