University of North Texas - Project Manager

May 10, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Facilities Planning Design and Construction Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Construction Specialist III - Project Manager to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Oversee projects from conception through construction to completion and ensure the project stays on schedule and budget. * Leads a team of consultants and staff project designer. * Assesses project resources and limitations, and provides recommendations to clients. * Prepares detailed quantity take-offs including schedules, labor hours, materials and equipment required for estimating purposes. * Develops and prepares preliminary design concept drawings, produces construction documents using AutoCAD. * Reviews building code and ADA factors. * Reviews bids, examines alternates and samples, and assists in determining award of contracts with purchasing officials. * Periodically inspects and observes the work, storage, and installation or materials and furnishings. * Prepares record documents at project completion to include interior finishes, project problems, resolution, final as built drawings, specifications, and submittals. 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. 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.