Construction Project Manager

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Job Description Summary:

The Construction Project Manager position is part of the Facilities & Campus Development team within the Division of Operations at the George Washington University. Facilities & Campus Development is comprised of several units that operate and maintain university facilities, including but not limited to providing quality support services for the physical environment of the university, campus planning activities, construction projects, campus development projects, and oversight on building related regulatory matters. For more information, please go to our webpage:

The Facilities & Campus Development department is searching for a Construction Project Manager to manage all construction administration activities and support the Director of Campus Development with the effective management of various project details to include developing construction documents, managing construction details, reviewing requests for information and submittals, and ensuring that all vested parties are apprised of all changes. This role is expected to have specific expertise in roofing and building envelope issue diagnosis, repairs, design, installations, and forensic investigations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Represents Facilities and Campus Development at all assigned job/client/building committee meetings and records all business that is discussed.

-Manages various Campus Development lower scope projects, including interior renovations, exterior building modifications, and building systems' upgrades.

-Manages all project administration efforts, to include contract(s), budget management and consultant procurement for service documents.

-Monitors construction progress of assigned projects through daily site and field inspections and daily reporting to ensure adherence to plans, specifications, and building codes. Anticipates necessary changes during the construction process. Monitors contractors for as-built drawing progress. Identifies critical items and/or operations' diagnoses' issues/concerns, investigates, and makes any changes necessary to plan and ensure follow-through.

-Works with contractor/architect of record on corrective actions. Provide oversight and technical information regarding plans, specifications and contracts to GW staff members and outside contract architect/engineer firms. Follows established job protocols and lines of communication between client/University, architect/engineers, contractors, subcontractors, and/or vendors for the duration of the project.

-Reviews and approves change orders, potential change orders, and monthly payments to contractors, architects and vendors supplying construction equipment and furnishings, etc. Mediates contract interpretation issues/claims' disputes and escalates appropriately.

-Responsible for management and organization of all aspects of assigned projects. Meets/consults with customers, creates initial estimates (including costs, required resources, possible funding sources), and secures both customer and University approvals to proceed.

-Oversees development of drawings for clarifications and change orders in consultation with all parties and project budget. Distributes to appropriate stakeholders.

-Confers with GW personnel regarding design, procurement, and installation of furniture, equipment and fixtures in completed buildings.

-Conducts all tasks relative to project closeout as defined in the project specifications (i.e. punch lists, record drawings), and maintains contact with clients subsequent to project closeout to provide any warranty review and troubleshooting.

-Develops and controls the project budgets and provides regular and ad-hoc budget and/or progress reports.

-Maintains control listing/project files in accordance with the GW standard filing system. Issues, maintains, and logs all drawing revisions. Provides daily reports utilizing the university enterprise software management system.

-Ensures design alignment with university design standards. Reviews and recommends changes in design, engineering, construction/renovation plans, and/or contracts in accordance with own expertise and/or recommendations of others. Ensures appropriate approvals.

-Develops initial project work plans, budget estimates, and project schedules. Modifies/adapts plans as necessary throughout the project. Ensures the plans are followed/executed. Reviews general conditions and set projects' "ground rules" in alignment with contract documents.

-Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: Operations Family Facilities & Campus Ops Sub-Family Construction & Development Management Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday - Friday Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Division of Operations is searching for two (2) Construction Project Managers to join the Campus Development team.

Telecommuting will be available for one or two days per week. The ability and resources to work from home are needed.

Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S007035 Job Open Date: 02/27/2018 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Applicant Documents
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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      Job No:
      Posted: 3/13/2018
      Application Due: 3/17/2018
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