Special Projects Manager

Job Description

Under the direction of the Housing & Hospitality Services Maintenance Manager, serve as construction and maintenance Project Manager. Duties include overseeing a wide variety of projects covering all building trades, with an emphasis on projects involving electric, electronic controls and systems, HVAC, plumbing building automation, and life/safety system issues, as well as projects requiring the coordination of multiple trades. Assigned projects of varying size and scope and as such responsible for singly developing, assisting with the development, or overseeing the development of work product related to all phases of assigned projects from inception to final completion. Specific tasks, prior to the start of construction, will include early project development, including planning and coordination with interested parties, selection of architectural and engineering consultants when needed, design, consultations with regulatory departments and agencies, plan and specification reviews, cost estimating and work schedule preparation, and bid and construction document preparation. Investigate, prepare and present a variety of reports, studies, and analyses related to the technical aspects of assigned projects including cost analyses, construction material and process evaluations, and value engineering reviews for example. Specific tasks after construction begins will include daily monitoring and inspection of actual construction to ensure quality control and contract compliance, holding of periodic construction meetings, review of submittals, pay draws, correspondence, negotiating and preparing change orders, and the oversight of project closeout including ensuring receipt of completion notices, as-built drawings, final inspections, warranties and final invoices.