Construction Project Manager 1

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Dec 01, 2022
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Construction Project Manager 1

Augusta University

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information
Providing the highest level of quality service in a responsive and efficient manner to the entire university community while creating and caring for a physical environment in which those who seek knowledge, enlightenment and well-being enjoy successful, productive, and fulfilled lives. Facilities Services Division provides quality customer service by maintaining a safe, healthy, and aesthetically pleasing environment in which students, faculty, and staff can function and accomplish their educational objectives and by supporting a patient care culture that continuously improves. Facilities Services' responsibilities include Interior and Exterior Facilities Support, Construction, Space Management, and Environmental Services.

Job Summary
Provides oversight and coordination of all phases of the project delivery process for assigned large and small-capital projects, and maintenance projects. This includes initial planning and programming efforts, selection process for design consultants, construction managers and contractors, leading the design phase while collaborating with end-user groups, university administration, and other stakeholders. Following requirements of the University System of Georgia (USG) office of Real Estate & Facilities as well as local and national codes, manages the construction phase while maintaining project schedules and budgets. Manages all contracts related to the design and construction of assigned projects.

The job duties include, but are not limited to:

MANAGES ALL ASPECTS OF PROJECT DELIVERY: Manages all aspects of project delivery for assigned university capital projects. This includes collaborating with stakeholders to develop a project scope of work and general timetable to completion, determining an appropriate approach to successfully executing the project, selection of design and construction firms as well as other required consultants. Ensures that the work is completed in a safe, timely manner and in compliance with required risk assessments and all appropriate regulatory agencies. Manages the design development and construction execution of the university's maintenance, repair and renovation projects

MONITORS & TRACKS PROJECT DATA: Monitors and tracks project data including general progress reports and costs. Creates status reports and communicates with all stakeholders. Ensures that projects are constructed and completed in a high-quality, timely, and cost-efficient manner.

REGULARLY PERFORMS ON-SITE INSPECTIONS: Regularly performs on-site inspections of work under construction, attends and participates in all project-related meetings including owner-architect meetings. Compares construction progress with established project timelines. Manages construction progress ensuring that procedures and materials comply with specifications.

MANAGES PROCESSES RELATED TO PROCURING: Manages processes related to procuring outside vendors, design consultants and contractors including selection and management of contracts. This includes reviewing and approving invoices and comparing invoiced amounts with actual progress.

OTHER DUTIES: Performs other duties as assigned including providing support to other AU shops and organizations and events as necessary

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design, Construction Management or related field of study; or Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in Construction Management, Building Construction Technology or related field of study with 3 years of relevant experience; or High School diploma/GED from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization or equivalent and 5 years of experience in a similar role. Must have a valid Drivers License issued to operate AU vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Business Administration preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge in building HVAC and electrical systems and design
Direct knowledge of compliance requirements as they relate to an academic campus setting

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and specifications
Ability to track data and metrics to drive decisions
Ability to think strategically and staying abreast of industry trends and technology

Shift: Days / M-F (Work outside of the normal business hours may be required)
Pay Grade: 17
Salary Minimum $44,967/ Annually-Midpoint:$60,705/Annually
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 11/21/2022 - Until Filled
Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.
Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.
Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Driver's License Statement
The Human Resources Division will request a driver's history report for the identified top candidate(s) for this position. We will initiate this through our Background Check Vendor; this report will come from the Department of Motor Vehicles. The selected candidate must have a valid driver's license.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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