Reference Number: 9300
University of Arizona
The University of Arizona has an ongoing building program that is transforming the campus to meet its teaching and research goals. To help meet the challenges of this program, the department of Planning, Design & Construction (PDC) is seeking a Construction Project Manager to join our innovative staff and serve as a construction project manager on a wide variety of projects involving diverse building types using CM at Risk, Design/Build and Job Order Contracting delivery methods. The successful candidate will provide construction project management expertise to efficiently and cost effectively develop, manage and coordinate the University of Arizona’s construction projects. Take a closer look at the projects here: https://www.pdc.arizona.edu/
The University of Arizona is proud to offer outstanding benefits that include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! Forbes has listed the University of Arizona as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized the University for the innovative work- life programs offered.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Effective Project Leadership:
Demonstrates successful project leadership by defining, developing and meeting project requirements, goals, budget and
Oversees, directs and coordinates budgets, schedules and scope/quality.
Manages project efforts in accordance with Arizona Board of Regents, UA and department policies, guidelines and
Takes ownership and is the champion of assigned projects. Effectively leads the project team by exemplifying high standards. Facilitates and seeks fair, consensual resolution to project challenges, issues and
Facilitate Project Coordination and Communication:
Serves as project representative and provides appropriate opportunities to facilitate input from project delivery team and other stakeholders.
Coordinates and communicates project related issues and
Reports current status and coordinates future milestones of project to all relevant stakeholders and
Provide Project Review and Management:
Reviews project design documentation and manages construction phase to ensure project requirements, and that the quality and service of the design are in compliance with University design standards, and appropriate codes and
Ensures quality and success of design and construction by management of design and/or construction teams, review of construction documents, and diligent observation of work, and monitoring of the warranty
Effectively negotiates contracts, agreements, and related documents. Provides timely and accurate management of documents and processes.
Special Assignments and Committees:
Contributes positive input to efforts such as Search Committees and Process Improvement
Assists with maintenance of the Design & Specifications Standards Manual.
Demonstrate Departmental Values:
Acts as an ambassador of department and the University by promoting a positive image through courtesy, professionalism and diplomacy.
Builds positive, long-term working relationships through respect, cooperation, trust, and appropriate
Participates as an effective team member by contributing ideas, encouraging others and supporting team
Develops and improves processes, resources, standards, and professional and personal
Acts as a valued resource, leads in areas of expertise, and shares lessons-learned.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural Engineering or Construction Management or related field AND five years of planning and construction experience which includes one year of construction supervisory experience; OR, ten years of progressively responsible construction experience which includes one year of construction supervisory experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or
Ability to work as a cooperative team player and communicate effectively and collaborate with diverse groups with competing interests.
Experience in successful team leadership and management including problem solving and issue
Project management experience as an owner’s
Experience delivering a project while working with or for a public entity.
Experience managing construction projects in an academic environment including the design and construction of new buildings and renovations of existing buildings, such as: classrooms, laboratories (wet and dry), residence halls, athletic facilities, student unions and medical
Experience managing projects through the construction phase, which includes a working knowledge of construction administration procedures, i.e. submittal reviews, pay applications, change orders, etc.
Demonstrated skill and experience in contract negotiation and administration.
Skill and experience with Construction Manager @ Risk, Job Order Contracting and Design/Build project delivery