Facilities Project Management Specialist

University of California, Davis, CA 95618

Posted: 6/18/20
Deadline: 7/1/20

About This Organization

True to the mission of the land grant universities, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources connects the power of UC research in agriculture, natural resources, nutrition and youth development with local communities to improve the lives of all Californians.

Job Duties

Facilities Project Management Specialist who assists Facilities Project Managers 3, 4 and 5 on large projects. With regular guidance, manages small and capital design and construction projects. Oversees and ensures that all training and close-out documents meet the contract requirements and are properly turned over to the appropriate entity. Manages project reviews for conformance to regulatory requirements and organization policies. Takes initiative to make recommendations to modify construction and design contracts to incorporate needs of the project, close-out, and training. Supports a diverse portfolio of projects located at the 9 ANR Research and Extension Centers dispersed through California and the UC Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center.

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Building Science, Construction Management or related area, and/or equivalent experience and training.
Knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes.
Skills to develop project scope and drawings. CAD skills.
Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and project management software.
Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including effective negotiation skills.
Good organizational and analytical skills. Detail oriented to accurately proof contracts and other documents.
Demonstrated ability to manage contracts and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget.

Preferred Skills:

Knowledge of UC capital project policies, procedures and facilities manual guidelines.
Knowledge of typical pre-design, design and construction sequences and duration.
Project Management Professional or California Building Plans Examiner certification or Certified Building Official.
Licensed Professional Engineer (structural, civil, electrical, mechanical) or Licensed Architect.

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