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Design and Construction Project Manager

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by Wright State Recruitment

Dayton, OH 45435
1 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
Design and Construction Project Manager
Wright State University

WSU seeks a Design and Construction Project Manager to provide design and construction project management and coordination of major capital construction projects and planning initiatives from inception through occupancy. Req'd: Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related degree, or equivalent exp; min of 4 yrs exp. Pref'd: Mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering degree exp with CAD/BIM, Adobe Creative Cloud, Archibus or similar facilities management software, MS Office suite.

For additional requirements and to apply, go to by November 15, 2018. Wright State University: AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Summary/Basic Function:

To provide design and construction project management and coordination of major capital construction projects and planning initiatives from inception through occupancy that are consistent with the Master Plan, Capital Plan, and support University strategic initiatives. Manage smaller projects as needed to support Physical Plant and the University mission. Work includes producing feasibility studies, project programming, develop schedules and budgets, selection and management of design and construction partners, and coordination with University constituents. Works in conjunction with University Architect and University Construction Manager on assigned projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related degree, or equivalent experience.

Minimum of four (4) years' experience.

Must possess experience in collaborative interdisciplinary environment. Have strong communication, interpersonal, written and verbal skills when interacting within the university community, its vendors, consultants and contractors. Have a strong understanding of project management, planning, design principles, and construction. Expertise in reading and understanding construction drawings and project schedules.

Local Administration Certification required through Ohio Facilities Construction Commission. Certification can be obtained after hiring.

Preferred Qualifications

Mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering degree

Experience with CAD / BIM , Adobe Creative Cloud, Archibus or similar facilities management software, MS Office suite

Essential Functions and percent of time:

Construction Management- Solicit, receive and evaluate bids, following established State OFCC procedures. Assist the A/E and or lead in preparation of Letters of Intent, Notices to Proceed and Construction Contracts. Responsible for collecting contractual documents in specified timeframes for submission to the State Architects office. Ensure construction projects comply with established scope, schedule and budget. Proactively engage end users to provide project updates and advise them on potential operational impacts of construction activities. Conduct construction meetings and all construction administration duties including process pay applications, change orders, requisitions and purchase orders. Perform procurement of furniture, equipment, and supplies through the Wright Buy system as needed to support the project. Perform field inspections to ensure work conforms with standards and design documents. Responsible for coordinating utility shutdowns. This work may include after hours and or weekend availability. 40%

Pre-Design Phase - Facilitates the development of project scope, schedule and budget for all project sizes and types with the project requestor, end users and the University Design Advisory Committee. Work includes writing Programs of Requirements and developing accurate schedules and budgets, and advising end users on project delivery methods. 20%

Design Phase - Facilitate the selection process of external Design Partners in accordance with applicable State and University policies and procedures. Coordinate the completion of technical proposals and assist in preparing design contracts for signature. Manage the Design Partner to ensure compliance with defined scope schedule and budgets. Conduct Design Phase Reviews with Design Partner, End Users, University Design Advisory Committee and other pertinent University or external constituents. Prepare documents for public bid and manage the bidding process. Process Design Partner pay applications. 20%

Occupancy/Close Out - Facilitate the occupancy phase of the project, including moving, signage, key requests and training coordination. Provide warranty assistance as required to WSU Physical Plant to support their mission to maintain the University facilities. Keep organized and maintain data base and paper records of project documents (submittals, RFI's, change orders, budget, schedule, purchase orders, payments, close out documents, as-built drawings, etc.) for future reference and for project archiving. 10%

Development and maintenance of University Design and Construction Standards. 5%

Other Duties as Assigned. 5%

Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd): Non-Essential Functions and percent of time: Working Conditions

Special contract position with continuation dependent on funding. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.

Exposed to dirt, odors, moisture/wetness, variable temperatures and weather conditions, loud equipment noise, air fumes, and electricity. Weekend work or holiday work may be required.

Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University before making an employment offer conduct various background checks, such as a criminal record, credit history when job related and/or education verifications. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations).

Frequently asked questions related to background checks may be found on the human resources website at

Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.

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