A&E Services, Project Manager 2

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Engineering and Architect, Hybrid

About Us:

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/

Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Under the general direction of the Senior Project Manager or Senior Designer, manages the planning, design, and construction of capital projects and physical improvements undertaken by the University, ensuring they meet state and federal regulations and procedures and are effectively managed from concept through planning, design, bidding, construction, and occupancy.

This position has the opportunity of working Hybrid (work from home and in the office).

Department Overview:

Architectural & Engineering Services is responsible for project management from concept to completion. We work with campus departments to determine a project’s scope, cost and timing. We manage the bid, award and contract process while communicating with all parties involved to keep the project on track, within budget, within scope and on time.

Level Scope:

Recognized subject matter expert who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field with limited oversight from managers. Independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; requires deep job knowledge of area typically obtained through higher education combined with experience. Manages large projects or processes and problems faced are difficult and often complex; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures.

Essential Functions:

60% of the time the A&E Services, Project Manager 2 must:
● Manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a high level of workmanship; maintain relationships with contractors, customers and Division of Public Works (DPW); and deliver finished projects within budget and on time.
● Prepare, analyze, and document program requirements and drawings to be used in-house or by architects and engineers contracted to assist with Boise State and DPW projects.
● Provide oversight to the design process, the preparation of bidding documents, the awarding of construction contracts, the preparation of change orders, and the progress of construction on larger projects managed by DPW.
● Coordinate individual department needs with DPW and Facilities Operations & Maintenance.
● Represent the University at progress meetings on larger projects, which are managed by DPW.
● Perform field observations on projects managed by DPW to protect the University’s interests.
● Develop & provide current, ongoing information to manage project funding, schedules & scope descriptions for project reporting.
● Inspect construction projects to ensure compliance with the contract documents on in-house design, Boise State University, & DPW projects and provide written inspection reports.
● Resolve construction issues on the job site regarding unforeseen conditions, construction Issues, and owner-proposed changes.

35% of the time the A&E Services, Project Manager 2 must:
● Analyzes and documents the development of programmatic requirements and acts as a liaison with internal and external stakeholders.
● Provides oversight of the design process, preparation of bidding documents, the awarding of construction contracts, the preparation of change orders, and the progress of construction and occupancy.
● Administers construction contracts, including the awarding of construction contracts, preparation of change orders, and review of Certificates and Applications for Payment.
● Resolves construction issues on the job site regarding unforeseen conditions, construction issues, and owner proposed changes.
● Represents the University at progress meetings on larger projects, which may be managed by DPW.
● Develops and provides current, ongoing information to manage project funding, schedules, and scope descriptions for project reporting.
● Familiar with applicable codes and their applications, including but not limited to the International Building Code, National Fire Prevention Association, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Life/Safety Code.
● Participates in ongoing training specific to the PM role or individual’s area of expertise.
● Supervises work in progress ensuring high quality, on time and within budget
for up to 2 direct reports.

5% of the time the A&E Services, Project Manager 2 must:
● Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Experience in architectural/engineering design and construction practices.
● Knowledge of building codes, land use and zoning laws.
● Experience in building construction inspection and construction cost estimating.
● Skills in the preparation of construction documents using the version of AutoCAD utilized by Architectural & Engineering Services.
● Knowledge of construction contracts and contract law.
● Knowledge of architectural professional practice procedures.
● Skills in appropriate human relations with expertise in communication; excellent customer service/team player.
● Knowledge and experience in DPW regulations and procedures.
● Ability to multi-task and adapt to other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 5 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

● Licensure track for becoming a Registered Architect, Interior Designer, or Professional Engineer
● Have previous experience working with federal, state, or local government process
● Experience in architectural/engineering design and construction practices, i.e. change-orders, requests for information (RFIs), and submittals
● Project Management – organization and coordination to manage projects.
● General knowledge of building codes, land use and zoning laws.
● General knowledge experience in building construction inspection and construction cost estimating.
● General knowledge of architecture, engineering, and construction contracting processes
● Knowledge of architectural and/or professional practice procedures.
● Skills in appropriate human relations with expertise in communication; excellent customer service/team player.
● Ability to multi-task and adapt to other duties as assigned.
Salary and Benefits:

Salary range of $67,454.40 - $73,008.00/ per year. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Please include a cover letter and a resume when applying.

 

 

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