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Project Manager - Office of Design and Construction

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado 80401
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Colorado School of Mines Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator that recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in learning and research. Mines is committed to developing student, faculty, and staff populations with differing perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and needs and to creating a richer mix of ideas, energizing and enlightening debates, deeper commitments, and a host of educational, research, and service outcomes. As such, Mines values candidates who have experience working in settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job no: 492910 Work type Administrative Faculty Full Time Location: Golden Categories: Capital Planning/Construction, Planning, Operations & Construction Job Description: Responsibilities include management of design and planning services for the Director of the Office of Design and Construction and project management of capital construction and controlled maintenance projects including in-house projects. In-house projects include but are not limited to the Mines Capital Request, projects derived from research grants, and maintenance projects requiring professional services. Responsibilities: Project Management services for capital construction, controlled maintenance and in-house projects. This entails developing project scope, schedule and budgets based on meeting with various faculty and staff; hiring and directing the work of outside professionals or developing design depending on the individual project; applying appropriate engineering practices, codes and standards; negotiating contracts with design professionals; reviewing design documents; estimating project costs; overseeing bid process and contracting general contractors; making field observations and/or directing other staff in making observations and inspections to assure projects are completed according to specifications and applicable codes; facilitating construction progress meetings; reviewing change orders and shop drawings; managing project scope, schedule and budget; and overseeing project close-out. Provide general design support to the work unit. This includes assessment and scope development, code review, and sketches or drawings for improvements to campus facilities; certifying that drawings and specifications for in-house design efforts meet Professional Engineering standards; developing the process by which drawings are developed, reviewed and certified; application of design principles, codes, calculations, design standards and standards of constructability for particular circumstances. Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university is required. This position is required to develop knowledge of Colorado Revised Statutes, the State Fiscal Rules and State Buildings Programs within 3 months of hire. Other requirements include outstanding interpersonal skills, negotiating skills, and written and verbal communication skills. Must have experience with project cost accounting, construction cost estimating, project management and construction administration. Preferred Qualifications: * Working knowledge of AutoCad (most recent version) * Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering Department Description: The Office of Design and Construction is responsible for the delivery of effective planning, design, construction and space management services in a professional manner to enhance and support the university’s mission. How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required). Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: - Background Investigation Required: Yes Advertised: 25 Oct 2017 Mountain Daylight Time Applications close: 09 Nov 2017 Mountain Standard TimePI100006218