The incumbent represents the department as a professional engineer or licensed architect; and is primarily responsible for project management oversight that supports the University's Capital Improvement Program. Project management may include project oversight data/scheduling, reporting and analysis; management of project design and construction process implementation; project budget management; electronic/paper plans and specifications management; communication and coordination with internal and external customers; working with oversight and regulatory agencies; project budgets and operating cost estimating; developing detailed project justification plans and specifications; teaming with co-workers and campus community.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Office of Design and Construction provides planning, design, construction oversight and financial management of the university's capital improvements program for new construction and major renovations. The office submits justification request for new construction and major renovations to the state legislature, the university governing office, grant agencies and review boards. The office oversees project creation, cost estimates, designer selection, plans and specifications development, selection of engineering systems, approvals from schematic design through construction documents, permit acquisition, evaluation of bids, selection of contractors, awarding of contracts, change orders, project completion and warranty corrections. The office also manages recruitment of historically underutilized businesses and their utilization on new construction and major renovations, acquire real property and lease property, serve as the engineering primary point of contact for external agencies such as the City of Greensboro, Duke Power, Piedmont Natural Gas, state agencies. The office is responsible for ensuring all applicable federal, state and city codes, policies, regulations, permits and grant requirements are adhered to; responsible for submitting monthly, quarterly annual and special reports to the university governing office, state agencies, federal government and grant offices. The office represents the university as the planning, design and construction representative.
Internal job number: 003902
Bachelor’s Degree in the Engineering discipline related to the area of assignment; or and equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
At least five years of progressive contract and/or project management experience.
Understanding of civil, mechanical, electrical, structural engineering and architectural principles and practices of construction field.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of construction management, architectural engineering, electrical supply/distribution and heating, ventilation and air conditioning; working knowledge of materials, project management of codes, laws and ordinances pertaining to the renovation of buildings and other facilities. Experience in inspecting buildings, structures, facilities, environment for contract agreements, standards, codes and specifications.
Experience in estimating costs, monitoring and managing construction projects.
Ability to design and/or review the design of outside consultants and to read and interpret all related plans and specifications.
Trained and experienced in project scheduling; OSHA (safety, asbestos, rigging, material handling and interaction management).
Ability to communicate (written and oral) in a clear, concise, organized, technical and persuasive manner with contractors, Physical Plant staff, University administrators and other personnel.
Please note that the application period for this position has been extended; if you applied to posting #SPA1035, you do not need to re-apply to be considered.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!
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