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Project Manager - Special Projects

Apply now Job no: 504718
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Project Management & Planning
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grade/range
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General Summary of Position:

The Facilities Project Manager (PM) may serve as the University’s representative and project manager on ranging from major capital to campus renovation, renewal and infrastructure projects.   In general, this position will be responsible for managing all phases of the assigned projects to ensure on time, in budget delivery in alignment with University strategies, initiatives and campus design standards, as well as relevant codes.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Design, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or relevant discipline and a minimum three (3) years of progressive project management experience in design, architecture, and/or construction industry including working effectively with multi-disciplinary client teams, or an equivalent combination of a degree in another field and applicable experience, is required.
  1. Experience as Owner’s Project Representative managing design, renovation, and/or interior FF&E and relocation projects
  2. MCPPO (Massachusetts Procurement Training) certification with demonstrated understanding of C149, C149A, and C3039M regulations or ability to obtain within one (1) year of assignment.
  3. OSHA10 certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of assignment.
  4. Demonstrated working knowledge of Building Codes, BOCA Codes, and ADA regulations.
  5. Ability to prepare, read and interpret CADD drawings and specifications.
  6. Strong organizational skills.
  7. Ability to coordinate multiple projects and agencies

Additional Considerations:

Dependent upon assignment:

  1. Minimum five (5) year experience with interior layout and design; FF&E selection and procurement; signage, and move coordination
  2. Minimum five (5) years of progressive project management experience in design, architecture, engineering and/or construction industry including working effectively with multi-disciplinary client teams.
  3. Professional Master’s degree and/or complementary professional degree in architecture, interior design, engineering, construction, planning,  or related discipline helpful.
  4. Construction/design industry and/or project management related certifications or registrations such as NCIDQ, Registered Architect, Professional Engineer, Construction Supervisor, LEED, BIM, BOCE, PMP.
  5. Experience with oversight of construction projects, laboratory buildings, science facilities, institution/residential buildings, and other institutional facilities is desirable. 
  6. Working knowledge of MEP/FP specifications, current industry standards, and energy codes is desirable.
  7. Experience with Massachusetts public procurement construction laws or MCPPO certification.
  8. Proficiency in a variety of MS office, design, graphics, and project planning software.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.      

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

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