Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Facilities Operations and Management. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position requires a wide range of technical and professional experience in: wet lab and specialty facility research building design/construction, construction cost estimating, furniture and office equipment, asset verification accounting principles and a knowledge of construction. Position reviews and understands plans and specifications, develops time schedules, oversees architects and engineers.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direction to Architects and Engineers to insure that WUSM programs and goals are clearly identified and delineated in the construction documents.
Analyzes construction projects to review architectural, mechanical and electrical items, providing problem resolution.
Monitors and coordinates projects to assure completion in accordance with schedule.
Estimates project cost, evaluates proposed changes to projects and approves payments.
Reviews engineering and architectural drawings and specification for maintaining compliance with building and safety codes and other governing regulations.
Monitors construction progress & construction activities.
Understands complex mechanical and electrical systems, including respective commissioning processes associated with wet labs, bio-safety labs and specialty research areas.
Provides owners review of operations and the commissioning process.
Participates in project meetings.
Monitors project cost.
Consults with department representatives and OFMD Facility partners to qualify and quantify specific facility requirements.
Evaluates the appropriateness of specific project requirements and recommend the most appropriate and cost effective solution for completing the work.
Develops and maintains specific project budgets which annually exceed $15 million.
Develops and maintains the project schedules.
Advises appropriate authorities of major changes in project schedules or budgets, which affect the overall construction work or departmental operations.
Reviews and updates design and construction standards for wet labs, bio-safety labs and specialty research areas.
Bachelor’s degree in construction management or mechanical engineering and ten years’ experience in construction with supervisory experience preferred.
Preferred minimum of three years’ experience in project management and/or construction management related to complex or clinical lab projects.
Preferred professional registration.
The hiring range for this position is $78,873 - $104,499 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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