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The Senior Project Manager directs projects characterized by large size and dollar value, complexity or unusual features - from design concept stage through construction documents, bidding, and construction administration, to close out and turn over to clients and operations and maintenance (O&M) personnel. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provides direction and coordination of project teams composed of clients, consultant architects and engineers, construction managers, contractors, O&M personnel, contracting specialists, and fellow project managers
Obtains and assists in the solicitation of project approvals from internal University entities, appropriate government agencies, and community interest groups
Develops and ensures adherence to project budgets, schedules and GU campus plan, quality and code standards
Manages the performance of design reviews supporting projects across campus
Conducts or solicits on-site inspections of all aspects of assigned projects to evaluate A/E designers and contractor performance; and confirms the satisfactory progression of work
Performs designs of small projects, resolving problems involving the principles or practice of conceptual planning within the context of Master Planning; as well as the application of CADD proficiency relating to development of facilities planning studies, problem solving, and manipulation of database information for development of reports as well as oral and written presentations
Performs special project activities requiring application of technical expertise to the development of solutions to unusually difficult problems, as assigned
Reporting directly to the Assistant Director of Capital Projects, Planning and Facilities Management, the Senior Project Manager performs project management duties under general direction, manages multiple projects concurrently with budget values in the range of $5K to $50M per project and concurrently manages small scale designs, problem solving analyses and reports. Interactions include but are not limited to:
Review all projects managed by the office for adequacy of all aspects of complete design; code compliance and GU standards
Coordinate all project design issues with Georgetown clients, as well with appropriate staff counterparts in the other Planning and Facilities Management areas, the Department of Public Safety, the Office of University Information Services, and representatives from Student Affairs and Residential Living
Manage multiple project teams, each consisting of from five to twenty team members; and hold consultant and contractor team members accountable for performance of work stipulated by the contract scope of work and schedule
Bachelor's degree in any one of the following - Civil, Structural, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Architecture or Landscape Architecture - preference for Construction or Project Management degree
5 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing the design, construction and contract administration of facilities renovations and new construction
Computer literacy, with specific knowledge of CADD and MS Project or other software (e.g., Primavera, etc.), and MS Office fluency
A high level of interpersonal skills for daily interaction with faculty and staff, clients, GU managers, team members, and public agency officials
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, a variety of matrices, oral presentations and code analyses
State Registration as an Engineer or Architect
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