Classification: Administrator I Department Name: Design & Construction Job Number: MB2018-EE2463 Status: Updated Priority Screening Date: 10/16/2018 Recruitment Status: Apply today! Application Screening Begins October 17, 2018.
Position Description: Under the general supervision of the Senior Project Manager, the Construction Project Engineer is responsible for assisting with the administration of Major and Minor Capital Outlay Program, and other facilities-related projects, as assigned, from pre-design through construction and final inspection, with some involvement during the warranty period. Provides business administration and management services. Helps to assure compliance with all CSU, State and Federal requirements for projects.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Reviews for approval of shop drawings, product data, samples and other submittals.
2. In conjunction with the Inspector of Record, ensures contractor's compliance with the contract and satisfactory performance and contract documents (as-built drawings). Assists the Inspector of Record with the coordination of required special inspections.
3. Assists in the oversight of general contractor and monitoring of their performance.
4. Assists with the project management of major and minor capital outlay, and other facilities-related projects with varying scopes and having significant impact on the physical campus, the students, faculty and staff.
5. Assists Project Manager with coordinating campus-wide construction design reviews, walkthroughs, construction progress meetings. Conducts reviews and presentations when necessary, at each phase of design and working drawings.
6. Reviews contractor's requests for changes and payment requests per CSU standards and regulations. Provides technical review and administrative assistance for cost request bulletins, field instructions, Requests for Information, and change orders.
7. Provides project closeout assistance in finalizing change orders, following up with warranty items and punch-list completion, and calculation of release of retention in compliance with CSU regulations. Assists with closeout documentation for audit.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge: Extensive knowledge and experience of methods, procedures and practices typically found in project management, contract management and construction related California building and safety codes. Knowledge and skills in contract administration, both in the design phase and construction phase of multi-story capital improvement projects. Working knowledge of architectural services, estimating, and construction specifications. Working knowledge of California Building and Safety Codes applicable to construction projects. Working knowledge of architecture, construction management, structural, mechanical, electrical and civil engineering. Knowledge of scheduling software used by the construction industry.
Skills: Technical skill in reading and interpreting specifications, drawings, surveys and studies. Skill in performing on-site inspections for QA/QC and meetings to evaluate work in progress and investigate problems such as design interpretation or cost modifications. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in managing multiple complex projects. Good oral and written communication skills in all media. Team-oriented and collegial management style.
Ability to: analyze problems, to reach practical and logical conclusions, and to make recommendations for changes. Ability to research, review and evaluate existing and proposed plans. Ability to gain acceptance of recommendations and decisions; develop and maintain effective, cooperative-working relationships; ability to maintain high professional standards; and write clear and concise reports. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work with multiple deadlines. Ability to read, understand, interpret and work from plans, drawings and specifications. Demonstrated ability to prepare or assist in the preparation of cost estimates, construction specifications, drawings, contracts, records, presentations and reports. Ability to be effective in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with frequently changing priorities. Operational knowledge and ability to use computer programs in a PC or Macintosh environment.
Minimum Qualifications: Equivalent to a bachelors degree from an accredited college/university, with a major in a related field AND three (3) years of progressively responsible experience, such as managing the activities of a building design and construction operation and/or managing projects. Demonstrated technical literacy.
Must have a construction manager or general contractor background. Must successfully pass a background fingerprint check. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge and experience with various computer software, including AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, and Procore. Professional experience in a university or institutional setting especially within the CSU system is strongly desired. Prior knowledge of and experience with the State University Administrative Manual procedures for design and construction. Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Suite; G Suite (Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar); Oracle-PeopleSoft/CMS baseline system; intranet drives; and internet browsers. Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services.
Special Conditions of Employment: All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position with: responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property; and responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the Universitys liability coverage.
May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
This position requires, but is not limited to, performing work indoors and outdoors in a variety of local weather conditions and environments, with responsibility for site inspections. The position would also include a typical office environment with standard equipment and tasks, and is required to work at a computer/video display terminal and desk for extended periods of time. There is required travel between campus offices, work sites and off-campus locations.
Compensation and Benefits: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; and retirement benefits. For further information, please visit: Management Personnel Plan. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.
Please be aware of the following important dates and plan accordingly:
Week of October 22 Skype/Zoom Interview
Week of November 5 Campus Interview
For full consideration, submit the required documents by the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the links provided for the respective hours.
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
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