Facilities Project Management Specialist 3-Plant Operation and Maintenance
The Plant Operations & Maintenance (PO&M) Department is a 24 hour, seven day a week operation responsible for the operation, repair and maintenance of buildings, systems, and grounds at UC Davis Health that includes 148 acres and structures that total 4 million GMSF. Plant Operations & Maintenance is one of the largest operations and maintenance support providers to clinical, administrative, research, SOM and SON departments throughout the UC Davis Health. UC Davis Health is one of several UC campuses that have their own cogeneration, central power plants. Cogeneration (Combined Heat and Power or CHP) is the simultaneous production of electricity and heat, both of which are used throughout the Medical Center Campus and is supported by Plant Operations & Maintenance 24x7x365.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 7/23/20 Salary Range : $2,613.03 to $5,245.21 Salary Frequency : Bi-weekly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100 Shift Hour : Day Location : Plant Operations & Maintenance, FSSB City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY Responsibilities Functioning under the umbrella of the Plant Operations & Maintenance and Development Division at UC Davis Health, the Plant Operations & Maintenance Department is responsible for advising and assisting UC Davis Health's leadership with the planning, oversight, and allocation of investments in future and existing capital expense and space improvements on the UC Davis Health Sacramento Campus. Plant Operations & Maintenance (in coordination with the UC Davis Main Campus) provides guidance and oversight of UC Davis Health's Capital Improvement Program and capital project approval process; manages and advises upon the allocation of spatial resources and capital and lease investments; provides space utilization assessments and transition planning services; and oversees real property (leased) as tenant representative for UC Davis Health.
Working under the general direction of the Director of Plant Operations & Maintenance, this position provides project management and technical oversight of major and minor capital improvement projects of medium scope and complexity for owned and un-owned facilities within the UC Davis Health facilities portfolio. Projects have budgets between $15,000 and $2 million in singular or in aggregate. Projects at this level typically include minor architectural impacts, may require Chancellor approval, and involve the direction of design and engineering professionals. The position coordinates and directs projects from concept through design and from construction to closeout and may manage elements of larger projects under the oversight and assistance of a higher-level project manager or supervisor.
This position would also perform planning duties such as analyzing building space needs, allocations, cost, and priority; providing technical information and advice on building space needs, and utilization; acting as building space planning and programming liaison; preparing facilities surveys; space inventory management; and spatial assignments. Finally, the position would provide support for property management operations helping to oversee offsite UC Davis Health facilities. Activities may include resolving project and maintenance work issues for specific buildings that make up a larger zone, helping to oversee property management activities and/or associated staff, or a combination of both. This may include supervising or overseeing the activities of a team of, landscapers, and building maintenance workers.
College degree from an accredited institution and/or equivalent experience with but not limited to project management, design, building/facility systems management, planning, and/or property management along with experience in the management of construction, modifications and the renovation of buildings, facilities and physical plant systems and equipment.
Knowledge of current project and construction cost estimating and experience with industry standard cost estimating.
Financial experience/skills to prepare, monitor and manage detailed project budgets, evaluate independent cost estimates, and review and approve payment requests.
Strong working knowledge of spreadsheet computer software such as MS Excel.
Knowledge of commercial landlord/tenant laws and responsibilities as well as basic principles of commercial property or facilities management.
Construction administration experience to monitor contractor operations for conformance to contract documents and applicable codes, review and negotiate contractor claims, to oversee the work of inspectors and testing agencies and to actively assist project team in the resolution of technical and procedural challenges.
Familiarity with Joint Commission Standards, California and industry building codes and regulations pertaining to hospitals and healthcare facilities, ADA compliance, fire codes, municipal ordinances, university regulations, policies and procedures, including UCOP policies pertaining to lease property.
Knowledge of hospital functions and general policies and procedures.
License or Certification to include: Architect, Engineer, General Contractor, PMP, DBIA, Real Estate, Property or Facilities Management Certification, etc.
Experience working in large-scale government, public works, or a university or school environment.
Understanding of concepts of desirable spatial relationships for medical and support functions.
Oral and written communication skills to deal effectively with a broad range of individuals from construction workers to the highest levels of University's management personnel, occasionally under stressful circumstances and prepare clear, concise and professional reports and correspondence.
Special Requirements This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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