Facility Project Coordinator (2 Positions to be Filled)
Sam Houston State University
Location: Huntsville, Texas
Internal Number: 28327
Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Facilities Planning & Construction
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology, Construction Management or related field. Three years experience in building maintenance, renovation, construction, or a related field. Experience in computer aided drafting, planning and estimating, and or construction management is desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Implements and oversees facility projects and work orders. Coordinates activities of skilled crafts personnel with respective first and second level supervisors. Works with outside contractors, architects and engineers employed by the University. Prepares sketches, drawings and specifications subject to review by the department.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Provides construction management on small projects resulting from department requests and University designated projects in order to provide a safe and professional environment for the continued pursuit of higher education. Prepares, receives, and evaluates assigned projects and work orders. Prepares sketches, drawings, specifications and cost estimates required to implement and complete projects and work orders. Reads and interprets plans, blueprints, specifications, and technical directives. Prepares requisitions for purchase of materials, equipment and services. Prepares and maintains unit price contract programs for use on University projects and work orders. Oversees the implementation of projects and work orders. Monitors the quality of work performed by contractors and ensures work activities are performed with minimal disruption to other University activities. Maintains accurate files of all assigned University projects, tracks project costs throughout duration of work and alerts management to potential problems. Performs project planning, scheduling and estimating. Performs inspections of contract maintenance and repairs new construction work to confirm compliance with applicable building and life safety codes. Provides preliminary cost estimates whenever feasible or requested by campus departments. Maintains, creates, and implements construction management records such as commitments, budgets, change orders, and schedules as required and utilizing Sam Houston State University construction management software E-builder. Conducts onsite construction management, inspections, walk-thru, estimating, scheduling, and supervision. Performs other related duties as assigned.
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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