The Director Capital Projects will analyze and manage construction projects across the venue operations. Essential responsibilities include leading construction and integration projects, the ability to partner with general contractors, utilize internal resources and overall accountability for developing procurement strategies.
Lead project sponsor for new and existing build-outs within CSHL
Perform due diligence and feasibility studies for properties and proposed projects
Generate project capital budgets
Responsible for project scope, cost, schedule, and quality controls for assigned projects
Review and preset capital budget estimates and recommendations with stakeholders
Manage project team which may be inclusive of third-party consultants, project managers, and general contractors, and internal trades
Foster and enhance owner, architect, subcontractor and vendor relations
Demonstrated ability to cost out construction project from inception to completion of work scope
Oversee bid solicitation process for all contractors, vendors and suppliers
Overall accountability for project budgets and timelines
Demonstrated working knowledge of design solutions, product procurement and delivery logistics.
Ability to create a bid package, propose deliverables and facilitate client presentations.
Responsible for the planning stages, project safety aspects (OSHA) and equipment operational challenges.
Achieve company objectives in areas of cost, scheduling and quality
Provide direction, supervision, motivation and coaching to all construction project employees
Conduct periodic site visits to evaluate contractor performance and quality
Manage compliance with legal, regulatory and environmental requirements
Demonstrated knowledge in the area of Architecture or Engineering is strongly preferred.
Ability to lead cross functional teams in a fast-paced environment
Extensive knowledge of principles, policies and practices relating to construction projects
Experience in retaining third party consultants for environmental, building systems, structural inspections and surveys.
Familiar with state and city building codes
Strong working knowledge of contracts, contract negotiations, scheduling, receivables and general overhead accounting principles.
Excellent verbal & written communication, organizational and time management skills required
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-oriented environment with the ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
PC skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Proven record of managing project budgets, third party consultants and schedules
Possess exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical, problem solving and follow-up skills necessary
Must have the ability to work independently when necessary, and use sound business judgment
Ability to present an uplifting personality while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality and business ethics
Demonstrates integrity, tact, diplomacy and a commitment to company values
Problem solving, reasoning, motivational and organizational abilities are used often
Strong interpersonal/customer service skills
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while managing multiple tasks
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
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You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Education: Four-year degree in Engineering, Construction Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in construction management with a proven track record of managing construction projects
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.