1. Collaborate closely with assigned Yale Planner during all phases of the Project. 2. Measure and manage all aspects of Project Risk during all phases of the Construction process. 3. Act as the primary client point-of-contact day-to-day during procurement, construction and closeout. 4. Monitor the quality of the construction documents developed by outside architects and engineers. Assist with Project Formulation (by others) as requested. 5. Monitor the schedule for design deliverables, and manage the overall project master schedule to meet the expectations outlined during the Design Phase of the project. 6. Act as a liaison between project architect(s), consultants, contractors, building committees, building user, City agencies, and departmental staff members during the completion of design documents, Procurement, construction, commissioning, start-up and closeout. 7. Lead the development of all budget estimates (beyond formulation) and preliminary schedules and validate their accuracy. 8. Assure that Yale Sustainability Standards are incorporated into the construction documents 9. Lead the constructability, value management/engineering and document review process and assure that the final documents reflect all accepted findings. Assure that any discovered "gaps" in the construction documents are resolved prior to bidding. Review and approve submitted bid lists. Assure all Bid Clarification Requests and RFIs are answered timely and completely. Lead the process of reconciling received bids to the budget estimates. Review and bring forward final GMP/LS Bids for approval. Participate in required risk workshops and track progress in managing all identified risks. 10. Assure that the CM/GC/direct vendor has an appropriate; procurement plan, critical path schedule with select contract milestones identified, and a list of approved and pre-qualified bidders. Verify commitment to safety is sufficiently robust and adequately enforced in accordance with Yale's Safety Guidelines. 11. Lead the Owner/Architect /CM or GC team (OAC) during construction to ensure completed construction meets all scope, schedule and budget parameters as approved, and in collaboration with the project planner, verify that the final product conforms to all applicable codes, zoning ordinances and University standards. 12. Lead the resolution of project-related technical, budget, and schedule conflicts between consultants, construction manager/general contractor and internal stakeholders such that the project meets or exceed all project goals/commitments. 13. For Projects above $4MM, complete formal monthly project reports for each project that summarize the status of the project including, but not limited to; pending claims, safety, EEO participation, budget and schedule status, contingency expenditures, key issues and their planned resolutions, and any delays pending or approved. 14. Lead the quality control, commissioning, and closeout/turnover process at completion, and assure that all required documentation is received prior to release of final payment. Monitor and lead resolution of all warranty issues for the full warranty period and beyond as necessary. 15. Oversee the move-coordination process with the end-user. 16. With the assistance of the Contracts Administration Department, create and issue purchase orders, contracts, change orders and other associated project documentation. Review and approve monthly billings and update cash flows. Build the electronic archive of project documents in accordance with Yale policies and procedures.
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability in the professional practice of Construction Management, or Engineering in power plants and/or related large scale and/or complex utility and infrastructure work.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability with complex planning, design, and construction programs. Significant construction administration or construction management experience for multiple and complex projects. Knowledge of electrical, utility or thermal energy systems design, operation and construction.
Required Skill/ability 3: Proven knowledge of engineering and construction practice and principles and the development of contract documents plus a comprehensive knowledge of zoning and building codes and regulations.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to establish priorities and follow through on projects playing close attention to detail with minimal supervision to complete construction assignments under time constraints.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven knowledge of capital and strategic planning and life cycle cost analysis, plus accounting practices and principles. Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, organizational, estimating, analytical, supervisory, and leadership skills. Advanced proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint. CADD and MS Project experience is preferred.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Construction Project Manager
University Job Title: Construction Project Manager
Bachelor's degree required, plus six or more years related experience in the professional practice of Construction Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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