Administers assigned construction and remodeling projects. Ensures compliance with plans, specifications, schedules and budgets. Maintains all required records, communications and documents.
Prepares detailed budget and schedule for project work. Records project progress. Communicates status of project to end user and senior management. Utilizes prints and specifications for formal estimates.
Provides supervisors and contractors with appropriate documentation, work orders, drawings and specifications. Schedules and conduct project meetings with contractors and design professionals. Obtains and distributes digital project documentation.
Conducts daily site visits to observe compliance with construction documents and progress of schedule. Conducts progress meetings with contractors and design professionals. Identifies and resolves construction problems.
Processes and approves contractor invoices, pays applications, changes orders, updates building records with project revisions and ensures personnel are trained on building systems.
Works with University purchasing department to determine bidding schedule and list of qualifying bidders along with bidding specifications. Conducts pre-bid and post bid meetings. Reviews bids and makes recommendations to the construction manager.
Coordinates with scheduling of employees and subcontractors. Ensures union notification of subcontractor utilization.
Monitors the removal of asbestos, lead paint and other hazardous materials.
Short Job Description:
Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
Three years' relevant experience.
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Project management experience.
Budget management experience.
Experience managing contractors or vendors.
Working knowledge of the mechanical and electrical trades.
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.