Special Projects Manager
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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB SUMMARY
MANAGEMENT SERVICES OFFICER I
Special Projects Manager
$3892 - $7691 monthly
3170A-OCH - ROOMS OPERATIONS
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Job Summary Statement:
Under the direction of the Housing & Hospitality Services Maintenance Manager, serve as construction and maintenance Project Manager. Duties include overseeing a wide variety of projects covering all building trades, with an emphasis on projects involving electric, electronic controls and systems, HVAC, plumbing building automation, and life/safety system issues, as well as projects requiring the coordination of multiple trades. Assigned projects of varying size and scope and as such responsible for singly developing, assisting with the development, or overseeing the development of work product related to all phases of assigned projects from inception to final completion. Specific tasks, prior to the start of construction, will include early project development, including planning and coordination with interested parties, selection of architectural and engineering consultants when needed, design, consultations with regulatory departments and agencies, plan and specification reviews, cost estimating and work schedule preparation, and bid and construction document preparation. Investigate, prepare and present a variety of reports, studies, and analyses related to the technical aspects of assigned projects including cost analyses, construction material and process evaluations, and value engineering reviews for example. Specific tasks after construction begins will include daily monitoring and inspection of actual construction to ensure quality control and contract compliance, holding of periodic construction meetings, review of submittals, pay draws, correspondence, negotiating and preparing change orders, and the oversight of project closeout including ensuring receipt of completion notices, as-built drawings, final inspections, warranties and final invoices.
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
Ability to develop, coordinate and monitor to completion various projects,
both construction and rehabilitation, including those involving multiple
Strong technical knowledge of general construction skills and practices.
Emphasis on technical knowledge related to electric, electronic controls,
HVAC, plumbing, building automation and life-safety systems. Preferred
Professional experience/training in project management and the ability to
successfully read, interpret and critique blueprints and related construction
and contract documents. Required
Knowledge of applicable codes and regulatory requirements including but not limited to building codes, fire codes, ADA requirements.
Ability to draft clear, concise, analytical reports and narratives.
Knowledge of and ability to coordinate and direct interdepartmental contract services involving several administrative groups.
Skill in financial/budget management and analysis.
Be effective both as a project leader and team member so as to promote cooperative productive working relationships.
Working knowledge of computer software programs associated with budgeting, project scheduling and computer aided drawing (CAD) including but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Project and 3D Architect.
Ability to represent the department in administrative and planning meetings.
Supervisory and communication skills to effectively interact with departmental staff, contractors, service organizations and customers.
Ability to stand, walk, crawl, climb, stoop, push, pull and crouch for extended periods. Ability to repeatedly raise or lower objects weighing up to 50lbs. Ability to climb ladders and stairways, to climb hillsides/rough graded sites, work in exterior locations and work in noisy, dusty and dirty conditions for extended period, to view construction areas and facilitate inspections.
Ability and desire to convey a positive, professional, business-like appearance and attitude to all Campus departments, Campus Staff and outside consultants.
Ability to drive a University vehicle to multiple work locations.
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SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY
Conflict of Interest:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.
Position is subject to the California DMV's "Pull Notice System" and continued employment is contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record.
Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
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Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* No
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POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.
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