Position Classification Title: Project Manager,Sr
Position Classification Code: K1020
Job Family: Grounds and Facilities
Pay Level: 10
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
This is a senior level project management position that may oversee any or all phases of design, development, and construction of facilities projects, and performs management duties for a wide variety of construction and renovation projects. Provides direction and mentoring to other Project Managers and Assistants. Plans projects and integrates related engineering elements for the development of construction documents. Develops specifications, conducts materials research, and selects materials required for renovations and alterations. Reviews drawings and documents to ensure compliance with specifications and standards. Works with facilities senior management to develop integrated renewal project priority listings.
Standard Duties:
Prepares and reviews plans, construction bid documents and specifications for major and minor capital projects and for alteration and renovation projects. Coordinates development of project design with project architects and consultants. Conducts pre-construction conference and overview orientation of final project design drawings and specifications with project architects, consultants, and appropriate university personnel. Prepares, reviews, and integrates construction planning policies, procedures, and bid processes. Interacts with department and University senior management to ensure that the planning, programming, and presentation of the University's capital renewal needs are coordinated with the institution's broader capital agenda and legislative presentation strategy. Tracks and coordinates project progress and costs; reviews and approves construction pay estimates, change order proposals, and other construction contract documents. Monitors construction progress through on-site inspection and review. Coordinates and presents to stakeholders, NMSU management and administration. Guides consulting engineers and architects in determining construction approaches and methods most appropriate to meeting strategic and project specific objectives.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of all aspects of building design and construction, to include architectural, mechanical, and electrical systems, and their related renewal costs. Knowledge of space allocation practices and principles. Knowledge of construction management, project management, and all codes and regulations pertaining to construction. Knowledge and understanding of computerized facility management systems, applications, and tools. Knowledge of building engineering audit techniques, and ability to interpret results. Knowledge of contract documents and specifications. Knowledge of building design, construction, and maintenance. Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Advanced verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to prepare engineering documents, specifications and cost estimates for projects. Ability to design and plan major construction projects. Ability to supervise and train assigned staff. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
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