Job Details

University of Nebraska Central Administration System Office
  • Position Number: 2730897
  • Location: Lincoln, NE
  • Position Type: Facilities Management

Project Manager / Construction Manager (2 Positions)

Job Description Summary:
The Project Manager / Construction Manager (PM/ CM) is the University's owner's representative and facilitates the delivery of projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy, and warranty for new and modified University facilities. The PM/ CM will effectively complete projects within the specified project requirements, schedule, budget, and programmatic purpose. Successful projects are achieved through active PM/ CM leadership and stakeholder partnering. Assigned projects will vary in scope and include complexities requiring initiative, communication, risk management thinking, and problem solving as well as knowledge of multifaceted design and construction issues and specialties. Primary competencies required are Leadership, Program Delivery, Project Management, Planning, Resource Management, Effective Communication, Risk Management Thinking, Team Building, Technical and Occupational Knowledge, and Problem Solving. This PM/ CM position will work primarily out of the department's Lincoln office.

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Position Announcement:

Minimum QualificationsBachelors degree. Bachelors or advanced degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, planning, or related field proven with work experience. Two (2) years of experience managing capital projects that were completed according to organizational standards. Proficiency in software programs including spreadsheets, word processing, databases, presentations, workflows, pdfs. Knowledge and basic skills with 2D and 3D design. Work experience must demonstrate strong project leadership, effective verbal and written communication, organizational and decision-making skills.

Preferred Qualifications:Prior work experience as an Owners Representative. Experience with large scale and complex projects. Experience with design-build and construction manager delivery methods. Demonstrated experience with project or campus planning, classroom design, and/or cost estimating. Registration /licensure as an architect or professional engineer. Previous design experience with an architecture/engineering consulting firm. Experience using project management systems. Proficiency in REVIT, Sketchup, 3D design and modeling, and/or GIS. Equivalent combination of education, experience, that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Years of experience managing capital projects will be considered during evaluation and in placement if hired.

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Along with your application, please attach a resume, cover letter and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers for three professional references. If you need assistance with your application, please call 402-472-3701. Applicants should note that projects for FPC are University-wide, but this position will work primarily out of the departments Lincoln office.

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