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Project Manager - Facilities Management

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Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Supervisory/Management
Salary: $69,271 - $94,288
Pay Grade: SM Salary
Division: Finance & Administrative Services
Department: Facilities Management

Schedule Information: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

Hours per Week: 37.5

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense

Work Conditions: Worker is subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.  Worker may be required to walk the length of the campus, climb ladders, walk roofs, catwalks, utility tunnels and other similar areas on an occasional basis.

Duties of Position: Manages Facilities Management construction projects. Responsible for coordinating the project team that will oversee the design process, cost controls, scheduling, quality assurance, safety precautions, equipment procurement, field construction activities, and commissioning.

Develops design drawings and procurement specifications, reviews quotations and issues procurement recommendations, inspects construction sites, coordinates the respective project team’s activities from project inception through successful implementation.

Serves as the primary contact for the College for construction and maintenance/repair projects in Facilities Management.

Manages the activities of architects and engineers and any other consultants as required.

Reviews construction plans and specifications for code compliance and college standards.

Manages and monitors the activities of all contractors throughout the construction phase, including from a scheduling, budget, and quality perspective.

Works with appropriate personnel to provide training upon completion of a project and follows through with proper project closeout procedures.

Properly documents all project activities and the construction progress and maintains project records.

Manages and coordinates the efforts of support personnel to complete in-house construction and maintenance/repair projects. 

Prepares project documents with scope justifications and cost information for the annual budget.

Provides updates and reports throughout the project implementation phase. Prepares follow-up service and applicable information on the Harper College web site.

Integrates the activities of multiple architectural engineering disciplines, outside consultants and government agencies

Establishes, manages and controls project quality, schedule, and budget.

Monitors project progress and vendor/consultant performance.

Provides input on strategic, short-term, and long-term infrastructure planning.

Provides recommendations on capital improvements.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management field, required.

Experience Requirements: A minimum of five years direct experience in construction project management including new construction, renovations, interior build-outs, infrastructure, maintenance and repair projects. Must have understanding of building safety codes, accessibility codes and familiarity with OSHA regulations and other related safety requirements. Overall work experience should exhibit competent technical understanding in the construction field. Proven project management skills with the ability to manage moderate to complex projects and teams to meet quality, budget and schedule constraints. Basic computer knowledge required.

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before May 27, 2022. 

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 4/27/22