Project Manager Construction - FDM Facilities Management

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Apr 2024


Campus: Tempe

Proj Mngr Facilities Dvlp/Mgmt

Job Description

The Facilities Management Department (FM), under the umbrella of Facilities Development and Management (FDM), seeks a Project Manager to perform work of considerable difficulty in concurrently managing multiple, moderately-complex projects from inception through project close-out for modifications, alterations, and repairs to existing facilities. Will serve as a team lead and project administrator in a team environment and must be able to react quickly and communicate effectively in a team environment.

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  • Flexible work schedules
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  • Paid time for volunteer and professional development
  • Wellness program for preventative health education and screenings
  • Disability and leave program for income protection
  • Free and confidential Employee Assistance services, helping to manage personal difficulties or life challenges
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Job Family

Project Management

Department Name

FDM FM Construction Team



VP Code


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$74,000 - $78,000 annually commensurate of experience and education. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona.

Essential Duties

  • Serve as the University’s main point of contact and coordinator of internal team members as well as outside consultants and contractors for assigned projects. 
  • Lead and coordinate team members during life of a project. 
  • Effectively lead and support other internal team members during various phases of a project. 
  • Ensure timely, accurate, and comprehensive documentation of the processes followed, information gathered, decisions made, and milestones passed throughout the life of the project. 
  • Attend, document, and participate in meetings. 
  • Document and follow up on meeting decisions and action items. 
  • Manage project documentation in a timely, accurate, and comprehensive manner. 
  • Monitor design and construction progress. 
  • Hold consultants and contractors accountable to deliver services per contract. 
  • Ensure project compliance with contracted documents. 
  • Coordinate with University departments and others regarding the procurement and installation of furniture and contracted equipment, telecommunications equipment, interior signage, moving services. 
  • Regular review of completed tasks.
  • Conduct building observations which requires walking, climbing stairs and ladders, and walking on uneven surfaces. 
  • Utilize computer, telephone and office equipment; work with multiple projects. 
  • Prepare estimates for projects. 
  • Read plans and specifications. 
  • Calculate mathematical calculations and use computer applications. 
  • Oversee construction documents and construction. 
  • Communicate with architects, users, building occupants, trades staff, contractors and administrators regarding progress. 
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions of the job.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field AND three (3) years of professional design or construction administration experience, which includes one (1) year of project management experience; OR Seven (7) years of professional design or construction administration experience, which includes one (1) year of project management experience; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Evidence of a degree in Construction Management, Registered Architect or a Professional Engineer License or equivalent.

Experience in:

  • The design and construction of commercial / technical projects from $10K to $3M. (5 years)
  • Design and construction of renovated higher education, municipal or commercial projects.
  • Leading teams of designers, contractors and subcontractors on design and construction projects.
  • Contracting delivery processes; CMAR, Job Order Contracting, Design/Bid/Build

Demonstrated knowledge of:

  • Project management software; scheduling, budget, communication, (WebTMA, MSOffice)
  • Blue Prints/construction drawings (Bluebeam, Adobe, CAD)
  • Structural, Mechanical, Electrical or Process Piping Systems.

Evidence of effective communication skills

Working Environment

  • Activities may be performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking at job sites. 
  • Regular use of computer workstation: desktop/laptop computer (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer etc.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. 
  • Occasionally participate in fieldwork, which requires accessing paved, rocky or uneven areas and exposure to dirt, dust, extreme temperatures and inclement weather.  
  • Bending, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 50 pounds. 
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions of the job.  
  • Drive University vehicle.

Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.  Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than general operating funds.  As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.

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Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated. 

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.  

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position. 

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.   

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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