Assistant Director for Project Management - Mechanical Engineering (Job ID #153385)

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Provides project management and contract administration services for capital projects, including new construction, renovation, infrastructure and site-work; serves as the Owner's Representative and provides professional support for all phases of a project, including feasibility, design,construction document preparation, bidding, construction and post construction; interacts with a diverse group of clients, design teams, contractors and external regulatory agencies.

Writes and administer contracts with outside architect/engineer (A/E) consultants and contractors.

Exercises discretion and independent judgement to lead all aspects of project management,
including A/E team-building, scope-of-work and contract development, contract execution and
dispute resolution.

Applies professional judgement to review, critique and approve plans, specifications and bidding
documents for contract work developed by architects and engineers.

Assists in the evaluation of requirements for new space and for reconfiguration of existing facilities;
develops the preparation of programs, scopes of work and project budgets.

Coordinates the development of programs, drawings and specifications; administers contracts for professional service consultants.

Develops and manages project schedules and analyzes critical paths; aligns project requirements with design documents developed by multi-disciplinary design teams; manages project budgets and ensures thorough communication with all project stakeholders.

Reviews design and construction documents for compliance with applicable local, state, federal and/or industry codes and with Campus Building Standards.

Coordinates activities with external groups, including the Illinois Capital Development Board, U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Illinois Department of Public Health, Illinois Medical District, City of Chicago and other federal, state and municipal agencies.

Leads collaborative cross-functional teams in collaborating with other campus stakeholders to address issues such as Campus Building Standards and project design reviews.

Performs other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

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