Facilities and Construction Manager

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Facilities and Construction Manager

Agency

Texas A&M Agrilife Research

Department

Administrative Services Staff

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Facilities and Construction Manager, under direction, provides management as the main liaison AgriLife.


Responsibilities:


-Serves as the point of contact in reviewing and approving project designs, drawings, and construction documents, preparing project estimates, and developing and overseeing project budgets.


-Tracks work requests, monitors construction progress, and performs constructibility reviews of projects during the design/planning process. Obtains cost estimates by coordinating work requests and purchase requisitions. Approves payment of selected testing services.


-Participates in pre-construction meetings and tours construction sites to monitor progress and adherence to project documents. Reviews bid proposals, tracks and confirms purchase order statuses, and coordinates furniture deliveries and installations.


-Provides oversight of projects to ensure construction complies with agreed upon designs, safety measures, costs, schedules, and construction documents. Assists Project Inspectors and Managers with the interpretation of contracts.


-Conducts walkthrough inspections and reviews and follows-up on punch list items to approved completion. Follows up on problematic maintenance issues in facilities. Conducts project inspections for proper installation.


-Meets with Department Heads and reports outcomes regularly. Participates in regularly scheduled construction meetings and maintains written records of work progress.


-Oversees equipment and furniture moves as they relate to construction property and inventory controls.

-Occasional travel may be required.

-Other duties as required.


Required Education and Experience:


-Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Five years of related experience.

Preferred Education:

-Bachelor's degree in architecture, Enginering or Construction Science


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.

-Knowledge of building systems, fire and life safety codes, building codes, and accessibility standards.

-Strong background knowledge in facilities coordination.
-Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

-Ability to promptly respond to on-site emergency calls.

-Ability to read and understand floor plans.

-Ability to travel as needed.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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