Sr Capital Projects Manager

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Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS

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Position Information

Position Title Sr Capital Projects Manager
Requisition Number STFR005221
Division/College Facilities
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Burlington
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 14
Posting Date 01/17/2019

Position will be located in Northeastern University Campus in Burlington, MA.

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President Planning Design & Construction, this position is responsible for the management of capital projects including large and complex multi-million dollar projects. Project types include research and teaching laboratories, student housing, classrooms, offices as well as specialized construction. The position will contribute to the development and organization of project management processes and procedures to support the activities of the Capital Projects Group.

Coordinate and manage multiple technically complex capital project activities with both in-house and outside consultants including preparation and administration of consultant contracts. Responsible for the supervision of resident engineers assigned to oversee construction activity on multiple projects. Manage and coordinate feasibility studies including preparing program information, coordinating work of interdepartmental groups, and working with all levels of the University. Review planning and contract documents prepared by outside consultants to ensure compatibility with University standards and requirements. Prepare financial analyses and preliminary total project cost estimates. Establish, track, and manage budget during course of project. Perform contract administration and manage resident engineers for construction of a variety of capital projects including new construction, alteration, utility installations and roadways. Serve as the University’s representative to external agencies including local officials on assigned projects. Responsibilities include problem-solving requiring analysis and complex decision-making where errors in technique or judgment are difficult to detect and could result in significant cost overruns and/or jeopardy of life safety. Maintain current knowledge of all applicable regulations and codes for design and construction projects. Position requires ability to access most all areas of construction sites including climbing ladders to assess conditions and perform inspections of existing facilities. The position requires the ability to work independently and allocate resources consistent with Division goals. Prepare written and graphic presentations. Maintain proficiency in word processing, spread sheets and various computer database systems used in professional management organizations. Promote and assure continuous improvement; establish and maintain productive relationships with a full range of personnel that reflect a strong commitment to customer service. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Position will be located in Northeastern University Campus in Burlington, MA.

•Professional degree in architecture, engineering, or a related field.
•Professional registration (Arch. or PE) in Massachusetts, or the ability to obtain Massachusetts registration within one year.
•Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience with multi-discipline, multi-million-dollar construction projects including a minimum of three (3) years experience managing project support staff. Or Professional registration (Arch. or PE) in Massachusetts, or the ability to obtain Massachusetts registration within one year. Minimum of twenty (20) years experience in lieu of professional degree.
•Demonstrated ability in establishing and maintaining productive relationships with a full range of campus and external constituents (including local agencies) that reflect a strong customer service commitment.
•Demonstrated ability to identify and implement imaginative solutions to complex problems.
•Demonstrated experience in using scheduling, spreadsheet, word processing and database software systems.
•Thorough knowledge of construction practices, project budget development, scheduling, tracking and control. Ability to access any portion of a construction/facility site.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Masters Degree in Architecture or Engineering
2. Experience in higher education facility planning and design

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