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Project/Construction Mgr - req# 8420

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 4/19/2019
Job Reference #: 8420
Keywords: construction

Job Description

Project/Construction Mgr

Requisition IDreq8420
Working TitleProject/Construction Mgr
Position Grade13
Position Summary

UNM’s Planning, Design & Construction (PDC) is a vibrant, committed group of professionals who support the built environment at the University of New Mexico. We provide seamless delivery of professional support services to internal clients using best practices in capital project planning, development, and construction. UNM employees enjoy a great benefits package, including: 4 weeks of vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, retirement benefits, tuition remission benefits for yourself and additional education benefits to spouses or domestic partners, and dependent children of eligible employees and retirees.

We invite you to join our team as a Project/Construction Manager. Reporting to our Group Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Managing multiple capital projects ranging from $20,000 - $10,000,000 or more.
  • Serving as a liaison between PDC and your projects’ clients.
  • Coordinating with internal stakeholders such as UNM IT and UNM Facilities Management, among others.
  • Guiding your projects through the State approval process.
  • Working with UNM Purchasing to procure design and construction services.
  • Recording project information in our department software and providing detailed reports.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 8 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent customer service, providing clear and appropriate verbal and written communication to clients, consultants (including architects, engineers and contractors), colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Working experience with multiple project delivery systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to read construction documents and provide simple, preliminary estimates.
  • General knowledge of NM Procurement Code.
  • General knowledge of Federal, State and Local Building Codes.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound administrative and procedural decisions and judgments.
Additional Requirements* See Conditions of Employment section.* Official transcripts, high school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCapital Projects Office (250A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,434.31 to $5,151.47 Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date4/8/2019
Application Instructions1.Please complete the online application and submit a cover letter and your current resume: *Your resume should include a complete work history with beginning and ending dates (month/year). *In your cover letter, address how your qualifications and work experience match the position and the preferred qualifications detailed in this job advertisement. 2.Your cover letter and resume should be uploaded as separate PDF files.3.Applicants must provide names and contact information for at least three (3) supervisory references with your application materials.4.Finalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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