Project Manager

at Tennessee Tech University
Location Cookeville
Date Posted May 14, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Full Time
Not Specified


Essential Functions Serve as a University liaison and Owner's Representative between the Board of Trustees, General Contractors, campus personnel and design professionals for capital projects over $100,000.00. Attends project meetings and reviews contractor pay applications for conformity to payment guidelines. Maintains accurate project data in the project information tracking system ( PITS ). Regularly consults with the capital project accountant to review/compare project budgets to expenses. Serve as Project Manager and general contractor for locally funded campus projects under $100,00.00. Responsible for planning and coordinating the preparation of design and construction documents; building code, Life Safety code and ADA code reviews and compliance; estimating; material take off's; ordering; and scheduling and supervising work performed by contractors on TTU renovation projects. Advise campus personnel and provide assistance regarding material specifications, selection, and procurement. Serve as project liaison between TTU departmental personnel and project contractors, engineers and architects. Coordinate, oversee, and assist in planning campus sponsored renovation projects. Develop specifications and/or recommend materials and provide space planning analysis and assistance for construction and renovation projects. Develop project work plans and schedules. Develop and outline for review general construction and renovation plans including electrical, plumbing, HVAC , and space planning layouts. Requisition, procure or otherwise obtain construction supplies, materials, and furnishings that are needed for the project. Coordinate the bidding of projects or materials. Field observe work-in-progress to insure compliance with materials specified, work specified, and building codes. Inspect workmanship for conformity with standards. Review and approve or deny change orders on specifications requested by contractors. Maintain logs of project activities and related information. Maintain records of renovations and new construction both physical and electronic. Coordinate revisions to building drawings with department CAD operator. Review contractor's invoices for payment of work performed, actual material invoices for campus procured material, and approve payment requests. Assist the director as needed with preparation of annual capital budget request formulated for the Board of Trustees.Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering, Architecture or Engineering Technology, Project Management, Construction Management/Administration or closely related field. Four years of project management experience in a variety of commercial, industrial and/or educational construction and renovation projects. General knowledge of building envelope waterproofing, construction, typical and specialty construction and building materials and equipment, commercial finish health and safety requirements, design standards (i.e., mounting heights, clearances), construction standards (i.e., wall sections, load variations), workmanship standards (i.e., construction tolerances, finished carpentry standards, and any specialty construction required). Knowledge of sustainability design and green building. Working knowledge of building, life safety and ADA codes. Knowledge of building materials and ability to write material specifications for projects. Ability to interpret and apply applicable University policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively.Preferred QualificationsWork Hours Typical hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Additional hours if/when needed.