Provide professional project management and construction management leadership on multiple large, complex higher education academic, and research capital projects (new and renovations) at UT Arlington. Direct design professionals and contractors to administer contracts necessary to meet project goals. Manage the planning, design and execution of major higher education capital projects by providing project leadership, communication, coordination and conflict resolution to ensure project goals are met. Project portfolio: Typically, 1-3 active projects with an average total value of $50M or more.
Support institution in pre-project planning activities, including Capital Improvement Plan preparation and Board of Regent and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board submittals and approval processes. Ensure design and construction documents comply with project requirements: Facilitate timely review of contract documents by OCP and Campus engineers and consultants at Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Document phases of the work. Facilitate timely reviews of accessibility, building and fire code compliance, Storm Water Pollution Protection Plan, Historically Under-Utilized Business plan, and SECO to avoid delays to the project. Review and approve design and construction contracts, changes, technical service contracts, Guaranteed Maximum Price submittals, bid documents, pay applications, etc. Facilitate UT System approvals as required. During construction, direct and/or provide support to institution staff in management of construction activities and processes, to track progress, verify compliance with contract documents including construction plans and specifications; to mitigate risks; and to assure compliance with Board of Regents Rules & Regulation and applicable State and Federal statutes and regulations. Serves as primary project liaison with campus staff, facility user groups, operations and administration during design and contract administration to ensure timely input, manage expectations, resolve conflicts and facilitate decisions. Assist with in-house renovation projects as other duties allow. Stay current in Codes and Regulations applicable to design and construction, including International Building Codes, NFPA 1 & 101, TDLR, OSHA, ADA, ASHRAE 90.1, SWPPP, and any special requirements of the building type (e.g., research labs, special campus project types, etc.) or the local jurisdictions. Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering or construction management or related field and ten (10) years of progressive construction project management experience, with a minimum of five (5) years in University setting or the equivalent experience.
Experience in UT System Capital Project construction management. Knowledge of University of Texas, Board of Regents, Capital Projects, preferred.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 10945
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.