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Sr Dir-Facilities Eng & Con

Company: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Location: Worcester
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Location 1 week ago (2/10/2022 2:34 PM) Requisition Number 2022-39561 # of Openings 1 Posted Date Day Shift Exempt Overview GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the general direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor, the Senior Director of Facilities Engineering and Construction is responsible for overseeing the planning, design, procurement and acceptance of facility improvement and repair construction projects for the medical center infrastructure. Responsibilities MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Director a team of Facility multi-discipline engineers and architects providing planning, design, contracting and construction management for over $30M and 100 active projects per year. Assign workload, monitor performance, and provide employee performance reports. Direct, assist and provide technical supervision to facilities engineering staff
  • Define project scope with clients, develop cost estimates, and track pending projects through a financial approval process. Develop procurement strategies for multi-faceted projects with the client and purchasing department
  • Budget, manage, and provide financial reporting for the Facilities Trust Fund assuring accurate expense reporting and revenue receipt
  • Act as project designer for assigned medical center construction projects as defined by MGL Chapter 7, Section 38A1/2. Ensure that the medical center and off-site location infrastructure systems are in compliance with State Building Codes
  • Support facilities engineering staff with consultation and communications on local codes, Safety Policies, JCAHO, environmental and OSHA requirements
  • Oversee capital improvement projects including project studies, reviews, design, development of construction plans and specifications, cost estimates and schedules
  • Provide coordination with Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Public Safety and local City Building Inspectors. Coordinate with the Massachusetts Department of Capital Asset Management on all building and infrastructure initiatives, contracts and projects. Work closely with the Designer Selection Committee to select and contract with architect-engineer firms providing design services
  • Independently approves construction drawings and city building permits developed by professional architectural engineering firms.
  • Oversight responsibility for all construction management including contracting, contractor selection, inspection, acceptance, change order management and contract close out
  • Perform other duties as required Qualifications REQUIRED -QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
    • Current registration as a Professional Engineer, preferred.
    • 15 years previous related experience in construction project management activities
    • 10 years experience in managing an engineering staff
    • Thorough knowledge of building design process, mechanical/electrical systems, construction methods and materials
    • Working knowledge of building codes and environmental and safety regulations
    • Must possess interpersonal skills to effectively communicate the impact of design alternatives and the ability to negotiate agreement between members of the project team
    • Must have the written and oral communication skills necessary to interact with all levels of Medical Center personnel, outside contractors, and consultants
    • Must have the analytical ability to manage facilities construction projects from conception through implementation consistent with defined objectives and approved budgets but where discretion is provided in determining methods to be used
    • Working knowledge of computers, proficiency in Auto CAD systems and engineering/management software to effectively provide design, construction documents, specifications and schedules. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Share on your newsfeed Loading... UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.
      Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

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