Advertised Summary Job Description: Harlem, incorporating input provided through over a hundred meetings with community members, students, faculty and civic groups. This new proposed campus, once approved, would resolve the University's need for additional space while providing active ground floor retail opportunities, open space, and enhanced access to the waterfront.
The proposed area of development comprises approximately 6.8 million sf of new development over 17 acres and extends roughly from the south side of West 125th Street to 133rd Street and from Broadway to Twelfth Avenue. Also included are properties on the east side of Broadway from West 131st Street to 134th Street between Broadway and Old Broadway.
Columbia is building its Manhattanville team and seeking an experienced Project Manager of MEP/Utilities to assist the construction process on one or more projects in Manhattanville. For more information on the status of Manhattanville, see http://neighbors.columbia.edu/pages/manplanning/. For information on Columbia University, see www.columbia.edu.
The Project Manager for MEP/Utilities will report to the Senior Project Manager and interface with project managers on an as-needed basis. Reporting to the Project Manager will be such internal and external staff as are necessary to carry out the scope of the position. The Project Manager will coordinate the activities of and communication between the Construction Managers, suppliers, trade contractors, architect, engineers, and other design consultants that are associated with the project. Coordinate and drive the progress, preparation and review of design documentation in conjunction with internal design management, operations, and other staff.
The Project Manager for MEP/Utilities will monitor and insure that schedules are accurate and met; performance is within approved budgets; all changes of scope are reflected in revised budgets; and quality control standards are established and met. Work closely with the local authorities to process approval of controlled inspections, permit amendments and other requirements necessary to secure the Certificate of Occupancy.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 - 7 years experience in the construction of large and complex institutional and/or commercial projects with an owner/ developer, construction manager, general contractor, subcontractor, engineer or similar firm.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Experience in the total build-out process, to include core, shell and fit out. Experience in contract negotiations, owner/architect agreements and all other related documentation; a strong understanding of construction law and the construction process in local practice. Successful track record in meeting budgets, schedules and high quality standards. Innovative approach to the building process and the resolution of field problems. Resourceful, creative and strong problem solver with solid leadership and teambuilding skills. Strong administrative and cost control skills, able to communicate both verbally and written at all levels. Must have excellent organizational and time management skills and have proven ability to work in a client-service environment. Has the ability to oversee multiple projects in various stages of development/construction. High level of integrity and work ethic.
Preferred Qualifications: Advance degree preferred. LEED and BIM experience preferred. A college degree with a major in Engineering or Construction Management, is preferred. Strong experience is preferred in the design and construction of academic buildings, and infrastructure projects (streets, utilities, transit, etc.).
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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