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Construction Project Manager - Education

Company name
STV Incorporated.

Providence, RI, United States

Employment Type

Civil Engineering, Construction, Manager, Project Management, Architecture, Engineering

Posted on
Jun 05,2019

Valid Through
Sep 18,2019

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We are seeking an Project Managers and Senior Project Managers

with experience in the management of design, construction and relocation projects in the Higher Education & K-12 industry to join our fast paced and high energy team!

About Us

STV | DPM is part of a national, award-winning firm, providing comprehensive Owner’s Representative services to assist clients throughout the entire project process—from definition of need through design, construction, relocation and closeout. We provide these services on a variety of projects in major real estate markets, including Corporate, Academic, Healthcare, High-Tech & R&D, Industrial, Laboratory & Life Science, Non-Profit and Municipal. We hire candidates with strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated industry experience and a desire to join a dynamic team of PM’s offering real personal and professional growth.

STV is a community of over 1,800 professionals comprised of engineers, architects, project managers and energy consultants in 40 offices throughout North America. This diversity provides our clients with resources and expertise in all facets of projects, and our employees with unrivaled career development opportunities.

Scope & Project Types

The PM/SPM will be part of our Academic team and will be responsible for managing a range of projects in an active academic campus environment. These will include residential and dining halls, science centers, sports facilities, classrooms, administrative spaces and infrastructure projects from the initial planning through design, construction, move-in and close out. This will involve interacting with senior administration, faculty and students and managing operational items including the coordination of site egress, critical utility shutdowns, equipment installations and other safety and quality requirements for working in an occupied academic environment.

Project types include interior renovations and additions as well as new ground-up build-to-suits. Our role may involve oversight of all phases of work from site selection, pre-construction planning, budgeting, scheduling, programming, A/E/C team selection, design and construction management, FF&E procurement and installation, equipment planning and move coordination.

STV|DPM acts as a true extension of our client’s staff to deliver their projects on time, on budget, at the quality expected and with zero downtime to their operations.

Responsibilities (Will vary based on individual project requirements)

Project Administration Lead project teams and serve as primary client point of contact

Engage client’s in-house teams to address all operational needs

Run regular project meetings and document progress and action items

Develop and manage project budgets and schedules

Ensure collaborative communication between all team members

Establish accountability and drive decision making

Understand and administer STV|DPM contract

Develop RFP’s, create bid lists, conduct interviews, evaluate proposals and make vendor recommendations for a variety of products and services including design, engineering, construction, furniture, IT/AV/Security/Lab equipment, movers, and other providers

Planning & Pre-Construction Assist in site evaluation, recommendation and selection

Review work-letters and leases and provide comment

Establish project budgets and schedules

Manage the design process through permitting

Design & Construction Oversee design and construction activities and proactively mitigate challenges

Conduct regular site visits and construction meetings

Manage budget and schedule and document progress and action items

Integrate non-construction vendors and services into the construction timeline and activities. This may include specialty equipment, furniture, signage, security, A/V, IT-Technology

Manage payment requisitions and negotiate change orders

Relocation & Closeout Conduct regular end-user move meetings and vendor team meetings

Create move phasing and space assignment documents

Supervision of physical move

Post move punch list and closeout

Preparation of project close-out documents including financial reporting and operational documents and manuals

Required Skills

Technical project management skills related to planning, design, construction and/or relocation projects sufficient to ensure success in this position

Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills

Extreme attention to detail

Capability to manage competing demands on multiple client projects simultaneously

Be able to prioritize and handle challenging projects with minimal supervision

Comfortable managing meetings, presenting data and participating and presenting in interviews

Self-motivated, able to work independently and meet deadlines

Comfortable working between STV|DPM’s offices and multiple client sites. Must have personal transportation

Ability to mentor, train and supervise assistant project management staff

Education & Experience:

4-year degree in building construction, engineering, architecture, facilities management or a related field

5 (PM) and 10 (SPM) years of project management experience, specifically in the Higher Education / K-12 campus environments and interacting with faculty and staff. This may include projects involving classroom, recreation, theatre, dining, residence and administrative spaces.

MS Windows, Office and Project experience required; AutoCAD, BIM, Revit, eBuilder, MS Project, Primavera experience a plus

LEED, CCM, or PMP certification a plus.

Familiarity with building codes and standards

Job Location: Newton, Massachusetts, United States

Company info

STV Incorporated.
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Company Profile
STV is a leading, award-winning professional firm offering engineering, architectural, planning, environmental and construction management services. We consistently rank among the country's top 25 firms in education, corrections, highways, bridges, rail and mass transit. Throughout the United States and in Canada, STV’s professional, technical and support personnel offer services to a broad and ever-expanding client base. We provide planning, environmental, design, program and construction management, and specialty services for the transportation, design-build, institutional and commercial building, advanced technology, industrial and defense markets. Our Mission At STV, we are committed to: Creating exceptional value for our clients. Performing our services with integrity, vision, innovation, quality and environmental sensitivity. Offering our diverse workforce a challenging, rewarding and stable work environment, encouraging their professional development and continuous improvement. Benefiting our employee shareholders as a proactive and profitable firm with consistently strong financial performance and increased share value. We are a 100 percent employee-owned company. Our personal stake in the business motivates us to satisfy our clients. At STV, performance matters.

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