Construction Project Manager - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The position reports directly to the Director of Facilities Planning & Space Management and will manage all construction and renovation projects for the University. Duties include: coordinating and leading project development activities from point of project conception through completion; organizing and controlling project schedules and costs; acting as the University’s point of contact with contractors; providing expertise in the professional field of engineering, architecture or construction management to provide project coordination and development, design review, and contract administration; supporting development of campus design standards; prioritizing ongoing and new projects.


Provide administration of construction projects by reviewing work requests for preliminary scope and priority: review cost opinions, develop cost estimates, create project agreements, project plans and schedules, oversee pre-construction meetings; collecting and recording budget information, attend weekly project status meetings with design, trades, and monthly meetings with accounting staff; relaying project status information to the Director of Facilities Planning & Space Management, and to the Vice President of Administration, Finance & Facilities. Coordinate with Auraria Higher Education Center’s Facilities Management department on remodels to academic spaces.

Assist in all aspects of capital construction projects from program plan, design development, construction documents, code review, construction, inspections, and project closeout. FF&E procurement, commissioning, and move management. Assist in the management of construction project activities by coordinating with AHEC’s in-house design and Construction staff, outside contractors and outside A&E. Monitor project budgets, status and billing review information, visiting and inspecting job sites, punch list development, change order review, and final job inspection with clients and any other affected parties.

Coordinate construction project development with AHEC project management staff or outside A&E resources to maintain campus standards. Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Facilities Planning & Space Management.

This person will apply various codes including campus standards and policies to the design and function of the space as they relate to various solutions for construction, including scheduling, budget and technical support.

Other duties include;
o Working with Metro State staff to determine construction solutions that meet their functional and budget needs and that meet campus standards.
o Determine the scope of work for each project and what type of information will be required in the construction documents for each project.
o Determine what action is to be taken when demolition of an area exposes unexpected problems.
o Assure construction complies with design and quality standards as well as codes.
o Develop priorities for construction projects using both in-house resources and outside contractors.

Required Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree.
•Five years of experience in construction, design, and/or a technical specialization with responsibilities indicated on your resume or cover letter.
•Valid driver’s license is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with design, contract administration, and/or construction management in an occupied higher education setting preferred. Have a well developed analytical and organizational skills, excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, and strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills required. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of a scheduling, project management software system used in construction and/or facilities management as well as a working knowledge of state procurement rules and process. Professional Engineer License, Architecture License or Construction Management (CM) certification preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • VP Admin and Finance
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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