Stony Brook University Project Manager in Stony Brook, New York

Project Manager


Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):

Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related field. In lieu of the degree, four years of full time directly related experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four years may be considered. Five years of full time project coordination (track personnel, estimating and budget projection) experience inclusive of three years of direct supervisory experience in minor rehabilitation and new construction. Experience reading and implementing design documents. Experience in construction management, supervision, budgeting, and project development. Knowledge of New York State Fire Prevention and Building Codes. OSHA 10 Certification.Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver’s License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. **(\

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Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with minor rehabilitation and new construction in a University or similar setting.

Brief Description of Duties: The Project Manager will provide professional direction and oversight for all new construction and renovation activity as it relates to Campus Residences projects. This includes responsibility for all duties necessary for project planning such as identifying required labor and labor hours, calculating cost estimates based on trade rates/hours, working with trades unions in workforce designations, and ultimately managing and supervising assigned trades and contract labor and services for minor rehab and new construction services. Facilitating the coordination of new construction and/or renovation with Campus Residences. The project Manager will represent the University in development, planning, and construction activity performed in-house utilizing SFE employees, contract labor and consultants. The selected candidate must be able to work independently and multi task. They need to have a well established record of achievement in providing construction and services to ensure cost effective project completion and continued high quality services.

The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage multiple concurrent local construction projects which would include: Supervising Union Trade personnel, this includes overseeing all trades in all facets of project progression, contract labor and outside vendors for work on rehabilitation, renovations, alterations, and new construction projects. Develop estimates and tracks time and materials to ensure projects are accomplished within time constraints and performance goals. Provides technical assistance to campus design engineers and architectural/engineering consultants for hands-on project management in construction. Orders all construction materials and equipment necessary for all projects through the Procurement department on a project by project basis.

  • Develops and coordinates construction project schedules, cost analysis, and project accounting in order to maintain project time tables for completion. Construct projects by means of specification, plans, scope of work, and cost estimates. This shall be conducted independently with little or no supervision. The incumbent shall inspect all construction plans and work from start to completion to verify conformance with New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and Life Safety Codes. Responsible for coordinating start-up of all building equipment specific to the project, including manuals and warrantees.

  • Recommend new policies, procedures, and departmental goals. Coordinate and schedule project milestones, such as utility shutdowns, manpower status, material job loading, and informing the campus community. Meets with Architects and Engineers to coordinate and ensure the work is completed according to the University's Policies and Procedures. Acts as coordinator when required.

  • Maintains all project documentation for adjustments to time, labor, extensions, and project scope change orders. Responsible to maintain records of construction documents, as-built drawings, project schedules using software and budget estimates. Approves personnel time off request, time sheet approvals, performance programs, and evaluations for construction trades.

  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes:

This is a full time appointment.FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.


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  • Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.**

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: Associate Facilities Program Coordinator

Department/Hiring Area: Campus Planning Design and Construction

Stony Brook University

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Day Shift

Posting Start Date: Jun 22, 2018

Posting End Date: Jul 22, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Salary Grade: SL4

Req ID: 1801005