PRIMARY PURPOSE: Provide engineering and project management services to the College community construction, renovation and deferred maintenance projects.
Rhode Island College
Administration & Finance
Unit (College Department)
Capital Projects Administration
End Date of Temporary, Limited or Restricted Position:
Duties and Responsibilities:
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Job Functions
-Coordinate and work closely and cooperatively with maintenance/trades personnel to ensure consistency between new construction and major rehabilitation project designs for maintenance and repair requirements.
-Assist in providing engineering services in support of the college (these services may include computer-aided design).
-Assist in maintaining a complete plan and specification record of the as-built condition of buildings, grounds, utilities, roads, etc.; assist in maintaining those records by utilizing the computerized data base, where available.
-Prepare, review and recommend modifications to plans and specifications for construction, renovation and deferred maintenance projects for compliance.
-Provide detailed inspection of construction, renovation and deferred maintenance projects.
-Provide liaison between customers, contractors and trades for project management. This includes support of regulatory agencies and building inspector.
-Monitor progress of construction, renovation and deferred maintenance projects, coordinate needs with design and construction agents, and issue reports.
-Prepare construction estimates for preliminary engineering and budget studies.
-Administer design and construction of construction, renovation, and deferred maintenance projects.
-Provide liaison with outside agencies (federal, state and local) regarding progress, completion and project close-out.
Occasional Job Functions
-Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Capital Projects.
Duties and Responsibilities - continued:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
-Working knowledge of building code requirements and standard construction specifications.
-Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
-Ability to organize, coordinate and supervise support staff.
-Ability to travel throughout the college community.
-Must be able to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules and regulations and communicate the interpretation to subordinates and others.
-Must be able to prepare and present detailed studies and reports to include recommendations concerning the substance of the studies and reports.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
- Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:
Education: Bachelor's of Science Degree in civil or mechanical engineering.
Experience: A minimum of five years of cumulative experience in construction management and administration, which includes construction estimating and construction field engineering experience.
- Professional Engineer license.
-Must be registered in the State of Rhode Island or have a transferable license from another state.
PREFERRED: Experience using computer-aided design and computer project scheduling systems preferred.
Civil Service List?
If there is a list, only laterals (employees with the same title) or individuals certified by OPA may be appointed to this position.
Priority given to applicants who apply by:
Includes grace period, if applicable
Open Until Filled
Required Applicant Documents:
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All required documents must be attached to your on-line application and match the appropriate document field (i.e. cover letter, resume, cv, transcript, etc.) Documents must be in Word or PDF files. Applicants that have multiple documents to attach to a single document field (such as transcripts or teaching evaluations, etc) must combine the separate documents into one larger document before attaching to the single document field. Documents that are mailed, emailed or faxed separately WILL NOT be accepted, acknowledged or shared with search committees unless otherwise instructed in the posting. Applicants using a dossier service such as Interfolio, please contact the dossier service for specific instructions prior to completing your application. On-line applications that do not meet the document requirements upon the posting closing date WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED even if your application has been confirmed.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS/INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:
-Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide an official transcript of highest degree earned.
-An optional button has been provided in case candidates wish to upload additional information.
-During the application process candidates will be prompted to provide names and contact information for three current references.
General Information to Applicants (Classified Postings):
This position is subject to both inside and outside work and extreme cold and hot temperatures can be encountered in this position. The potential exists where noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils and wearing a respirator might also be encountered.