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Project Construction Assistant |
Regular Full time|
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Assistant Director of Facility Operations and Planning|
Operations and Facilities|
Under supervision of the Assistant Director
of Facility Services, the Project Construction Assistant serves as the main
administrative support role, working directly with the project design and
construction management team.
project design and construction management team with the development of
proposed projects including field verification, documentation, measurements of
existing conditions. Develop and prepare owner specifications for assigned
projects, assemble into RFP packages and solicit to vendors, consultants and
contractors. Secures cost information from vendors, consultants,
and contractors to assist project management team in developing project
as point of contact during the project RFP process, coordination of pre-bid
meetings, addenda, documentation of meeting minutes, and providing site access,
etc. Track all project requirements for compliance with University procurement
(ex. prime contractors, subcontractors, insurances, MWBE reporting, grants,
in the administration of contracts, performs and maintains project records,
notes, prepares letters, tables, reports, forms, memoranda and other materials.
monitor and report to the project management team updates for ongoing projects.
and updates all assigned projects in the University computerized maintenance
Complete project closeout documentation
with vendors, consultants and contractors including as built drawings, O&M
manuals, specification sheets, contracts, invoicing, etc.
duties as assigned by Supervisor
% of Time
40% Deferred Maintenance Projects
30% Operations Projects
25% Capital Projects
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Well versed with reading construction
blueprints and other corresponding documents.
Able to review drawings and specifications to become completely familiar
with the project, and to identify long lead times and critical path items.
Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office,
CAD experience preferred
Excellent organizational skills with attention
Be results oriented, have a proactive approach
and deadline sensitive driven.
Ability to display sound judgment to ensure
timely processing and completion of assigned tasks.
Office management skills with the ability to
work independently and accept responsibility.
Strong verbal and written communication skills,
problem solving and interpersonal strengths.
8. Normal work week is forty hours
(40), but the ability to work extended hours to respond to emergencies and
meet deadlines is required
The functions of the position usually
performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of
stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other
movements may be required. Tasks
involving working on a computer keyboard, typewriter, calculator, cutting,
labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand movement. All individuals are required to be able to
perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or
An Associate’s Degree in construction
management or related field is required.
A minimum of (3) three years of experience
performing construction management and associated similar tasks.
Understanding of construction methods.
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