Job Requisition Number: 23817. Construction and Design manages the design, construction, retrofitting, and restoration of campus buildings and their surroundings. Many skilled professionals work in C&D as architects, landscape architects, planners, engineers, inspectors, construction specialists, contract administrators, accountants, and administrative personnel, all of whom work to serve the campus community.
Meets with clients to help define project scope and program; manages the project program. Formally establishes campus project, including working with other units, departments and the Office of the President (i.e., , PEP, Budget Office and Capital Project Units) to facilitate this effort and ensure funding is transferred. Hires architectural/engineering firms to develop project requirement definitions, design criteria, and preparing layouts and detail drawings and manages the services of the architects and engineers. Reviews cost estimates, establishes project schedule and budget and reviews with clients. Ensures plans and specifications conform to the program. Bids or negotiates construction contracts, reviews and manages construction activities, including contractor’s schedule, RFIs, Submittals, Change Order Requests, and Punch List, and acts as liaison among project participants, resolving problems or conflicts. Ensures project is properly closed out and Operations & Maintenance Manuals and record drawings are turned over to the C & D Close-Out Manager. Create project in Unifier, including systematic reporting and updating of project status as required by Capital Projects Management, including budget and schedule. Performs organizational, campus and administrative activities not directly relating to projects, including serving on campus committees representing department or unit.•Thorough working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices. •Thorough project management skills, including skill to manage complex projects. •Thorough knowledge of the campus, including its infrastructure and short and long range strategic building plans. •Thorough skills in problem recognition/avoidance/resolution. •Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control. •Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including high level political acumen. Education/Training: •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.