Job Requisition Number: 22947. 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.
We are seeking a Mechanical Project Manager to be able to evaluate mechanical and electrical systems for energy efficient operation, offer solutions to improve efficiency, oversee implementation and commissioning to deliver a fully operational system. The successful candidate will act as the primary liaison among user groups, designers and contractors during all project phases from planning, programming, design, cost estimating and construction through start up and close out.
Ã¯ Evaluate mechanical and electrical systems for energy efficient operation, offer solutions to improve efficiency, oversee implementation and commissioning to deliver a fully operational system. Ã¯ Manages the project program. Meets with clients to help define both project scope and program. Reviews existing systems, makes or recommends modifications for new air side applications (ventilation systems) to meet the UniversityÃs requirements. Ã¯ Formally establishes campus project. Works with other units, departments, and the Office of the President (i.e., SMCP, Budget Office and other Capital Project Units) to facilitate this effort and ensure funding transferred. Ã¯ Hires architectural, engineering and consultant firms to develop project requirement definitions, design criteria, and preparing layouts and detail drawings. Provides leadership expertise, direction and management of the engineers, architects and other consultants. Ã¯ Prepares and approves cost estimates, functional studies and establishes project schedule and budget and reviews with clients. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans, budgets and schedules. Ã¯ Develops criteria and performance specifications required to meet unique operating requirements and building and safety codes. Ensures plans and specifications conform to all codes and regulations. Ã¯ Determine delivery method and bids or negotiates construction contracts. Ã¯ Reviews, manages and oversees construction activities, including contractorÃs schedule, RFIs, Submittals, Change Order Requests, and Punch List. Specializes and focuses in monitoring construction milestones. Ã¯ Acts as liaison among project participants and resolves problems or conflicts, including recommending range of solutions to disputed issues or contractor claims. Ã¯ Ensures project is properly closed out and Operations & Maintenance Manuals and record drawings are turned over to Physical Plant Campus Services. Ã¯ May oversee, manage, and/or direct other Project Managers and Analysts. Ã¯ Create project in Prism and/or Unifier. Updating and reporting of project status as required by UCOP, regulatory agencies, Campus, and Capital ProjectsÃ Management, including budget and schedule. May include monthly written analysis of project. Ã¯ Performs organizational, campus and administrative activities not directly relating to projects. Serves on campus committees representing Capital Projects.Ã¯ Advanced technical knowledge on the mechanical air side design and development. Ã¯ Advanced knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including advanced understanding of industry practices, or deep expertise in a highly specialized and critical discipline. Ã¯ Advanced project management skills to effectively manage highly complex projects, or highly specialized and critical project component. Ã¯ Advanced knowledge of the campus, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations, policies and short and long range strategic building plans. Ã¯ Advanced analytical, organizational and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills. Ã¯ Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including highly effective negotiation skills and highly developed political acumen.
Education/Training: Ã¯ Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or 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.