Requisition Number: 03024495 Final Filing Date: 08-19-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: FAC PROJECT MGT SPEC 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $5,683.33 - $11,408.33 monthly Appointment Type: Contract Appointment Description: THIS POSITION IS A TWO-YEAR CONTRACT POSITION WITH POTENTIAL FOR EXTENSION OR CONVERSION TO CAREER DEPENDING ON BUDGET AVAILABILITY. 100% M-F 8am-5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: COLLEGE BIO SCI DEANS OFFICE - 011000 Department Description: Position coordinates with campus Design and Construction Management (DCM), Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), and Facilities Management for approximately 150 faculty laboratories in academic departments and affiliated centers. The College of Biological Sciences houses five academic departments (Evolution and Ecology; Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior; Plant Biology) and three Centers (Center for Neuroscience; Center for Population Biology; Genome Center). Facilities include buildings housing research laboratories and teaching laboratories on the main Davis campus as well as campus resources in South Davis (Center for Neuroscience) and west of highway 113. Facilities also include vivaria, aviaries, greenhouses, and seven campus-wide core research facilities. CBS has more than 407,000 assignable square feet of teaching, research, specialized facility and office space.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Reporting to the Associate Dean of Research and Resources and the Executive Assistant Dean, serves as the lead staff position in the College of Biological Sciences (CBS) for managing, coordinating and overseeing the scoping, design and execution of renovations and new construction projects throughout CBS and for management of all facilities administered by the CBS Dean's office. Works closely with the Associate Dean on development and implementation of strategic plans for facilities and safety management. In coordination with campus Design and Construction Management (DCM) unit, oversees the design and construction of capital projects, including renovations, expansions, new facilities and infrastructure for research and teaching laboratories, offices, and specialized facilities. In coordination with campus Facilities Management (FM) unit, provide facilities oversight involving building maintenance and repair; building improvements and renovations; security systems; chemical and equipment management. Coordinate and communicate between campus DCM, FM and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) personnel and project managers, affected laboratory personnel and departmental staff to ensure a safe and viable workplace exists throughout construction periods and coordinates appropriate measures to ensure the maintenance of laboratory samples, reagents, materials and equipment.
Physical Demands: Lift and move equipment weighing up to 20 pounds; climb ladders up to 10 feet or more in height; occasionally work in confined, hot or cold environments for short periods of time; at times need to wear personal protective equipment
Work Environment: This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. Must have medical clearance to enter certain facilities, including barrier rodent and non-human primate facilities.
CBS facilities are located in numerous locations across campus, therefore employee must provide own vehicle or bicycle transportation to attend to various matters, at times with short notice and in all types of weather. If using a vehicle for such transportation, subject to the DMV pull notice system.
Work occasionally outside the standard Monday-Friday 8am-5pm schedule to attend meetings/events. Primary responder to after-hours emergencies in coordination with department/center emergency contacts.
Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions. Required to wear personal protective equipment in circumstances that require protection from physical hazards (construction sites); infection diseases and animals; working with hazardous or biohazardous materials.
This position may, at times, require the individual to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards include but are not limited to radioactive materials, industrial and laboratory chemicals, solvents, infectious materials, and wastes, biological hazards and other materials labeled hazardous.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, health sciences or facilities project management or similar discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a related field.
Knowledge of at least one project management tool or software, such as Microsoft Project, Visio, Primavera or Excel chart tools.
Interpersonal and written communication skills to maintain effective positive and cooperative relationships with faculty, staff, students, coworkers, public and regulatory agencies, outside contractors, architects, engineers, campus DCM, EH&S and FM staff.
Skills to understand and interpret drawings, blueprints, specifications and campus standards.
Skills to use computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, database programs, and internet browsing.
Analytical and organizational skills to prioritize and manage successful completion of projects within time and budget constraints.
Preferred Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in biology/biomedical research laboratory setting.
Significant experience working with DCM, EH&S and/or FM project managers.
Experience working with general contractors and sub-contractors.
Knowledge of one or more of the following regulations and standards: California Fire Code, California Mechanical Code, California or International Building Code, California or National Electric Code, CalOSHA General Industrial Safety Orders, ASHRAE Handbook.
Knowledge of UC policies and departmental operating procedures.
Knowledge and/or experience with California Public Contract Code and the Stull Act.
Experience working with campus units in a UC setting to deliver large and/or complex construction projects.
Experience performing process analysis and optimization using current best practice workflow analysis tools and methodologies.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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