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Boston College Senior Construction Project Manager in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

The Senior Construction Project Manager reports to the Associate Vice President for Capital Projects Management and is responsible for the management of multiple capital projects through all phases, from initiation through close-out. The Senior Construction Project Manager will be responsible for many different types of construction projects, both interior and exterior, new construction or renovations with budgets ranging from $100,000 to $200M.

The Senior Construction Project Manager will oversee and coordinate planning and scope development, specification and drawing preparation, equipment and materials planning and procurement, as well as contract preparation and administration. He/She will be directly responsible for estimating, budget & schedule development and management, bidding and negotiating, move and occupancy management, as well as ensuring overall quality and project control. The Senior Construction Project Manager will be required to coordinate directly with internal Boston College stakeholders (including Facilities Services trade shops and operations staff), external consultants, and all authorities having jurisdiction, as well as responsibility for project reporting.

15 to 20 years of recent experience in capital construction project management of new construction and large-scale building renovation, including utility or physical plant upgrades, and facade or envelope improvements is required, with experience managing multiple capital construction projects in various phases. Experience with project budgets from $100,000 to $100M, and experience within higher education is strongly preferred.

Minimum education required is a Bachelor's degree in a construction-related or project management program. Professional Registration (PE or AIA) or Project Management Certification (PMP) is a plus. Previous experience as an Owner's Project Manager at an academic or institutional organization is highly desirable. A valid driver's license is mandatory.

The ability to organize and manage teams, including internal design and operations staff, external contractors, architects, and other design/technical consultants, as well as an understanding of construction techniques and materials, and capital construction project delivery methods is critical. Experience in construction project estimating, budgeting, schedule management, and cash flow management is essential. Familiarity with OSHA and safety regulations as related to building construction is required. Familiarity with building mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire alarm/protection systems, roofing and facade systems, campus utility systems, hazardous materials testing and abatement, as well as state and local permitting and approvals processes as related to construction is required.

The successful candidate will handle multiple projects, with aggressive project schedules, solve issues of a technical nature, and effectively react to change or unforeseen conditions in a manner that minimizes the impact on schedule and budget.

Salary range is $115,900 - $144,900 and is dependent on candidate's qualifications

Requirements

Required:

*A valid driver's license is mandatory.

*Minimum education required is a Bachelor's degree in a construction-related or project management program.

*Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

*Experience managing multiple capital construction projects in various phases, with project budgets of $100,000 to $100M. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously of a scale greater than $50M.

Preferred:

*15 to 20 years of recent experience in capital construction project management of new construction and large-scale building renovation, including utility or physical plant upgrades, and facade or envelope improvements is preferred

*Strong architectural, engineering or construction technical background is preferred.

*Experience within higher education is strongly preferred.

*Professional Registration (PE or AIA) or Project Management Certification (PMP) is a plus.

*Previous experience as an Owner's Project Manager at an academic or institutional organization is highly desirable.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination .

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