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Construction Project Manager II

Apply now Job no: 492656
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Administration – Orangeburg, SC
Categories: Staff

South Carolina State University is seeking a Construction Manager with similar values who can put their expertise to work on various campus building initiatives. This person will work under the direction of the AVP of Facilities and will oversee multiple projects simultaneously. The selected candidate will serve as the worksite representative for dealings with contractors, campus end users, the Office of State Engineer, and inspectors. The construction manager will ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and codes and will provide progress updates to appropriate management channels regularly. With every project, the construction manager will be counted on to keep projects on time and within budget.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and assess existing building conditions within the Agency to assist in the prioritization, budgeting, and scheduling of upcoming capital projects.
  •  Prioritizes and develops a Comprehensive Permanent Improvement Plan (CPIP) and is responsible for quality, schedule, and cost control.
  • Manages project budgets, and approves payments to contractors and designers.
  • Coordinates internal engineering review of schematic designs and construction drawings provided by outside consultants for conformance with operational needs and local, state, and federal codes and professional standards.
  • Represents the University’s interests at construction progress meetings, conferences, and inspections.
  • Reviews, negotiates, and approves change orders during construction as appropriate.
  • Conducts final inspections along with designers, and recommends acceptance for occupancy.
  • Conducts post-occupancy evaluations and resolves issues through warranty considerations.
  • Provides comprehensive guidance to customers in the procurement of professional design services and construction services as expeditiously as possible, in a manner best suited to their needs, and full compliance with the Consolidated Procurement Code.
  • Monitors state projects during construction to ensure the work complies with the building codes by reviewing inspection reports submitted by inspectors for notations of deficiencies and corrective action taken on deficiencies.

Minimum Requirements for Entry into Position:
A bachelor’s degree in construction management, Engineering, or Architecture with related experience. Five or more years of experience in managing new construction and remodeling projects.

Preferred Requirements for Entry into Position:

• Professional certification, such as CCM (certified construction manager), AC (associate constructor), or CPC (certified professional constructor)
• Working knowledge of green building practices
• OSE experience
• Ability to communicate in more than one language


Fed Category: E2                                                                                                                              Pay Band: 08


SC State is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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