Associate Project Manager
Reporting to the Manager, Facilities Capital Projects, the Associate Project Manager is responsible for overseeing feasibility studies, programming, design, budgeting and successful execution of small to medium-scale capital projects at Selkirk College while ensuring compliance to all applicable building codes, construction standards, quality benchmarks, and health and safety regulations.
The Associate Project Manager is responsible for the overall project initiation, planning, scheduling, time management, resource allocation, project accounting, cost control, quality control, risk management, contract administration and safety for renovation and new routine capital construction projects across the College. Routine Capital projects include new and existing equipment, processes, utilities, building renovation, and any systems or structures required by the College. This role provides expertise to project stakeholders across the College through the full-cycle management of projects – from planning and design through to delivery and closeout.
Location Castlegar Department College Services Subdepartment Maintenance Employment Group Exempt Recruitment Type Internal / External Appointment Type Regular FTE 100 Hrs / Week 35 Desired Start Date 05/06/2023 Closing Date 02/06/2023 Competition # 13338 Main Duties and Responsibilities
Initiates, plans, executes, monitors, controls and closes Facilities capital projects. Prepares and manages assigned routine capital project budgets including capital project funding requests Liaises with other departments in regard to future business needs and routine capital project planning. Manages and ensures timely and efficient completion of renovation and maintenance projects. Ensures that all record drawings, specifications, services manuals and warranties are maintained and properly stored. Ensures all contracts are following College policies and procedures; Chairs Facility Planning Committee meetings and working groups as necessary; Assists in the selection of design, engineering, construction and other project-related consultants and contractors through the established College procurement processes. Participates in the review of RFPs and other project-related procurement tasks. Reviews drawings, specifications and contract documents for compliance with College and departmental needs. Represents the College while working with governing agencies to ensure all regulations and building codes are followed by the designers and contractors. Ensures compliance with materials testing, hazardous materials abatement and health and safety regulations. Coordinates projects with College departments, functional areas and Facilities for all shutdowns and acceptable times for project work. Oversees engineering and construction work for general conformance to scope and plans, specifications, and standards and assesses the quality of work being performed. Monitors project progress to assure compliance with schedule and budget and reporting and communicating with stakeholders Ensures completeness of all required documentation pertaining to the Facilities capital projects. Submits documentation to authorities having jurisdiction and archives the same documents for retrieval. Works with the Manager, Facilities Capital Projects on an ongoing basis to refine and improve project management processes. Performs other related duties as required. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles. Ability to read and interpret facilities plans, drawings, and specifications. Possess working knowledge of the design and construction industry. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty and vendors. Ability to manage competing priorities and challenging schedules while managing client relationships and expectations; Proven organizational skills with an ability to set priorities and complete multiple tasks within specified timelines. Demonstrated desire to continuously seek and incorporate best practices and technologies to optimize project delivery as well as deliver value to the stakeholders; Ability to consult and collaborate with various stakeholders. Strong knowledge and experience with contract management. Strong organizational and time management skills. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. Proficiency in the operation of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, MS Project), Ability to work independently Ability to travel between College Campuses Education and Experience
Building Engineering or Architectural Technology diploma from a recognized educational institution A minimum of two (2) years of recent experience in a project coordination or project management-related position; Professional certification, such as CAPM, PMP or LEED, or intent to obtain certification within two (2) years. Equivalent combination of experience, education and training will be considered. ** For the Full Job Description, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a regular, full-time position commencing as soon as possible. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Administrative Staff Employment and Benefit Program. Based on qualifications and experience, the compensation is in accordance with the Exempt Compensation Framework which is aligned with Selkirk’s compensation philosophy. As such, the positions will be placed on Grid Level 9 between the minimum and control/mid-point ($77,408 - $103,211).