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Suny Polytechnic Institute Facilities Project Manager - SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York

Location: Albany, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Apr 23 2021 Job Description:

The Facilities Project Manager works with Facilities Engineering and Facilities Operations Groups to gather input and recommendations on system design, equipment selection and means & methods of construction, etc. for renovation and maintenance projects. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Coordinate and prepare facility services, renovation and/or construction specifications and bid documents; draft request for proposals (RFP) and develop scopes of work (SOW); coordinate pre-bid and pre-construction conferences;

Supervise and coordinate the design and permit process and work of contractors, engineers, architects, design professionals, and other personnel as applicable; ensure compliance with published construction plans and specification; review work for compliance with contract documents;

Develop and monitor individual project budgets assuring expenditures are within approved budget; track changes to the contract documents; make recommendation on change orders as necessary;

Develop and maintain records to track the process and progress of each project; monitor construction quality and progress in the field; develop completion punch lists and drive to closure; turn over as-builts, O & M manuals and other project related records to engineering and operations team;

Assure effective communication among consultants, contractors, department heads, tenants and other stakeholders; communicate and coordinate projects with staff and other affected groups, keeping building occupants informed as to the progress of projects and of any developing problems, recommending alternative courses of action to mitigate such problems;

Knowledgeable and proficient in principles and practices of project management and contract administration; current construction methods, costs and cost estimating; applicable local, state and federal laws, codes and standards related to construction; design and construction management including developing bid specifications, reading blueprints and evaluation of design and construction projects; fiscal management including budget preparation, cost and budget analysis, expenditure control and records management;

Skilled in planning and organizing, problem analysis and decision-making, interpersonal sensitivity, adaptability and flexibility and time management skills. Proficient in the operation of various computer programs including word processing, spreadsheets, database programs including project management software, computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and other applications specific to the area of assignment.

Other reasonable duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


Associate's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology from college or University accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization, with five (5) years' experience in facilities management or project management including experience on higher education facilities, medical facilities, and semiconductor facilities.


Post-secondary vocational or occupational training in related field plus ten (10) years of direct construction project management experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the knowledge, skills and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.

Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of project management and contract administration; excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated problem analysis, decision-making and time management skills; proficiency with a variety of computer programs including word processing, spreadsheets, database programs, project management software, computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and other applications specific to the assignment.

Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field, from college or University accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization and five (5) years progressively responsible experience with commercial building construction projects required.

Experience with large, complex educational, medical, production or semiconductor manufacturing facilities.

PMP certification a plus for administering the various responsibilities listed above.

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.

Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding

Additional Information:

Research Foundation for SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

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