Provide expert level project management and construction management for large scale, complex building projects for new construction and major renovations and restoration projects. Reporting to the Director of Construction Project Management, lead and/or monitor the completion of the design and construction process from Design Development (or earlier if needed) through the start-up and commissioning of complex projects.
Specific assignments will include large scale, complex utility projects including project management, new construction projects, major upgrades, and various types of planning studies. The Associate Director will assume primary management responsibility for long term capital planning, design, and phased construction activities associated with electrical or thermal generation and distribution systems projects along with other assigned University projects. Long term campus space planning and associated utility consumption metrics will be used to plan annual infrastructure capital projects that will act as phased implementation within the long term campus utility framework. Fluency in project status and how the project integrates with the Utility Framework plan is essential.
The Associate Director is responsible for leading and managing project teams on various assignments through all phases of project management including primary leadership of major projects in his/her respective assigned zones. Provide leadership and guidance to Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers ensuring commitment to University and Department goals and established policies, procedures and standards.
Posting Position Title: Assoc. Director, Construction Project Management
University Job Title: Associate Director, Utilities and Engineering Project Management
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Expert-level experience in the professional practice of Construction Management, or Engineering in power plants and/or related large scale and/or complex utility and infrastructure work. Advanced knowledge of capital and strategic planning and life cycle cost analysis.
Required Skill/ability 2: Expert level knowledge of engineering design theory, practice and principles. Expert level knowledge of electrical, utility or thermal energy systems design, operation and construction.
Required Skill/ability 3: Advanced knowledge of construction safety best practices. Comprehensive knowledge of Utility codes and regulations. Knowledge of zoning and building codes and regulations. Ability to ensure compliance with relevant federal, state and university regulations, policies and procedures.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to build and lead a strong leadership team capable of implementing department goals and standards effectively. Ability to establish priorities and follow through on projects paying close attention to detail and to complete assignments under time constraints and budget requirements.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, organizational, estimating, analytical, supervisory, and leadership skills. Advanced proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint. CADD and MS Project experience is preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Professional registration.
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or Engineering and 10 years of related experience in the professional practice of construction management or engineering.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.