Project Manager I
Information Technology and Infrastructure
Reporting to the Director of Facilities Operations, NYIT seeks a Project Manager I for the Old Westbury campus. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing select projects from inception to planning and design through construction, installation, and operation. - Individually or in cooperation with other Facilities Operations personnel the Project Manager will: develop formal plans and project documents, including an RFP, in preparation for bidding for an external engineering consultant or similar professional. Conduct due diligence to select a professional consultant and make a formal recommendation to the University and is responsible for preliminary and final design, including cost estimation and project budget, project timeline, milestones, and deliverables either directly or through external professional consultants, and for the preparation of construction documents, including construction or installation bid packages and construction or installation RFP, either directly or through external professional consultants.
Specifically the project manager conducts due diligence to select a contractor and make a formal recommendation to the University and will be responsible for managing the bidding and award process in coordination with the Director, PMO Office, and Purchasing. He/she will obtain or manage vendors to obtain all necessary permits for all construction projects prior to project start. At the completion of the project obtain or manage vendors to obtain all necessary sign-offs and certificates, including the final certificate of occupancy. Selected candidate will oversee and manage the contractor and professional consultants through the construction or installation process to assure successful completion of the project in time and on budget, is responsible for coordination and management of select projects, reporting all variances, risks and potential mitigation strategies to the Director, ensuring that all critical dates and durations associated with the project are identified and met and manage multiple external vendors and consultants, including engineers, construction managers, contractors and sub-contractors, expediters, and other specialized consultants. The Project Manager will work closely with internal and external project team members, overseeing the coordination of activities and communication between the project stake holders, internal professional staff, external consultants, and contractors, monitor the cost control system established for the project ensuring accuracy and to track contract execution, vendor payments, change orders; and monitor quality control, provide periodic and ad-hoc status updates on select projects to the Director of Facilities Operations including schedule, cost, and significant issues and effectively communicate with a diverse group of clients and constituents with varying needs and expectations to develop project requirements, designs, plans, project documents, and provide the same constituency project updates. He/she will ensures all federal, state, and local codes and standards are enforced for all new projects, ensures full compliance for all new projects with College policies, procedures, and standards, reviews invoices from professional consultants and contractors and recommend approval for payment, manage re-engineering and implementation of the work order system, as well as departmental management and reporting on an ongoing basis. The Project Manager monitors and facilitates resolution of contract disputes and claims, monitors contract close-out and maintains documentation files, provides support to the Director in development of the annual capital renovation budget, including prioritization of the individual projects, provides on-call coverage outside of business hours on a routine rotation basis and for special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
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