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Long Classification Title FACILITY PROJECT MANAGER I
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH Facilities Design/Construction [UTDC01]
Summary of Position

Selected person will work full time on campus to act as Facility Project Manager I. The primary role and responsibility of this position, under the general of the Director of Facilities Project Management of the designated supervisor is to perform the services of a Construction Project Manager. The work includes planning, developing and overseeing building MEP projects, including the design and construction of repairs and renovations/alterations for existing buildings. Primary project responsibilities include, but are not limited to general construction projects with heavy emphasis on MEPs; boiler projects, control projects, elevator projects, utility distribution projects and projects associated with the Central Heating Plant. In addition, the position will oversee general construction projects on campus as required.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0583FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Associate's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 5-7 years
Other minimum qualifications

1. Associate’s degree in construction technology, building science or related field and six years of related experience as manager for building renovation or alteration project, or Bachelor’s and four years of experience, or combination of education and experience equal to eight years.
2. Knowledge of construction materials, means and methods.
3. Familiarity with building and life safety codes.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
5. Ability to wear/use personal protective equipment as needed on construction site.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, architecture, or
related field.
2. Experience in a college/university setting.
3. Demonstrated experience in utility systems, heating hot
water, cooling water systems, steam systems, boilers and
elevators required.
4. Able to climb ladders, work off a lift and wear a safety
harness and other safety gear as required to perform the
5. Ability to read and comprehend Architectural drawings and
6. Specific demonstrable knowledge and experience
emphasizing, and a strong understanding of mechanical,
electrical and plumbing systems, boiler systems, steam/heating
and cooling distribution systems, domestic water systems and
elevator systems.
7. Strong computer skills (Word/Excel/ Access/Outlook/Internet
8. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
9. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet
deadlines and remain organized.
10. Establish and maintain good customer / contractor
11. Demonstrated experience with asbestos and PCBs in
building materials, and abatement thereof.
12. Manage Professional Design Consultants and Contractors.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.00
Grade 18
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

Posting Details

Posting Date 08/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 09/29/2017
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date
DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


Project Management: Schedule, initiate and manage all efforts necessary to complete project. Coordinate project closeout documentation and archive for future use. Manage project warranty for duration of warranty period.


Prepare plans and specifications or direct preparation by others; insure compliance with
applicable building codes and construction standards; select materials and finishes and assemble plans, specifications and general conditions into coordinated bid package.


Project Planning: Meet with customer; determine required scope of work; estimate project cost, including design, construction and all other related expenses.


Financial Management: Manage project budgets, initiate purchase orders, track project expenses against budget, manage project contingency, identify and resolve problems in financial records and contractor payments.
Project Closeout: Ensure proper project closeout protocols are followed and closeout documents are archived for future use.


Project Pre-Planning: Analyze existing facility conditions, identify deficiencies and recommend corrective measures and estimated costs. Perform or direct the performance of MEP studies and assessments; work with Facilities personnel to estimate and prioritize MEP projects.


Support & Train Document Management System Users.


Communications: Keep recipient of services and others advised of project progress. Coordinate project closeout documentation. Perform related duties as assigned.


Contractor Procurement: Work with Purchasing and Contract Services personnel to prepare and issue requests for qualifications and/or proposals, to receive and review qualifications and proposals and to award contracts.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents