Project Manager - Education

STV - Newton, MA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $75,000 - $100,000 a year
We are seeking an Project Managers and Senior Project Managers with experience in the management of design, construction and relocation projects in the Higher Education & K-12 industry to join our fast paced and high energy team!

About Us

STV | DPM is part of a national, award-winning firm, providing comprehensive Owner’s Representative services to assist clients throughout the entire project process—from definition of need through design, construction, relocation and closeout. We provide these services on a variety of projects in major real estate markets, including Corporate, Academic, Healthcare, High-Tech & R&D, Industrial, Laboratory & Life Science, Non-Profit and Municipal. We hire candidates with strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated industry experience and a desire to join a dynamic team of PM’s offering real personal and professional growth.

STV is a community of over 1,800 professionals comprised of engineers, architects, project managers and energy consultants in 40 offices throughout North America. This diversity provides our clients with resources and expertise in all facets of projects, and our employees with unrivaled career development opportunities.

Scope & Project Types

The PM/SPM will be part of our Academic team and will be responsible for managing a range of projects in an active academic campus environment. These will include residential and dining halls, science centers, sports facilities, classrooms, administrative spaces and infrastructure projects from the initial planning through design, construction, move-in and close out. This will involve interacting with senior administration, faculty and students and managing operational items including the coordination of site egress, critical utility shutdowns, equipment installations and other safety and quality requirements for working in an occupied academic environment.

Project types include interior renovations and additions as well as new ground-up build-to-suits. Our role may involve oversight of all phases of work from site selection, pre-construction planning, budgeting, scheduling, programming, A/E/C team selection, design and construction management, FF&E procurement and installation, equipment planning and move coordination.

STV|DPM acts as a true extension of our client’s staff to deliver their projects on time, on budget, at the quality expected and with zero downtime to their operations.

Responsibilities (Will vary based on individual project requirements)

Project Administration
Lead project teams and serve as primary client point of contact
Engage client’s in-house teams to address all operational needs
Run regular project meetings and document progress and action items
Develop and manage project budgets and schedules
Ensure collaborative communication between all team members
Establish accountability and drive decision making
Understand and administer STV|DPM contract
Develop RFP’s, create bid lists, conduct interviews, evaluate proposals and make vendor recommendations for a variety of products and services including design, engineering, construction, furniture, IT/AV/Security/Lab equipment, movers, and other providers
Planning & Pre-Construction
Assist in site evaluation, recommendation and selection
Review work-letters and leases and provide comment
Establish project budgets and schedules
Manage the design process through permitting
Design & Construction
Oversee design and construction activities and proactively mitigate challenges
Conduct regular site visits and construction meetings
Manage budget and schedule and document progress and action items
Integrate non-construction vendors and services into the construction timeline and activities. This may include specialty equipment, furniture, signage, security, A/V, IT-Technology
Manage payment requisitions and negotiate change orders
Relocation & Closeout
Conduct regular end-user move meetings and vendor team meetings
Create move phasing and space assignment documents
Supervision of physical move
Post move punch list and closeout
Preparation of project close-out documents including financial reporting and operational documents and manuals

Required Skills

Technical project management skills related to planning, design, construction and/or relocation projects sufficient to ensure success in this position
Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills
Extreme attention to detail
Capability to manage competing demands on multiple client projects simultaneously
Be able to prioritize and handle challenging projects with minimal supervision
Comfortable managing meetings, presenting data and participating and presenting in interviews
Self-motivated, able to work independently and meet deadlines
Comfortable working between STV|DPM’s offices and multiple client sites. Must have personal transportation
Ability to mentor, train and supervise assistant project management staff

Education & Experience:
4-year degree in building construction, engineering, architecture, facilities management or a related field
5+ (PM) and 10+ (SPM) years of project management experience, specifically in the Higher Education / K-12 campus environments and interacting with faculty and staff. This may include projects involving classroom, recreation, theatre, dining, residence and administrative spaces.
MS Windows, Office and Project experience required; AutoCAD, BIM, Revit, eBuilder, MS Project, Primavera experience a plus
LEED, CCM, or PMP certification a plus.
Familiarity with building codes and standards

Job Location: Newton, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

STV is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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