University of Utah Job Description
Oversees and manages the activities of design and engineering professionals and contractors in the planning, programming, design and construction of projects for the University of Utah. Frequently consults with customers regarding project status and changes and assists in preparing recommendations and requests. Ensures that projects are progressing on schedule and within budget. Responsible for building projects from inception to completion, ensuring that projects are built to University and State standards, local and national building codes, and departmental requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, a related field, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); AND 10 or more years of related experience; Familiarity with State and national building codes and experience working on capital development project, and; Demonstrated human relation and effective written and verbal communication skills are required.
Current license with the State of Utah as an Architect or Engineer is preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position has the authority to make decisions that affect the scope of the project in all phases of planning, design, and construction within budget and funding constraints. This position represents the University in the programming and development of construction documents and makes decisions in the construction process that best represent the University’s interests.
Projects may occur anywhere the University has facilities, including locations outside of the main campus. Customers often include faculty, staff, department chairs, directors, deans, Vice Presidents, and other Administrators within the University of Utah. Incumbents must be able to demonstrate familiarity with programming, site planning, architectural design, interior design, and space planning, and have knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Often: Office environment.
Seldom: Outdoor environment, hazards (includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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