Sr. Project Manager, Office of Design and Construction - Georgetown University Planning & Facilities

Washington D.C
May 31, 2019
Jul 29, 2019
Full Time
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Office of Design and Construction provides leadership, knowledge and technical expertise to sustain and support the built environment, delivering client-focused services and solutions to the Georgetown University community, to protect and maximize resources, advancing Georgetown's core mission.

All Projects are managed by the Office of Design and Construction to support the university's mission, to provide consistency and efficiency in meeting not only the initial project requirements, but also the long-term institutional goals in support of sound planning principles, the university campus and master plans and documentation archiving of the work performed so that campus drawings are maintained current.

The Senior Project Manager manages multiple projects concurrently with budget values in the range of $5K to $50M per project; and concurrently manages small scale designs, problem solving analyses and reports. The Senior Project Manager's duties include but are not limited to:
  • Manages projects which are characterized by large size and dollar value, complexity or unusual features, from design concept stage through construction documents, bidding, and construction administration, to close out and turn over to clients and operations and maintenance (O&M) personnel.
  • Provides direction and coordination of project teams comprised of clients, consultant architects and engineers, construction managers, contractors, O&M personnel, contracting specialists, and fellow project managers.
  • Obtains and assists in the solicitation of project approvals from internal University entities, appropriate government agencies, and community interest groups.
  • Develops and ensures adherence to project budgets, schedules and GU campus plan, quality and code standards.
  • Responsible for the performance of design reviews supporting projects across campus.
  • Conducts or solicits on-site inspections of all aspects of assigned projects to evaluate A/E designers and contractor performance and confirm the satisfactory progression of work.
  • Performs designs of small projects, resolving problems involving the principles or practice of conceptual planning within the context of Master Planning, and the application of CADD proficiency relating to development of facilities planning studies, problem solving, and manipulation of data base information for development of reports as well as oral and written presentations.
  • Performs special project activities requiring application of technical expertise to the development of solutions to unusually difficult problems, as assigned.

The incumbent manages multiple project teams; each consisting of from five to twenty team members.Incumbent must hold consultant and contractor team members accountable for performance of work stipulated by the contract scope of work and schedule.

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Structural, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering; Architecture or Landscape Architecture; or related fields.
  • F ive to ten years of progressively responsible experience managing the design, construction and contract administration of facilities renovations and new construction.
  • Must be computer literate with specific knowledge of CADD and MS Project or other software (e.g., Primavera, etc). MS Office fluency is required.
  • H igh level of interpersonal skills for daily interaction with faculty and staff, clients, GU managers, team members, and public agency officials.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, a variety of matrices, oral presentations and code analyses.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Degree in Construction or Project Management
  • State Registration as an Engineer or Architect

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