Project Engineer / Inspector (Associate Project Manager)

Employer
CBRE
Location
College Park, MD
Posted
Dec 01, 2021
Closes
Dec 04, 2021
Ref
238059307
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
CBRE is looking for a Project Engineer/Inspector ( Associate Project Manager) to help our large Higher Education client in College Park, MD.This is not a remote opportunity. The candidate will need to be onsite in College Park, MD regularly.JOB SUMMARY The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.Characteristics of responsible projects:Complexity: LowRisk: LowDuration: Short term (days to weeks)Value: Typically < $200,000 USDESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and terfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists; Conducts simple request for proposals; completes bid analysis with management support. Recommends resources to clients.Leads project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team) providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements. Ensures project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure Client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk with management support.Implements standard risk management routines with management support, to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.Will support the Project Manager with oversite of the management and administration of project through all project phases from design, pre-construction to construction and close-out. The Chemistry Building has a budget of $93M for construction phase. The Project Engineer will assist in assuring all necessary jurisdictional approvals are obtained and that all applicable codes and standards are met.Will support the Project Manager with project support staff for final decisions on overall project cost controls, schedule management and quality inspection assurance efforts. Responsible for anticipating and resolving potential problems that may jeopardize project success. Assures that projects adhere to approved scope, are completed within budget, on schedule and at the prescribed level of quality. Assures compliance with sustainability and construction technology. Will support Project Manager in developing relationships with key project stakeholders; other technical and administrative units, jurisdictional approval agencies, and influential university community members to support project management activities and facilitate timely resolution of project challenges.Will support the Project Manager in the preparation of the documents required by Procurement for soliciting design, construction and capital equipment services. Maintains project records and produces various reports. Maintains critical project information in an automated project management system (E-builder) on a continuous basis.Other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team). Responsible for tracking performance and motivating team members. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Minimum Qualifications (includes min. Education, Experience, Knowledge/Skills & Abilities)EducationA Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent is required.An Additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. ExperienceMinimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible related experience, which includes managing multiple renovation projects, small to mid-size, new construction projects ($1M-$10M), and managing A/E (design) consultant services and construction administration. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)Must possess thorough knowledge of construction management practices with ability to work within a project team environment with minimum supervision.Ability to coordinate work with customer departments, campus administration, designers, other project managers, government agencies, and other service and support agencies.Ability to manage project finances, make and review estimates, negotiate contract change orders with A/E firms and contractors, and to develop and manage value-engineering efforts. Ability to review construction drawings and specifications for constructability. Knowledge of national, state and local codes and regulations applicable to the design and construction of facilities.Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the use of a computer for email, reports, automated project management systems and MS Office Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP MUNICATION SKILLS Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.REASONING ABILITY Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Working knowledge in MS Project is helpful. Knowledge of leases, contracts, and construction practices preferred.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor. CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. PDN-94946a45-6fc7-4b5b-8f1d-07c585f6a646

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