Supervisor Construction Contracts- Surfaces and Structures

University of Maryland
College Park, MD
Jan 06, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Full Time
Position Number: 101928FunctionalCategory Status: 33-Exempt RegularApplicant Search Category: StaffUniversity Authorized FTE: 1.00Unit: VPA-FM-O&M-Contract ConstructionCampus/College Information:Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, DC, and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.Background ChecksOffers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position.Vaccine ProtocolThe University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.Position Summary/Purpose of Position:Under direction of the Program Manager, responsibilities include exempt support, field oversight, quality assurance inspection, and general direction to contractors and internal resources working on the care, repair, restoration, or installation of the university's paving, masonry, & metals program including, sheet, decorative and structural metals, fencing, bituminous pavement, concrete, building foundations, and related systems. Using knowledge of design, construction, maintenance, and preservation of such systems, position will provide direction, oversight, and inspection of contract and internally-executed work in areas of responsibility. Incumbent will help establish work priorities for both contractual and in-house labor and provide broad system inspections to identify points of compromise and to assist Program Managers in identifying priorities and establishing funding requests. Incumbent will observe and report on field activities of contractors working within areas of responsibility and will ensure safe, appropriate on-site practices as well as subscription to applicable codes, regulations and standards. Incumbent will provide technical support to architects, engineers, clients, coworkers, and other affiliated agencies associated with new construction, rehabilitation, renovation and repair projects.Minimum Qualifications:EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree or High School/GED with an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.EXPERIENCE: Eight (8) years of construction or maintenance supervision/coordination and quality control. Three (3) years in a lead or progressively responsible capacity in the facility, maintenance, repair, and/or restoration trades. Experience with historical properties is a plus.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:MUST BE ABLE TO:Provide superior customer service and client liaison services; organize and direct the work of employees and contractors working simultaneously on single or multiple projects; work within a team structure to implement full facility repair, restoration, and improvement services; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; efficiently navigate automated information management systems and administer to their requirements; use PC/Web-based applications to generate estimates, scopes of work, schedules, project files, and reports; professionally and harmoniously interact with clients, vendors, contractors and coworkers.MUST POSSESS:Comprehensive knowledge of craftsmanship standards, techniques, materials, and processes associated with areas and systems of responsibility; ability to inspect work for completion and subscription to standards, regulations and specifications; ability to manage pre-bid, pre-construction, and progress meetings; working knowledge of Federal, State, local and University laws, regulations, codes, and procedures relating to applicable trades/processes; general knowledge of university or higher education setting, systems, and procedures.Preferences:Preferences: Advanced coursework and/or degree relating to management, construction, restoration, architecture and/or contract managementProfessional certifications in pavement and asphalt preservation, below-grade waterproofing, ADA compliance as it relates to this program, or other related disciplinesCredentialed accomplishments in safe-work (OSHA 10-hour or better), and/or supervision/management principles.Additional Certifications:Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C (or equivalent) driver's license with fewer than six (6) points.Additional Information:For full and best consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references by 01/04/2022.The hiring salary range begins at $63,160.Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Maryland in its mission of achieving excellence as the State's primary center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate students of exceptional ability and promise. We are responsible for the physical campus - its academic, research and administrative spaces, the building infrastructure, and the surrounding landscape. Our workforce of about 800 employees brings a rich diversity of backgrounds, talents and skills to the management of this complex environment. We serve the campus community twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year.Job Risks Not Applicable to This PositionPhysical DemandsPosition is that of an Essential Employee and as such is subject to a 24-hours per day, 7 days per week, span of operation.Incumbent will be required to work in dirty, dusty environments, in and outside facilities, with temperatures ranging from below freezing to above 100 degrees; on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery;' on roofs, in properly prepared tranches, vaults, and other excavations. Due to the nature of the work, incumbent may be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including ear protection, eye protection, body-suits, footwear, and a respirator/dust mask- all of which will be provided by the university as needed. Specific functions may require use of gloves, hard hats, fall-protection-harnesses and additional protective gear. Functions may also include working from scaffolding, lifts, or other work platforms at heights up to 60 feet, and from ladders up to 32 feet.Must be able to participate in weather-related and catastrophe responses including, but not limited to, removal/treatment of snow and ice, contending with storms, floods and other elements of harm.Posting Date: 12/07/2021Closing Date:Open Until Filled YesBest Consideration Date 01/04/2022Diversity Statement:The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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