Capital Project Manager

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture, Other Professional Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Supervisor Project Manager, the Project Manager will lead execution of multiple assigned capital outlay projects from conception through completion using a variety of contracting methods. Projects will range from moderate to advanced difficulty and complexity. The Project Manager will represent Virginia Tech during the design/construction process and serve as owner's primary contact, manage and coordinate the project team (Architects/Engineers, consultants, contractors, stakeholders, etc.), and provide support to Senior Managers to achieve successful project outcomes. The Project Manager will ensure that the design and construction maximizes university program goals, while conforming to the project's established criteria for scope, cost, schedule and quality. This position will manage assigned projects and coordinates the involvement of all participants in the design, value engineering, document review, construction, occupancy, close out, warranty, and financial management processes.

Required Qualifications

- Advanced degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture, Engineering, or Building Construction; OR training and work experience at a level that equates to an advanced degree.
- Working knowledge of site/building design and construction processes including LEED requirements.
- Demonstrated ability and experience in managing new construction and major renovation projects of high complexity from concept through completion.
- Excellent communications, team building, organizational negotiation, project management, and records management skills.
- Ability to create and manage a team to meet project goals.
- Proven customer service skills.
- Ability to interpret design/construction documents and effectively administer contracts.
- Ability to read/interpret construction schedules.
- Knowledge of building codes and construction means and methods.
- Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

- Registered Professional Engineer or Architect in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
- Experience in public procurement and administrative processes.
- Higher education facilities experience.
- Experience with project management software including AutoDesk products, SharePoint and MS Ofn¼üce.

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

August 31, 2021

(Posting will remain active until the position is filled; preference will be given to submissions received prior to review date.)

Additional Information

- Work is performed both in office setting and also at construction sites.
- Must be able to travel to construction sites and traverse uneven terrain.
- Must be able to move and handle up to 50 pounds.
- Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, reach, bend, climb, push/pull and perform repetitive motion primarily through use of keyboarding.
- Must have a driver's license check
- Must have an acceptable and safe driving record
- Work hours are normally M-F; 8 a.m - 5 p.m., however additional hours or modified schedule may be required to meet the needs of the department.
- Some overnight travel may be required.
- As situation dictates, must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- This position meets the criteria for issuance of a mobile communication device (such as radio, cellphone, Ipad, Ipod, pager, etc.).
- Devices issued are the responsibility of the employee and are to be returned in satisfactory condition upon separation of employment. - - Devices are to be used according to supervisor instruction and according to relevant policies.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Operations HR at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: August 17, 2021
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