Facilities Project Planner (71101)
The Facilities Project Planner (FPP) is responsible for the
coordination and implementation of various maintenance and minor
renovation projects within the Facilities Management Department at
Pratt Institute. This position provides a unique opportunity to
work with a highly skilled team of facility managers, and
tradespeople in executing maintenance and construction projects.
The FPP will be leading project scope, estimating, and planning of
a wide range of projects from interior renovations to major
building systems upgrades. This position will also be responsible
for planning and scheduling exterior building and sitework
improvements. This person will serve as the liaison between Pratt
Institute, its vendors, and contractors.
The FPM will oversee all aspects of renovation and minor rehab
projects, will set deadlines, assign responsibility and monitor
progress for all assigned projects. Prepare reports for
distribution to the Executive Director regarding project status. In
addition, this person will assist with the preparation of minor
rehab and maintenance project budgets. We seek an individual who is
interested in growing their skills in the areas of project planning
and construction and can demonstrate the ability to multitask a
wide variety of assignments in a fast-paced environment.
On a typical day you will be required to:
- The FPM will provide project coordination and contractor
oversight on behalf of the Facilities Management Department.
- May act in construction manager/project manager capacity as
necessary and appropriate.
- Provide support for the FMD with development of procurement
documents for contractor selection including project scope, cost
estimating and scheduling.
- Reviews price quotes for the procurement of parts, services,
and labor for projects.
- Monitor the renovation and schedules for minor rehab projects
(with a value between $10,000-$250,000), highlight and record
- Manage projects for various trades including carpentry,
painting, electrical, masonry, mechanical and site work throughout
the Brooklyn campus.
- Measure contractor performance for quality control and
adherence to documents and specifications.
- Attends client meetings for facilities matters.
Bachelor’s Degree in Facilities
Management, Property Management, Construction Management or related
design field preferred; equivalent field experience will be
At least five years of relevant
experience in facilities project planning, management;
administering budgets, scheduling and project supervision.
Knowledge and understanding of construction means and methods to
provide order of magnitude cost estimates.
Must be fluent in MS Office, Excel;
scheduling software, CPM or similar. AutoCAD experience a plus.
Knowledge of construction building trades and basic construction
materials and methods, as well as knowledge of mechanical systems,
safety procedures and controls is desired.
Proven track record in the successful and
timely completion of facilities projects that are on time, within
budget and meet customer expectations. Demonstrated ability to
comprehend, interpret and evaluate construction documents, ability
to communicate with others both in writing and verbally.
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Pratt Institute provides the creative leaders of tomorrow the
knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked
college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal
arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50
undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Institute’s impact
expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to
cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough and a landmark
building and public gallery in Manhattan. Since its founding in
1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming
students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining
pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers.
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of a diverse workforce.