Facilities Project Planner (71101)

Pratt Institute
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Employment Type
Full Time

Facilities Project Planner (71101)

Location: Brooklyn, NY

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 issues.
  • 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.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Facilities Management, Property Management, Construction Management or related design field preferred; equivalent field experience will be considered.

Experience: 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.

Skills: 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.

Other: 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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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.


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