# of Openings:
Facilities Management and Physical Plant
University’s Office of Capital Projects (OCP) seeks an experienced
to join our dynamic staff. The
Construction Manager will be responsible for the successful
transition from design to construction in delivering the
University’s capital projects in the $1M to $500M range. The
Construction Manager’s core strengths will be rooted in a depth of
experience in the construction delivery process, project controls
and the ability to predict, communicate and manage the impacts of
requires a proven ability to establish and execute the necessary
controls, processes and culture that meet the project delivery
requirements regarding budget, schedule and quality. In simple
terms, this position must to bridge the gap between design and
construction, while acting as a well-informed advocate and liaison
for campus students, faculty, staff and affairs.
This is a five
years benefits eligible position
In the project design phase, the
Construction Manager will be a contributing member of the
university team by partnering with a project manager, the
university's Architects Office, the end user clients, and a diverse
team of project stakeholders.
Key tasks include:
- Participate in the selection and oversight of construction
management firms hired to contract large capital project.
- Ensure project team practices, workflows and communications can
and will function correctly throughout the project.
- Perform detailed review contract documents for conformance with
university standards and other applicable requirements.
- Assume role as primary liaison between the project and
university operations and maintenance users; understand what they
want, shepherd their concerns through the design phase and ensure
the project functions as intended.
- Work through the design phase to manage design review feedback,
include necessary stakeholders during construction delivery and
- Advocate on behalf of operations and maintenance to identify
areas of meaningful improvement, and work to ensure that these
changes are reflected in changes to published PU standards.
- Develop architectural / engineering options for problems and be
capable of quantifying price and schedule impacts for each.
- Coordinate the selection, procurement and installation of
furnishings and equipment during move-in.
- Facilitate occupancy of the project by the user.
- Effectively utilize CPM scheduling practices and be fluent in
developing, analyzing and reporting on Primavera CPM
- A minimum of five to ten years’ experience in a responsible
lead management position engaged in the full project life cycle
management of construction or renovation projects. The majority of
this experience must be associated with work on buildings similar
in complexity and sensitivity to those found in an institutional
- Professional degree in Architecture or Engineering.
Professional registration as an architect or engineer is strongly
- Ability to interpret construction documents, and understanding
of applicable construction codes and land use ordinances working
knowledge of the principles of design, an overview of mechanical,
electrical and plumbing systems.
- Strong technical proficiency with MS Office
- Adept at implementing and expanding the use of construction
management technology to facilitate effective communication,
document archiving, scheduling and future facility management.
- Fluent with a variety of web-based PM management tools.
- Proficient in the use of CPM project scheduling methods, in
particular Primavera P6EPPM
- Strong technical ability working with BIM design and
construction models, and the software commonly used to develop them
(i.e.: Revit, Navisworks, AutoCAD MEP).
- Extensive experience working as a lead PM on large-ground-up
projects. or experience as a lead superintendent on comparable
projects is also strongly valued.
- Experience working on institutional laboratory/ research
science facilities. Experience with diverse building programs and
high end finishes common to projects ranging from lab/clean room,
large civil /site utility work, historic renovations and
- LEED AP credentials
- BIM project delivery experience with Autodesk Suite including
BIM360 Glue/Field, Revit, Navisworks, Cad 2d/3D.
Princeton University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
law. EEO IS THE LAW