Construction Project Manager and Field Estimator
Operations/Infrastructure, Planning/Project Management
Campus Planning & Facilities
Construction Project Manager
Appointment Type and Duration:
$23.49 - $35.96 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes January 17, 2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a
complete application including an online application, a cover
letter, resume and answers to the following supplemental
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Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant
department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270
employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus
Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction.
We plan, build, maintain, and operate the infrastructure that
supports the University of Oregon's mission of exceptional
teaching, discovery, and public service. As stewards of a physical
legacy, we enable the university community to achieve its potential
by providing a campus that is safe, clean, beautiful, inspiring,
and environmentally responsible.
Facilities Services (FS) is responsible for the management of
human, financial and material resources, the development and
implementation of programs, policies and procedures related to the
operation, maintenance, repair and minor renovation of university
buildings, grounds and infrastructure systems. These services
provide the University of Oregon community with a safe, efficient,
reliable, functional and aesthetically pleasing learning
environment in support of the University's mission and
Finance and Administration is a vibrant and varied portfolio
serving all aspects of campus life. Our employees perform a wide
range of functions including offering essential financial tools and
support to the university's many departments, providing key
resources to employees, and keeping campus safe, clean, accessible
The University of Oregon is a diverse, inclusive, and equal
opportunity employer. Our community standards promote a culture of
respect that honors the rights, safety, dignity, and worth of every
individual. Our employment practices reflect this standard to
promote a culture that respects the dignity and essential worth of
all individuals throughout the University community.
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The Construction Project Manager (PM) and Field Estimator position
is a critical component the Construction Management team of
Facilities Services. This position will coordinate construction
project management activities, and typically works on smaller
and/or less complex construction or maintenance projects. This
includes monitoring project status to ensure progress toward
completion, communicating and coordinating changes with
participants to keep parties informed at all levels and overseeing
steps to completion, as well as monitoring the projects timeline.
This also includes monitoring the project plans, specification and
Internal Work Agreements (IWA) according to appropriate standards,
procedures, and policies, and inspecting projects regularly. Vital
to this position is the aptitude to work independently with the
capacity to make appropriate judgements and decisions associated
with construction activities, procuring contractors, program
development, and project improvements.
Interactions and contacts occur daily with other Facilities
Services shops, the Work Control Center, and with the campus and
larger community in the course of performing work and responding to
emergencies. The Construction PM and Field Estimator will be
expected to go into the field to gather information related to
construction estimates. This includes, but not limited to,
measuring, evaluating site conditions, identifying possible
hazardous materials, capturing potential unforeseen circumstances,
and gathering detailed photographs of project area(s).
Work is reviewed regularly by the Construction Services Manager to
ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and meets both
expectations and applicable requirements. A performance appraisal
is conducted annually. This position supervises in a lead capacity
field technicians and student employees as the need arises.
Regularly working in high places, in tunnels, outside in extreme
temperatures, and in shop and office settings.
It is an essential requirement of this position to qualify for and
maintain UO driver's certification eligibility, which includes
maintaining an Oregon driver's license throughout employment in
This unit provides essential services during times of emergencies
and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill
essential services and functions during these times.
- One year of experience managing, overseeing, or assisting in
the management of capital improvement and/or capital construction
- A Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering,
Construction Engineering, or closely-related field or three
additional years of relevant experience.
- Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission
of the department and university.
- Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create
effective relationships for problem solving and positive
- Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing
- Pay close attention to detail.
- Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
- Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and
- Model the highest ethical standards.
- Provide superior customer service.
- Experience in managing several projects
- Experience directing, organizing, and prioritizing
- Experience analyzing, making independent decisions, and
determining the best course of action.
- Experience creating estimates in a construction
- Experience with a CMMS (computerized maintenance management
- Experience with all aspects of construction.
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503,
Oregon Public Employees Union.
University of Oregon students and employees are required to be
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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
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national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
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policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
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