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Assistant Capital Project Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant Capital Project Manager
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170127
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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Capital Project Manager (SPM), the Assistant Capital Project Manager (APM) will assist the SPM and Capital Project Managers (PM) with leading the execution of multiple assigned capital outlay projects from conception through completion using a variety of contracting methods. Projects range from moderate to advanced difficulty and complexity. Assist the SPM and PM with the management and coordination of the project team (Architects/Engineers, consultants, contractors, stakeholders, etc.) and provide support to senior managers to achieve successful project outcomes. Ensure design and construction optimizes university program goals, while conforming to the project’s established criteria for scope, cost, schedule and quality. Assist the SPM and PM with managing assigned projects and coordinating 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.
- Experience with project management software including Autodesk products, SharePoint and MS Office.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- 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 and have knowledge of building codes and construction means and methods.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Registered/Licensed Architect or Engineer in Virginia (as defined by the Code of Virginia), or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
- Design/Build, Design/Bid/Build, and Construction Manager-at-Risk construction experience.
- Knowledge of construction delivery scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera, BIM/Revit, LaserFiche, etc.) and Microsoft Office programs.
- Demonstrated ability and experience managing new construction and major renovation projects of high complexity from concept through completion.
- Previous construction experience in a higher education setting.
- Previous experience working with the Bureau of Capital Outlay Management, a university building official, or similar office.

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- May be required to travel to non-Blacksburg work sites with overnight stay required.
- As needed, may be required to be on construction site during off hours.
- May be required to work additional hours or modified work schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to, posting #AP0170127. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online application. Review of applications will begin on June 16, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: Project Completion - lack of funding
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: FS - University Design & Construction - Direct
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M - F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. May be required to work additional hours or modified work schedule.
Job Posting Date: 05/05/2017
Review Begin Date: 06/16/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, 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 any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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