Associate Engineering Project Manager responsibilities include management of design and planning services for the Office of Design and Construction, project management and/or support of other staff project managers on capital construction and controlled maintenance projects including in-house projects. In-house projects include but are not limited to the Mines Capital Request, projects derived from research grants, and maintenance projects requiring professional services.
Project Management services for controlled maintenance and in-house projects. This entails developing project scope, schedule and budgets based on meeting with various faculty and staff, hiring and directing the work of outside Professionals or developing design depending on the individual project, applying appropriate engineering practices, codes and standards to solve particular circumstances, negotiating contracts with design professionals, reviewing design documents, estimating project costs, overseeing bid process and contracting general contractors, making field observations and/or directing other staff in making observations and inspections to assure projects are completed according to specifications and applicable codes, facilitating construction progress meetings, reviewing change orders and shop drawings, managing project scope, schedule and budget, and overseeing project close-out.
Provide general design support to the work unit. This includes assessment and scope development, code review, and sketches or drawings for improvements to campus facilities. Certify that drawings and specifications for in-house design efforts meet Professional Engineering standards. Involves developing the process by which drawings are developed, reviewed and certified, application of design principles, codes, calculations, design standards and standards of constructability for particular circumstances.
Assist the work unit with planning and engineering utilization studies including collecting and analyzing building inventory data in order to make recommendations for changes to existing space and capital requests for future space in order to meet campus needs for classrooms, laboratories, offices and other space uses, as required. The position will coordinate and gather building data to be used in the campus Facility Audit.
Candidate must have a bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university.
This position is required to develop knowledge of Colorado Revised Statutes, the State Fiscal Rules and State Buildings Programs within 3 months of hire.
Other requirements include interpersonal skills, negotiating skills, written and verbal communication skills.
Position must have experience with project cost accounting, construction cost estimating, project management and construction administration.
Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in mechanical or electrical engineering.Prefer a working knowledge of AutoCad (most recent version).