Facilities Project Manager II

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades/Grounds Services

Classification Title:

Facilities Project Manager II

Job Description:

At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.

Currently our Facilities Planning & Construction invites well qualified candidates to apply for the role of Facilities Project Manager II. This position is responsible for the coordination and management of design and construction efforts to ensure the successful completion of projects in accordance with the schedule, program, and budget of the work and institutional strategy of the University of Central Florida. The Project Manager plans, directs, and manages activities concerned with the design, construction, and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. This role takes a lead role in the development of the design and construction project; manages its organization, scheduling, and implementation; and representing section leadership when needed.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Acts on behalf of the University when dealing with outside contractors, architects and engineers through the project Final Completion. Manages and coordinates all aspects of projects including overseeing contractor, architect, engineer and other consultants. Work with committees and staff on campus to make sure the university's standards and needs are being met by the project documents.
  • Develops, implements, manages, and revises project schedule to establish realistic project time lines that keep project delivery within established deadlines. Schedules and leads the project in logical steps, and budget time to meet deadlines.
  • Provides technical direction and assistance to bring deficiencies in design or implementation to the contractors and architects and engineers and monitors final resolution.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs activities concerned with the design, construction, and maintenance of structures, facilities and systems.
  • Manages campus construction efforts with applicable departments and other facilities staff, including executing each phase of various projects (i.e., design, pre-construction, construction, post-construction and project close-out). Also responsible for quickly and accurately identifying potential issues that may result in poor financial performance or quality.
  • Reviews and submits budget estimates, progress and cost-tracking reports.
  • Reviews proposals and negotiates revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Communicates with team members as well as keeps them active in decision-making (this includeswith all project stakeholders on a regular basis)
  • Understands the details of the project scope of work and reviews construction documents for errors and omissions prior to bid and permit issuance.
  • Develops and/or reviews project estimates bids and GMP's as requested.
  • Develops a purchasing schedule and strategy to anticipate, address, and resolve purchasing challenges during the early stages of pre-construction.
  • Creates and maintains project cost reports and documents as well as negotiates changes that may affect project completion, quality, or contract costs with subcontractors and clients.
  • Understands and supports campus sustainability efforts related to new construction and renovation projects.
  • Inspects and reviews projects to monitor compliance with contract documents, building and safety codes, and other regulations.
  • Confers with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Takes actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction sites.
  • Ensures timely payments by administering and overseeing the designer and contractor payment process.
  • Manages designer and contractor performance through periodic inspections progress of work compared with correct schedule, percent vs. percent complete.
  • Assist in recognizing department needs and developing standards and procedures to improve the quality and efficiency of the departments projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term on a space-available basis.

For additional information, please reference the following link: https://hr.ucf.edu/prospective-employees/insurance/


Facilities Planning and Construction

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$64,518 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of complex and detailed technical contract language. Excellent interpersonal communicative and strong organizational skills. Problem solve collaboratively.
  • Knowledge of commercial construction, community development, and relevant statistical and research methods.
  • Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment. Ability to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.
  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management preferred. Significant construction experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in a University setting preferred.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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