Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals," UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UWMC DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER. Under the direction of the Director of Design and Construction Management, this individual will be responsible for managing the programming, design and construction of medical center construction projects.
This position joins a team of design and construction managers and support staff to oversee, budget, foster, coordinate, lead teams of individuals representing the owners user groups to complete plant alterations, support strategic initiatives that involve plant alterations.
Assists administration with space planning, estimating, scheduling capital projects. Translates business planning, clinical technologies, plant operations, space and functional programming with regulatory oversight adherence. Requires working with full range of professional, faculty and classified staff cooperation.
Position Dimensions and Impact to the University:
The Design and Construction Management team responsible for over 4M SF of space in a constant state of alteration to maintain and enhance cutting edge medical services and education. Supporting a world class health care education system and service providers. Manages annually tens of millions of dollars in construction projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
20% Leads coordination of consulting architects and engineers insuring user procedural requirements into architectural and engineering design. Leads all design meeting with users.
20% Leads programming effort planning capital projects with administration, medical/faculty and clinicians, support staff and plant maintenance developing a project programming requirement and project scope. Establishes initial construction budget to work with finance in funding and scheduling operations around construction.
20% developing strategies and scoping phasing and operational logistics to ensure that projects are able to be executed in a safe manner in active occupied clinical spaces including special attention to infection control, patient safety and comfort during project execution that does not adversely affect patient healing in adjacent spaces.
15% times spent working with users and vendors providing furniture, fixtures, medical and other equipment necessary to fulfill a projects operational requirements.
15% collaborating with UW project Delivery Group and Facility Services developing the project procurement processes and contracting that fits with the project's objectives in the State Of Washington's Public Works processes.
Steward each project assigned and leads the effort to plan, design, procure, construct and operate. Responsible to work with the Authorities having jurisdiction over procedural and environmental regulatory plant requirements. Responsible for maintaining budget and communicating progress to Hospital Administration and Finance.
Although this position has no direct reports, it requires facilitation responsibilities for large groups of stakeholders as direct representatives of Administration with fiduciary responsibility to facilitate and complete projects timely and on budget. There are support staff that will take direction from the Construction Project Manager which will require this position to ensure that duties delegated and assigned are completed in accordance with the projects objectives and schedule.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page. Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors' Degree in General Courses or Business Administration, OR equivalent education/experience.
4-5 years' experience in educational or hospital construction (management preferred).
Associate Degree, OR Bachelors' Degree in Architecture or Construction Management, OR Professional Degree.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.