1+ months

Mechanical Project Manager

Milton Hershey School
Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Milton Hershey School is currently seeking a full-time Mechanical Project Manager with a focus in HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection work, with the ability to manage construction/renovation projects that also include general and electrical work. This position manages the pre-construction phase of assigned construction projects for all academic, athletic, and administrative facilities, student homes, and related infrastructure campus-wide. This position also oversees the construction phase of the work for small to medium size assigned projects. Responsibilities will include the following:

  •  Provide planning support required to define projects including the preparation of estimates for budgeting purposes, value analysis, and assisting in preparation of the annual capital budget;
  • Work closely with Project Advocates to determine requirements and develop designs which satisfy the project needs;
  • Coordinate the design work performed by Architectural/Engineering (A/E) firms;
  • Perform simple design work that can be completed in-house;
  • Interface with state and local agencies as required to obtain necessary permits/approvals;
  • Manage the contractor bidding process including development of general requirement specifications, hold pre-bid meetings and contractor scope review meetings, and draft contracts;
  • Oversee small to medium size construction projects including managing contractor work, preparing project construction schedules, reviewing submittals and shop drawings, reviewing/processing invoices and change orders, tracking/monitoring project costs in relation to approved budgets, inspecting work quality, and accepting completed work;
  • Work with utility companies to modify existing services or install permanent and/or temporary services (gas/water/electric) as required;
  • Request proposals and manage implementation of preventative maintenance.

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in applicable Engineering, Architecture or Business field or, in absence of a Bachelor’s Degree, 10 years of related experience in construction/facilities management;
  • Minimum of 8 years construction experience with at least 4 years experience in planning, management and field oversight;
  • Experience in reading complex plans & specifications for bidding and construction processes;
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory laws & regulations including familiarity with the IBC and Mechanical Building Code;
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods and practices to review, assess, and resolve complex construction/design situations;
  • Knowledge and skills to make recommendations on selection of correct materials & equipment for use/application, including ability to prepare cost comparisons versus life expectancy, etc.;
  • Strong skills as a design/construction team leader;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written/oral), and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities;
  • Strong networking and negotiating skills to interface with internal stakeholders & state and local agencies;
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Applications, project management software, etc.);
  • Valid PA Driver’s License in good standing;
  • OSHA 30-hour Certification;
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered to be role models for MHS students.
  • Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students.

 

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Posted: 2019-01-15 Expires: 2019-03-01

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