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Project/ Construction Manager (Kearney, NE)

University of Nebraska System Kearney, NE

Project/ Construction Manager (Kearney, NE)


Job Description Summary:


The Project/ Construction Manager (P/CM) is the University's owner's representative and facilitates the delivery of projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy, and warranty for new and modified University facilities. The P/CM will effectively complete projects within the specified project requirements, schedule, budget, and programmatic purpose. Successful projects are achieved through active P/CM leadership and stakeholder partnering. Assigned projects will vary in scope and include complexities requiring initiative, communication, risk management thinking, and problem solving as well as knowledge of multifaceted design and construction issues and specialties. P/CM works as part of a creative team to deliver the vision of client and campus stakeholders. This P/CM position will work primarily out of the department's Kearney office.


Position Details:


Position Announcement:




Required Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management.

• Two (2) years of experience delivering successful small to medium scale capital construction projects

• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of software programs (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project)

• Demonstrated knowledge and basic skills with 2D and 3D design with an eye for attention to detail.

• A valid driver’s license is required to drive a university vehicle for campus visits.


Preferred Qualifications:


• Experience with an architecture/engineering consulting firm.

• Demonstrated proficiency in REVIT, 3D design, or AutoCad.

• Prior work experience as an Owner’s Representative.

• Demonstrated experience with large scale and complex projects.

• Demonstrated experience with project or campus planning, classroom design, and/or cost estimating.

• Experience using project management systems

• Demonstrated proficiency in Sketchup and/or GIS.


Preferred Licenses/ Certifications:

Registration /licensure as an architect or professional engineer or the ability to obtain registration/licensure.


Equivalent combination of education, experience, that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Scope and years of experience are used to determine compensation within the salary range.


Ideal candidate will have verbal and written communication skills that clearly, concisely, and effectively delivers simple and complex information, adapting to the audience appropriately; the ability to learn, use, and teach others on new technologies; professional skills in a wide array of project planning and resource management; and exhibit intuitive and learned problem solving skills.


Special Instructions to Applicant:


Applicants should note that this P/ CM position will work primarily out of the department’s Kearney office.


Along with your application, please attach a resume, cover letter and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers for three professional references. If you need assistance with your application, please call 402-472-3701.


The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


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The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. The University of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and E-Verify employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. All positions opened at the University of Nebraska are subject to veterans’ preference.


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Full-time Employee
Date Posted March 8, 2023
Date Closes April 7, 2023
Located In Kearney, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 11-9021.00 Construction Managers
Zipcode 68849

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