Project Manager

Job Post Index 213E1E-Sy##
Location Andover, MA
Description: Description
  • Manage the development, design, construction and refresh of major building projects as required in support of goals and objectives.
  • Provide oversight, counsel and advice to Program Managers, and Facilities Solutions leadership on proposed capital projects.
  • Incorporate supervisory and established project management and technical skills and the ability to communicate plan and organize effectively with colleagues, staff, management, architects, engineers, outside contractors and regulatory agencies.
  • Established influencing abilities, sound judgment and the ability to act effectively with a high degree of independence.
  • Established ability to manage a variety of projects at one time and bring them to completion.
  • Develop and track CPA’s (Capital Project Appropriation) as required.
  • Provide direction towards solutions of technical problems.
  • Identify, evaluate, and implement the use of technology and methods to improve facilities and operations.
  • Encourage and interact with clients, developing new business relationship, goals and objectives.
  • Provide input for Monthly FS Department Meeting
  • Support Monthly Projects review meetings with Operations.
  • Provide direct project management services on major facilities projects including design, construction and contract administration.
  • Assume responsibility for project execution, including coordination of technical, financial and contracted resources toward achievement of stated goals.
  • Utilize FS Procedures.
  • Develop project approval strategies and provide direction for preparation of Capital Project Appropriation (CPA).
  • Establish Project Specific Design Basis.
  • Lead design and construction teams that consist of staff, architects, engineers and construction managers during project scope development, design, construction, commissioning, start-up and occupancy activities.
  • Perform constructability reviews.
  • Assume responsibility for satisfying FS Leadership and customer expectations through effective design solutions and construction methods on all projects assigned.
  • Provide direction to staff for various facilities/equipment related project issues, including life safety, value management, environmental, risk management, project auditing, health safety, legal and operations maintenance.
  • Provide direction required for compliance with State and local Building Codes, Department of Environmental Protection, USDA, FDA and OSHA regulations on construction projects assigned.
  • Provide direction for preparation of documents and submission of applications for all building permits required to execute construction for all projects assigned.
  • Correspond with and influence City and State building officials to resolve any zoning, building code and life safety issues
  • Lead project procurement, working in concert with Procurement.
  • Establish approved bid list, generate proposals, lead review and evaluation of proposals from design and construction management companies and recommend best qualified company/companies to provide services for projects assigned.
  • Develop and manage approved budgets.
  • Include monthly cost updates.
  • Generate all required purchase orders, processing in a timely fashion working with project assistant.
  • Ensure complete close-out of all purchase orders, including retainage, all waivers of lien, guarantee and warranty costs.
  • Provide direction for scheduling and logistic plans and assume responsibility for the timely and efficient completion (Project Close-out) of projects within Standards and Guidelines for all construction projects assigned.
  • Track and monitor approved schedules, completing monthly updates of all projects.
  • Ensure that proper safety plans have been implemented for all projects.
  • Compile and present monthly updates to a Leadership regarding estimated costs, current project status, highlights, schedules, trends and potential problems on assigned projects.
  • Assist in conceptually developing projects, including need and value management.
  • Assist Workplace Strategist with budget and schedule information for project development or inclusion in yearly budgets.
  • If applicable, complete task identified under Project Coordinator role.
  • Develop and recommend long and short range plans for improving and expanding discovery and develop laboratory facilities, infrastructure facilities and administration and office facilities required for strategic initiatives.
Skills: Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • 8 to 12 years of project engineering and multi-faceted construction experience.
  • Ability to supervise and provide direction for project engineering resources.
  • 3 years experience in a leadership position in an engineering or project management environment.
  • Experience working at a Research site or comparably complex Research or Manufacturing site.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Experience with Ariba, Bluebeam, Autocad, or similar programs a plus.
  • Lab and office project experience with very good communication skills.
  • Experienced in writing RFP’s (templates can be provided) and doing bid evaluations and recommendations for projects
  • Basic knowledge of MEP systems is required. More detailed knowledge is a plus.

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