University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Building Renovation Projects Director

Payroll Title: UCP IX
Class Code: 0930-9089
Job Family: FAC
FLSA Code: E
Score: 673

JOB SUMMARY

Under the administrative review of designated supervisor, directs construction, renovation and other building projects for campus and special off campus projects.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Designs or provides major assistance in designing complex renovation/construction projects which require an understanding of structural design and department/university needs.
  2. Determines the overall plan for implementing renovation/construction projects, including time schedule for each phase of the work, purchase and delivery of materials and equipment, staffing needs, etc.
  3. Develops an overall plan to implement each project, including time schedule for each phase of the work, purchase and delivery of materials and equipment, specific staffing needs and work assignments.
  4. Directs the on-site work necessary to bring each project to completion, making necessary adjustments to accommodate problems encountered in construction phase.
  5. Arranges for appropriate personnel, using either internal work force or task labor force to perform specified work; supervises, schedules and coordinates activities of work crews engaged in such trades as carpentry, plumbing, electrical wiring, sheet metal work, painting and other construction trades.
  6. Arranges for task labor work crews for each project; schedules and supervises work and makes arrangements for housing, food, travel, etc.
  7. Is responsible for purchase of materials, contact and coordination with university offices/outside vendors and follow-up to resolve problems that arise.
  8. Conducts feasibility and cost effectiveness studies for renovation and other special projects.
  9. Is responsible for regular maintenance and repair of laboratory utility systems such as plumbing, air, gas and electric services.
  10. Inspects condition of buildings and renovated areas and institutes schedule for routine maintenance.
  11. Responds to emergencies and initiates emergency repairs in a timely manner.
  12. Serves as troubleshooter for problems that arise regarding safety of building or laboratory facilities.
  13. Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field and 5 years experience or equivalent combination of training and experience
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of trades skills such as carpentry, plumbing, heating, ventilation, electrical, mechanics.
  3. Demonstrated ability to manage projects and supervise work crews.
  4. Ability to work with a variety of university staff, the public and outside suppliers of materials and personnel.
  5. Sound knowledge of structural design as well as knowledge of building codes, heavy equipment use
  6. Certification, or willingness to be certified, in solving asbestos problems.

Date Revised: 09/09/99