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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS

PROJECT DESIGNER


The Campus Planning group within the Facilities Planning, Design & Construction Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Construction Specialist II to join our team. 

Facilities Planning, Design & Construction consists of seven sub-groups: Campus Planning, Auxiliary Planning, Landscape Planning, Engineering, Estimating, Construction Inspection, and Facilities Planning Resources. For additional information on FPDC you may visit our website at: http://facilities.unt.edu/depts/fmc. 

The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Construction Specialist II to join our team. 

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: 
* Assists with project scheduling, estimating and coordination with team members, consultants, contractors and vendors. 
* Understanding of the design process from project programming, space planning, product specification, pricing, and construction documents. 
* A working knowledge developing construction documents using design specific software programs including AutoCAD and such other 3d software programs. 
* Understanding of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations. Knowledge should include but not limited to American Disabilities Act Guidelines and Life Safety codes. 
* Place orders for materials and oversee installation of design elements. Project site visits to ensure compliance. 

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or related area and two years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: 

* Physical ability to access work areas which may be in confined spaces or elevated heights. 
* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed. 
* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.  

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: 

* Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms and possession of a strong analytical and problem solving ability. 
* Depth of working knowledge using AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Adobe products, Excel, Power Point.  

 

Please apply online at: https://www.jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63059


The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. 

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.  

 

 


UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS

PROJECT MANAGER



As one of the nation's largest public universities and the most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we are dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to a diverse student body of over 36,000 students. UNT is a student-focused public research university with 12 colleges and schools offering 97 bachelors, 81 masters, and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. With more than 400 student organizations, NCAA Division I athletics and an array of concerts presented by our world-renowned College of Music, there's something for everyone at UNT. UNT has been named by Forbes as one of America's 100 Best College Buys® for 17 consecutive years, the state's most affordable research university, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and The Princeton Review named us a "Best in the West" university. 

The Facilities organization at UNT is a service provider comprised of the following divisions: Facilities Planning, Design & Construction (FPDC); Facilities Maintenance (FM) and Facilities Support & Services (FSS). We are responsible for the planning, renovation, maintenance and repair of university buildings and facilities, as well as other services playing an essential role to the mission of the University of North Texas. 

The Facilities Planning Design and Construction Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Construction Specialist III - Project Manager to join our team. 

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: 
* Oversee projects from conception through construction to completion and ensure the project stays on schedule and budget. 
* Leads a team of consultants and staff project designer. 
* Assesses project resources and limitations, and provides recommendations to clients. 
* Prepares detailed quantity take-offs including schedules, labor hours, materials and equipment required for estimating purposes. 
* Develops and prepares preliminary design concept drawings, produces construction documents using AutoCAD. 
* Reviews building code and ADA factors. 
* Reviews bids, examines alternates and samples, and assists in determining award of contracts with purchasing officials. 
* Periodically inspects and observes the work, storage, and 
installation or materials and furnishings. 
* Prepares record documents at project completion to include interior finishes, project problems, resolution, final as built drawings, specifications, and submittals. 

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or related field and four years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. 

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: 
* Physical ability to access work areas which may be in confined spaces or elevated heights. 
* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed. 
* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.  

 

Please apply online at: https://www.jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63358 


The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. 

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.  


 

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