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#116954 Facilities Project Manager 3 - Talent Pool

Initial Review Date: Fri 7/1/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This posting will remain open throughout the year. The above monthly deadline indicates dates that applications will be reviewed. This date will be extended as the end of the month approaches.

Qualified candidates will be placed into a talent pool for current and future consideration. Applications are reviewed on a regular basis.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 6/14/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 6/23/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Facilities Project Manager 3 will provide professional project management services to the UCSD campus. Manage, coordinate and direct renovation, deferred maintenance (DM) and strategic energy upgrade (SEP) projects through each phase of the project lifecycle; projects range in value up to approximately $10M. Plan, schedule, coordinate, negotiate scope of work and budget as well as manage complete phasing of projects with faculty, researchers, key administrators, building maintenance staff, professional design consultants, construction contractors, etc.

Prepare Request for Qualifications (RFQs) and Requests for Proposal (RFPs) along with managing the pre-qualification process of potential bidders. Prepare project documents for review and approval by various departments including Physical Planning, Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) and FD&C. Prepare budgets for minor and major capital projects and manage through project closeout. Obtain project approvals through planning commissions, review boards, California Coastal Commission as necessary.

Supervise, consult with and provide direction to contracted architects, engineers, consultants and specialty vendors. Ensure ongoing communication and inter-coordination between all parties involved to manage projects within budget, on schedule, and ensure high quality work consistent with University requirements, building codes, fire codes and life/safety standards, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or an equivalent combination of experience and/or training.

  • Thorough project management skills, including skill to manage complex projects. Thorough working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current project and construction costs and experience with industry standard cost estimating systems. Financial skills and knowledge to prepare and manage project budgets. Knowledge of maintenance materials and purchasing practices.

  • Proven ability to manage contractors and maintain compliance to the agreed-upon scope of work and budget. Experience providing direction and coordination to architects and professional design consultants; strong understanding of project budgeting, design process, bid preparation, construction, inspection and building commissioning.

  • Skill at preparing plans and specifications for competitive bidding processes. Demonstrated skill to effectively negotiate terms.

  • Strong computer skills. Ability to effectively use campus provided computing resources and tools such as: Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook. Competent in the use of various project management computing tools such as: AUTOCAD, Ace Project, MS Project, Central Desktop as well as Maintenance Management Software such as Maximo.

  • Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control. Detail oriented to accurately proof contracts and other documents.

  • Strong skills in problem recognition, avoidance, and resolution. Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment, subject to frequently changing priorities, utilizing problem solving skills and sound judgement.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including high level political acumen.


  • DOJ/FBI background check and clearances required prior to hire.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License. DMV check and clearances required prior to hire.

  • Ability to work in morgues, gross anatomy and pathological laboratories where human and animal bodies or parts thereof may be in view.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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