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Construction Project Manager 2

Apply now Job no: 522189
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Architecture/Art/Design, Construction/Planning, Engineering/Biomedical Engineering, Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades, Planning/Project Management

Department: Campus Planning & Facilities Management - Design & Construction
Classification: Construction Project Manager 2
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $22.12 - $33.85 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes June 28, 2028

Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application. Complete applications must include an online application, a cover letter and resume that specifically addresses how the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position, and answers to both of the following supplemental questions:

1. Explain how your past professional experiences have prepared you specifically for this Construction Project Manager position for Research/Science projects being offered.

2. Why are you interested in pursuing a career with the University of Oregon?

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Department Summary
The mission of Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is to be stewards of the legacy we inherit and will leave to others, we guide the planning, design, and construction of the campus to accommodate growth and change while preserving its heritage and enriching the environments that support the university’s mission of teaching, research and public process.

The Office of Design and Construction works closely with Facilities personnel, faculty, and staff across campus to deliver projects that support science and research. Project sizes range from under $50,000 to over $5M. Project types include small departmental moves, interior renovations, new building construction, and many different types in between.

Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to be responsible for the management and inspection of primarily medium scale University construction and renovation projects. Typical projects may include laboratory renovations, construction of new research suites, and large equipment installations. Responsibilities include scope development, design coordination, contract oversight, schedule and budget development, job site quality control, and coordination of construction activities with building users. This position may also serve in a primary support role on large capital projects, under the guidance of an Owner’s Representative.

Interactions/contacts occur daily with the campus community in the course of performing work and responding to emergencies. Position works as a member of a team while frequently performing tasks independently. Decisions may be made about the best method and materials necessary to perform a particular task. They may also include setting priorities, assessing customer needs and responding to those needs. Work is reviewed regularly by the supervising manager to ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and meets both expectations and applicable requirements. A performance appraisal is conducted annually. Employees are expected to adhere to all State, Federal, University and Department policies, procedures and laws and the current SEIU contract. These guidelines are used to create a safe, productive, and respectful work environment and to support the education and research mission of the university.

Work Conditions
The person in this position may work in high places, in tunnels, outside in extreme temperatures, and active construction sites with noisy conditions and requiring PPE.

Minimum Requirements
• Three years of engineering or architectural experience which includes one year of experience as a project manager for projects involving building construction and site development; AND
• A Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or a closely-related field or three additional years of relevant engineering and/or architectural experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: (Candidates must meet SR in order to advance)
This position will require a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain UO Driver's Certification.

Professional Competencies
• Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university
• Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem solving and positive interactions
• Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it
• Pay close attention to detail
• Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace
• Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude
• Model the highest ethical standards
• Provide superior customer service

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with MS Excel, Word, & Outlook
• Experience and proven proficiency with MS Project
• International Code Council (ICC) certification in Commercial Combination Inspector OR Commercial Building Inspections
• Experience or formal training in Construction Project Management
• Experience with construction contract management
• Experience in a higher education, institutional or research setting

FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union. 

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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