The Office of Design and Construction at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Capital Outlay Engineer position. The incumbent in this position plays a critical role in managing both design and construction of the University's construction projects. Beginning with the award of a design contract, the incumbent manages the design process, ensuring that the final design reflects the University's needs and priorities. The incumbent will also ensure that it complies with all relevant code and regulatory requirements while maintaining established schedule and budget. The incumbent manages the construction state as well, directing the state's project inspector and ensuring the final product comports with design documents and meets all the relevant code and regulatory requirements for safe occupancy. Finally, the incumbent monitors facility performance throughout the warranty period to protect the University's interests against concealed defects. Considerable experience in architecture, engineering, construction management or a related discipline. Considerable experience in management of complex construction projects from design through delivery, including construction schedule and critical path analysis. Considerable experience in administration of construction budgets and experience in negotiation of construction change orders. Considerable experience in dealing with practitioners of major design disciplines
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or a related discipline.
Required Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of facility design and design process, cost estimating, building codes, construction documents, construction materials and methods. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Effective negotiation skills. Proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of multiple design and construction projects. Well-developed capacity for analysis and evaluation of complex design, construction, and code issues.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in engineering, construction management or a related discipline or Professional Engineer certification. Experience in managing in multi-storied, complex design and construction projects. Experience working in scheduling software such as Primavera, Suretrack or MS Project. Experience working in web- based project management software such as eBuilder, PCS or CoConstruct. PMP certificate. 40 Hour OSHA Training Course. Experience interacting with code officials in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Working proficiency in a range of Microsoft Office products including PowerPoint and Access.
Conditions of Employment: This position is required to complete a Statement of Personal Economic interest upon hire.
Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is July 23, 2021.