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Job Description

The Project Manager is responsible for oversight of development, implementation, coordination, schedule, budget, documentation, turnover, and compliance of construction, renovation, upgrade, replacement, and repair projects involving buildings, grounds, facilities, and infrastructure for the UNC Health Care System.

1. Coordinate work schedule for In-House trades and Contractors working on in-house projects. Coordinate project schedules, deliveries, installations, and inspections with requesting Department and Plant Engineering trades.

2. Support Department operations, planning, budgeting, and implementation. Oversee project design and development of projects.

3. Provide construction management services for hospital renovation and construction projects, including scheduling and coordination of construction activities with hospital staff and contractors, negotiation and approval of change orders, monitoring and approving construction schedules and budgets, and inspecting work for conformance with user needs and jurisdictional requirements. Ensure project budget is maintained and that items such as costs, schedule changes, scope changes, and issues are communicated to upper management. Ensure operational impacts to the Hospital and to Operations are clearly defined, scheduled appropriately, and manned adequately. Ensure open and direct communications with all departments affected throughout the project, including all direct project support and ancillary departments.

4. Implement approved scope of project and determines budget and schedule limitations. Interview, select and negotiate fees with architects and engineering design consultants. Coordinate project design with hospital departments and design consultants to ensure adequacy of design and conformance with hospital design standards. Review, evaluate and prepare comments on consultants’ designs. Bid project and negotiate the contract for construction.

5. Evaluate, troubleshoot, analyze and manage the correction of technical, system and construction problems in newly constructed and renovated buildings, including negotiation of warranty issues.

6. Represent the interests of UNC Health Care and act as the Owner’s representative on all aspects of the project. Generate and maintain all project related documentation for Hospital policy compliance such as Risk Assessments, project inspection logs, project inspections by State and Federal agencies, and any credentialing agencies. Establish and oversee all project turnovers to Operations. Ensure all required closeout documentation and materials are received.


Requires Bachelor’s degree. Six years progressive experience in construction administration, building construction, or project engineering in institutional buildings.

Skilled in the application of construction management practices, in reading and interpreting design drawings and specifications. Demonstrated knowledge of the principals, practices, and standards associate with building construction, project management, and building codes.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: U-56020-MAINTENANCE

Shift: Variable

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