Construction Administrator

Miami University    Oxford, OH
Job Description
Job Title: Construction Administrator

$63,000 - $68,000

Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

Perform construction administration duties on various major projects at the Oxford Campus. Position is one year temporary appointment with renewal eligibility.

Duties/Physical Demands:

1. Perform construction administration duties on various major projects at the Oxford campus.
2. Project scheduling: develop and monitor project schedule; ensure schedule is accurate and updated to reflect changing project conditions. Identify to the University Project Manager when construction progress is in risk of falling behind the schedules. Verify adherence to schedule when reviewing contractor’s progress payments.
3. Work coordination: responsible for coordination between various trades, suppliers and end users to ensure timely completion of project; attend weekly progress meetings with contractors; provide construction administration; work with job superintendents to ensure timely and proper completion of project; monitor safety requirements for each project. Resolves conflicts by coordinating with consultants and the University Project Manager; work with contractors to ensure LEED aspects of the project are being followed, including documentation.
4. Project close-out: inspection of contractors work to ensure compliance with all project requirements; follow-up to ensure contractor completes all final inspection work tasks; ensure submission of accurate record drawings and operations and maintenance manuals. Main point of contact and coordination for warranty work.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education and Experience: minimum of five years experience as a full-time construction project manager; or, a bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering, plus a minimum of two years, full-time, relevant experience.
  • Construction knowledge: understanding of common commercial and institutional construction techniques, practices, means, methods, tools and equipment; must be knowledgeable about building codes related to various construction disciplines; understanding the skilled trades work, to include carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing and painting. Experience with multiple prime, Construction Manager at Risk, and design/build contracts.
  • Technical understanding: ability to read, interpret, and understand drawings, specifications, design details, and technical submittals; must be knowledgeable in reading and interpreting construction schedules.
  • Attention to detail: ability to maintain detailed and complete records of construction activities and costs; strong organizational skills.
  • Communication skills: ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a wide range of persons.
  • Commissioning: familiarity with commissioning procedures with regard to attaining LEED certification.
  • Customer service skills: understanding of modern customer service theories, practices and methods.
  • Managerial complexity: must be able to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and be able to determine appropriate priorities; must be able to make independent interpretations and make appropriate decisions that are in the best interest of the organization and are consistent with the objectives of Miami University.
  • Computer skills: must be proficient in the use of business application software, to include word processing, spreadsheet and database programs; experience with Project Management software, experience in the use of Microsoft Project software and/or eBuilder is preferred.
  • Experience working with State of Ohio construction administration processes and procedures.
  • Driver’s license: must have a valid Ohio driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications:
  • 3 years or more of experience specific to Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing work.
  • LEED AP certification is desired.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:21:34 GMT

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