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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 04/5/2017
DASNR Project Manager

The Project Manager (PM) manages the assigned projects with planning, design, construction, engineering and management expertise as required for the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DASNR). The PM is the primary contact between DASNR and Facilities Management (FM) for all projects and provides assistance on projects with Long Range Facilities Planning (LRFP).  All other duties as assigned. Work may be required and scheduled during non-business hours which include evenings and weekends. This is an exempt position (which indicates that the position is exempt from overtime pay/comp or personal time accrual).  According to OSU policy, a 40-hour workweek is considered minimal for exempt staff and you are expected to work hours in excess of 40 hours per week when the work load requires additional hours (to include some early mornings, evenings and/or weekends). Must use appropriate personal protective equipment as required (gloves, safety vests and glasses, hardhats etc.). These items are provided and are not for personal use. Work involves incidental or occasional exposure to uncomfortable and hazardous working conditions, both indoors and out, such as extreme temperatures, moving machinery, electrical sources, potential hazardous chemicals, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and loud noises. Due to communication expectations of the position, the incumbent will be required to maintain a personal cell phone and will be required to be continually available during and after normal working hours.  Some travel is required because the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station has agricultural facilities throughout the state of Oklahoma. 

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architectural Design, Building Trades, Technical or related field and 5 years of prior successful work experience working in a building maintenance or construction organization; Experience working in an organization that is responsible for work maintaining, renovating and preserving facilities. Able to follow directions as presented by supervisor. Effective work habits, including commitment to quality work, time management and organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multitask, and good record-keeping skills. Good judgment in making decisions, asking for help, bringing forward problems, communicating with others, and working around moving machinery and electricity. Able to learn and act on new technical or complex information. Some knowledge of agricultural facilities is required. The physical ability to lift up to 25 pounds frequently and in excess of 25 pounds occasionally. Ability to climb ladders. Have before hire and maintain after hire a valid driver's license. Ability to manage and motivate people. The person in this position frequently communicates with customers and employees who have inquiries on work and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Computer skills in Outlook, Word, and Excel for departmental record keeping, and good organizational ability. Skills in evaluating the work of others to ensure adherence to stated standards. Skills in conflict resolution and resolving problems involving tenants and contractors regarding project requirements. Considerable knowledge of methods, standards and equipment used within the facility repair and renovation industry. Ability to estimate costs and assess bids. Ability to communicate effectively and accurately. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with contractors and departmental representatives. Ability to work independently. Ability to present a friendly and positive demeanor to students, and clients served, staff and the general public. Basic knowledge of building codes and ability to incorporate EHS' AHJ expectations into code framework. Ability to become proficient in the use of AIM software including CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System), and CPPM Capital Planning and Project Management) modules.

Apply online at for consideration. For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)