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The Hennepin County Facility Services Department is seeking an experienced Facilities Project Manager to assist with the interior design projects.
This position will also be responsible for supporting Hennepin County’s disparity reduction initiatives by working with targeted small business enterprise trade contractors by doing planned preservation projects for Facility Services.
Location and hours:
Currently, this position is working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Once working on-site resumes, this position will be located at the Hennepin County Government Center, at 300 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55487. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, during daytime business hours.
About the position type:
This is a full-time, benefit-earning position.
In this position, you will:
- Manage interior design projects for facilities; provide technical services and administer consultant contracts related to interior development.
- Review consultant recommendations for materials, equipment and furnishings, evaluate bids for interiors projects and make recommendations for contract award.
- Establish standards of quality for interior materials, finishes, furnishing and related items.
- Prepare and review interiors project budgets and cost estimates; manage interiors project funding, consultant’s statements for services, certificates of payment, change orders, and other contract sums.
- Attend scheduled progress meetings, periodically visit the project site to observe the work, and monitor changes affecting quality, and integration of furniture.
- Prepare periodic summaries of interiors project status; assist in development and execution of punch list work and final completion.
- Coordinate selection and purchase of furnishings and related equipment, delivery, and installation.
Need to have:
One of the following:
- A bachelor’s degree or higher in interior design, fine arts, architecture, or other closely related field and five or more years of interior design or interior project management experience.
- Eight or more years of experience in interior design or interior project management.
- Experience can be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver’s permit.
Nice to have:
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of interiors, including conceptual and functional space analysis techniques, construction documents, and construction contract administration as applied to interiors.
- Strong verbal and written communication, organization, and project management skills.
- Working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) and project management software.
- Working with systems furniture.
- Working with AutoCAD, Revit, or Bluebeam to produce Executive Level presentations to aide in communicating design concepts, and/or furniture layout options.
- Researching finish material, developing designs, managing, and evaluating contracts.
- Overseeing and managing budgets.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships, demonstrate flexibility and resourcefulness in response to work demands, and provide functional design appropriate to the public sector.
- Effectively oversee multiple projects/responsibilities concurrently and to respond to various managers and staff as requested.
About the department:
The Hennepin County Facility Services Department provides a full range of facility services for county programs and services.
- Identifies capital needs, responds to and supports capital projects identified by line departments.
- Develops and manages projects to construct new buildings, refurbish existing buildings, and maintain infrastructure.
- Operates and maintains buildings.
- Protects employees, contacts, and property.
About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals — that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
Your future. Made here.
Applications must be submitted by April 2, 2021
To apply for this job please visit www.governmentjobs.com.