Campus Decarbonization Project Manager

Bowdoin College
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$95,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Campus Decarbonization Project Manager

Posting Number S00959JP Department Facilities Management Administration Job Summary

Bowdoin College is embarking on a plan to become a fossil fuel free campus. A major piece of this plan is to transition the campus district heating system from steam to low temperature hot water. This position will provide coordination and project management for a variety of projects that will help the campus achieve this transition. This position will be responsible for building upgrades and renovations as well as the construction of a new campus hot water distribution system and will lead the effort from project initiation through completion of construction and operations. The Campus Decarbonization Project Manager will serve as point of contact for stakeholders on campus and representative for the College when working with designers, consultants, vendors, contractors, and local and state officials. Additionally, this position will be responsible for monitoring the performance of contractors and consultants, negotiating change orders, monitoring project schedules, and managing construction administration and the project close-out process.

Salary Range for this position is expected to be: Minimum $95,000- Maximum $110,000

Education/Skills Requirements

Basic Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or an equivalent combination of related education and field experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple projects simultaneously, search for creative solutions, and prioritize effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituencies and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing project budgets, design professionals, contractors, and vendors
  • Computer proficiency is required with the ability to work in multiple software environments including AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Preferred:

  • Experience in construction management or construction supervision on a college campus
  • Experience with sustainable design and energy/utility infrastructure projects
  • Experience with project management software
  • Licensed mechanical engineer (PE)
  • LEED accredited professional (LEED AP BD&C or O&M)
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

  • A minimum of five years of experience in architecture/engineering design, project management, and/or the maintenance of facilities and/or the construction industry.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local building codes, regulatory requirements and maintenance standards is required.
  • Experience in creating, monitoring, analyzing budgets, project organization, estimating, scheduling, contracting, and documentation is also required.
  • Standard Work Days and Hours

    Generally, works first shift hours (7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) for 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday, but may be requested to divert from this as incidents or work demands require.


    About Bowdoin

    Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

    We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College's multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

    Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin's reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

    Bowdoin's campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

    Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes Posting Date 02/10/2023 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

    Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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