• Milton Hershey School
  • $43,160.00 -63,940.00/year*
  • Hershey , PA
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 500 Homestead Ln

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Milton Hershey School is currently seeking a full-time Mechanical Project Manager with a focus in HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection work, with the ability to manage construction/renovation projects that also include general and electrical work. This position manages the pre-construction phase of assigned construction projects for all academic, athletic, and administrative facilities, student homes, and related infrastructure campus-wide. This position also oversees the construction phase of the work for small to medium size assigned projects. Responsibilities will include the following:

* Provide planning support required to define projects including the preparation of estimates for budgeting purposes, value analysis, and assisting in preparation of the annual capital budget;
* Work closely with Project Advocates to determine requirements and develop designs which satisfy the project needs;
* Coordinate the design work performed by Architectural/Engineering (A/E) firms;
* Perform simple design work that can be completed in-house;
* Interface with state and local agencies as required to obtain necessary permits/approvals;
* Manage the contractor bidding process including development of general requirement specifications, hold pre-bid meetings and contractor scope review meetings, and draft contracts;
* Oversee small to medium size construction projects including managing contractor work, preparing project construction schedules, reviewing submittals and shop drawings, reviewing/processing invoices and change orders, tracking/monitoring project costs in relation to approved budgets, inspecting work quality, and accepting completed work;
* Work with utility companies to modify existing services or install permanent and/or temporary services (gas/water/electric) as required;
* Request proposals and manage implementation of preventative maintenance.
* Bachelor's Degree in applicable Engineering, Architecture or Business field or, in absence of a Bachelor's Degree, 10 years of related experience in construction/facilities management;
* Minimum of 8 years construction experience with at least 4 years experience in planning, management and field oversight;
* Experience in reading complex plans & specifications for bidding and construction processes;
* Knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory laws & regulations including familiarity with the IBC and Mechanical Building Code;
* Strong knowledge of construction methods and practices to review, assess, and resolve complex construction/design situations;
* Knowledge and skills to make recommendations on selection of correct materials & equipment for use/application, including ability to prepare cost comparisons versus life expectancy, etc.;
* Strong skills as a design/construction team leader;
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written/oral), and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities;
* Strong networking and negotiating skills to interface with internal stakeholders & state and local agencies;
* Strong computer skills (Microsoft Applications, project management software, etc.);
* Valid PA Driver's License in good standing;
* OSHA 30-hour Certification;
* Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered to be role models for MHS students.
* Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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