The Jackson Laboratory

Facilities Project Manager - Architect

Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/19/2020 8:24 AM)
Job ID
2020-27742
Category
Engineering

Summary

You could make a difference in advancing our mission at The Jackson Laboratory as a Facilities Project Manager - Architect based at our Bar Harbor, Maine site as part of the Facilities Engineering team!

 

This full-time professional role will be responsible for managing capital projects from programming through close-out, with primary focus on renovations and new construction across our four campuses with budgets ranging from $20k - $20M.   The successful candidate will develop project needs with clients and stakeholders and oversee designers, engineers, contractors, and other resources to assure successful delivery and closeout of each project. 

Responsibilities

In addition to the preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates for proposed projects, general duties include performing client programming and scope development; selection and management of professional design teams; project bidding and procurement; management of project documentation, schedule, and project cost accounting; review of building systems and construction details designed by others; and on-site inspections to assure construction is in compliance with plans and specifications.  

 

The Jackson Laboratory has a reputation as being one of the leaders in mammalian genetics and human genomics. Combine that reputation and history of success with access to cutting edge technologies, vast internal knowledge, and access to collaborators all over the world, and you'll bear witness to a collaborative spirit here that permeates everything we do.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, or other related Engineering discipline
  • Extensive experience in the development and delivery of capital projects in institutional setting, including building renovations, new construction, and infrastructure improvements, from programming through construction and project close-out. Knowledge and experience in the renovation of buildings, including building systems, design processes, and multiple methods of project delivery.
  • Knowledge, experience, and a successful track record in managing capital projects and project delivery under budget and on schedule.
  • Ability to self-organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments through organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Need for occasional travel
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of computers and related software (Windows based environment, AutoCAD, MS Office group, MS Project or Primavera, e-Builder, etc.)

Please submit a cover letter of interest and resume!

About Us

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,300 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!  

Our Values:

INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us

 

What do we have to offer?

JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.

 

Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

 

Employment will require successful completion of references, background check, and an appropriate non-compete agreement.

The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

Learn more about career opportunities at JAX: http://www.jax.org/careers.

 

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