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Project Analyst (Contract Position)
Job Category:   Administrative/Clerical
Unit:   Physical Planning
Position Code:   SPP4735A
Status:   Closed/Cancelled
Closing Date:   Review of applications will begin immediately. This position is open until filled.
Salary:   Commensurate with Experience
Location:   Promenade 767 E. Yosemite, Bldg B, Ste A/B
Background check:   Background check and fingerprinting may be required

The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With close to 6,200 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

The Project Analyst assists Facilities Project Managers 3, 4 and 5 on large projects. With regular guidance, manages small and capital design and construction projects. Oversees and ensures that all training and close-out documents meet the contract requirements and are properly turned over to the appropriate entity. Manages project reviews for conformance to regulatory requirements and campus policies. Takes initiative to make recommendations to modify construction and design contracts to incorporate needs of the project close-out and training. Supports and assists senior project managers on large projects, from the planning and design phase, through the close out process including but not limited to maintaining project documentation and logs, reviewing contract documents and change orders, reviewing project progress and assisting with inspection, drafting and reviewing project schedules, budgets, construction documents, estimates, etc. Interfaces and coordinates work with other units, i.e., Parking and Transportation, UCPD and CNS.

Qualifications:   • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction Management and/or experience in building construction as a project engineer.

• Knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes.

• Skills to develop project scope and drawings.

• Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and project management software.

• Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including effective negotiation skills.

• Good organizational and analytical skills.
To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

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