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Senior Project Lead

Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Senior Project Lead with Health and Specialty Care System provides accessible, compassionate and state-of-the-art care on 23 campuses across the state. This position serves as the architect/project manager for the new Austin State Hospital. It will also provide oversight of the construction phase of the new Behavioral Sciences Center in Houston. This position provides ongoing direction/oversight of the teams which includes agency staff and contractors. This position will also manage some staff as needed. This position works to ensure good communication, coordination, and planning with agency executives, local contractors, university partners, and local facility administrators.

The Senior Project Lead performs high quality, senior-level managerial work providing direction and guidance in the strategic development, planning and execution of assigned projects. In collaboration with agency executives and management team, establishes the overall plan, goals and objectives for the project(s); reviews guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; establishes priorities, standards, and measurement tools for determining progress in meeting goals; coordinates and evaluates project activities; and reviews and approves budgets.

Works under minimal supervision of the Manager of Rider Projects with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment including on-site real time decisions.



Essential Job Functions:
(35%) Planning and Oversight: Plans, develops, and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving project(s) goals and completion schedules. Develops, reviews, and approves project(s) budgets and directs evaluation activities related to project completion and projections. Reviews ongoing project(s) activities and compares to guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; and monitors compliance to such.

(35%) Acts as Owner's Representative for the development of assigned new hospital project(s). Develops and establishes goals and objectives throughout all phases including design, construction, inspection, final completion and closeout. Plans, develops, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies and procedures to be used during assigned project(s) progression from planning to occupancy. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities throughout project(s) life. Identifies the need to revise project management activities as needed.

(30%) Collaboration and Documentation: Schedules and attends regular project meetings with all involved project parties and maintains accurate up to date project plans, change documentation, meeting notes, project status reports, project timeline projects.



Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of architectural and/or engineering principles, techniques, materials and procedures.

Ability to understand and apply construction contracting requirements

Knowledge of basic project management practices applicable to complex projects

Ability to understand and apply critical codes/regulatory requirements including: Life Safety Code requirements and Texas Accessibility Standards.

Ability to recognize and respond to hierarchy in overlapping codes and regulatory requirements.

Skills in establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support budget management, scheduling and an overall business strategy.

Skills in creative problem-solving, communication and coordination in complex collaborative project(s).

Ability to effectively manage complex planning and management activities, including the review of plans and specifications and the ability to provide written comments on work prepared by architects and engineers.

Ability to direct and organize overall project activities; to establish goals and objectives; to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, design professionals, management, facility personnel, public officials and managing outside partners.



Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Current and valid Texas Drivers? License.

Professional architectural or engineering license preferred


Initial Selection Criteria:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in the areas of architecture, engineering, or related fields.

Minimum two years documented experience in managing public or private sector construction/renovation projects.

Experience in managing and/or providing oversight for facility/campus construction involving multiple sites, buildings and site systems preferred



Additional Information:
Only applications with the job experience completed on the application will be considered. Only applicants who are interviewed will receive written notification of selection results. SALARY NOTE: The posted salary range reflects the minimum and maximum allowable by state law. Any employment offer is contingent upon available budgeted funds. The offered salary will be determined in accordance with budgetary limits and the requirements of HHSC Human Resources Manual Chapter 7.
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.



MOS Code:
Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor?s Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

- Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.



Keywords: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus, Wichita Falls , Senior Project Lead, Other , Wichita Falls, Texas

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