Engineering Services Project Manager – Posted April 18, 2022

Engineering Services Project Manager-Construction Admin

Manages capital projects for Hospital including concepts, feasibility, scoping, estimating, accounting, consultants, design, construction, activation, and close-out.

Schedule: (Full Time, Benefits Eligible)

Central Campus
700 Children’s Dr
Columbus, Ohio 43205

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  • Conducts economic and feasibility studies for construction projects, develops estimates. Consults with hospital staff, either singularly or in conjunction with design firms, to determine functional and special requirements of new structure or renovation.
  • Plans layout of project and integrates NCH standard elements into unified design. Develops project specifications Analyzes the size and character of the overall scope of the project to maintain expenditures within project budgets.
  • Selects and manages outside architectural, design or consulting firms to complete design and construction project studies and work. Approves and monitors progress of design development and develops alternate solutions whenever design details affect construction feasibility, cost or schedule. Conducts drawing reviews and obtains stakeholder feedback.
  • Administers the processing of the construction documents through various city and regulatory agencies for final approval and issuance of building permit.
  • Develops progression schedule for construction projects and a comprehensive schedule for each of the approved projects
  • Establishes bidders list, solicits and reviews bids, conducts pre-bid meetings, analyzes bids to ensure they are within budget limits and contract parameters, awards contracts.  Prepares a contract items list, develops trade requisitions for bid packages and major material/equipment purchases, and assists in the purchasing process.
  • Monitors construction for compliance with contracts and construction documents. Evaluates and approves design and specification changes and drawing releases.  Confers with project staff to provide administrative and coordinative direction. conducts, and documents project meetings as necessary. Prepares project status and financial report data as necessary.
  • Understands and coordinates the maintenance of infection control and construction assessments and permits, notices of furnishing and commencements and other internal and external regulatory documents.
  • Monitors processing and approval of project submittals, shop drawings, construction change directives, change orders, and pay requests. Manages project close out, final payment and records retention and integration into Archives.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering or related discipline


  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in building construction and design; hospital and/or related institutional experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of estimating, construction costs, scheduling, purchasing, and engineering principles and techniques, various construction methods and installation procedures; a broad understanding of a wide spectrum of materials; and a general understanding of the operation of various building systems.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of drawings and specifications.
  • Strong understanding of owner, architect, general and subcontractor business and practice relationships.
  • Knowledge and understanding of compliance with City, State, National building codes and standards.
  • Very strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Strong computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft office suite of programs including word processing, spreadsheet and database required.
  • CAD skills desirable. Project scheduling software desirable.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


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