Reporting to the Associate Director of Building Renovations, this position is responsible for the daily support of Building Renovations projects, including procurement, supply and delivery of construction materials, data management, inventory control and tool management. Working in a fast-paced environment, this position communicates with contract vendors, contractor trades personnel, University Project Managers, staff and other professionals daily.
Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience including a minimum of three years of experience in a construction, facilities or related field.
Demonstrated knowledge of commercial construction materials and terminology.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple initiatives concurrently and independently resolve problems.
Must be able to regularly lift, hold, carry, pack, unpack, transport, and deliver materials, supplies, tools, and equipment weighing up to approximately 50 lbs. to and from job sites, storage etc.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency using computers specifically Excel and Word programs.
Experience working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituents.
Must have reliable and available transportation.Must be willing and able to be on-call to report to work during emergency closures, inclement weather or other significant events that affect campus operations.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or a related field.
Five or more years’ experience in a construction or construction materials related field.
Experience in supply chain management, inventory control and/or procurement of commercial construction materials.
Strong computer skills and knowledge of project management software, Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) such as AiM, database applications and/or purchasing software programs such as Husky Buy.
Knowledge of UConn, State of Connecticut or other state or federal procurement regulations and procedures.
Experience in a multi-faceted department and fast-paced environment.
Familiarity of University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus buildings and locations.
Knowledge of commercial construction tools and equipment.
Incumbents must possess the physical ability to perform the required duties set forth above. May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary.
This is a full-time, permanent position. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch. Salary will be commensurate with background and experience. This position is categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff. Must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations. For a full description of this position, please visit the Facilities Operations website at http://fo.uconn.edu/employment-opportunities/.
Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2020103. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Please identify in your cover letter Search #2020103 and ensure that your application materials demonstrate how you meet the stated minimum qualifications and any of the preferred qualifications you may have. Screening will begin immediately.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020103)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on October 24, 2019.
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