Job Description

Job Title: Construction & Facilities Management Coordinator
Job ID: 684764
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Construction Management
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219


Assists the assigned leader with operating and capital projects including monitoring all work that is planned or in progress to ensure that quality and engineering standards are met. Directs construction activities in a manner to minimize disruptions and ensures that projects are completed in accordance with approved schedules at specified quality and within budgetary guidelines. Acts as a liaison between design and construction consultants, contractors, vendors and all others involved in construction projects.

  • Act as the owner's representative at the construction site and participate in construction meetings with the contractor, architect, engineer, and support services staff.
  • Assist in the preparation of operating budget and develop capital project budget.
  • Assist the assigned leader to develop a schedule for correction of deficiencies.
  • Conduct field inspections to determine construction site conditions and notify assigned leader of conditions.
  • Coordinate the building commissioning process including equipment start-up and testing, obtaining operating instructions and identifying equipment with special requirements.
  • Coordinate the preparation, training and inspections as required by the DOH for the Infection Control Risk Assessment.
  • Coordinate with the contractors, support staff and user groups the implementation of the physical project resulting from the design process using defined space, finishes, equipment and furniture standards.
  • Evaluate and/or initiate changes to contract documents to resolve field issues pertaining to contractor and owner furnished equipment/furnishings.
  • Initiate obtaining approvals from assigned leader for changes and advises contractor.
  • Keep current with advances and changes in related safety procedures and products pertaining to health care industry.
  • Make field sketches as appropriate.
  • Monitor construction progress schedules and coordinate various activities such as utility shutdowns and service interruptions with the contractor and the affected departments.
  • Organize and participate in final punch list with architect and contractor.
  • Oversee coordination between departments, architect, contractor and vendors regarding construction details pertaining to design, equipment and furniture.
  • Participate in project planning and reviews with the architect, engineer and user groups to develop project criteria that appropriately plan and equip specific departments.
  • Prepare Project Initiation Request Form (PIRF's) and utilize UPMC process for purchase requisitions and maintaining project budgets through the PeopleSoft computer program.
  • Prepare and maintain all project closeout documentation as required by UPMC Project Closeout Policy.
  • Prepare necessary information pertaining to JCAHO safety requirements and assist assigned leader with preparation for life safety inspections.
  • Receive and review contractor/vendor bids submitted to the assigned leader for approval.
  • Review plans and documentation and conduct ongoing inspections of the quality of work and materials.
  • Schedule and participate in the required inspections with DOH for Life Safety and the Acute and Ambulatory Care Division for licensing.
  • Track and report on the punch list completion with architect and contractors and follow-up on repairs.
  • Utilize computer systems for maintaining project schedules, Aperture, for access to hospital plan and CAD for revisions to plan from architect.


  • Associate's degree and three years of construction management experience with at least one year in a healthcare facility OR five years of construction management experience with at least one year in a health care facility. 
  • Knowledge of codes, standards and regulations applicable to health care construction as well as budget control and accounting.

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.60 to $35.57 / hour

Union Position: No

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