Responsible for the overall management of construction for the organization. Reports directly to the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation through its Construction Committee and CEO. Oversees facility design and construction scheduling to ensure organizational needs are met. Interacts with the contractor or construction team to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to specifications. Works closely with hospital leadership teams to evaluate and prioritize projects, as well as to forecast large-scale replacement and renovation maintenance costs. Manages the performance of design and construction teams, tracks project costs and schedules to achieve project budget and timelines, and mitigates risk through assessment of quality, scope, safety and regulatory requirements. Coordinates system and facility resources to achieve system priorities and facility project goals.
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
8 hour shifts
with Occasional Overtime and weekend coverage
40 hours per week
Provides leadership by directing project teams, architects and contractor activities. Leads team meetings and ensures effective communication throughout project life. Interacts positively with facilities personnel, administration, medical staff members, department managers, vendors, and other outside agencies.
Monitors and coordinates selection of architect, engineers, contractors and subcontractors. Assists in development of, and monitors conformance to, procurement policies.
Monitors and coordinates project responsibilities and activities, and updates hospital leadership and Foundation board on progress. Identifies potential variances between scheduled and probable completion dates. Documents and provides summary reports of all changes in schedule.
Determines the adequacy of contractor personnel, equipment, and availability of materials and supplies to meet project deadlines. Recommends course of action when requirements of a contract are not being met.
Develops and monitors an effective system of project cost control. Revises and refines the initially approved project construction budget and incorporates approved changes as they occur. Develops cash flow reports and forecasts as needed. Identifies variances between actual and budgeted or estimated costs, and advises hospital leadership and Foundation board whenever projected costs exceed budgets or estimates.
Obtains or assists in obtaining all building permits and special permits for permanent improvements, excluding permits for inspection or temporary facilities required to be obtained directly by the contractor. Assists FHP leadership in obtaining approvals from all authorities with jurisdiction. Also assists in selecting and retaining surveyors, testing laboratories, or other special consultants / trade vendors as needed, without assuming responsibility or liability of or for those consultants or trade vendors.
Inspects work for defects and deficiencies in the project without assuming any of the architect / engineer’s or contractor’s responsibilities for inspection. Reviews safety programs of the contractor(s) and makes appropriate recommendations. The aforementioned duties shall not relieve the contractor of its responsibilities for the safety of persons and property, and for compliance with all federal, state and local statutes, rules, regulations and orders applicable to the conduct of the work.
Determine final completion and provide written notice when the work is ready for final inspection. Secure and transmit to the architect / engineer required guarantees, affidavits, releases, bonds and waivers. Turn over all manuals, written warranties, record drawings and maintenance stocks to the Foundation board.
Plans for large-scale reinvestments in the facility such as replacing equipment or systems which have reached the end of their life, renovating or repurposing areas, or meeting current code requirements. Tracks projected costs for such expected future expenditures.
Monitors and coordinates all maintenance contracts, including security / maintenance of undeveloped properties. Familiarizes self with all Foundation owned properties and facilities. Performs walk-throughs with contractors, documents contractor performance, and reports to FHP leadership and the Foundation board on a regular basis as to the condition of Foundation owned properties and facilities.
Actively participates in the search and implementation of facility improvements, which will improve patient care and/or will reduce operating costs.
Ensures all applicable regulation, accreditation, safety and code compliance is achieved on all projects. Ensures contractors’ and vendors’ work complies with regulatory requirements and organization-wide interim Life/Safety policies and procedures.
Additional services may be required at the request of FHP leadership and / or the Foundation board.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
Must possess a strong knowledge of architecture, construction, and/or engineering as normally demonstrated through the completion of a bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, engineering or related field.
Must possess at least seven (7) years of progressive project and/or facilities management experience, preferably in healthcare related construction. Must have proven experience directing and managing multiple resources and projects.
Ability to read and interpret blue prints, specifications and related contract regulatory documents. Must possess a thorough working knowledge of building codes, materials and standards and project tracking tools. Must be able to compute job costs, prepare and monitor project budgets and schedules, as well as use and interpret typical contracts and agreements. Requires strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills to motivate team performance. Requires ability to listen, negotiate, and resolve conflicts. Must be able to work independently and effectively align resources to achieve system goals. Must exercise independent judgment and be able to maintain confidential information.
Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking.
May be required to lift up to 20 pounds.
Requires significant use of personal computer, phone and general office equipment.
Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.
Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
May require off-site travel
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer;qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 2019-4165
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio and a culture of Shared Leadership. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.