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Pratt Facilities Project Planner (71101) in Brooklyn, New York

The Facilities Project Planner (FPP) is responsible for the coordination and implementation of various maintenance and minor renovation projects within the Facilities Management Department at Pratt Institute. This position provides a unique opportunity to work with a highly skilled team of facility managers, and tradespeople in executing maintenance and construction projects. The FPP will be leading project scope, estimating, and planning of a wide range of projects from interior renovations to major building systems upgrades. This position will also be responsible for planning and scheduling exterior building and sitework improvements. This person will serve as the liaison between Pratt Institute, its vendors, and contractors.

The FPM will oversee all aspects of renovation and minor rehab projects, will set deadlines, assign responsibility and monitor progress for all assigned projects. Prepare reports for distribution to the Executive Director regarding project status. In addition, this person will assist with the preparation of minor rehab and maintenance project budgets. We seek an individual who is interested in growing their skills in the areas of project planning and construction and can demonstrate the ability to multitask a wide variety of assignments in a fast-paced environment.

On a typical day you will be required to:

  • The FPM will provide project coordination and contractor oversight on behalf of the Facilities Management Department.

  • May act in construction manager/project manager capacity as necessary and appropriate.

  • Provide support for the FMD with development of procurement documents for contractor selection including project scope, cost estimating and scheduling.

  • Reviews price quotes for the procurement of parts, services, and labor for projects.

  • Monitor the renovation and schedules for minor rehab projects (with a value between $10,000-$250,000), highlight and record issues.

  • Manage projects for various trades including carpentry, painting, electrical, masonry, mechanical and site work throughout the Brooklyn campus.

  • Measure contractor performance for quality control and adherence to documents and specifications.

  • Attends client meetings for facilities matters.