Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Planner Estimator for the Division of Institutional Planning & Operations (IP&O). Under the guidance and direction of the Assistant Director of Design in the Office of Architecture and Design, this professional is responsible for assisting in managing all sizes and various types of planning and design of special projects, grant applications, and feasibility studies.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
This position has statewide responsibilities and therefore addresses a wide variety of academic, administrative, research, healthcare, and infrastructure projects.
The Senior Design Planner Estimator will take an active role to assist the Assistant Director of Design in engaging and managing both internal resources and external consultants to undertake projects.
Assist in the coordination and management efforts of University staff and/or external architects and engineers for planning and design efforts of all types and sizes of capital (over $5 million project costs) and non-capital (below $5 million project costs).
Interact with other departments of the Division of Institutional Planning and Operations and support service departments of the University as required to assist the Assistant Director of Design with the successful completion of grant applications, feasibility studies, and vision documents. Applies signature and NJ Registered Architect seal or NJ Professional Engineer seal to design and construction documents when required.
Working under the Assistant Director of Design and the Assistant University Architect (within in Planning, Development, and Design), maintains project lists and assignments, participates in project coordination meetings, develops scopes of work reflective of end user needs, and assists with procurement and contracting process for architects and engineers.
Manages time and plans efforts as required to successfully assist in executing multiple projects simultaneously, with limited administrative support from other staff.
Performs other duties as required by departmental and division needs, as assigned by the Assistant Director of Design and the Assistant University Architect.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or higher in architecture from a college or university having an architecture curriculum accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board or a bachelor's degree in engineering from a college or university having an TAC/ABET accredited engineering technology program.
A minimum of two (2) years post-licensure in the field of architecture or engineering, with demonstration of knowledge of design and construction principles.
Proficiency in standard office equipment and Microsoft Office platform required.
Working knowledge of principles of Computer Aided Design (CAD) software required.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Most duties will be undertaken in a standard office environment.
Some duties will require travel among campuses and to off-site locations, and site tours at active construction sites will occur.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.