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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Project Facility - Electrical - Universal Creative

Jobid 23768-361157

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 32219BR

**Job Title** Manager, Project Facility - Electrical - Universal Creative

**Business Segment** Universal Studios

**Sub-Business** Universal Orlando

**Posting Category** Theme Parks – Technical

**About Us** Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide – Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in 2020 in Beijing, China. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Florida

**City** Orlando


**What sets Universal Creative apart?**

We rarely wear suits. We think pop culture is fascinating and newsworthy. We are aware that possibilities are not limited by today’s realities. We know that everyone has good ideas (and the occasional bad one as well). We know that the world is large and varied, and that we touch all of it. We know that most high school guidance counselors don’t know our jobs exist. We know that if this were easy, everyone would be doing it. We know that there is an eclectic assortment of talented people from various professional backgrounds at the heart of Universal Creative. In addition, we embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. We are a diverse group, but united by a common goal: to dream and deliver the best possible out-of-home entertainment for people from every walk of life. In order to make that happen, Universal Creative relies on collaboration, hard work, synchronicity, a bit of luck, and a bunch of talented, experienced people who do not let ego and turf stand in the way of brilliance. We depend on a team of people who understand the task, the business implications, and refuse to be defeated by the challenge to fuse fantasy with physics. Universal Creative embraces “The Universal Way” by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time.

**SUMMARY:** As a Project Manager, Facility - Electrical, you own and dominate our RFI process and lead the electrical team, establishing and maintaining a competent and experienced staff. With the Superintendent and Field Engineer, you ensure all contract work is done as communicated in the project schedule. You demand a high level of construction and monitor the project for quality and scope compliance to ensure safety and satisfaction of guests.

Ideal candidates will have a strong background in engineering (MEP) system design as well as review. This role will also involve an international assignment for approximately 2 years in Beijing, China.



+ Pre-Construction Phase: Becomes familiar with the Creative concept package and assist with the management of the construction documents with the Facility Design Manager and the Architect / Engineering Firms. Manage the pre-qualification and evaluation of potential construction vendors. Reviews and approves the general contractors, site/construction sequence and logistics plan. Approves, site lay down and access plan for the projects.

+ Design Phase: Participates with the Facility Design Manager on the review of all of the various design phase submittals from the outside architects / engineers and show vendors. Reviews design documents for construction, completeness, corrections, and coordination and compile a list of comments. Reviews the existing facility status to evaluate what potential issues need to be addressed by the design documents. Manages the weekly design progress review meetings.

+ Bid/Award Phase: Prepares the Request for Proposals. Prepares all documentation required for site access, lay down and other logistics for the contractors and vendors. Develops all of the responses to questions for the RFP. Manages the final evaluation and recommendation process of the bids and proposals.

+ Construction Phase: Manages the daily, weekly, and monthly area meetings of the general contractors with the project team and documents the results in daily / Weekly / Monthly meeting minutes. Manages the evaluation and settlement of all change order requests. Manages all required construction management processes including but not limited to: RFI’s, Shop drawings, Directives, Submittals, Punch Lists, Short Form Agreements and other documents as required. Evaluates all progress payment and conducts all related walk-through and inspections. Updates the Project Director on the progress of the overall Facility Budget and schedule including all potential cost and schedule impacts. Attends monthly project financial reviews with Project Director to address all trends, risks and forecasts for budget and schedule. Manages all third-party construction development and reports results. Manages all facility and constructing progress in accordance with the master schedule. Monitors Change or Delays to construction schedule. This includes but is not limited to evaluation of Contractors schedule performance and schedule coordination with other groups and departments. Develops a Three (3) week look ahead and monthly overall schedule updates and develops recovery plans if schedule variances evolve.

+ Closeout Phase: Manages overall punch list and close out process for the facility. Reviews all final submittals from the contractor for all close out documentation including, but not limited to Shop Drawings, Submittals, as-builts, Warranties, Lien Waivers, etc. Prepares the overall project post mortem for the Facility. Monitors quality assurance of Project. This includes but is not limited to daily walks through the facility construction to monitor progress and developments to ensure that the work being accomplished is in accordance with the contract documents. Numerous questions and clarifications evolve from these reviews and need to be documented and resolved.

+ Management Report Duties: Prepares progress reports. This includes but is not limited to monthly status and progress reports to the Project Director. These reports feed into the overall attraction monthly update presented to senior management.

**Desired Characteristics**

**EDUCATION:** Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is required.

**EXPERIENCE:** 10-15 Years: Experience working in either design/engineering, construction management or construction firms dealing both with entertainment design and construction management; also experience dealing with large scale construction projects along or with experience in working in various positions with a general contractor dealing with estimating, budgeting, bidding, field experience dealing with all aspects of projects required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

**We regret, due to the volume of responses, only applicants of interest will be contacted. Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.**

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