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Manager Construction Project

Engineering Services 
Full Time 
Day Shift 
7 AM - 4:30 PM

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 508-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Manages all construction projects and construction operations for Lexington County Health District including both in house and contractor projects.  Responsible for planning, oversight, and completion of all construction.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Trade or vocational school education (2 years) in a discipline such as plumbing, electricity, HVAC or carpentry and S.C. General Contractors License may be substituted.
Minimum Years of Experience: 7 Years of work experience in general construction demonstrating use of construction codes and standards; 5 years of supervisory experience where leadership qualities have been demonstrated; 5 Years of experience working in a hospital environment or as a contractor working on hospital projects.
Substitutable Education & Experience: 4 year college degree in a business related major with 7 years minimum experience in the direct management and oversight of commercial and medical construction projects in the role of Project Manager or a senior level manger position.
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training: Experience supervising skilled and unskilled labor required.

Essential Functions
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee work by contracted construction firms on projects in the health district.
  • Negotiate contracts with contractors, subcontractors and vendors.
  • Present to Administration and/or the Board as needed.
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee work by the LMC In house construction crew.
  • Ensure all construction work whether contracted or in house meet Infection Control Measures and Interim Life Safety Measures.
  • Prepare and submit estimates for projects as required.
  • Meet with design professionals as needed in order to plan and oversee projects.
  • Short and long range planning for contractor, in house projects and capital budget items.
  • Review drawings, specifications and submittals to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Ensure accepted safety and infection control requirements are adhered to on all contracted or in house projects. 
  • Work with users to minimize interruptions to department operations that may be caused by construction projects.  Act as the point of contact for the Engineering Department on these matters.
  • Work with director on developing and maintaining a master project schedule for use by all departments and Administration for planning purposes.
  • Ensure that work is performed in a professional, timely, and in an economical manner.
  • To understand and be aware of all new technology that might better serve the hospital’s short and long range plans.
  • Provides input on which service contracts to take over and which ones to keep in force.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • To ensure compliance with all DHEC, IBC, IFC, NFPA, DNV and other regulatory agency codes on all designs and projects.
  • To work with other departments to improve hospital wide systems.
  • To ensure that Service Expectations are a part of department’s functions and operation.
  • Ensure hospital and department policies are followed and current.
  • To offer in-service training where applicable.
  • To keep abreast of new technology by going to seminars, taking courses, and reading necessary literature.
  • To give technical assistance and training to all personnel within the department.
  • Effectively recruits, retains, directs and mentors the construction.
  • Orients, trains, coaches and counsels direct reports for development and success of the individual and the team.
  • Conducts staff evaluations and provides leadership, motivation and direction to staff, building teamwork and fostering team cohesion.
  • Accountable for team activities and allocates internal and external resources to accomplish goals.
  • Responsible for developing, monitoring and maintaining budget with comprehensive justification for requests.  Ability to provide supportive documentation for variations.
  • Responsible for developing and modifying policies and procedures to correspond with changes in practice.
  • Completes tasks within timeline and ensures deliverables for area of responsibility, escalating issues to appropriate individuals in a timely manner.
  • Maintenance of an optimistic, professional, career oriented demeanor (positive role model) as leader within your area at Lexington Medical Center.  Exemplifies excellent customer relations toward patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers.  Holds themselves and subordinates accountable for conformity to Service Excellence and “House Rules”.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by authorized personnel as required in an emergency, e.g., fire or disaster.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS)
  • Supplemental 401(k)
  • 457(b) retirement plans
  •  Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(K) Match – LMC matches dollar for dollar up to 6% 
  • LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • 529 College Savings
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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