1+ months

Owners Representative

Cleveland Clinic
Weston, FL 33331

Job Summary:

Provides oversight and coordination of a construction project from the Owner's perspective to ensure that it is delivered on schedule, on budget and meets the quality standards of Cleveland Clinic. Performs as an extension of the Owner, solely representing the Owner's interest independent of the Design Professionals and Construction Manager / General Contractor.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Organizes, chairs and represents the Owner at regular project meetings; provide advice that will help facilitate economical, efficient and desired outcomes.
  • Serves as Project Manager for each project, facilitates communication between all team members, prepares and presents project status updates to include budget, schedule, and outstanding issues.
  • Monitors and directs all preconstruction and construction services provided by the construction team members.
  • Reviews and recommends payment on requests, services rendered and/or goods received.
  • Ensures documents are prepared as scheduled.
  • Monitors cost and progress on assigned projects throughout construction phases, including close-out.
  • Acts as a liaison between the project team and all other Cleveland Clinic departments.
  • Provides regular communication with departments involved in construction projects to ensure project milestones are met, momentum is maintained and issues are addressed proactively.
  • Oversees and coordinates due diligence initiatives with internal and external partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Construction Management or related program required. 


      • A valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer or licensed Architect in the State of Ohio is preferred.
      • A valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI) is preferred.
      • A valid Certified Healthcare Constructor credential by the American Hospital Association is preferred.

        Complexity of Work:

        • Knowledge of construction/architectural terms and practices, ability to read construction documents and actively participate in contract process.
        • Ability to provide an overview and recommendations on engineering, design and scope, as well as, contract terms, budgets, change management, schedules, extensions, and resolution of issues throughout the project life cycle.
        • Must be self-motivated and able to manage multiple projects.
        • Extremely high level of organizational skills; able to work well under pressure; sensitive to confidential information; demonstrated ability in engaging stakeholders and providing options to resolve problems.
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and web-based software.

          Work Experience:

          • A minimum 8 years of experience in Project/Construction Management of Commercial and/or Public/Healthcare Facility Construction with full responsibility for coordinating complex projects with construction values in excess of $10M.
          • Additional work experience may offset the degree requirement.
          • Healthcare experience is preferred.
          • Experience with LEAN design and construction principles and techniques, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified projects, and utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM) is preferred.

            Physical Requirements:

            • Requires extensive sitting and dexterity to perform work on a PC, and the ability to walk various hospital campuses to attend meetings.
            • Must have normal or corrected vision, and the ability to verbally communicate to upper level management.
            • Occasional lifting of 5 to 15 pounds. Frequent walking, climbing of ladders and scaffolding is required.
            • Must have ability to travel to other CC locations and active construction project sites and navigate over obstacles including the dexterity to safely walk a construction site on a daily basis.
            • Must have reliable transportation.

              Personal Protective Equipment:

              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

                The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

                Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",


Posted: 2020-02-28 Expires: 2020-06-28

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Weston, FL 33331

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