Facilities Project Planner

Facilities & Maintenance Worcester, Massachusetts


Position at UMass Memorial Health

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Requisition #: 213449

Title: Facilities Project Planner

Department: Capital Planning 
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center

Posting Date: 3/31/2021

Shift: Days

Status: Exempt

Hours: 40

Shift Length: 8

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Director of Strategic Space Planning, manages the physical facilities planning functions, including master campus planning, space planning, project programming for building renovations and new facilities, space utilization and move management, for all hospital campuses in Worcester. As a member of Facilities Management, plans, manages, and supports all activities for projects from program development, planning and design, budget guidelines and compliance with all regulatory standards and codes.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates architectural, engineering, technical and administrative support to develop construction plans, design criteria, and financial and quality controls for each project. Monitors the completion of project punch lists.
  • Participates in the short- and long-range planning processes of the various groups and campuses by developing project sequencing and phasing for the strategic master facilities plan implementation.
  • Manages the Moves, Add and Change Program (MAC); coordinates with IS on all Employee Move Requests (EMR).
  • Collaborates with Senior Administration to define future population and space needs and configurations to support both current and future tenants.
  • Integrates space requirements of tenant groups into the master facilities plan.

Position Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Interiors or related field.
  • Must complete a certificate program in Project Management within 2 years of hire.


  • Master’s degree and/or professional license in Architecture, Engineering, Real Estate or related field.



  • At least 5 years of experience managing multi-million-dollar projects.
  • 3 years project management experience.
  • Must be able to analyze problems and solve them creatively.
  • Should have moderate to comprehensive business, technical, or functional knowledge.
  • Must possess strong relationship building skills, communication skills, negotiation skills, and demonstrated project management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, objectives, and deadlines.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable building, safety, fire and health codes and regulations.
  • Strong financial background with ability to track multiple disbursements.
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD or complete a certificate program within 6 months of hire.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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