Capital Projects – Unit Role

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The Unit of Planning and Construction’s Role:

  • Participate as staff liaisons to the State of Mississippi Bureau of Buildings, Grounds, Real Properties Management, Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL), and Professionals (Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and other Consultants);
  • Ensure communication with the Maintenance unit for the Department of Facilities & Construction Management regarding facilities;
  • Define detailed user needs in program format;
  • Provide general project budget estimates;
  • Obtain architect/engineer and consulting services;
  • Ensure compliance with programs, budgets, schedules, and codes;
  • Provide regular reports and information in other formats to keep the Associate Vice President of Facilities & Construction Management informed on the status of current and upcoming projects.