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Design & Construction

The Design and Construction Division provides the successful and collaborative execution of design and construction projects at Penn State, and is organized into five teams: Construction Services, Contract Administration, Design Services, Project Management and Renovation Services. 

OPP Design & Construction COVID-19 Announcement (9/14/22):

In accordance with the recent University announcement, face masks are now highly encouraged indoors on all design and construction sites located on Penn State campuses located in counties with high COVID-19 Community Levels. Please refer to the CDC County View data tracker. We thank you for your cooperation. 

COVID-19 guidance has been incorporated into the Contractor Safety Requirements. Project teams are required to include COVID-19 protocols into their Site-Specific Safety Plan and should follow policies established by the University and applicable guidelines in accordance with Federal, State, and local requirements. 

Project teams should continue to report COVID-19 related incidents with timely submission of a Safety Incident Report (SIR) through e-Builder. 

 

Director: Lisa Berkey

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Manages construction contract phase of projects to ensure standards are met, schedules are maintained and safety is assured
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Construction contract procurement, professional agreement processing, payment applications, change-orders, DBE program management
Building plans
Provides architectural/engineering services for various disciplines supplemented by outside forces when needed
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Oversees design & construction of all new construction, renovation and major maintenance projects
South Residence Halls
Responsible for performing customer funded construction and select major maintenance projects.

People In Division

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Roof and Elevator Designer
(814) 863-3269
Renovation Services Electrical Trades Superintendent
(814) 867-5557
Construction Carpenter
Assistant Director, Design & Construction
(814) 865-7079
Civil Designer
(814) 865-6692
Lisa Berkey
Senior Director, Design & Construction
(814) 865-7187
Manager of Design Services
(814) 863-2176
Marv Bevan
Facilities Project Manager
(814) 865-3474

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