Employer
City of Arcata
Job Category
Work Schedule
Full-time
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description

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Do you have strong organizational skills, an eye for detail and thrive in a team-oriented environment? The City of Arcata is currently accepting applications for a Senior Project Manager, to fill an immediate vacancy in the City's Building & Engineering Department.

Under general direction of higher level staff, the selected candidate will oversee, coordinate, manage and perform duties as it relates to all phases of a variety of capital improvement and public works construction projects; create project objectives, work scope, project execution and construction management plans and procedures; perform a variety of technical and professional duties related to project and grant management activities; oversee, coordinate and manage the work of architectural and engineering consultants and contractors engaged in the design, construction and inspection of a variety of City capital improvement and construction projects, and perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Generous Benefits including:

  • 80 hours of Management Leave and 32 hours of Floating Holiday provided per fiscal year - ability to cash out up to 56 hours each fiscal year
  • Excellent health benefits, with the City paying the majority of the premiums for medical and full premiums for dental and vision
  • City contributes 1.5% of salary towards deferred compensation upon hire with a minimum employee contribution of $25/month. City contribution increases with service
  • City contribution towards retiree health after 10 years, increases with service
     

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Examples of Duties:

  • Performs advanced engineering and project management duties in the coordination, oversight and management of various sized capital improvement and public works construction projects, including managing and overseeing several projects, in various stages of progress, at one-time.
  • Develops, manages and coordinates a variety of capital improvement and public works construction projects, including overseeing and monitoring projects through all phases of project development, from planning through completion; reviews plans and specifications to ensure they are in compliance with applicable standards; coordinates preparation and compliance of project delivery schedules with consultants, contractors and project teams; provides oversight on a variety of technical issues to ensure successful completion of projects; investigates and resolves problems related to scope of work or cost issues; ensures projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Oversees and manages the development of consultant requests for proposal for professional and/or construction services and coordinates the advertising and bid processes; evaluates proposals and recommends project award; administers contracts after award.
  • Negotiates and administers contracts for capital improvement and construction projects; ensures contractor compliance with City standards and specifications, time and budget estimates; analyzes and resolves complex problems that may arise; recommends and processes field changes as required.
  • Recommends and oversees policies and procedures such as procedure guidelines, design standards, and standard plans and specifications while ensuring operation, maintenance, financial, regulatory and legal requirements are met.
  • Conducts capital improvement project planning activities; provides oversight and input into the conceptual design of engineering projects; investigates and resolves problems with scope of work or cost issues of major facility upgrade and replacement projects. Meets and confers with contractors, engineers, developers, architects, a variety of outside agencies, and the general public in acquiring information and coordinating project matters; provides technical information and instruction regarding applicable procedures and methods; interprets and explains rules, regulations and procedures; answers questions and resolves concerns; negotiates and resolves significant and controversial issues.
  • Meets and confers with contractors, engineers, developers, architects, a variety of outside agencies, and the general public in acquiring information and coordinating engineering matters; provides technical information and instruction regarding applicable procedures and methods; interprets and explains rules, regulations and procedures; answers questions and resolves concerns; negotiates and resolves significant and controversial issues.
  • Analyzes engineering plan design, specifications, consultant, and staff comments in accordance with design requirements and municipal and intergovernmental standards and regulations; recommends approval or additional engineering conditions and changes.
  • Provides management expertise working with Department and City leadership to identify annual goals and areas for city improvement and implement best practices to ensure Department and City success.
  • Coordinates and performs in the development and reporting of alternate funding sources and ensures that Federal, State, City and funding agency and City accounting and reporting requirements and applicable laws, requirements, regulations and professional accounting practices are met.
  • Assists in preparing, monitoring and administering the Engineering division budget and applicable Capital Improvement Plan budgets.
  • Provides functional and technical supervision to assigned staff, including leading, training and coordination of daily work assignments.
  • Prepares and submits City Council agenda reports and various other commission, committee and staff reports, resolutions, ordinances and correspondence regarding assigned activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
     

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