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Capital Projects Manager job in Prescott

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Organization:  City of Prescott
Job Category:  Construction Management
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Arizona (AZ)
City:  Prescott
Salary and Benefits:  Pay Range: $67,225 to $94,120 annually DOE/Q

Capital Projects Manager

Pay Grade 81     Pay Range: $67,225 - $94120 DOE/Q

FLSA Status: Exempt (not eligible for overtime)

Must pass pre-employment drug test and background check.

Qualifications: Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field, or 10 years of construction field/management experience; with five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the management of street, drainage, and/or water and wastewater utilities projects. Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license and pass pre-employment drug test.


Tasks: Under administrative supervision, performs high-level work in managing an assigned group of major transportation, drainage, water and wastewater utilities, or other City development projects from planning through design and construction. Extensive experience and skills in project budgeting, funding, and fiscal management, planning, team coordination, public information/involvement and communication, design and construction management are required for the position. Manages and oversees capital improvement projects including initiating, budgeting, prioritizing, negotiating, bidding, awarding, and administering contracts for design, right-of-way acquisition, construction, and materials testing. Manages contracting activities, consulting engineers, other professionals, contractors, and the general public in order to facilitate project implementation, progress, and completion. Prepares various reports, spreadsheets, and other computerized applications to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Participates in annual formulation of multi-year capital improvement program. Reviews drawings, specifications, complex technical analyses, schedules, prepares minutes, invoices, and related items; coordinates activities with team members; reviews and interprets construction documents and specifications for compliance with applicable codes, guidelines, and standards; prepares project reports; City Council Memorandums, schedules and coordinates meetings; serves as a liaison with contractors, engineers, and the general public, resolving conflicts when necessary. Works with other public agencies and third party utilities to provide services and resolve impacts of projects on their facilities. Presents briefings and updates to the Public Works, other City departments, and citizen groups, as needed. Participates in the public bidding process including developing schedules, construction and other cost estimates; reviews bid proposals, evaluates qualifications, coordinates pre-bid meetings and other related activities. Observes work in progress to ensure that procedures are followed and materials are used in conformance with applicable specifications; monitors quality, workmanship, and compliance with approved plans. Collaborates in facilitating final close-outs, including securing "record" drawings, equipment, and materials certifications, and, when applicable, Approval to Operate from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.


Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:
• Knowledge of the principles, practices, engineering, construction, laws, and terminology for publicly funded capital projects design and construction.
• Knowledge of methods and techniques of cost estimation, planning, scheduling, and budgeting public works projects, to include project management software applications.
• Skill in reviewing construction plans and specifications to determine compliance with established municipal, state, and federal guidelines, ordinances, regulations, and safety standards.
• Skill in evaluating construction work in progress, including reading plans, feasibility analyses and recommendations, specifications, cost estimates, inspections, and completed work.
• Skill in negotiating with contractors, preparing and monitoring contracts, and developing realistic schedules and cost estimates.
• Skill in establishing, monitoring, managing, and communicating program and project information for major projects and the multi-year capital improvements program, including budgeting and financial management.
• Skill in written administrative and technical communications, and oral communication in one-on-one and group situations.
• Skill in utilizing effective public information/contact techniques in anticipating, managing, and responding to issues and inquiries.
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with municipal, state, and federal officials, elected officials, consulting engineers, contractors, and property owners.
• Skill in coordinating & managing public informational meetings.


Physical and Visual Ability: sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties and to safely operate required equipment and City vehicles as needed in addition to physical requirements listed above.


Hearing and Speaking Ability: sufficient to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate in person and over the radio and telephone.


Deadlines: First Review of Applications by 5:00 p.m. March 3, 2017
Announcement Closes 5:00 p.m. March 10, 2017
To apply for this position please visit our website at http://cityofprescott.applicantpro.com/jobs/
(928) 777-1347 (800) 748-6205 TDD (928) 777-1100
Email: hr@prescott-az.gov EEO/M/F/V/H/D/NSE Posted: February 16, 2017


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MAJOR BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME REGULAR EMPLOYEES: Fourteen (14) days paid time off; Ten paid holidays; Employee Health and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Long Term Disability and Retirement benefits; Deferred Compensation Plans; Social Security contributions; other optional benefits. PROBATION: An established probationary period must be satisfactorily served by each employee. NOTE: When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant” with a disability to participate in any phase of the selection process.

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