Job Details
13-0146 PWNR Project Manager
DEFINITION: Under the supervision of an engineering administrator, perform all project management functions in the administration, design, construction, and management of municipal, public works and utilities projects.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES: Serve as project manager on public works capital improvement and development projects.  Assume responsibility for project quality, scheduling, and project finances. Provide direction to project team members. Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identify resources needed and make recommendations for project team assignments. Manage day to day operational aspects of a project and scope. Supervise the development of designs, plans, specifications, construction scheduling, and estimates for the construction of public works projects. As the incumbent’s development and analytical skills and knowledge advance, the degree of project complexity should increase. Develop and review RFP’s; select and supervise professional consultants for the development of plans, specifications, studies, and reports. Review construction plans prepared by consulting engineers and resolve related issues. Prepare project status reports. Track and manage project budgets. Insure project close out and filing of project documents are completed.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The job is performed primarily in an office environment, but requires field visits and inspections. Field work may require use of personnel protective safety equipment and work near or in areas requiring compliance with special safety procedures. The job entails constant sitting, ability to read and understand detailed documents, blueprints, maps, and other printed materials. Requires the ability to use language and math, reason and solve problems, communicate clearly and concisely with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work under stress, manage multiple tasks concurrently, and handle frequent interruptions.  The job also entails frequent light (under 5 lbs.) lifting and carrying, reaching and bending or stooping, twisting, driving, and the use of near and far vision. Work may require occasional moderate (15-40 lbs.) lifting and carrying, pulling, pushing, climbing, crawling and kneeling or squatting.  Employees may be exposed to noise, dust, fumes, solvents, slippery or uneven walking surfaces, machinery and moving vehicles, working in and around water. The job requires working alone, as well as working closely with others.

QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Civil Engineering, project management, or a related field and two years experience performing project management work on Public Works and Natural Resources related projects.  A valid Colorado driver’s license is required.  Competency in the use of software programs including Excel, Word and Lotus Notes is desirable. Experience with ESRI ArcMap, MS Project, and Micro Station CAD is a plus.  Selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, background investigation, criminal background check and substance screening.

DEADLINE: A CITY APPLICATION  is required. An on-line application process is available for this position on our website at This position is Open until Filled.  For more information call (303) 651-8609.