Capital Improvement Project Manager

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Aug 15, 2019
Full Time Project Management
  • Salary: $62,711.85 - $95,949.14 Annually

Job Description


Candidate must have aBachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management and four (4) years of experience in managing construction projects, architecture/engineering design work, or construction administration work including two (2) years of supervisory or lead work experience.

Licenses and Certificates : Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent from another state.

General Purpose

Under direction, manage, administer, and lead design and construction capital projects in assigned area of responsibility within the Capital Improvement Department.

Typical Duties

Manage and oversee design and construction projects to ensure project timelines and budget constraints are met and projects are executed in full compliance with city, state, and federal policies, procedures, rules, and regulations. Involves: Organize and lead project teams, consultants, and contractors through project initiation and implementation. Develop and manage project specific scopes, schedules, and budgets. Collaborate and work cooperatively with other City departments to implement and support capital improvements and to obtain consensus and approvals related to project or task execution. Participate in consultant/contractor selection and evaluation processes. Ensure payments to consultants/contractors are proper and timely, and contract changes are in accordance with contract terms and conditions, and procurement policies and procedures. Assign staff appropriately to support assigned projects. Assist with creating meeting agendas, speaking points, story boards, and presentations to represent the City on a local and regional level, to inform and educate the public on current and future capital improvement projects. Respond to and resolve inquires and complaints from the public, stakeholders and officials.

Oversee design and construction management consultants. Involves: Coordinate development, negotiations and monitor progress on consultants' scope of work. Review and approve contract documents, design deliverables, construction submittals and pay applications/invoices and submit monthly status reports. Monitor scope quality, schedule, budget, risks, and personnel. Ensure all scope of work are executed in accordance with all applicable codes, design and construction practices, and City policies and procedures. Negotiate and approve change orders and forecast future work for budget and scheduling purposes. Oversee the progress of the design and construction teams including the budget and resources, maintain key project milestones, and perform quality control of the design and construction activities for best practices and code compliance. Manage and reallocate contract funds if appropriate. Coordinate user department reviews of design and construction deliverables and contract documentation and resolve reviewer comments. Analyze and solve complex technical problems and situations. Review and gather comments from interested parties and review with design teams to determine technically acceptable and cost effective resolution.

Coordinate and mediate competing goals and expectations of the project with other City departments. Involves: Serve as team leader for design and construction projects performed by Agency staff, consultants, and contractors ensuring adherence to quality, budget, and schedules. Plan, prioritize, assign, review, and participate in the work of assigned staff. Establish schedules and methods for providing assigned services. Identify resources needed and review needs with appropriate management staff to allocate resources accordingly. Interact with project partners to share knowledge, negotiate issues, and develop collaborative relationships.

Perform design and constructability reviews. Involves: Review plans and specifications for constructability and bid at the 30%, 60%, 90% and ready to advertise stages. Provide suggestions and recommendations for better designs. Analyze construction risk factors and develop methods to minimize and control risk for construction of projects.

Perform administrative functions and maintain project level records for design and construction. Involves: Prepare reports and briefings on project status, progress, changes, and related items related to scope, schedule, and budget. Analyze, track, and report on trends in project development, schedule, and budget. Represent the City to inform and educate the public on current and future projects.

Provides support to the department and others on matters as directed. Involves: Represent department on a variety of committees. Prepare necessary correspondence. Attend and participate in professional group meetings. Maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the fields related to area of assignment and incorporate new developments or industry standards as appropriate. Ensure processes, policies, and practices are interpreted and applied consistently and effectively. Ensure accountability and compliance with all current and applicable local, state and federal laws, City policies and procedures, rules and regulations. Enforce safety rules and regulations.

Supervise assigned personnel. Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct, guide and check work. Appraise employee performance and review evaluations by subordinates. Provide for training and development. Enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially. Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants. Recommend hiring, termination, transfers, discipline, merit pay or other employee status changes.

General Information

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Salary Range: $62,711.85 - $87,639.82 per year.
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Please note: This is an unclassified contract position.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous