Construction Project Manager

  • 2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, North Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Sep 10, 2022
Construction and Skilled Trades Project Management

Job Description

The City of North Las Vegas is excited to announce a recruitment for the position of Construction Project Manager ! Candidates will be notified of their status at various times throughout the recruitment process. Please thoroughly review the information and selection process outlined on this announcement. This announcement will be set to close when 100 applicants have been reached.


Submit a complete application - For your application to be considered, you MUST fully complete an online application, and answer ALL questions. Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this announcement and click "SUBMIT" at the end of your application (applying for a position does not guarantee an interview nor an offer of position)
Pre-Employment Screening - Candidates for this position are subject to a Pre-employment screening. Pre-employment screening includes but is not limited to: Local & State Criminal History Check; Federal Criminal History Check via submission of fingerprints; Drug screening.
Selection Process - Oral Interview: Weight 100% Passing Score 70%

The Construction Project Manager must be experienced in off-site and on-site construction, construction management, scheduling, budgeting, construction inspection activities, project closeout and various construction trades/equipment/materials. The position will work under the direction of the Engineering and Construction Services Division Manager, but will be required to work independently on construction projects and various related tasks.

(Many of our positions offer the following)
• 4-day, 36-hour workweek, Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (May vary by position specific needs).
• 100% employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plan option, with affordable low cost alternative plans available.
• 13 paid holidays off annually.
• 3 weeks of annual leave accrued each year (up to applicable maximums).
• 3 weeks of sick leave accrued each year (up to applicable maximums).
• Employer-paid participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System of Nevada (PERS).
• Employer-paid Term Life and AD&D insurance for employees, plus dependent life insurance.
• Deferred compensation 457(b) Plan, which is a government deferred compensation plan similar to a 401(k) plan. It offers both pre-tax and after-tax savings and investment options.
• Annual merit increase program based on performance evaluations and/or contractual wage increases.
• Complimentary access to our fully equipped fitness center at City Hall.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following)
• Reviews, interprets and applies Federal, State and Local laws and regulations; determines impact to City functions and discusses impact on issues.

• Conducts feasibility and cost studies; develops engineering solutions to problems; recommends alternative approaches, including the use of contract services and the incorporation of new methods and materials.

• Participates in writing requests for proposal and contract specifications for construction administration services; participates in the selection of consultants, contractors and administers professional services agreements.

• Maintains liaison with various utility, governmental agency and City departmental staff; ensures that building codes and applicable permit conditions are met on assigned projects.

• Maintains accurate records and prepares a variety of special reports, letters, meeting minutes and memorandums.

• Performs special assignments as requested, to include researching and preparing reports and project documents, developing and implementing programs, and administering state and federal grants

• Provides information, advice, feedback and/or assistance to others within the division to refine work outputs or resolve problems.

• Confers with upper management to keep them informed on key issues and progress toward objectives and to gain their support and approval; makes recommendations to assist management in making needed improvements.

• Communicates with others outside own work area to coordinate efforts and maintain cooperative and efficient relations.

• Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade and professional journals and publications.

• Attends and participates in staff meetings. Completes required forms and paperwork, and prepares work program and reports work progress periodically.

• Applies engineering principles, as well as local laws and regulations, in the review of improvement plans submitted; meets with consulting engineers/property owners/developers/contractors regarding project design, construction, and coordination with adjacent projects.

• May act as supervisor for assigned staff.

• Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

• Works in both field and office settings

• Reviews and analyzes construction design drawings and project specifications to understand and coordinate construction field work

• Performs field engineering, cost analysis, project planning, budgeting, report writing, and construction oversight for a variety of construction project types

• Manage and coordinate off-site and on-site construction projects with emphasis in construction project oversight, reviewing project schedules, change orders, requests for information, material submittals, pay applications, and processing of pay applications.

• Review project design plans, specifications, coordinate contracts, review project financial reports, tracks project costs, and maintains construction budgets

• Review and interpret all regulatory requirements and insure project conformance

• Coordinate with other City groups, design engineers, consultants, material testing firms, material suppliers, inspectors, contractors and subcontractors

• Review and approve project-related design changes

• Write proposals for design and construction support services

• Regular and timely attendance is required.

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED: (Depending Upon Assignment)
• Computer
• Various Office and Technical Equipment
• Calculator
• Engineering Software
• Motor Vehicle

Education and Experience
• Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with major course work in construction civil engineering or a related field.

• Two or more years of progressively complex and responsible related work experience to gain sufficient knowledge and familiarity with theories and principals for application to practical problems and solutions.

Licenses and Certifications (Depending upon area of assignment)
• Must possess a valid state driver's license and maintain a satisfactory motor vehicle record

• Possession of State of Nevada Registered Engineer Certificate is preferred, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Engineering objectives, principles, procedures, standards, practices and information sources

• Terminology, symbols, methods, techniques and instruments used in engineering design and construction

• Principles and practices of materials and soils analysis and grading

• Computer applications related to the work

• Business letter writing and the standard format for typed materials; correct business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation

• Record keeping principles and practices; budgeting and financial reporting for Public Works projects

• Safety principles and practices related to the work

• Critically review the work of technical level personnel

• Techniques for dealing with the public in person and over the telephone

• Public works, facility and/or building design and construction principles, methods and materials

• Applicable laws, codes and regulations

• Project design and management principles and techniques

• Administering the construction of engineering projects.

• Researching, analyzing and summarizing engineering data both manually and with computer applications.

• Interpreting maps, plans and specifications, graphs and statistical data

• Ability to make engineering calculations quickly and accurately

• Preparing technical reports, letters, memorandums, studies, and analyses

• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

• While performing essential functions of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to work near uneven surfaces, difficult terrain, moving mechanical parts, chemicals, heavy equipment, loud noises, and outdoor weather conditions

• Must be able to lift technical equipment of up to thirty (30) pounds; and open utility covers if assigned

• This position must work directly with the public and work on public outreach activities. In addition, the position requires the ability to adjust work hours, shifts, and days off to accommodate construction activities.

This class specification may not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant as possible.
**NRS 286.042
NV PERS Official Policy 11.6

Additional Information
  • People Group: Teamster Administrative

  • Grade: TEX-22
  • Minimum Salary: 2696.38
  • Maximum Salary: 4246.91
  • Pay Basis: BIWEEKLY

Job Address

2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030 United States View Map