City and County of Denver Denver, Colorado, United States
Jul 19, 2019Full Time
About Our Job Application Process: We encourage you to apply as soon as possible because this posting may close without notice. This is a limited position with an expected end date of December 31, 2023. The National Western Center (NWC) is a new take on a legendary Colorado space - a future place where heritage of the Old West meets progress of the New West, a space where school children can cultivate food systems while researchers discover food security solutions that will change the world. Enhancing these Denver landmarks and expanding the campus to approximately 250 acres, the National Western Center will strengthen Denver's global standing as a world-class hub for entertainment, education, research and agribusiness. It will also provide a modernized home from the treasured National Western Stock Show for the next 100 years. This position would support the construction delivery of the facilities and infrastructure associated with Phases 1 and 2. Phases 1 and 2 of the Capital Build Program are in progress. Please refer to the National Western Center website for additional background information on the Program at: www.DenverGov.org/NationalWestern The National Western Center is looking for an experience Project Manager I to join NWC Team for the delivery of NWC Phase 1 and 2 construction. This position is housed in City and County of Denver Public Works Infrastructure Project Management (IPM) and fully embedded into the NWC matrixed team. IPM provides engineering and project management services for roadways, street reconstruction, new and replacement bridges, culverts, retaining walls, new vertical facility construction, facility renovation, and facility repairs for the City and County of Denver. The Department of Public Works delivers services that help to define and improve the quality of life in Denver. Denver Public Works is responsible for road maintenance and repair; residential trash, recycling and compost collection; design and construction of streets, bridges, public buildings, and storm and sanitary sewers; transportation and parking services; oversight and regulation of use of the public right-of-way; and implementation of the Public Works Environmental Management System (EMS). For more information, please visit the Public Works website at http://www.denvergov.org/dpw As a Project Manager I at the NWC, you will be responsible for managing multiple projects in support of the NWC Phase 1 and Phase 2 Construction delivery through planning, design and construction vertical and horizontal projects as needed. You will also be responsible for various small project tasks as needed to advance the success of the NWC Delivery. This position will provide a unique opportunity to work directly on several large scale, and to be part of a diverse and talented team of professional planners, engineers, and project managers working on these projects. Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs project management work by managing, coordinating, and directing development, redevelopment, and capital improvement projects for a department including project coordination with city departments, affected community and business organizations, and/or other stakeholders. Confers with management in order to maintain established project plans and goals, scope of work, and project work plans including time frames, funding limitations, contract costs, risk factors, and allotment of available resources to various phases of a project. Reviews projects for code and standards compliance, monitors the progress and quality of a project, and resolves problems and project barriers by identifying strategies and approaches to overcome barriers. Tracks schedules, work plans, and cost estimates/projections and monitors projects for conformance to approved plans and contract specifications. Assists or participates in preparing pre-bid materials defining scope of work and related information necessary for request for qualifications (RFQ) and request for proposals (RFP) and responding to questions concerning the project and/or contract(s). Prepares and communicates project status reports for key stakeholders and provides updates on project activities and information on risks and mitigation strategies. Monitors the budget for project planning, design, regulatory, and/or construction phases and ensures project deliverables stay on-time, on-target, and on-budget. . Interacts with utility companies, city agencies/departments, and other governmental agencies to obtain necessary permits and clearances and to ensure regulatory compliance. Matrix manages and/or coordinates the work of consultants and/or related personnel who have been assigned responsibility for various projects and/or portions of a project and defines and manages the overall change control processes and quality assurance aspects of the project to ensure project success. In addition, this is a great opportunity to Interact with city agencies/departments, utility companies and other governmental agencies to obtain necessary permits and clearances and to ensure regulatory compliance. You will also matrix manage and/or coordinate and direct the work of consultants and related personnel who have been assigned responsibility for various for the NWC Program. While the full pay range of this Job Classification is $72,414.00 - $115,862.00 our target hiring salary for this position is between $ 72,414.00 - $85,000.00 depending on education, experience and qualifications. About You Our ideal candidate will have: A degree in Construction Management or Engineering Project management experience running from cradle to grave complex projects and experience with construction project management A Project Management foundation with a minimum of three years of construction industry Project Management experience An understanding of local agency and external stakeholder projects and their processes Experience performing work in a high functioning team environment Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with high performance expectations due to multiple interruptions, inquiries and unpredictable situations Experience with successfully managing multiple complex projects in various phases (design and construction) We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or a related field Experience: Qualifications: Two (2) years of professional project management experience in the related occupational group including coordinating, administering, and monitoring projects Licensures / Certifications: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab): List requirements - cover letter and resume About Everything Else Job Profile CE2291 Project Manager I To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Limited (Fixed Term) Position Salary Range $73,157.00 - $117,051.00 Starting Pay Agency Public Works The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.