Johnson County is one of the nation’s premier counties, located in Olathe, Kansas. An award winning organization, Johnson County has received honors for innovative and effective county government programs that enhance services for residents. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes, medical, dental, vision, long term and short term disability, retirement, and flex spending, as well as access to host of County services and features. Located in downtown Olathe, Kansas, The Planning + Design + Construction Team is part of the County’s Facilities Department which also includes the maintenance division, fleet, and the print shop. The Department of Facilities employs over 160 staff.
The Facilities Planning + Design + Construction team is seeking a candidate for the position of Project Manager III. This role is vital in supporting the design, space and Facilities management needs of several County departments/agencies which occupy 2.4 million square feet of space through-out 77 buildings. This role will lead project efforts for new construction, renovation and Capital Replacement Program (CRP) projects in alignment with the County’s strategic facility plan, and will oversee site assessments, design development, and construction.
Candidates must have an understanding of commercial construction, construction delivery methods, construction documents, codes and life safety; be able to manage multiple projects; prioritize workloads; assess project scopes; and coordinate the work of multi-disciplined project teams; possess the ability to communicate effectively with members of facilities, maintenance, management, county staff, architects and contractors. Knowledge and experience with CAFM systems, facilities management, sustainable design, LEED and WELL building principles is preferred.
Create and manage budget, schedule and scope of work for the execution of multiple and/or complex capital projects, facility renovations and equipment replacement
Manage the design and construction process to ensure the intended goals of the project are met
Prepare project scope documentation, design and budget reviews
Create, submit and approve project bid packages including the development of contracts
Review, approve and process consultant proposals and contractor payment applications
Coordinate the work of multi-discipline contractors, lead design constructability and value engineering processes
Schedule & conduct project meetings with stakeholders, consultants and contractors
Assesses existing facilities and building system components to determine need of repair or replacement, and develop solutions.
Possess an understanding of and ensure designs are in accordance with applicable codes and The American with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Ensure all work meets County standards and is in alignment with the Strategic Facility Plan
Implement new processes or standards to improve workflow efficiencies or reduce project costs
Provide support and mentoring to Planning, Design and Construction staff
A Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or a related field with five or more years of responsibility in design, construction and project management experience, including establishing project schedules and scope, project financial analysis and management, client interface, building systems, alternative project delivery methods, and a strong knowledge of construction. A valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. Experience may substitute for education.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on experience
Internal Number: 104166
About Johnson County Government
If you’re looking for a place to work that encourages you to grow, innovate and give back, you’ll see that making a lasting difference is not just what we do. It’s who we are. We’re a values-based organization that empowers all employees, regardless of title or position, to exercise leadership. We trust each other – to do the right thing, for the right reason, for the public good. At Johnson County Government, everyone has something to contribute – making Johnson County a great place, to work, to live, to be.