Job Appointment: Full-Time Work Schedule: Mon-Fri. 8-5, alternate schedule may be available after probation Work Location: Hybrid/work location: The Portland Building1120 SW 5th Avenue, Portland OR 97204 or the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant 5001 N Columbia Boulevard, Portland OR 97203. Remote work must be performed within Oregon or Washington. For more information, click here. Benefit: Please check our benefits tab for an overview of benefits for this position Application Material: Please click APPLY to submit your application via the City of Portland's online portal. You will need to attach a resume and a cover letter.
Position Summary: The Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is seeking a highly skilled Senior Capital Project Manager (Engineer III) to join our Project Management Office (PMO) within the Major Projects Division. In this role, you will play a crucial part in delivering our most significant and technically complex capital infrastructure projects as part of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP). These projects encompass a wide range of environmental services, including wastewater, stormwater, and water management, and employ various delivery methods. You will manage projects ranging from $10M to $125M, requiring strong collaboration, communication, analysis, and risk management skills.
What you'll get to do:
Lead a diverse array of projects aimed at protecting the environment.
Develop and overseemajor upgrades, rehabilitations, and new construction projects related to wastewater treatment and pumping systems, collection system projects, stormwater facilities, surface water restoration, and non-process facility construction.
Lead the progression of technical scopes, spearhead requests for proposals and their subsequent selections, oversee procurement, and engage in contract negotiations.
Provide comprehensive project management, for cost, schedule and quality control.
Collaborate with planning and operational teams, design engineers, technicians, construction managers, and other professionals.
Oversee technical scopes, manage procurement, and coordinate with regulatory agencies, City bureaus, operational stakeholders, and alternate funding sources.
Supervise one other project manager or assistant project manager, with potential for team expansion.
Who you are:
Project Manager: You have knowledge of project management principles and can support, lead, and review various operational projects that support the bureau's mission to protect the public and the environment.
Excellent Communicator: You are a strong communicator to both technical and non-technical individuals, and proficient verbally and in writing.
Problem Solver: You can identify problems early and value collaboration. You utilize active listening and effective communication and facilitation skills in working with others to find resolutions.
Innovative: You have an aptitude for continuous improvement and can excel in change management. You've demonstrated the ability to remain flexible, agile, and calm in a high paced environment that relies on quick and stable decision making.
Dedicated: Have a passion for public service and hold a high level of pride in making sure that projects, tasks, and emergencies are effectively, efficiently completed in a fiscally responsible way.
Conflict Manager: You are good at focused listening and can read situations quickly. You step up to conflicts, see them as opportunities and can settle disputes equitably.
About the Bureau:
At BES, we value our customers and partners; Portlanders' sense of connection to their waterways; conscientious stewardship of our watersheds, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and financial resources; a diverse, collaborative, healthy, and engaged workforce; leadership among our employees and in our City and community; equity in our workplace, business practices, and service delivery; clear communication and transparency; innovative, sustainable, and resilient solutions.
BES is seeking talented individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds with knowledge, ability, and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities; and that desire to work collaboratively and creatively to broaden the variety of innovative ways to partner with and serve all Portland communities. To learn more about the work we do at BES, click on the link: www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/.
Have a question? Contact Information: TroyLynn Craft Senior Recruiter [email protected]
To Qualify The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
Experience leading and managing complex infrastructure projects, including budgeting, scheduling, project plan development, organizing, reviewing, and evaluating the work of professional, technical, and administrative staff.
Knowledge of alternative delivery methods, such as construction manager/general contractor, contractor-at-risk, design-build, etc.
Experience with engineering contract development, administration, risk management and change management.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse workforce, matrixed project teams, stakeholders, and management-level decision-makers.
Knowledge of engineering theory, principles, practices, materials, costs, construction techniques, current trends, regulations, standards, and equipment applicable to wastewater and stormwater public works projects.
Applicants must also possess:
Professional Engineering (PE) License.
Oregon State Board of Engineering Examiners and Licensed Surveyors (OSBEELS) PE License required within six months from the date of hire.
The Recruitment Process STEP 1: Apply online between November 6 - 27, 2023
Required Application Materials:
Optional Application Materials:
If you would like to request Veteran's Preference, please submit your Veteran documents (ex, DD214-Member 4, VA Benefit Letter, etc.) by the closing date of the recruitment.
Your cover letter should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained, which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement.
Your resume should support the details described in your cover letter.
Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Please note per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law your salary is determined based on the experience and education listed in your resume/application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience.
Do not attach any additional documents.
Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than on the closing date and time of this recruitment.
All applications must be submitted via the City's online application process.
E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.
Step 2: Minimum Qualification Evaluation: Week of November 27, 2023
An evaluation of each applicant's training and paid and unpaid experience, as demonstrated in their resume and cover letter, weighted 100%.
Your resume and cover letter will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification.
You have 14 days from the notice of the minimum qualification evaluation results to let us know if you would like to review and discuss your evaluation result. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information.
Additional evaluation may be required prior to establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.
Step 3: Establishment of Eligible List: Week of December 4, 2023
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list.
Step 4: Selection (Interview): Early January
Hiring bureau will review and select candidates for an interview.
Please note, the selection process may take up to 90 days from the notification of being placed on the eligible list.
Step 5: Offer of Employment: Late January
Step 6: Start Date
A start date will be determined after all conditions of employment have been met.
*Timeline is approximate and subject to change.
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