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Capital Project Manager III - Aviation

Port of Seattle
Seattle, Washington 98158
  • Job Code
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

We have many exciting opportunities for Capital Project Managers to be a part of our five (5) years $3.1 billion Capital Program to preserve assets, improve customer service, expand economic activity, generate additional Port revenue, and reduce environmental impact.

As a Capital Project Manager III - Aviation, you will work independently to manage complex projects of varying size and scope on our Tenant project team. Your projects may be independent or as part of a larger capital construction project.

  • You will lead, manage, and facilitate tenant construction projects from approval to completion. 
  • You will facilitate project planning meetings to discuss and determine project objectives, develop program plans, define project scope, and recommend budget resources. 
  • You will assist/support project sponsors with project set up including developing project scope, initial budget estimates, preliminary project schedules and providing input for obtaining project planning funds. 
  • You will maintain project notebooks and develop, coordinate, and prepare presentations/documents. 
  • You will develop, negotiate, and manage complex consultant contracts, budgets, schedules for design and construction as well as oversee the consultant selection process while meeting the Port’s Diversity in Contracting goals. 
  • You will monitor and evaluate projects through regular interaction with project team (contractors, consultants, in-house project staff, stakeholders, etc.) to ensure adherence to project specifications and standards. 
  • You will oversee the design review process, track project controls. 
  • You will coordinate complex environmental permitting processes. 


Who you are:

Two years of experience may be substituted for one year of education:

  • Experienced – You have Five (5) years’ construction project management experience. 
  • Educated – You possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related field. 
  • Desired – We hope you have eight (8) years of construction, design, and engineering experience. We also hope you possess certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional Engineer (PE) and/or Registered Architect (RA). 
  • Committed to Equity – You will apply equity and exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work. At the Port of Seattle, equity is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all Port employees. 
  • Project Management Expert – You have advanced knowledge of project management principles, practices and procedures including cost estimating and managing project budgets and schedules. You have a good grasp of the regulatory agencies, guidelines and procedures that inform capital construction projects. You are skilled at cost estimating, budgeting, and managing project schedules. 
  • Effective Communicator – You possess both strong written and verbal skills including the ability to negotiate and present to varying audiences. Your interpersonal communication skills allow you work with a diverse group of sponsors and stakeholders. 
  • Technologically Savvy – You are very comfortable with technology that supports the work of a project manager, i.e. MS Office Suite, MS Project, and Bluebeam. 
  • Ethical – You are a person of high integrity who will honor the values of the Port as well as act in the public’s best interest. 
  • Innovative and Agile – You are someone who brings creative solutions to issues and can adapt quickly to meet changing demands. You have the acumen to understand the business need in your decision making. 

What else you need to know:

  • Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). Slightly more flexible start and end times are available in this role. 
  • Work Environment – This role will be primarily conducted remotely in accordance with the Port’s Flexible Work Arrangement policies during the Covid-19 pandemic. It may transition to primarily working in an office environment post pandemic. 
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement – Effective, November 15, 2021, the Port of Seattle will require that at the time of hire, and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be able to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination status, as part of the hiring process. This is a condition of employment for all positions at the Port of Seattle. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Prior to employment, candidates may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. 
  • Washington State Residency Requirement – Employees must establish a residence in Washington state within 30 days of their first day of employment and must maintain a residence in Washington State during their employment with the Port of Seattle. If a position is eligible to telework, work performed while teleworking must be performed in Washington State. 
  • Security Requirements – As the successful candidate, you must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check as well as a criminal history background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Your employment will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge upon clearance.


Posted: 2022-06-16 Expires: 2022-07-31

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