1+ months

Project Manager - Engineering

Baytown, Texas 77520
City of Baytown
Baytown is a growing community with a population of approximately 82,000 situated on the north side of Galveston Bay approximately 25 miles from Downtown Houston. As a full-service municipal government our purpose is simple – Together we enrich lives and build community.

Our employees are dedicated to public service through Caring, Innovation, Collaboration, Leadership and Stewardship, and we are looking for a qualified candidate who shares our values to join our team in the role of Project Manager - Engineering.


Position Summary

The Project Manager - Engineering provides project management for Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) projects. Acts as the City's representative in delivering CIP projects from authorization to final completion.  Ensures that projects are delivered in a timely and cost-effective manner, achieving the desired objective. Manages consultants and contractors, assists consultants and staff in development of project scopes, budget and schedules.  Drafts specifications for bid documents, reviews plans, evaluates cost estimates proposals and rates responses.  Collaborates with senior management, consulting engineers, and end-users to ensure project requirements are gathered, goals for the project are established and the project delivery is monitored to meet the identified results. 
Provides project management and coordination of projects including public buildings, roads, and utility infrastructure. This includes:  assisting in scoping of the project with the end user; obtaining proposals; participating in contract negotiations; developing plans, quality assurance activities; reviewing construction plans and specifications (including constructability reviews); negotiating amendments; preparing and tracking schedules, reviewing and preparing cost estimates, managing  construction costs, reviewing  pay estimates and change order requests; obtaining complete as built contract documents. Ensures that work is performed in accordance with contract plans, specifications, City codes and ordinances.


Project Initiation: 
Researches and provides project documents during the project planning phase such as existing facility and utility plans and existing conditions.  Develops and creates the initial project scope documents requirements with end users and develops a rough order of magnitude budget and schedule.
Prepares RFQs, reviews design proposals and contracts, plans/construction documents including, ensuring compliance with City codes, regulations, and ordinances.

Project Planning:
Assures the project plans, and specifications meet requirements. Reviews and resolves project conflicts.  Prepares cost estimates, negotiates contracts and amendments. Develops project schedule including design, bidding and construction phases.  Provides coordination between City, consultants and contractors to deliver the project.
Participates in the planning and construction of public infrastructure and in the development of the City's Capital Improvement Program.
Project Execution:
Administers contracts and monitors project progress, including corrections to maintain scope, schedule and project budget.  Reviews and recommends payment of contractor's and consultant's invoices. Participates in A&E Meetings, Pre-Bids, Bid Openings, and Pre-Construction meetings.  Processes Requests for Information, Submittal reviews when necessary and Cost Proposal requests as needed.
Project Monitoring:
Conducts quality assurance during design and construction including review of project scope, and field observations on projects. Oversees contracts related to quality assurance such as professional services related to materials testing, testing and balancing and equipment commissioning.
Stakeholder and Communications management:
Coordinates and communicates with citizens, developers, consultants and other governmental agencies during the design and construction phases of projects.  Coordinates project plans and required utility relocations with private utility companies (Electrical, Gas, Fiber optic, Cable, etc.)



  1. Bachelors Degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or related field from an accredited university.
  2. Three (3) years related experience.
  3. Engineer-in-Training, Professional Engineer or Project Management Professional certification.
  4. Valid State of Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record.


  1. Municipal engineering experience
  2. Project management experience
  3. Professional Engineer, or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  4. Knowledge of transportation, utility and building facility construction.
  5. Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems.
  6. Knowledge of construction plans, CADD and/or GIS experience.
  7. Experience in Microsoft Project and/or equivalent software programs.

Salary Details

Salary of $63,523-$79,404 DOQ

Annualized car allowance of $2,400

The Project Manager and eligible dependents who participate in the City’s Health plan will enjoy free medical care at the City operated Wellness Center. The City provides 10 holidays per year, along with sick leave and vacation leave. A sampling of other benefits include: voluntary medical, dental, vision insurance, life insurance, and short/long term disability options. The City offers on-site fitness programs, wellness programs, and tuition reimbursement opportunities. An exceptional retirement plan under the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) is provided which includes an employee deposit rate of 7% with a City matching ratio of 2:1 and five year vesting.



  • Government / Civil Service
Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-21

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