26 days old

Project Manager II- Utilities

Charles County Government
La Plata, Maryland 20646
  • Payrate
    $61,938 To $80,739 Yearly
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
Performs professional project management and related work for the County. The work involves the application of project management principles and concepts to capital infrastructure projects; positions function as specialists in an assigned project or functional area within the division. Overall goals are set and the worker determines the specific tasks and assignments to be performed, independently handling new, unusual problems and deviations encountered in the work.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for performing specialized project management work in an assigned project or functional area such as vertical construction, site grading, storm drainage, storm water management, roads, facilities, water or sewer.
 
Defines the scope of the project in collaboration with Senior Project Manager and project stakeholders. 

Coordinates with financial staff to ensure adequate funding is available. 

Prepares estimates for resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required. 

Develops work plan for review, identifying and sequencing activities, and performing an evaluation upon completion of the project.
 
Ensures that design consultants are appropriately experienced to perform project tasks. 

Assists in selecting qualified consultants to work on the projects. 

Ensures project deliverables are on time, within budget, and at the required level of quality.
 
Develops a schedule that effectively allocates resources to the activities. Reviews and revises the project schedule, as required, with Senior Project Manager.
 
Oversees progress meetings to ensure scheduled progress of the project.  

Makes adjustments, as necessary, to ensure successful project completion. 

Executes the project according to approved plan.
 
Reviews the quality of the work completed, with the project team, on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.  Performs field visits and site inspections, as necessary.  

Meets with parties involved to discuss and clarify issues and explain requirements; advises and assists parties on how to achieve compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
 
Determines project objectives and measures at feasibility stage and performs evaluation upon completion of the project.

Coordinates studies and projects with other division functions and departments as necessary; makes referrals and follows through on actions with agencies, as necessary.
 
Responds to inquiries from the public, engineers, landowners, and others involved in infrastructure regarding procedures, compliance issues and related matters.
 
Performs analysis as necessary and drafts written review reports and document findings for Manager's review. Applies various specialized analysis including vertical construction, site grading, storm drainage, storm water management, road, water, and sewer analysis, as appropriate, to formulate recommendations.
 
Monitors, reviews, and approves all budgeted project expenditures per established budget policies and procedures; moreover, ensures all financial records for the project are property maintained and up to date. Monitors cash flow projections and reports regularly on actual cash flow and variances. Prepares financial reports and supporting documentation for funding requests, as necessary.

Manages projects according to the established organizational policies and procedures. Reviews and evaluates projects for conformance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements, standard specifications and construction details.
 
Maintains project files and records and ensures all project information, including appropriate forms and records to document project activities, are secured within.  Prepares related reports including graphic materials, maps and other illustrative materials as necessary; submits study reports and recommendations for review and presentation to various boards and committees.
 
Manages contracts, grants, writing proposals for awards, scope of work and implementation
 
Serves on boards and committees and work groups, as assigned, providing technical support and assistance often representing the County on a state-wide or regional basis.
 
Other Duties

Performs related work as required.
 
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledges, Skills and Abilities (These are the pre-employment KSAs that apply only to Essential Job Functions.)

Knowledge of  --
 
  • Principles, concepts and techniques of engineering as applied to grading, storm drainage, storm water management, roads, water and sewer and related activities.
 
Ability to --
  • Interpret and apply applicable ordinances, rules, regulations, standard specifications and details to varied engineering and related situations.
 
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing, including public presentations.
 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others encountered in the work to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.  Foster teamwork.
 
  • Make decisions by assessing situations to determine the importance, urgency, and risks, and then make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
 
  • Exhibit ethical behavior and professional practices consistent with the standards and values of the organization.
 
  • Provide creative feedback and recommendations of  new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization.
Skills/Proficiency in --
  • Project Scheduling     
 
  • Project Accounting     
 
  • Computer Aided Design
 
  • Data Management Spreadsheets
 
  • Word Processing
 
  • Email and Internet
 
Training/Education:
Bachelor's Degree in construction management, civil engineering, or related field .  
 
Experience: 
Four (4) years of related work experience or Master's Degree +2 years.  
 
Licenses/Certifications: 
Valid driver's license.
Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) preferred.
 
Special Requirements:
May be required to work some evenings, nights, and weekends to coincide with project construction schedules and/or public information meetings.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Physical Demands:
The work is partly sedentary with periods of moderate physical activity, and is performed in office and field surroundings.  Typical positions require workers to walk or stand for long periods; lift and carry up to 100 pounds; climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding; bend, kneel, crouch and crawl; reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; feel the size, shape and temperature of items; and use fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards.  The work requires the ability to speak normally, to use normal or aided vision and hearing, and to detect odors.
 
Unusual Demands:
Work is subject to interruptions and inflexible deadlines.
 
FLSA Status:
Exempt
 
Reports to:
Chief or Program Manager
 
Supervises:
None
 
Grade 14
7/2018

Requirements

Training/Education:
Bachelor's Degree in construction management, civil engineering, or related field .  
 
Experience: 
Four (4) years of related work experience or Master's Degree +2 years.  
 
Licenses/Certifications: 
Valid driver's license.
Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) preferred.
 
Special Requirements:
May be required to work some evenings, nights, and weekends to coincide with project construction schedules and/or public information meetings.

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Posted: 2020-12-30 Expires: 2021-02-13

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