22 days old

Senior Project Manager - Construction

Salt Lake City Corp
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
  • Payrate
    $81,203 To $110,884 Yearly
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

In November of 2022, Salt Lake City residents voted in favor of an $85 million Parks, Trails, & Open Space General Obligation (GO) Bond. The GO Bond will provide funding to enhance Salt Lake City’s public lands system and fund significant open space projects across the city. The Senior Project Manager will play a major role in managing all projects funded by the GO Bond.

As a registered Landscape Architect, Professional Engineer, or Architect with responsible charge, supervises and manages multiple major, municipal projects. Has full technical responsibility for planning and interpreting of requirements, scoping, budget development and control, design, review, coordination, contract administration and final acceptance of projects. This is highly technical management work, requiring extensive project management and coordination experience.

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  • Analyzes project parameters and determines impact of each on project scopes, budgets, and schedules. Develops final project scopes, budgets and schedules. Coordinates with affected government entities, elected officials, private utilities, property owners and citizen groups to develop project needs assessments, scope, schedules and procure funds for related design, soft costs and construction.  Ensures project scopes, budgets and schedules are maintained and develops corrective action if necessary.
  • Administers and reviews project designs prepared by City staff or hired consultants, to ensure they meet City standards, industry best practices, guidelines, and controls within project scope and budget. Manages complex projects requiring extensive industry experience and knowledge in a Landscape Architecture, Engineering, or Architecture discipline. Coordinates designs and construction with affected private utilities, citizens, businesses, government entities, railroads, additional stakeholders and City departments to ensure projects needs and intent are met.
  • Develops resource requirements to meet project schedules, scope and budgets. Assigns and supervises Department of Public Service’s staff commensurate with their expertise and workload. Coordinates the resources and personnel of other City departments involved in the project.
  • Selects consultant(s) to perform various design testing and project management services depending on the project complexity, schedule and City personnel constraints. Administers consultant contracts, i.e., schedules, reviews, directs, evaluates and approves consultants’ progress and results.
  • Administers construction contracts, exercising legal responsible charge to accept or reject work performed under the contract.  Has authority to negotiate changes to the contract which involves expenditures of City funds, and coordinates contract changes involving other agencies.
  • Responds to inquiries from individuals and groups. Provides information and makes presentations regarding the City's goals and objectives for large & complex construction projects.
  • Provides project management and industry best practice advice for technical problems throughout various City Departments.
  • Represents Salt Lake City on various technical committees and/or statutory boards as Department of Public Service’s designate. Maintains liaison with officials from other City Departments, government agencies and professional/technical organizations.
  • May perform other duties as appropriate.


  • Possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or related engineering equivalent from a fully accredited college or university.
  • Certification as a Landscape Architect, Professional Engineer, or Architect by the State of Utah, or registration as a Landscape Architect, Professional Engineer, or Architect in another state or jurisdiction, and twelve years of closely related industry experience, six of which must be in a supervisory capacity.  Out of state Professional Engineers, Architects or Landscape Architects must be registered by the State of Utah within six months of employment.
  • Knowledge of industry principles, codes, requirements and regulations relating to municipal planning, design and construction. Working knowledge of contract administration as related to municipal projects.
  • Ability to review and approve difficult and complex engineering computations, estimates, design documents, and specifications; use computers, express ideas clearly and concisely and relate well with the general public, supervisors, subordinates and coworkers .
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.
  • Membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Institute of Architects, American Society of Landscape Architects, or an equivalent organization.


  • Working knowledge of common industry software and products such as Microsoft Office products, Smartsheet, Cartegraph, Workday, Primavera and Procore.
  • Possession of a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification; or the ability to obtain within six-months of employment.
  • Possession of Construction Documents Technology (CDT) certification, or the ability to obtain within six-months of employment.

Salary Details


$39.04/hr   -   $53.31/hr


Public Services

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

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Posted: 2023-03-08 Expires: 2023-04-22

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