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Facilities Project Manager (CE III)

Company: City of Olathe
Location: Olathe
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Description The City of Olathe delivers smart, connected, integrated, innovative infrastructure that is safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. As a Facilities Project Manager (CE III) you will be a key member managing the design and construction of projects including planning, design, construction and close-out of City building and remodel/rehabilitation projects. Includes determination of construction delivery method; participation in consultant and contractor selection; contract development and negotiations; project programming, planning and design; budget development and management; and schedule development and management. Reviews and prepare plans, specifications, and contracts; and provides technical support to the Facilities group. Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the design and construction of projects involving areas of City buildings and other infrastructure improvements.
  • Review and approve plans and specifications, designs, technical documents and reports ensuring compliance with city technical specifications, design guidelines and applicable codes and ordinances.
  • Exercise professional judgment in accordance with currently accepted practices of civil engineering, mechanical engineering, architecture, landscape architecture and appropriate laws and codes.
  • Provide assistance or oversight of construction inspectors in the interpretation of plans and resolution of problems during construction; review plans to ensure compliance with original plans and specifications; and approve changes to approved plans and specifications.
  • Participate in the process of selecting consultants to design various city projects; review and manage consultant studies, designs, plans, specifications and related items.
  • Assist in the preparation and supervision of consultant and contractor services contracts.
  • Maintain constant awareness of progress and budget on assigned projects; design and ensure compliance to approved budget and designated time schedules for project completion.
  • Participate in a variety of special engineering and architecture studies to determine impact of various projects; prepare technical reports as required.
  • Respond to questions and concerns of staff, other departments, consultants and the general public.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Experience & Education Experience and Education Guidelines Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience: Five to seven years of engineering and project management experience, preferably with experience in a municipality or Public Works department. A master's degree may be substituted for experience. Education: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, architecture, mechanical engineering, construction management or a related field. Licenses and Certificates: Must be a registered Professional Engineer or Architect in the State of Kansas, or able to obtain a professional engineering or architect license in the State of Kansas within 6 months of employment. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Driver's License. Supplemental Information Must successfully pass pre-employment background investigation and physical & drug screening.SUPERVISED BY: Senior Building Design Project ManagerThe City of Olathe offers competitive pay and time off and an exceptional benefits package, including medical (with free Wellbeing Center services), dental, vision, life and disability coverage to eligible employees and dependents. In addition, we offer multiple opportunities for retirement savings including a 457-deferred compensation plan and State of Kansas retirement plan. Additional perks include an employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement and a robust Employee Wellbeing program. Job location:City of Olathe1385 S. Robinson DriveOlathe, KS 66061 *CB

Keywords: City of Olathe, Olathe , Facilities Project Manager (CE III), Executive , Olathe, Kansas

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