Project Manager

HRSD Talent Management   Newport News, VA   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on November 11, 2022
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Brief Description:

Under broad guidance, the Project Manager is responsible for:
a. Managing capital improvement, operating budget and VDOT/locality projects assigned to the Design & Construction Division throughout HRSD including planning, design, construction, and start-up phases
b. Coordinating with local, state and federal jurisdictions and agencies
c. Managing and/or participating in the procurement of Professional Services, materials, and construction services to achieve project goals
d. Serving as a resource for the resolution of problems and technical evaluations related to operations, equipment, structures or other appropriate issues
e. Providing engineering support to all departments within HRSD
f. Managing design, preparation of contract documents, contract administration and field inspection as required
g. Conducting all work in a manner that reflects the Mission, Vision and Values of HRSD and the Engineering Department and the Design & Construction Division Mission Statements.
 
Job Requirements:
a. Education
1. Required: BS Degree in Engineering, Architecture or related field from an accredited university
2. Desired
a) MS Degree in Engineering, Architecture or related field from an accredited university to allow for future advancement
b) Training in the principles of quality management and strategic planning
c) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
d) Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP)
b. Experience
1. Required
a) Minimum of four years’ experience in Design, Construction, and/or Project Management at a technical/professional level
b) Experience working in an inclusive team environment and using quality principles and participative management
2. Desired
a) Experience in Design, Construction and Project Management of utility infrastructure projects in the water or wastewater industry
b) Experience with HRSD facilities, departments and HRSD project delivery and procurement policies and procedures
c) Experience with public procurement of Professional Services firms, construction contractors and design-build teams
d) Working knowledge of electrical and instrumentation systems as applicable to instrumentation, treatment processes, and pumping systems
e) Experience with building code interpretation and enforcement for vertical construction
c. Training Levels
Personnel in this category are fully qualified at Grade 9 with appropriate BS degree, P.E. or A.I.A License, PMP if required and 4-5 years of experience.  While a fully qualified selection is desired, the following training levels and years of experience are established for personnel who are not fully qualified and do not possess the required P.E. or A.I.A. license:
a) Grade 9a - BS degree plus 4 years relevant experience and PMP if required or MS degree and 3 years relevant experience
b) Grade 9b - BS degree and 3 years relevant experience and PMP if required or MS degree and 2 years relevant experience
c) Grade 9c - BS degree and 2 years relevant experience or MS degree and 1year relevant experience
d) Grade 9d - BS degree and 1-year relevant experience Grade 9e - BS degree and no experience 
  NOTE: Master's Degree in Engineering equivalent to 1-year of experience
d. Job-specific Technical Competencies
1. Required
a) Knowledge of engineering standards and practice, local, state and federal laws/regulations and requirements relevant to HRSD projects, building codes, business law, and procurement procedures 
b) Knowledge of project management techniques and concepts, including budgeting, scheduling and procurement
c) Knowledge of the design, construction and operation of interceptor sewers, pump stations, and treatment plant facilities
d) Ability to communicate effectively, written and verbally, including public speaking, presentations, negotiation, conflict resolution, mediation, documentation of technical and non-technical issues
e) Ability to develop highly effective working relationships with other HRSD managers, supervisors, Professional Services Firms, contractors, and locality counterparts
f) Ability to develop and implement detailed project plans
g) Ability to plan, organize and manage workflow
a) Ability to make high quality, time-sensitive decisions
h) Knowledge of current human resource practices, budgeting, public relations strategy, procurement, contract management, quality improvement processes
i) Proven skill in listening and quality leadership practices
j) Ability to conduct personal activity in a manner that reflects HRSD values
k) Ability to use MS Office at an intermediate level of proficiency and job-related software (such as MS Project, CADD, GIS, and Records management systems)
l) Effective use of HRSD Enterprise Systems including Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Unifier, and Oracle P6.
m) HRSD Universal Competencies
n) Design & Construction Expectations
o) Engineering Department Mission Statement
p) Design and Construction Mission Statement
q) HRSD Mission, Vision & Values
e. Special Licenses
1. Required
a) Valid driver’s license from state of residence
b) Valid Professional Engineer or Architect License from the Commonwealth of Virginia to be fully qualified
c) Project Management Professional certification (requirement may be waived depending on prior experience, but attainment is still encouraged)
 
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