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Construction Project Manager City of Fort Bragg 416 N. Franklin St. Fort Bragg, CA 95437, California, United States



6 years - 10 years



$ 82,284.80 to $100,027.20 annually

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Utilities Engineering, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Water Resources Engineering

Apply before :


Fri Apr 23, 2021
Posted Date


Thu Mar 18, 2021

Job Summary

The position provides project management, inspection, contract administration for the design, construction, and modification of facility renovations/retrofits, process improvements, equipment installations, utility installations and modifications, and securing funding sourcing for projects.  This position focuses on capital improvement projects for water and wastewater treatment.  The incumbent also assists the Director of Public Works in implementing goals, objectives, policies and procedures in the preparation and oversight of the annual operating budget of multiyear capital budgets for Public Works. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties. Please see full job description at for more information.

Job Description


The incumbent of this position spends more than 50 percent of his/her time as a mid-manager performing office work directly related to management policies or general business operations, monitoring department work for legal and regulatory compliance, in addition to supervising at least two full-time equivalent staff. The incumbent customarily and regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment. This position is, therefore, "exempt" under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Essential functions may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Regular sitting for long periods at a desk and or computer; frequent bending, twisting, stooping and crouching, constant use of both hands/arms in reaching, handling, grasping, and keyboarding while using a variety of equipment; regular communication in oral and written form, verbally, over the telephone and computer with coworkers and the general public; regular standing to use a variety of equipment; occasionally lifting and carrying of items of up to 50 pounds; occasional lifting above shoulders and head. Frequent driving to work sites and meetings.

Occasional exposure to the sun, walking on uneven and or slippery surfaces, kneeling, squatting, twisting, climbing of ladders of up to 12' above or below ground, exposure to airborne dust, toxic substances, and loud noises while inspecting work sites.

Frequent mental awareness and attention to detail while setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assigned tasks. Must possess effective written/oral communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner. Must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.

Must possess complex mathematical skills required of a civil engineer, make calculations with speed and accuracy, and have the ability to read/write and speak English. Must be able to complete logs and enter data into the computer accurately, read and understand Federal and state laws and regulations and applicable technical information.

Employee must:

  • Be sufficiently adaptable to accept and perform in timely and effective manner work assignments that are outside the normal day-to-day routine.

  • Maintain courteous, professional, and effective working relationships with other City employees and members of the public.

Essential duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assure project program and conceptual design meet the City's needs and are compatible with the Capital Improvement Program (CIP).Manage the consultant and contractor selection process and participates as a member of the consultant selection committee.

  • Review, approve and produce technical reports, designs, and contract documents to assure adequate compliance with constructability and cost-efficiency.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, such as CEQA, NEPA, ADA, Energy Conservation, and other standard and special regulatory requirements. This requires the ability to identify the relevant regulatory requirements and prepare both initial documents and responses to comments from regulatory agencies.

  • Secure the approval of designs and construction documents by appropriate government agencies and county departments.

  • Facilitate the collection of project requirements, objectives, and expectations, and clearly communicates this information to project teams.

  • Evaluate the performance of project team members or project managers assigned to the function of project management.

  • Responsible for obtaining funding for projects through various funding sources.

  • Lead definition of project objectives, scope development, and front-end engineering in support of the project development and execution.

  • Develop agency's Project Management Process in the execution of capital projects.

  • Manage project documentation of all capital projects and drawings.

  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to endure the successful completion of the project.

  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure it meets the project standards.

  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures.

  • Able to manage simultaneous projects and tasks effectively.

  • Accountable for project controls; project cost estimating, planning/scheduling, project benchmarking, effective cost control/forecasting, effective project progress control, contracting/procurement-plans, cash flow management, and financial status of the project.

  • Direct company or contract engineers in supporting roles on Major Projects.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Computer terminal, Microsoft Office Professional, Auto-cad, ArcView/GIS; plotter, printer; telephone; programmable calculator; survey level; shovel; small hand tools (hammer, etc.); automobile, copier, FAX; drafting equipment.