Senior Project Manager

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Senior Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Longmont, CO
  • $8,540 – $9,489/month USD / Month
  • Salary: $8,540 – $9,489/month

Website City of Longmont

20220417 Senior Project Manager
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
Department: External Services

Division: Parks and Natural Resources

2023 Hiring Range: $8,540 – $9,489/month

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Some evenings and weekends required

Regular Full-time with Benefits

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 401(a) Money Purchase Plan, Life & Survivor, Term Life & AD&D, Long Term Disability, Bereavement, Jury & Witness Duty, FMLA, Military Leave, Sick, Vacation, Holiday pay, EAP, Tuition Assistance.

Other benefits: Optional, employee elected, voluntary benefits are available.

Perform all project management functions in the administration, design, construction, and management of complex municipal, public works and utilities projects.

This is a fully functioning journey-level is the project management series.  This position works under general supervision and is expected to complete complex project management assignments requiring the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting general policies, and determining work assignments.  Work at this level is distinguished by greater complexity of the assignments received and by the greater independence with which an incumbent is expected to operate.  This position includes the responsibility for the coordination and management of major engineering or natural resources projects within a functional area.

Principal Duties:
·    Serve as project manager on major and complex public works, utilities, parks development or natural resources projects, such as storm drainage, transportation, trail and park development, capital improvement projects, large-scale river restoration, development review, and long-range planning of public works and natural resources facilities.  Assume responsibility for project quality, scheduling, and project finances.  Provide direction to project team members.  Maintain project records and documentation.

·    Create and execute project and program work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

·    Perform and supervise the development of designs, plans, specifications, construction scheduling, and estimates for the construction of public works, utilities and natural resources projects. May supervise and direct fieldwork.

·    Review construction plans prepared by consulting engineers and resolve related issues.  Prepare and review specifications and plans, and calculate cost estimates for diverse public works, environmental and/or natural resources projects.

·    Prepare periodic project status reports.  Provide performance and task analysis required to complete projects.

·    Respond to and resolve citizen complaints and issues regarding engineering problems.  Act as a representative of the City in resolution of issues.

·    Coordinate and negotiate engineering and construction related activities with other City divisions and departments, development schedules, and outside agencies.

·    Perform field inspections on various projects.  Resolve complex problems, interpret specifications, and act as expert on pertinent City code and policy.

·    Administer and ensure compliance with City standards, codes, and specifications on development projects.  Assist in the development and modification of City codes, standards, and specifications.

·    Check and review computations and specified materials for accuracy and compliance with regulations.  Monitor performance and check plans to ensure contractor compliance with City specifications.

·    Review and make recommendations on technical reports and studies.  Act as technical resource expert in engineering, environmental and/or natural resources matters.

·    May assist in the preparation of the capital improvement plan and budget and in the preparation of the operating budget.  Perform cost management and tracking.

·    Oversee and review survey, mapping, data collection and asset management inventories.

·    Serve as City representative to a variety of City commissions, boards, committees, and neighborhood meetings related to assigned projects.

·    Prepare various applications for state and federal grants.

·    Attend professional group meetings; and stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of project management.

·    Build alliances, foster effective teamwork and build constructive relationships within and between individuals and other work groups.  Coordinate activities with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, the public and contractors.

·    Demonstrate behavior that sets a positive example for integrity, fiscal responsibility and professionalism.

·    Resolve customer services and make appropriate adjustments.

·    May supervise, train and evaluate professional and technical subordinates.

·    Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.

Working Environment:
The job is performed primarily in an office environment, but requires field visits and inspections. Field work may require use of personnel protective safety equipment and work near or in areas requiring compliance with special safety procedures.  The job entails constant sitting, ability to read and understand detailed documents, blueprints, maps, and other printed materials.  Requires the ability to use language and math, reason and solve problems, communicate clearly and concisely with co-workers and the public.  Must be able to work under stress, manage multiple tasks concurrently, and handle frequent interruptions.  The job also entails frequent light (under 5 lbs.) lifting and carrying, reaching and bending or stooping, twisting, driving, and the use of near and far vision.  Work may require occasional moderate (15-40 lbs.) lifting and carrying, pulling, pushing, climbing, crawling and kneeling or squatting.  Employees may be exposed to noise, dust, fumes, solvents, slippery or uneven walking surfaces, machinery and moving vehicles, working in and around water.  The job requires working alone, as well as working closely with others.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Civil Engineering, project management, landscape architecture, or a related field depending on the required areas of expertise, and six or more years’ experience performing project management work on Public Works and Natural Resources related projects. Special Qualifications: Current Colorado driver’s license required.

The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, computer testing, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.


DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application process is available for this position on our website at Resumes will be accepted in lieu of the full City Application; however, they must be submitted via the City application site for consideration. For more information, call (303) 651-8609.

The City of Longmont offers Equal Opportunity for employment to all qualified applicants. It is the policy of the City of Longmont not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, veteran status, or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational requirement. If you need special assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department in advance to make arrangements.



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