Public Works Project Manager

  1. Job Description
  2. Qualifications
  3. Job Application

Nature of Work:

Under general supervision of the Deputy Director of Operations, plans, organizes, and manages Public Works’ operations projects. The work involves preparing plans, specifications, and estimates, managing contract services, and responding to questions and inquiries from the public, contractors, engineering professionals, and City staff regarding operations projects. 

  • Serves as project manager for assigned projects from conception through implementation; develops requests for bids, managing work of consulting engineers and public works contractors, reviews plans, inspects work, recommends approval of progress payments, recommends approval or denial of change order requests, approves final project, and closes contracts.
  • Serves as liaison between operations and engineering. Engages with engineering to keep city maps and utilities updated.
  • Provides support to divisional superintendents on a daily basis.
  • Assists in the preparation of working drawings, plans, and estimates for general facilities including,  parking lots, streets, buildings, water and wastewater systems and other similar projects.
  • Prepares and reviews environmental documents and permit applications for projects.
  • Performs construction management and inspection of City construction projects for conformance with project plans and specifications. Verifies contract pay quantities.
  • Provides  support to operational divisions to support maintenance, repair, and operations of facilities and infrastructure.
  • Analyzes City infrastructure and formulates plans and/or projects to maintain effective economic operation.
  • Computes and compiles survey data from field survey notes; corrects, updates, and extends city mapping.
  • Responds to public requests for information and complaints concerning city facilities.
  • Performs related duties as required.


$68,061.76 - $81,288.48 annually ($32.722 - $39.081 per hour). 

Excellent benefits include longevity pay after completion of 5 years, medical, dental and vision coverage for employee and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, vacation/sick leave accrual, PERS retirement and deferred compensation plan matching. Employee shares 12.5% of the medical premium. Position is represented by AFSCME Local 1619.

To Apply: Please complete the online application and attach a letter of interest and resume. Recruitment window closes August 19, 2022, at 5:00 pm

Selection Process:   Applicants will be evaluated on the qualifications and related experience.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.