Public Works Project Manager

Boulder City | Boulder City, NV

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Posted Date 7/08/2024

$104,097 - $153,022 Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, PERS Retirement, Holidays, Leave Benefits

Qualified applicants must complete an application at Appointment subject to complete
background investigation and City-paid pre-employment, post-offer physical examination.

The most highly qualified applicants will be contacted (via e-mail) and asked to continue in the process. The pool of qualified candidates derived from this recruitment may be used to fill more than one position.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (It is important to note that the duties listed below are “representative only” and are not intended to cover the full range or scope of duties in this class.)

Confers with City or agency staff regarding physical facility project requirements, including space criteria, cost
estimates and related matters.

Conducts feasibility and cost studies; develops engineering solutions to complex problems related to such areas
as bridges, storm or sanitary sewers, roadways, water systems, flood control systems, and office or plant facility
design and retrofitting; recommends alternative approaches, including the use of contract services and the
incorporation of new methods and materials.

Prepares project designs, cost estimates, specifications and project schedules.

Participates in writing requests for proposal and contract specifications for design and construction services;
participates in the selection of contractors and administers professional service contracts.

Maintains liaison with various utility, governmental agency,

City and agency departmental staff; ensures that
codes and standards are met in assigned projects.
Administers contracts with and confers with consultants, engineers, architects and/or construction contractors;
schedules projects; provides technical oversight, inspects work in progress and ensures that all work complies
with contract specifications and applicable codes and standards.

Coordinates and provides technical oversight to staff performing construction and remodeling projects;
depending upon assignment; provides project or ongoing leadership or supervision to staff, including work
assignment, review and evaluation; may participate in selection and disciplinary procedures.

Reviews and authorizes requests for payment and change orders; tracks and documents project and/or program

Confers with maintenance staff and recommends solutions to facility design, maintenance and operational

Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and
directing or participating as an active member of a work team.

Maintains accurate records and prepares a variety of periodic and special reports.

Drives a personal or City vehicle in order to drive to work locations and meetings.

Monitors developments in equipment, materials and techniques in the engineering design and construction fields;
gathers information, develops alternatives and makes recommendations.


Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management or a closely related field. Five (5)
years of increasingly responsible experience in construction management or civil engineering project
management. Three (3) years of which were at a supervisory level. Note: An equivalent combination of related
training and experience may be considered.

Desirable: Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP), or Certified Public
Infrastructure Inspector (CPII), or Master Program Manager (MPM) at the time of application.
Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada or border state driver's license, as defined by NRS 483.
Must pass a nationwide fingerprint-based record check, and a wants/warrants check.

Principles, practices and techniques of civil engineering; principles and practices of employee supervision and
project and contract management; materials and techniques of building and facility construction and
maintenance; water, storm and sanitary sewer, streets and roads, conduits and other public facility construction
and maintenance practices and principles; safety principles, practices and equipment related to the work;
applicable laws, codes and regulations; computer applications related to the work; basic supervisory principles
and practices.

Planning, directing and reviewing the work of staff, consultants or contractors on a project or day-to-day basis;
performing and overseeing professional level civil engineering design, installation and retrofitting work; preparing and interpreting a variety of documents, including contract plans, specifications, sketches, diagrams and written
reports, correspondence and agreements; reviewing contract documents for completeness and accuracy; using
initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines; contributing effectively to the
accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities; establishing and maintaining effective
working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Interpreting, applying and explaining
complex policies, codes and regulations; setting priorities, coordinating multiple activities and meeting critical
deadlines; reading and interpreting plans, specifications and contracts.


Supervisory classification: Yes

This position reviews the work of other staff for specific design and construction projects and inspections.
This position has regular and constant supervision responsibility over consultant support contracts for survey,
material testing, and construction management services.
May be required to work an alternative or flexible work schedule, outside of normal business hours, which may
include evenings, weekends, holidays, and/or extended hours.

General Physical Requirements: Light work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible
amount of force constantly to move objects. Must be able to lift a minimum of 15 pounds unassisted. If the use
of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of force greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits
most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
Physical Activities None: The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as
in typical office or administrative work).

Visual Acuity The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and
analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection
involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement
devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

Working Conditions: The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, occasionally in hot or inclement
weather. The employee is exposed to dirt, dust, grease, and machinery with moving parts, electrical equipment,
and traffic. Work requires the use of protective devices such as safety vests, hardhat, masks, goggles, gloves,


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