Special Districts Project Manager

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jun 19, 2022
Full Time Project Management
  • Salary: $77,708.80 - $107,140.80 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

This is a Special Districts position only.


The Department of Public Works - Special Districts , Project Management Division has a unique position for an experienced Project Manager for construction projects needing hands-on oversight of improvements, upgrades, and new construction of related water and wastewater systems and facilities. Responsibilities include preparing, reviewing, and approving structural, architectural and engineering design plans and specifications for water/sewer and power systems, including piping, pumps, pump stations, wells, motors, and meters, as well as for district buildings, roads, and parks, and a variety of related capital improvement projects. This position administers and manages construction contracts, including requests for proposals, estimating expenses, determining/adhering to schedules, negotiating agreements and change orders, assuring compliance with building codes and inspections, and acting as technical advisor to ensure projects are completed safely, timely, and within contract specifications.


Physical: Frequent sitting, walking, standing, bending, and squatting. Requires fine manipulation in both hands. Occasionally lift and carry 10 to 50 pounds.
Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Employees may be required to make provisions for transportation. Department vehicle will be provided as needed and when available. At the time of hire, the individual providing the transportation must provide a valid California driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance.
Background: Applicants must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in engineering, construction, and/or project management, or closely related field.
Experience: Three (3) years of professional experience with responsibility for managing medium-large capital improvement projects, and which involved design, procurement and construction of infrastructure facilities/buildings/equipment.

Substitution: Two (2) additional years of experience may be substituted for the degree requirement, with 30 semester (45 quarter) units of coursework directly related to engineering, construction, and/or project management;
Four (4) additional years of directly related experience may substitute for the education requirement.

An equivalent combination of the above may be considered.

Desired Qualifications

Possession of a Mechanical, Structural, or Civil Engineering degree along with CA registration as a Professional Engineer, with an understanding of the varied environments and conditions common to San Bernardino County, is ideal. The prepared candidate will possess related experience with municipal agencies which manage water, sewer, road, and other similar services. Related experience with California Public Contract Code (PCC) is also desired.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application, as well as the information provided as a response to the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department.

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Application Procedure : To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by the deadline. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

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Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

San Bernardino, California United States View Map