Project Manager II (CIP)

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 09, 2023
Full Time Project Management

Job Description

Posting open until filled

Salary range: Commensurate with experience

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City’s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

The Project Manager II(CIP) is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities and systems. Duties at this level include but are not limited to: participating in the conceptual development of a construction project; overseeing personnel actions and decisions; and managing schedules and budgets. This position requires an experienced, professional capable of carrying out most assignments typical of the profession with limited guidance or review. This level would be considered a promotional level and attainable by any incumbents in a work group who demonstrate the necessary knowledge, ability, and performance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Oversees personnel actions and decisions; manages conflict resolution and team-building activities; performs team and individual performance evaluations and reporting. Tracks and reviews departmental performance measures.
  • Oversees designs, plans and manages the scheduling of capital infrastructure projects; develops scope of work and cost estimates for projects while maintaining compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Oversees engineering surveys and studies; evaluation and analysis of capital infrastructure projects including reports, costa analysis, budget availability and feasibility studies.
  • Manages water distribution, wastewater collection, water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities or watershed protection type projects for the City.
  • Makes decisions on technical issues, diagnoses or procedures in collaboration with supervisors and functional managers.
  • Reviews contractors’ daily journals for comparison to inspectors' daily journals for accuracy and congruency to avoid any conflicts when contractors are preparing applications for payment to the City for delivered work.
  • Supervises staff and encourages staff development.
  • Plans out projects by creating a comprehensive set of plans that will enable the project team to deliver the project objectives.
  • Monitors and controls project efforts by reviewing project work results and comparing them to planned results. Identifies variances to work products and directs actions as required.
  • Applies organizational policies. Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks.
  • Establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.
  • Typically has formal project management and/or skills development responsibilities.
  • Manages progress meetings to review status of ongoing projects and coordinates with the Public Information Manager, Safety Officer, Project Controls/Schedule Manager, Permit Coordinator and Land Acquisition team to review work in progress and data deliverables to ensure the project is within budget and on time.
  • Directs project field inspection and engineering support staff and ensures that major project deadlines are met.
  • Reviews permit applications for appropriate erosion control measures, proper sewer connections to the public sewer, and proper grding and drainage proposed work.
  • Mitigates potential risk by incorporating clear and verifiable safety and quality requirements and procedures and enforcing contract requirements for work plans, accurate specifications and safety.
  • Attends project status meetings and reports on cost; prepare bi-monthly, monthly & quarterly project and program cost reports.
  • Formats and maintains bi-monthly project and award status reports utilized by CIP Program Director to determine existing and future funding.

Decision Making
  • Make purchasing or resource allocation recommendations within organization guidelines. Selects from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks.

Leadership Provided
  • Has managerial authority over a group of professional employees and/or a group of professional, technical, or administrative employees with multiple intermediate supervisors and/or team leaders.

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
  • Knowledge of: principles and practices of project management including scope development and tracking, organization planning, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and conflict management.
  • Knowledge of: surveying, engineering and construction methods.
  • Knowledge of: planning, engineering design and construction management.
  • Skills in time management of self and others; listening and communicating exceptionally to effectively convey information verbally and in writing; analytical skills with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving and streamlining complex work processes; motivating, developing and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job; using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Skills in: Oracle, Discoverer, Excel and other technical software in order to create well-structured documents, reports, spreadsheets, presentations, proposals and other management documents;
  • Skills in preparing effective and strong oral and written communication;
  • Skills in reading and interpreting legal documents such as legal descriptions of property;
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships at all organizational levels and with the public;
  • Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult or sensitive situations;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to ensure team and business goals are met effectively and efficiently;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Ability to: manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing and prioritizing a variety of tasks, assignments, projects and reports, working with attention to details; use good judgment and common sense when making decisions and solving problems; and network with civic, community and other special interest groups.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in environmental management, business, real estate, public administration, civil engineering, urban forestry or a related field.
  • 3-5 of years of project or construction management related experience and at least 1 year of managerial and supervisory experience is required.

Preferred Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in architecture, civil engineering, environmental engineering or a related field
  • 5 years of construction or project management related experience including 2 years of managerial and/or supervisory experience.

Licensures and Certifications

Valid driver’s license required.

Essential Capabilities and Work Environment

Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job. City of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.

The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veterans status or national origin, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.

Job Address

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