Project Manager I

City & County of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA4.2

Full-time
Introduction

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Exempt: This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

Who are we?
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)

Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $900 million.

Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care.

Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness.

We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at www.sfwater.org

We are proud of our infrastructure and programs, but most importantly, we value our highly qualified and dedicated workforce which ensures that this vision becomes a reality. As you explore career opportunities with us, download our career guide and learn about what you can expect during the hiring process.

Position Description:
Under administrative direction, the Project Manager plans, organizes, directs and controls all or part of either a highly complex engineering, architectural or information systems project from the concept through design and construction to closeout of the project contract.

Engineering/Architectural Project Manager positions are responsible for: preparing and monitoring the project budget, including occasionally obtaining funding; overseeing the completion of conceptual design; overseeing planning activities; coordinating work of a multidisciplinary technical staff across organizational boundaries; working extensively with the public, private contractors, special interest groups, governmental funding and regulatory agencies, and City and County departments; coordinating EIR processes and/or obtaining permits; controlling project cost and schedule; reviewing change orders; serving as primary contact for all parties involved in the project; and other duties as required.

What you will be doing:
The Project Manager I (PM I) is responsible for managing and assisting a Project Manager II (PM-II) in administering Water Enterprise’s Local Water Conveyance / Distribution System Program. This long-term renewal program includes $200 million of capital improvement projects over a 3-year period. Anticipated improvements as part of this program include replacement, rehabilitation, re-lining, and cathodic protection of all pipe size categories to extend or renew pipeline useful life. Coordination with construction projects from other City agencies, especially SFPUC Wastewater and SFPW paving, is emphasized to optimize efficiencies, reduce costs, and minimize customer disruptions.

This PM will assist the senior PM in managing the program and directly managing a $49M project consisting of replacement of water lines.

The tasks involved in the various projects are as follows:
1. Project Management: Manage project scope, schedule, and budget.

2. Needs Definition, Condition Assessment. Alternatives Identification: Define the project needs, assess the conditions of all existing pertinent facilities, and identify feasible alternatives to address project needs. Furthermore, prepare Conceptual Engineering Report that specifies the 10% design level for the recommended alternative.

3. Environmental Review: Conduct required environmental studies, and analyze and evaluate project alternatives. If necessary, prepare draft and final EIR and EIS for circulation and public hearings. Pursue negative declaration if feasible.

4. Engineering Design: Develop 100% construction documents (plans and specifications) for the project.

5. Bid and Contracting Support: Provide support to PUC Contracts for bidding, the PUC award process, and contracting.

6. Construction Management Support: Provide construction management support to facilitate project construction.

7. Operational Start-Up and Close-Out: Provide as-needed support to facilitate the operational start-up of any newly constructed facilities and assist in financial close-out of the projects.

Class 5502 Project Manager I performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following:

Education:
1. Bachelor's Degree in architecture, engineering or planning plus 4 (four) years of responsible architectural, engineering or construction management experience, OR

2. A Bachelor's Degree in another field plus 6 (six) years of responsible experience in a field directly related to the project, OR

Experience:
3. 8 (eight) years of architectural, engineering, or construction management experience in a field directly related to the project, OR

Licenses:
4. California registration as professional engineer AND

5. Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Verification:
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.

Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative.

Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.

Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted.

Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.

How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process.

Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

Select the desired job announcement
Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
Follow instructions on the screen
Need help completing the application?

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

We communicate by email

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

Word of Advice

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Danny Wan, by telephone at 415-554-1648, or by email at Dwan@sfwater.org.

Selection Procedures
Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.

Conviction History
If you receive a conditional offer of employment, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you given a conditional offer of employment. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you receive a conditional offer of employment, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion
Reasonable Accommodation Request: Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

Veteran’s Preference: Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at: https://sfdhr.org/veterans-preference

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

Copies of Application Documents: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#copies

Right to Work: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#identification. All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Issued: November 2, 2018
Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID: PEX-5502-903107
PUC/DW (415) 554-1628

Benefits
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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