PROJECT MANAGER/OPS/PLANNING

City of Houston, TX - Houston, TX3.8

Full-time
POSITION OVERVIEW
Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Posting Number: PN# 20433
Service Line: Houston Water
Section: Operations & Program Support
Reporting Location: 1002 Washington Ave. 3rd fl.
Workdays & Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.*
  • Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Manage water and wastewater utilities system infrastructure improvement contract. Prepare and review design and construction contract, plans, technical specifications, technical reports, cost estimates, work orders, invoices and pay estimates, request for information and request for council action. Attends pre-bid, pre-construction and other meetings. Close-out contract. Conducts on-site field observations/inspections. Supervise and manages construction contractor. Review requests for impact on public utilities (water, wastewater & storm) within public streets, alleyway, public easements or fee-owned land. Review and process utility capacity letters (water/wastewater) for new projects within the city limits. Meets with City Officials, outside agencies, engineers, contractors, architects, and the public daily to discuss any related issues involving utilities for proposed developments. Prepares and reviews various reports and records. Prepares correspondence such as letters, interoffice memoranda and reports. Performs other duties assigned by the Supervising Engineer/Deputy Assistant Director.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The position occasionally requires stooping or bending. Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required.

This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier 3 Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Physical Sciences or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Four (4) years of experience in construction, construction inspection, design, geotechnical, environmental, or closely related field are required.

Directly related professional experience may be substituted for education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Valid Texas Driver License and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2).

PREFERENCES
Preference will be given to the applicants with experience in utilities (water, wastewater and storm) design and construction, project management skills, contract management, Arc GIS, GIMS.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

GENERAL INFORMATION
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED: None
However, the department may administer a skills assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION: Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 24

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or please call 832.393.6002.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations call TTY 7-1-1.