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CITY OF CARSON CITY Project Manager in Carson City, Nevada


This is a new position budgeted to begin on or after July 1, 2023.\ \ If you are a professional engineer working in the field, don\'t miss this opportunity to join an outstanding team with great benefits. Carson City is searching for someone who enjoys working with others and is excited to learn and grow in the engineering field. The City has an outstanding work culture that is team driven. Don\'t miss this opportunity, apply today!\ \ *This is a full-time, FLSA exempt position with Carson City Public Works, located in Carson City, NV.Under general supervision, performs engineering work related to the coordination and supervision of major and minor construction and renovation projects, assuring that plans, specifications, codes, time schedules, and budgets are adhered to; provides complex inspections of projects, confers with contractors and consultants on the development and completion of projects.\ \ To learn more about the Nevada Public Employees\' Retirement System (PERS),click here{target="_blank"}(Download PDF reader){target="_blank"}.\ \ Please Note:*Human Resources determines whether or not you meet the minimum qualifications for the job based on your experience as you describe it on your application. Do not substitute a resume for your application, or write \"See Attached Resume\" on your application. We do not review resumes, unless specifically stated on the job announcement. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the \"Education and Work Experience\" section of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.\

Examples of Duties

This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

  • Provides construction project coordination and management of construction/development and renovation projects of varying degrees of complexity.
  • Performs designs based on goals, objectives and specifications of projects.
  • Visits construction/renovation sites as required; conducts site inspections. Confers with developers, engineers, architects, contractors, property owners and others to explain codes, regulations and procedures.
  • Coordinates all utility installations with contractors, architects, engineers, and utility companies.
  • Coordinates inspections as required of all aspects of the construction process; interpreting, explaining and enforcing regulations, ordinances, and policies to contractors\' construction superintendent; approving minor change orders and discussing major change orders with the City Engineer.
  • Provides cost estimates and bids; bids out the job; selects, negotiates contracts and works with the design consultants and contractors; serves as the primary contact with the Contractor.
  • Reviews plans, maps, job specifications, material testing lab reports, contracts, and other documents to ensure conformance with federal, state, City and industry codes and regulations.
  • Interprets, explains and enforces regulations, ordinances and policies to developers, contractors, representatives of other agencies and the public; confers with engineers and building inspection staff regarding possible changes to plans and problem resolution.
  • Prepares daily progress notes on each project. Identifies needed changes to construction plans and details; evaluates alternatives and makes effective recommendations.
  • Reviews proposals for changes to contracts; negotiates rates with contractor for changes; recommends acceptance/rejection based on value negotiation.
  • Drives a motor vehicle to attend meetings and visit various work sites.
  • Demonstra es courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with elected officials, public, contractors, and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.

Typical Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.\ \ Education and Experience:\ Bachelor\'s degree in engineering or closely related field; AND four (4) years of civil engineering experience; AND registration as a Nevada Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain licensure within six (6) monthsfrom date of appointment; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.\ \ Required Knowledge and Skills:\ Knowledge of:

  • Engineering objectives, principles, procedures, standards, and practices.
  • Statistical analysis and mathematical concepts related to the engineering process.
  • Terminology, symbols, methods, techniques and instruments used in engineering graphics and drafting.
  • Principles and practices of materials and soils analysis and grading. Computer applications related to the work.
  • Engineering mathematics.
  • Business letter writing and the standard format for typed materials.
  • Record keeping principles and practices.
  • Safety principles and practices related to the work.
  • Correct business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Applicable laws, codes and regulations.
  • Project design and management principles and techniques.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals, at all levels of responsibility, in person or over the telephone, where relations may be confrontational or strained.

Skills in:

  • Researching, analyzing, and summarizing engineering data both manually and with computer applications.
  • Interpreting maps, plans and specifications, graphs and statistical data.
  • Making complex engineering calculations quickly and accurately.
  • Preparing clear, concise and complete technical documents, reports, correspondence and other written materials.
  • Exercising sound independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Understanding and applying federal, state and local laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards pertaining to engineering and construction.
  • Representing the City effectively in meetings with developers, contractors, representatives of business, community and professional groups and the public.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:\ Under General Supervision- Incumbents at this level are given assignments and objectives that are governed by specifically outlined work methods and a sequence of steps, which are explained in general terms. The responsibility for achieving the work objectives, however, rests with a superior. Immediate supervision is not consistent, but checks are integrated into work processes and/or reviews are frequent enough to ensure compliance with instructions.\ \ REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

  • ValidDriver\'s license
  • Current Nevada Professional Engineer licensure, or ability to obtain within six months from date of appointment.