Senior Capital Facilities Project Manager
The Public Work Department is excited to announce a recruitment for the position of Senior Capital Facilities Project Manager. The Department is seeking candidates with an extensive project management background who will play a key role in managing high-profile projects through completion, assisting in daily operations, and training and developing other project managers within the Division.
The Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of Contra Costa County and the Flood Control District, as well as county buildings and grounds. Capital Projects, a division of Public Works, manages complex and intriguing architectural & engineering projects for County departments, including planning, designing, bidding and construction management.
We are looking for someone who is:
- Proficient with their management skills, has a clear understanding of the design and construction process;
- An effective communicator, someone who comes to work with a positive attitude and is a team player;
- Customer focused, with strong attention to detail;
- Able to demonstrate a high degree of ethics, integrity, and credibility;
- Able to manage multiple projects and communicate with key stakeholders;
- A strategic thinker that values input and contributions by team members.
What you will typically be responsible for:
- Developing, planning, scheduling and executing Capital Projects throughout the County
- Supervising subordinate staff, offering opportunities to train and evaluate their performance
- Ensuring change orders and payments follow county policies, guidelines, and procedures
- Informing various parties about project statuses, including frequent communication with the Capital Projects Division Manager
- Managing project budgets and schedules through completion, ensuring work is completed timely and within budget
- Ensuring projects are properly closed out at completion
A few reasons you might love this job:
- You will have a flexible work schedule with great work/life balance
- You will have a role that is both creative and analytical
- You will have the satisfaction knowing that your work impacts your community and the well-being of the county.
- You will be working for a Division/Department that is known for employee satisfaction and camaraderie
A few challenges you might face in this job:
- You will be expected to balance multiple projects, priorities, and demands
- User departments can change scope, schedule and budgets, etc. such demands require flexibility and critical thinking
- Local government procurement processes and procedures could present challenges
- Balancing constraints from code enforcement officials and utility companies
- Analyzing and Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data
- Innovative Problem Solving: Identifying and analyzing problems in order to propose new ways to do business
- Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
- Decision Making: Choosing optimal courses of action in a timely manner
- Mechanical Insight: Comprehending how mechanical, electrical, and structural systems operate and interact
- Design Sense: Creating work products that are functional, intuitive and aesthetically pleasing
- Legal and Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
- Professional and Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job
- Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products
- Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results
- Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication
- Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups
- Involving Others: Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes
- Coaching and Developing Others: Supporting others in stretching and expanding their capabilities
- Leadership: Guiding and encouraging others to accomplish a common goal
The eligible list established from this recruitment will remain in effect for six (6) months. To read the full class spec, please click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/contracosta/classspecs?keywords=NEHA
License Required: 1) Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of state Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application period.
2) Possession of a valid State of California certificate of registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer.
Education: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in architecture, engineering, construction management or a closely related field.
Experience: Five (5) years of full-time (or its equivalent of full-time) professional architectural or engineering experience in the design and construction of architectural/engineering building construction, renovation, upgrading, remodeling, and tenant improvement projects.
- Previous sustained experience in positions that required advanced project management and problem-solving skills;
- previous experience working for a public agency;
- previous experience supervising staff and evaluating performance
1. Application Filing and Evaluation: Applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application, applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process.
2. Virtual Interview Assessment : Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a virtual interview. Candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies assessed, as well as an overall passing score of 70% of higher. The assessment will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the Senior Capital Facilities Project Manager classification. These may include, but are not limited to: Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Professional and Technical Expertise, Attention to Detail, Displaying Ownership and Accountability and Leadership. (Weighted 100%)
The Virtual Interview is tentatively scheduled to take place via computer (remotely) on the third week of September, 2021.
The interview will be administered remotely using a computer or mobile device such as a tablet. You will need access to a reliable internet connection to take the assessment, as well as computer or mobile device with a camera.
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
After you receive a conditional job offer, 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 conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. 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. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKER
All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County 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.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.