Public Works Capital Projects Manager

Richland, Washington State
Target Hiring Range: $8,242 TO 9,892 MONTHLY (DOQ)
Apr 25, 2022
May 25, 2022
Krysten Mabe
Position Type
Project Manager
Contract Type
Organization Type

City of Richland WA


Public Works Capital Projects Manager

Location: Richland, WA

Target Hiring Range: $8,242 TO 9,892 MONTHLY (DOQ)


The City is looking for a Capital Projects Manager to perform complex administrative and engineering work planning, organizing and coordinating operations, activities, staff and resources associated with various Public Works projects and programs, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Public Works Director (supervisor). Divisional supervision is exercised over assigned personnel.

Minimum Requirements

  • Washington State Professional Engineer's license upon hire and maintain throughout employment. Out of State applicants must have the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire date.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in civil engineering or closely related field and six (6) or more years of experience in engineering design, planning and project administration, including two (2) years in a supervisory role, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position will be:

  • A skilled project/program manager with demonstrated experience managing project delivery through the many process requirements of capital improvements.
  • A confident and skilled communicator with extensive experience in both oral presentations and written communications.

City of Richland Core Values

All employees are expected to model and foster the City of Richland’s core values in the performance of their duties and their interactions while representing the City. The values of Teamwork, Integrity, and Excellence promote and maintain a high level of morale and productivity and are the tie that binds all City employees together, across all functions.

Our Community

Richland is located at the confluence of the Columbia and Yakima Rivers in southeastern Washington in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Richland and its sister cities of Kennewick, Pasco, and West Richland make up the Tri-Cities MSA (population 300,000). Richland is the third largest city with approximately 59,000 residents. Originally incorporated as a small farming community in the Mid-Columbia Valley, Richland now focuses on energy production, advanced research, environmental remediation, and technology. The City and its citizens are proud of the community’s high quality of life, which includes higher education opportunities, outstanding health care providers and facilities, cultural and recreational amenities, and municipal services that consistently score very high in community surveys. The City receives wide recognition for the beauty of its integrated parks, river-shore, commerce centers, living spaces, and economic opportunities. Richland residents also enjoy a favorable cost of living and one of the lowest crime rates in the state.

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Selection will be made based on qualifications and oral board interview(s). Final candidate selected will be subject to a comprehensive background/reference check commensurate to the position. Position is open until filled, however, candidates who apply prior to 5/7 will be given first consideration.

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