Project Manager

Sugar Land, Texas
Depends on Qualifications
Jul 20, 2021
Aug 20, 2021
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At the City of Sugar Land, we are looking for people driven by a desire to contribute, possess a willingness to be challenged, and are committed to public service. Our champion employees are a driving factor for making Sugar Land "One of America's Best". The Engineering Department has an opening for a Project Manager.

The Project Manager, under the general supervision of the Assistant City Engineer, serves as Project Manager of public improvement projects in the City, oversees design and construction; seeks additional funding sources for public improvements and prepares applications for submittal; works to establish a close working relationship with other agencies; assists staff as required; performs related work as required.

  • Assists in the development of contracts for construction, professional services and other consulting services. 
  • Manages and monitors assigned projects.  Tasks include:
    1. Oversee the Design of the Project;
    2. Monitor and report on the status of Project Schedule, Funding and Payments;
    3. Coordinate the Review of Plans, Specifications, and Estimates for Compliance with City Standards and Ordinances;
    4. Assist in Construction Administration, Management and Inspection.
  • Coordinates with and provides information regarding assigned projects to staff, administration, council, boards, and/or the public.  Receives and responds to inquiries/complaints.  Investigates requests and performs on-site field investigations accordingly.  Responsible for the overall completeness and quality of assigned projects.
  • Assigns and oversees work or others; coordinates and reviews work of consulting engineering firms.
  • Makes presentations to City Council, Boards, and Commissions as requested by the CIP Manager.
  • Performs other job related duties as directed by the City Engineer or designee.

Formal Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Science or other related field or equivalent experience. 

Relatable Work Experience: 

  • At least five years of experience in design, construction management, and project management 
  • Experience in project scope development, construction estimating, and field inspection
  • Experience in project scheduling and coordination, project management and general construction practices
  • Experience with tracking project budgets and schedules
  • Experience with reviewing engineering design and specifications
  • Extensive experience with preparing project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.

Training (License and/or Certification):

  • Valid Texas Class C driver license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in project management or equivalent (PMP or OCM)
  • Professional certification as engineer (PE or architect)
  • Experience in managing CIP in municipalities

You must complete a City of Sugar Land Employment Application on the City's website to be considered for this recruitment. 
Please visit our employment page at to apply online. 

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