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Project Manager III job in Olathe

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Job Ref:  201300064
Organization:  City of Olathe
Job Category:  Water and Sewers: Stormwater
Water and Sewers
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Kansas (KS)
City:  Olathe
Post Code:  66061
Salary and Benefits:  $61,176 - $95,685 per yr (DOQ) plus benefits

The Project Manager III will manage the design and construction of projects including streets, stormwater, water and wastewater systems, and buildings; review and prepare plans, specifications, and contracts; and provide technical support to Public Works Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, coordinate and investigate the design and construction projects involving areas of streets, stormwater, water and wastewater systems, and buildings, prepare projects budgets and timelines.
  • Review engineering specifications, costs and quantity estimates for projects.
  • Exercise professional judgment in accordance with currently accepted practices of civil engineering architecture, landscape architecture and appropriate laws and codes.
  • Provide assistance to construction inspectors in the interpretation of plans and resolution of problems during construction; review plans to ensure compliance with original plans and specifications; and approve changes to approved plans and specifications.
  • Participate in the process of selecting consultants to design various city projects; review and manage consultant studies, designs, plans, specifications and related items.
  • Assist in the preparation and supervision of consultant and contractor services contracts.
  • Maintain constant awareness of progress and budget on assigned projects; design and ensure compliance to approved budget and designated time schedules for project completion.
  • Confer with and advise project inspectors on construction projects; review and approve or disapprove change orders and pay estimates.
  • Participate in a variety of special engineering studies to determine impact of various projects; prepare technical reports.
  • Respond to questions and concerns of staff, other departments, consultants and the general public.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Experience & Education:

Requires five to seven years of engineering and project management experience, preferably with experience in municipality or Public Works department. A master's degree may be substituted for experience. Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or related field.

Must be a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Kansas, or able to obtain a professional engineering license in the State of Kansas within six months of employment. 

Must have a valid driver’s license and able to successfully pass a background investigation, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/olathe/default.cfm.  Position open until filled

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