The Project Manager is responsible for managing the development of the long-term plan including analysis, planning and development of the PCCP replacement program. The Project Manager leads cross functional project teams managing projects with varying degrees of complexity, principally, but not limited to, the planning and design of water and sewer replacement and rehabilitation projects. Project team membership will be functionally diverse, reflecting the intent and objectives of individual projects. This employee works under general direction of the Section Manager with wide latitude for independent judgment and decisions in the execution of a broad range of difficult project management assignments.
Leads a team managing complex planning projects for the replacement and rehabilitation of PCCP pipe.
Responsible to oversee the cost effective and efficient bundling of projects through the use of optimization tools, based upon specified constraints and programs;
Responsible to oversee staffs frequent coordination with internal and external stakeholders and communicating shared information including but not limited to State, County, and Municipal Highway departments, gas, and telecommunication utility companies;
Coordination with IT resources concerning data displays within GIS and associated frequent updates;
Coordination with Water and Wastewater Planning Section staff members for capacity analyses, impacts with system shutdowns, and other analyses necessary with the planning function efforts;
Responsible for the formulation and management of Basic Ordering Agreement Contracts and Task Orders required for water and sewer program execution;
Forms and leads internal project teams to determine the need for consultant services to assist in the development of business cases;
Coordinates and leads the consultant selection process to ensure consultants possess the requisite skills and experience;
Prepares and finalizes the scope of work for Task Orders.
Reviews, negotiates and finalizes contracts and change orders;
Prepares or monitors project schedules using PERT, CPM, Bar Chart, or other methods;
Develops and implements project management strategic plans and resultant monitoring mechanisms;
Assists in the development of the Capital Improvement Program and other budgets;
May function as the Section Manager in his/her absence;
Performs other related duties as assigned
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of design and construction project management, environmental engineering and associated organizational management systems; Ability to organize and lead cross functional project teams;
Ability to maintain project team focus and effective structure including the development of a strategic project management plan encompassing schedule, budgetary, contractual, human resources and stakeholder elements;
Must possess the knowledge and skills required to effectively access and involve other agencies, internal staff, the general public and special interest communities;
Demonstrated team building, group leadership, project management and oral and written communication skills.
Bachelors degree in civil, sanitary, environmental engineering or related engineering discipline;
3 years of progressively responsible experience in engineering project management.
Possession of an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation from NCEES;
Completion of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Financial Disclosure statement within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter.
Certification as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute of America or Registration as a Professional Engineer;
Prioritization/Optimization of complex decision-making analyses involving numerous constraints;
Experience/knowledge in the design and construction of large-diameter water transmission mains, including PCCP pipe.