Construction and Facilities Senior Project Manager
Sacramento Municipal Utilities District
June 19, 2018
$116,769.00 - $150,164.00
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
This position provides Facilities construction project management expertise and services in assigned area including planning, organizing, managing, coordinating, and executing activities and projects to ensure adequate, reliable, efficient, and cost effective systems and projects for SMUD.
The Senior Facilities Project Manager manages several complex, diverse, and strategically significant projects in support of Facilities and Security Operations’ commitment to providing and maintaining SMUD’s high quality work environments. The Senior Facilities Project Manager is responsible for overall success of projects, requiring experience and knowledge of facility management, mechanical systems, general construction/maintenance practices, and organizational policies and procedures.
This project manager specializes in new construction as well as renovations to existing mechanical and building automation systems for a campus that includes office buildings, some of which are served by a central steam and chilled water plant. The Senior Facilities Project Manager acts with integrity in pursuit of SMUD’s strategic goals, vision, and mission.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Manages activities and projects in assigned area; develops necessary project plans, cost estimates, project budgets, work breakdowns and schedules, and project summary descriptions and justifications for department, SMUD, and/or multi-utility or agency review.
Ensures integrated planning and cooperation by internal/external partners or stakeholders to support successful completion of assigned projects; coordinates project planning with other departments and entities through meetings and shared written and oral reporting and communications; provides leadership and coordination with other utilities and agencies as required.
Ensures the availability of timely and accurate project planning information on SMUD projects; collects, verifies, organizes, and maintains data; prepares and provides written summaries, reports, and recommendations for SMUD projects; responds verbally or in writing to routine and time-critical inquiries on projects from SMUD Board, regulatory bodies, other utilities, public agencies, and other SMUD departments.
Ensures assigned work activities successfully contribute to the overall completion of department projects; plans, coordinates, prioritizes, monitors, guides, reviews, and conducts work activities associated with department internal/external projects in accordance with established task objectives and schedule as outlined in the project plans.
Ensures that project team members and contractors work methods, technical methodologies, and problem-solving methods meet SMUD policies and quality standards and contract terms; provides project guidance to project team members and contractors to develop unique solutions that address new or difficult problems on projects; directs preparation of verbal and written reports on technical problems.
Represents SMUD’s positions, priorities, and interests on multi-agency projects and to various industry, government, interest groups, and regulatory bodies.
Provides leadership and direction for assigned tasks in order to meet defined unit goals and schedules and comply with SMUD schedule, quality, quantity, safety, and performance standards; plans, coordinates, prioritizes, monitors, and guides work activities of project team members to meet established task objectives and deadlines by following established policies and precedents; communicates with team members and incorporates their input to processes and techniques; promotes safety and a safe work environment; assists in evaluating work performance results; participates as a team member in accomplishing objectives; refers problems to supervisory staff when solutions are not readily achievable.
Performs related duties as required.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field directly related to area of assignment or equivalent experience.
7 or more years progressively responsible relevant project management work experience in Facilities or Construction that includes significant experience in project leadership, management and outside agency interface or inter-utility project involvement. If you do not have a degree, 11 years of experience is required.
Project management principles and practices; federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations pertinent to area of assignment; strategic and business planning processes; cost control, scheduling, and budgeting principles and practices; reengineering principles; process improvement techniques; performance measurement techniques; proposal preparation techniques; contractual mechanisms and common terms and conditions; accounting fundamentals; management reporting; management control system fundamentals; total quality management philosophies, tools and techniques; methods and techniques for planning, organizing, and overseeing work activities; practices for delegating, assigning, and reviewing work assignments; safety policies, practices, and procedures; standard operating procedures for modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software; English grammar, punctuation and vocabulary standards.
Manage multiple projects including to plan, coordinate, and interpret diverse functions and activities within assigned projects; develop strategic, business, operational, and program plans; establish and maintain cooperation between work groups, contractors, and external agencies on the programs and within specific projects while working with a variety of staff and contractors to ensure that project goals and objectives will be met on schedule and within the approved budget; negotiate with internal and external representatives on behalf of SMUD; evaluate project progress and resolve complex technical issues; understand and resolve the technical, political, and corporate issues that are subject to change; interact with others to influence and motivate; compile and prepare technical, statistical, and analytical reports and presentations; develop and conduct oral presentations to internal/external audiences; work effectively with other utilities and outside agencies to manage joint projects; interpret, analyze, and apply pertinent policies, procedures, regulations, and requirements; identify significant organizational issues concerns and needs and develop strategies for rectifying them; accomplish tasks through teamwork.