We have an exciting new opportunity for experienced Capitol Project Managers (Level II or III) with some EV (Charging Station or other strong electrical) project experience. This position may also be referred to as a Vertical Construction Project Manager and will work with our local client dealing with over 900 Million in assets! If you’re interested in working for the local government, positively making a difference in the lives of others, and wouldn’t mind having amazing benefits -let’s talk! Those with a project background in Electrical, Construction, Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering Design, Capitol Management, etc. will fit in well with these roles. We value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you!


Location: Portland, OR (Hybrid – working on local job sites and in the office -depending on the project)

Type: Contract or CTH (perm position potential) – Apx. 2 years with possibility of extension


General responsibilities of all Capital Project Managers include developing project plans; defining project scopes and requirements; coordinating staff and contractor resources; coordinating with inter-agency partners such as technology and security partners to support project deliverables; managing budgets and project timelines; overseeing project changes and interventions to achieve project goals; monitoring and reporting on project progress and issues; communicating with customers and stakeholders; and evaluating and reporting on results. 


Preferred Qualifications Include:

· Detailed Excel skills are a must have. Demonstrated experience using general office, design, and construction management software is preferred, CMMS, Microsoft Office including Projects, SmartSheets, AutoCAD, Revit, BIM, and Bluebeam (please apply even if you do not have all the exact tech skills listed here, some can be learned)

·      An ability to review and provide feedback on construction documents is essential, along with an understanding of building codes, particularly those relevant to workspaces (ADA, egress, fire life safety, etc.).

·      An ability to work fluidly with technology and security partners on telecom, desktop support, audiovisual, low voltage, and access control/security systems.

·      Experience working on projects for EV Charging Stations is preferred, or a strong electrical systems project management may be sufficient.

·      Knowledge of sustainable design and construction practices.


What different teams do:

Moves, Additions, and Construction Team – this team consists primarily of capital project managers with an architectural or interior design background, and leads bureau space planning, moves, tenant improvement, new construction, interior refresh, and furniture management projects.

Capital Asset Management Team – this team consists primarily of capital project managers with an engineering, asset maintenance, or construction management background, and leads asset condition and risk assessment, capital asset replacement, and technical projects.


Depending on the assignment, the incumbent may perform a combination of some or all of the following general duties, and perform related duties as assigned:

·      Assist in the management of capital construction projects – primarily buildings, structures, and facilities – in accordance with professional standards and practices.

·      Develop project scopes of work that align with the goals of project stakeholders and adhere to all federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

·      Prepare and review design and construction cost estimates; inspect project work to ensure specifications are met; monitor project schedules and budgets; meet and communicate with stakeholders.

·      Assist in the procurement of construction and design contractors; develop bid solicitations; participate in pre-construction conferences.

·      Oversee contracts with contractors and consultants; conduct regular site visits; process progress payments; accept deliverables; monitor compliance.

·      Ability to manage budgets anywhere from $10,000-$2 million dollars effectively as a fiscal steward of City funds.

·      Assist in project planning, ability to prioritize projects based on asset condition, fire life safety and use.

·      Provide professional and technical advice to City Bureaus/Offices including project solutions and alternative methods.

·      Collaborate and coordinate with Capital Project Managers, engineers, architects, Operations and Maintenance staff including technicians to assist with capital projects of a broader scope and complexity. 


Qualified candidates commonly have a Bachelor’s degree or professional certification in engineering, architecture, project management, construction management, facilities, or a related field, and  5- 8 years of progressively responsible experience in engineering, architecture, interior design, asset management, project management, construction, construction management, or related experience.