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Project Manager II - Facilities Capital Projects

From CivicInfo BC - August 26, 2016

Job Posting Title
Project Manager II - Facilities Capital Projects

Company
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Department
Facilities Planning and Development - Real Estate and Facilities Management

Competition #
2016-0549

Application Close
September 04, 2016

Employment Type
Temporary Full Time

Affiliation
Exempt

Position Start Date
October 03, 2016

Position End Date
September 30, 2018

Main Purpose & Function
The Project Manager will provide oversight in the development of civic facilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for feasibility studies, budget cost estimates, planning, design, procurement, and project management involving the coordination of the consultant team, contractors, various City departments, and other authorities to meet the program needs of the client.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The Project Manager will provide technical oversight of the development of civic facilities; develop operating and service agreements between property owners and City representatives; represent the City interest in meetings as the owner's Project Manager; prepare project descriptions and/or conceptual plans to illustrate roject requirements for project justification; prepare project budget for approval by senior staff and Council; prepare Council Reports; act as the City's representative and liaise between consultants, clients and City departments in matters pertaining to projects program, design, construction and contracts; manage projects to ensure that the program requirements are incorporated into the project; monitor the progress of the work related to budget, schedule, quality and completeness; identify problems; evaluate if alternate approaches should be taken to meet the targets; ensure that projects meet all the program requirements and are delivered within the approved budget and timelines; review tenders and construction documents and obtain tenders; review plans at various stages for conformity with the program of requirements, review change orders, progress payment certificates and recommends payment; review and maintain project cost data and issue monthly reports; review construction to ascertain it is in general conformance with contract documents; review consultants' review and testing reports and recommend action where appropriate; review legal agreements with consultants, contractors, etc., and recommend actions as appropriate; liaising with Law Department on the agreements related to these spaces; represent the Department on City committees as required; other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications
Education:
University degree in Engineering or Architecture; Registered Professional Engineer or Architect in the Province of BC; Project Management training/certificate such as a PMP designation would be an asset.

Experience:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

A valid B.C. driver's license is required. The license must not include any restrictions that would affect the ability to legally and safely carry out job responsibilities. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the department.

A Police Record Check clearance is a requirement of this position. A police record check clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position.

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