2017-10-11 2017-11-03

Utilities Project Management Section Manager

Company: City of Bellevue
Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
Location: Bellevue, Washington
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 45286
Website: https://www.bellevuewa.gov

Salary: $96,747 to $133,502 Annually

Closing Date: 11/3/17 5 p.m. Pacific


Job Summary The City of Bellevue Utilities Department is seeking a motivated leader to fill the Project Management Section Manager position. In this role you'll provide direction and leadership for the Project Management Section within the Engineering division of our Utilities Department. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Engineering, you will serve on the Assistant Director's Management Team. You will manage and oversee a group of engineer project managers who are responsible for delivering the Utilities capital improvement program (CIP), which consists of drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater projects. Bellevue is a dynamic, international and multicultural, future-focused, diversity driven, high performing City. Our Council vision is: "Bellevue welcomes the world, our diversity is our strength." We value all employees and their contributions. The City invests in its employees and encourages and rewards employee growth and development by building on our commonalities and our differences. Bellevue is noted for its diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. We work collectively to make it a place where you want to work, live and play.

*This position is being reopened. If you have already applied no need to reapply*

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the management of Utilities CIP projects through all project phases (Initiation, Planning, Execution, and Close-Out) using Project Management Institute (PMI) principles of scope management, schedule management, cost management, risk management, quality management, communications management, and resource management.
  • Develop and/or update project management standards, tools, and templates to improve the management of projects.
  • Monitor and control the delivery of Utilities CIP projects to ensure delivery of projects within scope, schedule, and budget constraints while effectively managing risks.
  • Directly supervise the work of staff within the Project Management Section; take responsibility for selecting, training, supervising, and evaluating subordinate professional and technical staff, providing direction and guidance to staff, determining staffing needs, and managing the CIP budget.
  • Assist in the development of the biennial CIP budget and prepare budget requests.
  • Make presentations to City Council, citizens and advisory groups; prepare City Council agenda materials.
  • Work with other city departments and agencies to coordinate on Utilities projects.
  • Determine applicable codes, regulations, and requirements for assigned projects.
  • Oversee the coordination and development of engineering plans and specifications, competitive bid process, and management of contractors and vendors.
  • Maintain regular contact with consulting engineers, construction project engineers, City, state, and federal agencies, professional and technical groups and the general public regarding section activities and services.
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues.
  • Establish and maintain a working environment conducive to positive morale, individual style, quality, creativity, and teamwork.


  • Work under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Engineering.
  • Exercise supervision of Engineers, Senior Engineers, Engineering, Engineering Technicians and contracted employees, either directly or indirectly through supervisors, as assigned.



  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in engineering.
  • Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible related experience in water, sewer, and/or surface water engineering and project management, as well as supervisory experience
  • Preferred seven (7) - ten (10) years of progressively responsible related experience in water, sewer, and/or surface water engineering and project management
  • Washington State Professional Civil Engineering license required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

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