31 Jan
Senior Projects Manager - Engineering and Technical Services
Virginia, Hampton roads , 23501 Hampton roads USA

Senior Projects Manager - Engineering and Technical Services Print (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/norfolk/jobs/newprint/4371853) Apply  Senior Projects Manager - Engineering and Technical Services Salary $70,887.00 - $97,212.00 AnnuallyLocation Norfolk, VAJob TypePermanent Full-timeJob Number11847DepartmentOffice of ResilienceOpening Date01/31/2024Closing Date2/21/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

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DescriptionAs Norfolk's livelihood and economy face the challenges of rising sea levels and increased storm intensity, Norfolk must adapt to the changes necessary to ensure its resilience. The Real Estate Coordinator will oversee and coordinate various real estate-related tasks such as title research and appraisals associated with property & property rights acquisitions for the Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management (NCSRM) project, a partnership between the Office of Resilience and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The City of Norfolk's Office of Resilience is seeking a Senior Projects Manager to be responsible for coordinating every aspect of resilience projects from reviewing and approving contract terms, to coordinating deadlines, implementing review plans, approving budgets, invoices and more. The Senior Projects Manager will act as a liaison to contractors, project stakeholders, partners, residents, other City Departments, and various state and federal agencies. The Senior Projects Manager will ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, the terms and conditions of applicable contracts, documenting and agreeing on any approved changes, or amendments that may arise during project implementation; and reviewing, approving and providing guidance on personnel, partnerships and programs. Department Hiring Range: $70,887 - $97,212Essential FunctionsEssential functions include but are not limited to:

Oversees major engineering and construction aspects of the Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project through budgeting, setting deadlines, and ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met.

Leads and manages the City’s Program Management Consultant Team in establishing total scope, budget, and schedule for the implementation of the Norfolk CSRM Project.

Manages the consultant team of engineers, environmental scientists, schedulers, technicians, and inspectors by providing feedback and communicating through weekly meetings with consultant team about the status of deliverables and assigned tasks related to various phases of the CSRM project.

Supervises inspectors and engineering staff including scheduling, training, and conducting performance evaluations as well as approving time sheets for billing of staff time on projects.

Meets with architects/engineers to discuss City policies; provides design developmental comments at various stages of project design; attends all design and project construction progress meetings and design milestone review meetings.

Coordinates project activities, including permitting, and compliance issues, with other stakeholders including utility companies, with other federal, state, and local agencies.

Provides information, education, and technical assistance to the public; meets with local businesses or citizen or business groups affected by the Norfolk CSRM Project and communicates project updates about each of the project phases.

Responds to citizen questions, concerns, or complaints pertaining to the Norfolk CSRM Project. Provides information, research problems, and initiates resolutions.

Provide QA/QC support for contractual and construction management aspects of the Norfolk Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project through project budgeting, setting deadlines, and ensuring project milestones are met.

Supports the City’s Program Management Consultant Team in establishing total scope, budget, and schedule for the implementation of the Norfolk CSRM Project.

Reviews scopes of work, notices to proceed and invoices for a consulting team of engineers, environmental scientists, schedulers, technicians, and inspectors by providing feedback and communicating through weekly meetings with consultant team about the status of deliverables and assigned tasks related to various phases of the CSRM project.

Drafts memos, routes and tracks grant application through internal and external processes. Monitors funding requests, expenditures, and reimbursements.

Provides coordination with City budget and finance departments and with state and federal agencies regarding project funding to ensure project continuation and completion.

Education/ExperienceWork requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.A minimum of five (5) years of contract or project management and experience using data and metrics to drive improvements. PMP or CCM professional certification is preferred.Applicant must be willing to submit proof of success in developing and maintaining construction project schedules and resource allocation plans.Additional Information & RequirementsAdditional Information & Requirements:

Experience owning program strategy, end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership.

3+ years defining program requirements and using data and metrics to determine improvements.

Experience coordinating and leading meetings with a variety of stakeholders.

Experience managing multiple and simultaneous projects.

Strong negotiation, communication, team building and collaboration skills.

Exemplify a strong attention to detail and creative problem-solving abilities.

Possesses superior organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with shifting deadlines.

Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of common programs such as Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Project.

Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Strong knowledge of project management techniques and tools required.

Work Location: 501 Boush Street, Norfolk, VA 23510 Work Hours: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Signing Bonus: This position is eligible for a one-time $5,000 signing bonus for applications received on or after February 22, 2022. The signing bonus will be paid in two (2) increments: $2,500 upon completion of 60 days of employment, and $2,500 upon completion of your probationary period. To receive the signing bonus, you must be an active employee in good standing.

Regular full-time and permanent part-time employees may receive paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, employer paid pension plan, basic life insurance, voluntary participation in medical and dental, Section 457 deferred compensation, long-term disability, optional life insurance for self, spouse and children, medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, access to membership in credit union and employer provided parking.

Special project/grant employees are generally eligible for the same benefits of regular full-time employees; however, retirement, life insurance and participation in health plans vary depending upon funding and authorization.

Temporary/seasonal and part-time employees are generally only eligible for employer provided parking and access to membership in credit union.

Retirement

If you are hired October 5, 2010, or after to a position with City of Norfolk Retirement System benefits, you will be required to contribute five percent (5%) of your salary toward your retirement benefit. This will be a pre-tax payroll deduction.

If you are hired January 1, 2022, or after to a position with Virginia Retirement System (VRS) benefits, you will be required to contribute five percent (5%) of your salary toward your retirement benefit. This will be a pre-tax payroll deduction.

The Tuition Assistance Program is established to encourage employees toward continued self-development and education. Permanent full-time and permanent part-time classified, unclassified permanent, full-time special projects, and constitutional employees who have completed six months continuous service will be eligible to apply. The applicant’s school of enrollment must be an accredited institution.

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The benefits described above are broad generalizations. The specific benefits that an employee may be eligible for are governed by City regulations, as applicable to job type. Non-City Positions listed with a job type designation of "Non-City" are not subject to the benefits descriptions above. Refer to the content of the job posting for information regarding these positions. 01 The following Supplemental Questions are specific to the position for which you have applied to assist the hiring manager in screening applications for specific experience being sought. Please be specific in answering these questions as they will be used to evaluate which applications will be given further consideration in the process. Do not answer "see resume" or "see application" as these are not valid answers. Please note that if you are invited to be interviewed by the department, your responses to the following questions may be subject to verification.

I understand and will answer the following supplemental questions completely and thoroughly.

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Please select the highest level of education you have completed.

Less than High School Diploma/GED

High School Diploma/GED

Some College (6 months or more)

Vocational/Technical Degree

Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree or higher

03

Please select any applicable certifications that you possess

PMP - Project Management Professional

CCM - Certified Construction Manager

CAPM - Certified Associate in Project Management

PMI - ACP - Agile Certified Practitioner

None listed

04

Please select all Microsoft products you are proficient in using

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Access

Nothing listed above

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How many years of experience do you have managing or coordinating projects?

Less than one year

One to two years

Two to three years

Four or more years

06

What background and experience do you have in management of construction contracts for municipal infrastructure projects?

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Explain your familiarity with various construction scheduling software tools and systems.

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Do you have any experience working with a federal or state agency to implement a grant program or a construction project on behalf of a local government that requires frequent interaction with residents?

Yes

No

09

If yes to the previous question, please explain.

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Please indicate your veteran status. (A copy of your long form DD-214 may be required)

I am not a Veteran

I am a Veteran

I am a Disabled Veteran

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Are you a current or previous City of Norfolk employee?

Yes - I am a current City of Norfolk Employee

Yes - I am a previous City of Norfolk Employee

No - I am not a previous or current City of Norfolk employee

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If you were referred for this position by a current City of Norfolk employee, please provide the employee's full name, department, and job title. If not, please indicate by typing "N/A."

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