Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Project Manager - Water/Sewer Pipeline Construction in Laurel, Maryland
Functional TitleProject Manager - Water/Sewer Pipeline Construction
Recruitment Category TypeStandard
Functional CategoryEngineering & Construction
Number of Vacancies1
Job Description Summary
Organization NamePipeline Construction
Reports toDivision Manager
Full or Part TimeFull Time
If Part Time how many hours per week
Regular or TemporaryRegular
Position End Date (if temporary)
M-F Core Hours 9-3 with allowance to adjust schedule to include the core hours for an 8 hr work day
The Project Manager leads cross functional project teams that manage replacement projects with varying degrees of complexity, principally, but not limited to, coordination with pipeline design for water and sewer replacement programs. The Project Manager has responsibility of coordinating design reviews, monitoring project and program cost, oversight of work required in the construction phase, assistance in developing cost estimates for work outside the limits, and support for e-builder functions throughout the Division. Job incumbent will work on specialty projects to deliver organizational improvements that include: information management systems, training protocols, consistency between sections of the Pipeline Construction Division, business development arrangements, and similar administrative projects. Project team membership will be functionally diverse, reflecting the intent and objectives of individual projects.
Oversees water and sewer infrastructure construction projects, including overall scheduling and coordination with in-house resources
Develops reporting procedures within the Division to manage water and sewer replacement programs and maintain consistency across all sections within the Division
Provides leadership in digital media use and support of digital construction management tools (such as e-builder)
Manages specialty projects in support of the Pipeline Construction Division
Leads and mentors project team members
Consults and works with team members from various internal organizations, including senior leadership, construction contracts and their associated procurement mechanisms
Reviews project technical, management, and budgetary plans; ensures project compliance with corporate policy and technical specifications
Participates on project teams of others, including management review, re-engineering and policy groups
Serves as Commission project representative equivalent to consultant’s or contractor’s Project Manager
Reviews, negotiates and finalizes contracts and change orders for projects specifically assigned to the Project Manager
Prepares or monitors project schedules using PERT , CPM , Bar Chart, or other methods
Develops and implements project management strategic plans and resultant monitoring mechanisms
Assists in the development of Capital Improvement Programs as well as Division and other budgets
Participates in 360-degree staff evaluations pursuant to annual performance reviews, as well as for incentives and other compensation plans
Drives a vehicle to conduct WSSC Water business
May function as Section Manager when needed
Performs related duties as required
Work Environment And Physical Demands
Ability to climb ladders and work in confined spaces and elevated locations
Ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds, and to utilize appropriate safety equipment and procedures effectively
Ability to hear audible alarms and abnormal equipment noises
Ability to visually inspect equipment and processes any time of day or night
Good physical condition, particularly absence of respiratory and back problems
Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of design and construction project management, environmental engineering and associated organizational management systems
Ability to organize and lead cross functional project teams
Ability to maintain project team focus and effective structure, including the development of a strategic project management plan that includes schedule, budgetary, contractual, human resources and stakeholder elements
Must possess the knowledge and skills required to effectively access and involve other agencies, internal staff, the general public, and special interest communities
Demonstrated team building, group leadership, project management and verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of best practices for sewer and/or water construction and reconstruction
Minimum Education, Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Sanitary, Environmental Engineering, or related engineering discipline
5 years of progressively responsible experience in project or construction management
High School diploma or equivalent
9 years of progressively responsible experience in project or construction management
Possession of a valid driver’s license, with no more than 4 points, and the ability to obtain and maintain a WSSC Water driver’s permit within 90 days of hire or transfer date
Completion of the WSSC Water Financial Disclosure statement within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the state of Maryland
Certification as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute ( PMI ) or certification as a Construction Manager by the Construction Management Association of America ( CMAA )
AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of the Commission to select new employees and to promote current employees without regard to race, sexual orientation, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, or handicap. The Commission does not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability and will make reasonable accommodation for any disability that does not result in undue hardship for the Commission.
Open Until FilledYes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Do you meet one of the following sets of qualifications? • Bachelor’s degree in civil, sanitary, environmental engineering or related engineering discipline; and • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in project or construction management - OR - • High school diploma or equivalent; and • 9 years of progressively responsible experience in project or construction management
- Do you have a valid driver's license with no more than 4 points and with no restrictions (except eyeglasses/contact lenses)?
- Are you registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland or another state?
- Please list your P.E. license number (if applicable).
(Open Ended Question)
- Do you have certification as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or certification as a Construction Manager by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)?
- Do you have any experience managing water and sewer pipeline construction contracts?
- Will you, now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status?
Are you an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces who was a bona fide resident of the state of Maryland when you entered the U.S. military?
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application