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Construction Project Manager - Public Works

Company: City of Lenexa
Location: Shawnee Mission
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently accepting applications for a Construction Project Manager - Public Works to join our Municipal Services team! The ideal candidate will be:

  • Detail oriented
  • Concise and effective communicator
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Hardworking and able to manage time well The City of Lenexa team is a big family and offers work/life balance many people are seeking. We appreciate our employees and value training and education to empower all employees to perform their jobs in the most efficient and effective manner. If you have experience in public works management in local government or a similarly related field and you are looking for a job where you will be supported, apply today and join our team! Position Summary Responsible for in the planning, design, administration, and construction of projects within the Capital Improvement Program, Facilities Maintenance, and general operating budget. Work is performed with wide latitude of discretion and sound judgement at the general direction of the Municipal Services Director. Key Responsibilities
    • Performs condition assessments of public infrastructure and buildings, identifies, prioritizes, and recommends projects with cost estimates for potential funding.
    • Prepares requests for qualifications and requests for proposals for professional consultant services, evaluates qualifications and proposals, prepares and negotiates scope of work, fees, and schedules for professional services agreements, and processes amendments.
    • Conducts field investigations, evaluates project feasibility, and checks survey maps, geotechnical reports, and design studies.
    • Checks and recommends for approval construction drawings, and special conditions and technical specifications for infrastructure and building renovation projects.
    • Assembles bid and construction contract documents; administers the public bidding process, conducts pre-bid meetings, issues addenda, and reviews bid proposals.
    • Provides construction management and field inspection services to ensure compliance with plans and specifications, checks submittals and progress payments, manages schedules, and budgets, and ensures public safety.
    • Coordinates projects with design consultants, utility representatives, adjacent property owners, businesses, and other agencies and City departments and resolves conflicts if they occur.
    • Fields calls from citizens and staff members on the status of construction activities, specific projects, complaints, and concerns.
    • Coordinates with contractors and consultants to resolve technical issues on projects and approves design modifications and change orders. Qualifications Minimum: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction science, construction management, public administration or related field required and five to seven years public works management experience in government or a related field or equivalent experience, education and training. Valid driver's license and clean driving record required. Desired: Experience with the following computer programs and software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, ADP, Lucity, GIS, and AutoCAD. Compensation and Benefits Hiring range is $64,995 to $79,458 DOQ and directly related experience. The City offers a highly competitive compensation package including health, dental, life, short-term disability; state defined benefit pension plan, city matching defined contribution retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, access to a free on-site health clinic and much more. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check. To apply complete an online application. Please attached both your resume AND cover letter. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Lenexa strives to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment. We value and encourage diversity in our workplace.


Keywords: City of Lenexa, Kansas City , Construction Project Manager - Public Works, Professions , Shawnee Mission, Kansas

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