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Senior Project Manager - Vertical Design/Construction – Department of Transportation & Infrastructure

Senior Project Manager - Vertical Design/Construction – Department of Transportation & Infrastructure

Senior Project Manager - Vertical Design/Construction – Department of Transportation & Infrastructure

City and County of Denver
Denver, CO

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Employment Requirement:

City employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment. Refer to the COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Mandate Candidate Q&A for additional information.

Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high quality, safe and equitable public infrastructure and services, including transportation planning, design and construction; major projects, maintenance of streets, bridges and storm and sanitary sewers; residential trash, recycling and compost collection; and oversight and regulation of use of the public right-of-way including on-street parking. We employ a culture of safety throughout the department to strengthen workplace health and organizational performance.

For more information, please visit the DOTI website.

DOTI’s Commitment to Equity:

  • DOTI is committed to providing attention and resources to the areas, assets and people of the city with the greatest need. Through equitable contracting, equitable investments, and equitable workforce development.

  • DOTI’s culture revolves around four key principles: (1) Invest in Our People, (2) Operate with Discipline, (3) Use Data to Drive Decisions, and (4) Deliver Results.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) Interagency Missions team (IA) is responsible for the project delivery of vertical design and construction within the City. IA manages the project team (user agencies/owner, architect, contractor) and the overall process required to successfully plan, procure, design and construct projects. IA provides project management services to numerous City agencies and departments to ensure their project needs are met. Projects managed by the group range from capital/deferred maintenance to ground-up new buildings.

The IA team is seeking a Senior Project Manager in Vertical Design/Construction. Potential Projects that you could work on include:

  • Elevate Denver Bond Projects

  • ADA Improvements Citywide

  • Renovations to Recreation Centers, Libraries, Office Buildings, Police Stations, etc.

  • New Ground-up facilities, such as maintenance facilities, fire stations, homeless shelters, etc.

This is an opportunity to leverage good work that has already been accomplished and to build upon a great project management team, responsible for facilitating the planning, programming, design, new construction, and renovations of City buildings and facilities. As a project manager for the IA team, you will facilitate the procurement and management of design teams and contractors to implement and build work throughout the City.

You will successfully lead by bringing and implementing ideas that will increase collaboration, performance, innovation, and accountability to our team, to our stakeholders and to our user agencies as you deliver projects on their behalf. Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create, analyze and maintain project schedules and budgets in association with complex and/or high value defined scopes of work

  • Understand and manage the contractual obligations of all parties involved in large, complex, alternative delivery agreements

  • Manage and coordinate alternatives in contracting, procurement and advanced project delivery methods

  • Generate thorough and accurate project reports for distribution to highly political stakeholders

  • Use customer service and tact to communicate to a variety of audiences

  • Define and measure project performance and anticipate trends in project performance to mitigate potential risk

  • Understand and apply emotional intelligence to your work environment

  • Identify and implement innovations to improve project and team performance

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Five years of professional project management experience in commercial, institutional and/or municipal/governmental work as an owner's representative, construction project manager or as a design project manager

  • Experience working in construction project management under a general contractor

  • Experience managing complex, alternative delivery contracts/projects with high dollar values and with minimal guidance or oversight

  • Experience communicating amenably with project teams in a challenging and diverse environment

  • A passion for mentoring peers through positive interpersonal interactions

  • Ability to follow strict and ethical policies and procedures that guide municipal project delivery work

About You

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or a related field

  • Experience: Three (3) years of professional project management experience in the related occupational group including planning, managing, and scheduling projects and preparing and reviewing contract documents

Licensures/Certification(s): Requires a valid driver's license. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment

Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education

Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements

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CE2294 Project Manager II Engineering

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Position Salary Range

$85,015.00 - $140,275.00

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Based on Education and Experience


Dept of Transportation & Infrastructure

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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