An exciting new Project Manager position is available within our Watershed Services Program. This positon offers great potential for professional growth in a vibrant working environment and an opportunity to make a difference in the stormwater and floodplain management community. The District is currently exploring the concept of managing projects using a watershed approach, so ideal candidates would not only have an interest in master planning, floodplain mapping, and development review, but also in design, construction, and maintenance of drainage and flood control infrastructure. Ideal candidates should have some experience in most of the areas of experience categories listed above.
This is a full-time position as a Project Manager for one of eight watersheds providing a variety of Watershed and Stream Services professional functions associated with master planning, floodplain mapping, design and construction and stream management. The Project Manager position plays a critical role in collaborating with local government partners, guiding responsible watershed development and creating resilient streams through innovative and forward-thinking approaches.
UDFCD is proud to offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and a retirement savings program.
To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, submit your resume and cover letter by Monday, October 23, 2017. Please submit your materials to Amelia Deleon, Human Resources Manager via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in the preparing of project cost estimates for programming and budgeting.
Negotiates and develops Inter-governmental agreements.
Conducts watershed master planning studies including the procurement and management of mapping and engineering services.
Oversees the development and technical review of supporting documentation for Flood Hazard Area Delineation studies.
Recommends approval of acquisitions, secures appraisals for rights-of-way, arranges for rights-of-way negotiations, and handles condemnation proceedings as necessary
Administers construction contracts, including the bidding and award process, and manages the consulting project engineers.
Oversees stream maintenance activities.
Reviews private land development referrals for compliance with the UDFCD Maintenance Eligibility Program.
Provides supervision and mentorship of Construction Managers and student interns
Maintains a strong relationship with developers, consultants, contractors, local, state, and federal government officials.
Plans, coordinates, and manages capital improvement projects, including the management of project consultant and contractors.
Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering or other relevant branch of engineering.
Must possess a current and unrestricted license to practice engineering in the State of Colorado.
Eight or more years’ experience in responsible engineering work with civil engineering consulting firm, construction firm, and/or a public agency.
Contracts administration and contract management experience
Experience shall include engineering design, hydrology and hydraulics, construction management and/or related activities.
Extensive knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics, drainage, and floodplain management concepts.
Working knowledge of the technical and practical aspects of engineering design, project supervision, construction, and maintenance.
Demonstrated ability to apply such knowledge and concepts to specific problems.
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with other members of the staff, other governmental agencies, consulting engineers, and the public.
Must possess high levels of both oral and written communication skills.
Must have a demonstrated interest and ability in maintaining technical proficiency.
The Urban Drainage and Flood Control District was established by the Colorado legislature in 1969, for the purpose of assisting local governments in the Denver metropolitan area with multi-jurisdictional drainage and flood control problems. The District is an independent agency governed by a twenty-two member board of directors.
The District covers an area of 1,608 square miles and includes Den...ver, parts of the 6 surrounding counties, and all or parts of 32 incorporated cities and towns. There are about 1600 miles of "major drainageways" which are defined as draining at least 1000 acres. The population of the District is approximately 2.3 million people.