Government, Regulatory and Code, Quality, Quality Engineering
The City of Tacoma, Public Works Department is recruiting for the position of Associate Construction Manager (ACM). Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, the ACM will be responsible for providing construction management services in conformance with the contract plans and specification on a variety of construction projects including roads and bridges, water and electrical systems, streets, and facilities ensuring that projects are constructed within the scope of the project, on schedule, and within budget. This position requires exceptional people and organization skills with an ability to work with all levels of leadership, community and business stakeholders. The Construction Manager will work closely with consultants, contractors, utility providers, suppliers, and various City staff throughout design and construction of capital improvement projects.
The ACM position will play an important role in the Capital Delivery Group of the Public Works Engineering Division. The ACM will collaborate and coordinate with the group's project engineers and Construction Managers on the team’s construction management of capital improvement projects for the City's Public Works Department. Public Works is involved in a number of active capital projects around Tacoma. Capital projects include adding or improving motorized and non-motorized transportation infrastructure, stormwater and sanitary sewer infrastructure, City facilities, and other key projects.
Associate Construction Managers perform construction management duties including cost estimating for change orders, budget control, vendor contract negotiations, scheduling and coordination. The ACM, is not a supervisory role, but may oversee and direct the work of others.
Our Ideal Candidate will be a person who exemplifies the following personality traits:
Excellent work ethic;
A strong construction background in civil construction methods;
Understanding of regulatory requirements;
A team player;
Outgoing, positive personality who enjoys leading project teams on exciting construction projects;
Excellent interpersonal communication skills;
Strong personal motivation and drive - an ambitious and committed self-starter;
Interest in a wide array of technical/engineering challenges.
An equivalent combination to:
Graduation from high school or equivalent and
Four (4) years increasingly responsible experience in construction management serving in the capacity as a project engineer, construction manager, or seven years as a construction inspector;
Associates Degree in Construction Management or equivalent with 2 years' experience in construction management or equivalent serving in the capacity as a project engineer, construction manager or 5 years as a construction inspector;
Bachelor of Science in Construction Management or equivalent.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS Valid Washington State driver's license at time of appointment and maintenance thereafter.