JOB PURPOSE: The position is a five year limited assignment responsible for the effective delivery of projects and programs. Responsibilities include initiation, planning, execution and close out of concurrent projects and programs. Projects are typically moderately complex, single-year efforts to highly-complex, multi-year efforts involving multiple objectives and extensive coordination with internal and external stakeholders and project teams. The Project Manager demonstrates a high level of skill and ability to balance competing priorities within and among concurrent and diverse projects and programs.
JOB FUNCTION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. Essential functions (EF) are those activities that, if not performed, would significantly and fundamentally alter the position.
No. EF Job Functions 1. EF Implement and manage projects and/or programs according to established scope, schedule, and budget. Establish the basis for performance measurement and control project work scope by measuring progress in accordance with established project plans and objectives.
2. EF Develop plans to implement and manage projects and programs including resource requirements, milestones, deliverables, risk assessments, cost estimates, quality requirements and project-specific policies, procedures, and guidelines. Higher level incumbents work with stakeholders to develop project and program objectives.
3. EF Establish, follow, and or monitor, effective project control systems to ensure contractor and District activities comply with established work schedules and contract terms.
4. EF Ensure that quality controls are established and in place throughout the project to ensure customer satisfaction and to prevent breaches of contract or permit violations.
5. EF Develop and implement viable project teams to ensure effective performance of project functions. Create a team environment that encourages excellent performance and timely decisions. Identify appropriate staff resources and negotiate with resource manager(s) to fill necessary positions. Coordinate with other managers to ensure project resources are fully utilized. Escalate project issues and decisions to decision makers in a timely manner. Higher level candidates may perform some hands-on engineering work and will obtain peer review of work products from qualified staff in other areas. May perform field data collection using engineering instruments, digital technologies, ladders, lifts, or small tools.
6. EF Communicate project progress with project stakeholders, teams, internal clients and regulatory agencies.
7. SF Continue to develop and refine project management skills through continuing education and training.
8. EF Ongoing Drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
ABOUT US: Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers. A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.
We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.
Rated by Sunset Magazine as one of the top 20 Western DREAM TOWNS and by Forbes in 2017 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!
Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled
QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business or a related technical or engineering discipline (B. S., B. A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: Typically requires three - ten years' relevant technical project management experience managing moderately complex to highly-complex projects and programs.
Additional Salary Information: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
This is a five (5) year limited assignment position that will be filled at a level I, II or III, based on applicant's knowledge, skills and abilities. In addition to a competitive salary range of $82,000 - $126,400, the incumbent will also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year.