Temporary Construction Project Manager

City of Ellensburg   Ellensburg, WA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on December 22, 2021
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Temporary Construction Project Manager


Open Date: December 22, 2021

Close Date: Open Until Filled, First Review January 19, 2022 

Recruitment Description: 

The City of Ellensburg has a vacancy for a Temporary Construction Project Manager.  The Construction Project Manager Position is an “at will” position, temporary in nature, and scheduled to terminate at project completion.  The anticipated completion date is expected to be January of 2025.  This position does receive full benefits. 

The Temporary Construction Project Manager is assigned to oversee the City’s public works projects funded by the American Rescue Plan Act and other capital infrastructure projects to ensure that all project and program goals are met.  The Project Manager will also assist other City departments with preparation of design documents, environmental processes, bidding, and construction of capital infrastructure projects and programs.

The person in this position will organize, direct, and supervise the design, permitting, bidding, construction, and commissioning of the City’s capital infrastructure projects.  The Project Manager has responsibility for all aspects of the capital infrastructure projects and will be expected to work closely with the City’s design professionals and successful contractors to complete the projects on time and within budget.

This position is open until filled with first review taking place January 19, 2022.  It is encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 

Salary:  $7,868- $10,491/month (2022 wages) + excellent benefits – FLSA Exempt


Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering or related field of study. Eight plus (8+) years’ experience in general construction and/or building project management on large scale projects.  Ability to read blueprints, structural drawings and plan sets.  Advanced understanding of risk management policies and procedures. Extensive experience managing budgets for large construction projects and a strong knowledge of construction materials, processes and equipment. In addition, experience in managing federally funded projects is preferred.

Professional Engineering or Architecture License in Washington State is desirable, but not required for this position.

To Apply:

To view a complete job posting with detailed duties, responsibilities, and necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities, and to access our employment application, visit the employment section of our website at www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us.  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application form.  This position is open until filled.  First review will be 1/19/22.  It is highly recommended to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.  EOE.