Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 12:52 AM
JOB SUMMARY: The King County Housing Authority (KCHA) is a national leader in providing innovative and effective housing solutions so that people and communities can prosper. Our vision is that all residents of King County have quality affordable housing. KCHA is the largest landlord in the county, and annually, the agency serves over 50,000 low-income individuals. We transform lives through housing. As a professional construction project manager, this individual will oversee and direct new construction, renovations, remodeling, and retrofitting projects for the Authority. Responsibilities will include inspections and approvals, maintenance and management of KCHA permits, and continuity of operations. Leads in all areas of project implementation and is responsible for the successful, sequencing, management, completion, and close out of the project. May also be responsible for additional professional programs, planning, analysis, value engineering, constructability, negotiations, and contracts in the construction related field and may have additional expertise to provide support to projects throughout the department. QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES: Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related field and three years of experience with construction project management or construction contract administration OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of proper construction means and methods including inspection techniques, specification preparation, construction scheduling; cost estimating; bid process management and coordination; budget preparation and contract administration. Knowledge and/or field experience managing projects that involved monitoring, maintaining or installing conveyor systems (ie traction or hydraulic elevators) including refurbishing and installation of elevator electrical, HVAC, Cabs, Jacks, or other related systems. Knowledge of technical field implementation of construction types typical of KCHA projects including but not limited to: building shell improvements, installation/repair of drainage systems, concrete and paving, civil projects, mechanical and electric system upgrades, and interior unit and common area renovations. Knowledge of principles and practices of comprehensive needs assessment programs for public housing; and other multi-family, senior/disabled, or similar housing programs, and commercial building facilities; multi-family rehabilitation and new construction projects; building materials typically used in construction of new or remodeled public housing facilities. Analyzes problems, identifies alternative solutions, and implements recommendations; demonstrates critical, creative, and reflective thinking. Demonstrates responsible personal and professional conduct, which contributes to the overall mission and goals of KCHA; accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work; ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment. Proficiency with MS Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, and database software. Works effectively and efficiently to provide quality service to satisfy service expectations; seeks ways to improve service delivery; demonstrates strong project management skills. Applies effective written and verbal communication techniques to convey clear and timely messages to internal and external stakeholders; listens to people's ideas and concerns. This position will be required to travel to work sites as needed. Site visits require driving a vehicle and may be conducted in a variety of weather conditions. Special Requirements: Consent to and pass a driver's and criminal records background check. Must possess a valid driver's license and own or have access to a vehicle to regularly travel between work sites. Must have an acceptable driving record at time of appointment and throughout employment. POSITION INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS: Application Requirements: To be considered for this opportunity, you must: Complete the online application profile in its entirety. Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter) Upload a detailed resume of all educational and professional experience. (Resume) Salary & Benefits: The salary range of this position is $33.91 - $45.35 per hour. Performance based merit increase opportunities and COLAs are reviewed on an annual basis. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are also available. Work Environment: Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment and at KCHA sites. This position will be required to travel to work sites as needed. Site visits require driving a vehicle and may be conducted in a variety of weather conditions. The employee is likely to encounter unsanitary and/or unsafe conditions at the construction site. Safety equipment such as a hard hat, goggles, and steel-tipped shoes may be worn.
• Location: Seattle
• Post ID: 62293522 seattle