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YELLOWSTONE COUNTY PROJECT MANAGER in BILLINGS, Montana

Yellowstone County is seeking a Project Manager to coordinate construction of various projects for Yellowstone County by overseeing design projects, including roadways, traffic controls, and drainage systems; does related work as required. Examples of Duties: - Serves as project manager on assigned projects; - Oversees, directs, and reviews the work of technical project staff including consultants; - Responsible for overseeing projects from conception to completion, ensuring they are executed within the designated timeline, budget, and quality standards; - Establishes design criteria to be used by project staff and/or outside consultants; - Establish grades for streets, curbs and gutters, alleys or other paving projects, drainage lines and facilities, and similar projects; - Prepares preliminary and final estimates of work and material requirements; - Coordinates required advertising for bids; - Acts as a project manager; research applicable codes, regulations, and requirements for assigned project; - Oversees the development of construction plans and specifications; - Oversees and coordinates changes as field conditions warrant; - Inspects construction site to monitor progress and ensure conformance to engineering plans, specifications, and construction; - Prepares change orders; - Reviews contractors' estimates and prepares/reviews progress payments; - Oversees construction inspectors in the interpretation of plans and resolution of problems during construction; reviews as-built plans to ensure compliance with original plans and specifications; - Reviews private contract projects and subdivision plans for conformance with County policies, standards, and accepted engineering practices; - Meets with architects, engineers, and developers to provide preliminary review of development concept and design; - Participates in the Development Review Committee; - Reviews and processes requests for Special Improvement Districts, petitions to accept or abandon right-of-way, encroachment permits, address assignment and site development ordinance variance request; - Coordinates with Public Works Director in evaluating procedures and developing new and improved practices; - Participates in policy and plan development; - Provides technical assistance and support to other division and departments; - Provides public counter support to developers, builders, contractors and the general public pertaining to County Public Works issues and related requirements; attends public meetings as requested; - Assists the subdivision coordinator with review of Subdivisions, surveys and other land use plans or projects; - Prepares policy and regulation updates when warranted; - Performs related work as required. Minimum Qualifications: - Graduation from college or university of recognized standing with a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field; and - One (1) years' experience within the field; or - Any equivalent combination of education and experience totaling five (5) years. - Valid Driver's License issued by the State of Montana. Desired Certification: - Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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