In this supervisory position you will plan, oversee, supervise and administer the construction management and inspection programs for public works contracts. You are responsible for supervision and all personnel actions including hiring, performance evaluations and other related matters for construction management staff that administer, inspect and manage construction projects. You will ensure compliance with personnel policies, construction contracts, industry standards, and King County construction management policies and procedures. For additional details on this position please go to http://bit.ly/ConstMgmtSupervisor
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified applicants. This recruitment may be used to fill other current and upcoming vacancies.
FORMS AND MATERIALS REQUIRED: Application and supplemental questions available at http://bit.ly/ConstMgmtSupervisor Please also paste or attach a resume during the application process. PLEASE NOTE: Application materials must be submitted by 11:59 pm of the closing date to be considered.
WORK LOCATION: WTD Satellite construction management offices located in Renton, Woodinville or Seattle, with travel required to other WTD locations throughout King and South Snohomish County.
Our ideal candidate will demonstrate the following: Skill in building appropriate rapport and developing constructive and effective relationships. Use of diplomacy and tact and ability to defuse high-tension situations comfortably. Skill in dealing with problems firmly, in a timely manner and not allow problems to fester with direct reports while treating staff equitably. Ability to have candid discussions while practicing attentive and active listening.
The most competitive candidates will also have the following:
A bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or a closely related field or the equivalent combination of experience and eight (8) years of increasingly responsible experience is required. Of the eight (8) years, one (1) year must have been as a supervisor of staff. Four (4) years must be in construction management.
Thorough knowledge of current construction principles and practices, methods, materials and equipment used in the construction of large infrastructure projects.
Ability to effectively build construction management teams to manage the construction of a number of projects simultaneously.
Ability to communicate with others clearly and effectively.
Ability to collaboratively develop and manage work objectives and performance standards.
Demonstrated ability to communicate performance expectations, effectively evaluate and manage employee performance.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative. Make day to day decisions regarding tasks, assignments and conflicts.
Excellent oral and written skills.
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, sometimes for extended work hours, while producing high quality work.
Ability to develop forecast workload and staffing plans.
Ability to understand and implement policy direction into work products.
Ability to use software that supports the delivery of required work products including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and databases.
Working knowledge of construction and project management techniques and principles.
Knowledge of public works contract administration.
Ability to evaluate engineering cost projections and construction schedules.
A working knowledge of relevant regulatory laws, ordinances, codes, standard specifications and plans as applied to heavy infrastructure construction.
Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals from contractors, elected officials, the general public and other King County staff
Ability to motivate and lead others.
Experience managing construction activities in an operational environment.
Valid Washington State driver's license.
Experience in wastewater conveyance, pump station and treatment plant process design or construction.
Experience in preparing, contract documents, and administering public sector contracts.
King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) is a progressive, nationally recognized wastewater treatment utility serving a major urban and suburban area of 1.6 million. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, WTD provides wastewater conveyance and treatment services to local governments in western King and south Snohomish counties through long-term service agreements. The individual local gove...rnments operate the local sewage collection systems that provide sewer service directly to residences and businesses, while WTD provides the major interceptors and treatment plants for the region. WTD is also engaged in a $1.7 billion capital improvement program intended to protect water quality and accommodate the substantial growth projected for the greater Seattle area over the next thirty years.