Project Manager I or II
Frederick County Government - Frederick, MD

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Non-regular position working up to 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday; varied work hours; no-benefits

Project Manager I wage = $25.01 per hour
Project Manager II wage = $26.78 per hour

This professional position participates in all phases of project management for water, wastewater, and/or solid waste Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, for the Department of Engineering and Planning. Direction may be received from Project Managers at higher classifications. Direction and/or supervision is received from the Engineering Manager or Department Head.

Examples of Work:
  • Prepare requests for proposals for engineering services; assist in selection of consultants; present recommendations to the Consultant Selection Committee
  • Review and track progress payments, project costs and design or construction change orders, requests for information (RFIs), potential change orders (PCOs)
  • Compose and prepare professional correspondence, memorandums, and other written work related the review of plans and specifications
  • Coordinate property rights acquisition with the Land Acquisition Coordinator
  • Process applications for various local, State and Federal permits; process and track applications for revolving loan or grant monies
  • Coordinate study/design contracts with local, State and Federal government agencies
  • Provide assistance to construction management personnel during construction of CIP projects and/or certain developer projects
  • Prepare and present information to public officials, citizens and groups; interact with consulting engineers, developers, attorneys and the public
  • Assist in preparation of the yearly CIP and project budgeting
  • Make on-site inspections of water and wastewater facilities for compliance with plans, specifications, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements:

Project Manager II Requirements
  • Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years of field work experience as a project manager of commercial site development or public works infrastructures
Project Manager I Requirements
  • Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or a related field
  • Minimum 1 year of field work experience as a project manager of commercial site development or public works infrastructures

Requirements for both levels
  • Possession of a valid automobile operator's license with the ability to obtain and maintain a Frederick County Employee Driving Permit
  • Considerable experience or training in computer applications, sufficient to effectively access and utilize project management, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of surveying, civil engineering and project management with ability to effectively manage projects through study, design and bidding process, and develop special provisions and addenda where appropriate
  • Considerable knowledge regarding the processes associated with the acquisition of easements and real property
  • Knowledge of MD Department of the Environment (MDE), Ten States Standards , AWWA Standards, and Environmental Protection Agency requirements for design, construction and operation of water and wastewater systems
  • Familiarity with MDE Water Resources Admin./Corps of Engineers, MDE Water Appropriation and Use Permits, Soil Conservation District, Allegheny Power, MD State Highway Admin., and Frederick County building permit requirements for review and construction procedures
  • Ability to effectively read, interpret and understand plans and specifications associated with the water and wastewater industries (e.g. architectural, civil, mechanical electrical, etc.)
  • Strong and effective written and spoken (English) communication skills, including the ability to prepare and present clear, concise written reports and information, as well as effective spoken presentations before varied audiences
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with developers, engineering consultants, co-workers, other government agencies and the general public
  • Physical requirements include the ability to travel to and traverse construction sites and pre-developed properties, and to work outside in all weather conditions
Preference MAY BE GIVEN FOR:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or a related field
  • Project Management Professional Certification
  • Water and Sewer system design experience

Additional Information/Examination Process:
  • Ability to provide own transportation as needed for site visits, meetings, etc.
  • Available for other working hours as needed
  • In concert with the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, verification of employment eligibility and a criminal background check may be conducted


1) An evaluation of training and experience

2) One or more interviews

3) A pre-employment physical examination and drug test

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