Port Of Seattle

Capital Project Manager I

Port Of Seattle - Posted 7 months ago
$74k-93k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Software development salary records


Seattle, WA

Software development
Company size
2k employees

Software development Job description

Some of what you'll be doing: As a Capital Project Manager I in our Aviation Capital Project Management Group, you will manage small projects or assist project managers on larger projects/programs. 

We have one (1) position that will lead and manage capital improvement projects integral to the Baggage Systems Optimization Project at Sea-Tac International Airport. You will ensure the completion of the scope within the schedule and budget approved by the Port Commission. Plan, develop coordinate and direct projects through all phases and close.

We have one (1) position that will support the Airfield Program for various Airfield projects within the Aviation Capital Improvement Program. You will lead the Airfield Pavement Management Program including the field evaluation of Airfield infrastructure, performing field visits, data analysis, and the final reporting.

  • You will manage projects of limited size, scope, and budget that are ancillary to larger capital projects.
  • You will attend project planning meetings to obtain information regarding project objectives, plans scope, schedule, and budget.
  • You will develop and negotiate specifications and schedules for the design and construction of projects.
  • You will develop and maintain project notebooks.
  • You will coordinate consultant selection process. 
  • You will monitor and coordinate activities of contractors and consultants to ensure adherence to project specifications and standards during project.
  • You will minimize operationalize disruptions and ensure the safety of the public, Port staff, and contractors are included in project plans.
  • You will manage, track and report project controls including project scope, schedule, budget, authorization, and approve invoices according to Port guidelines.
  • You will work with tenants/consultants to better understand Port processes.
  • You will manage routine environmental and other permitting processes. 
  • You will serve as the point of contact for all issues related to assigned projects.
  • You will ensure compliance with Federal, State, Port, and other regulatory agency regulations and guidelines.
  • You will be responsible for project closeout and budget reconciliation and evaluation.

Who you are: Two years of experience may be substituted for one year of education:

  • Experienced – You have two (2) years of general project management or construction/engineering experience.
  • Educated – You possess a bachelor's degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, business, planning, environmental science, or any related field.
  • Desired – We hope you have an Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate.
  • Committed to Equity – You will apply equity and exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work. At the Port of Seattle, equity is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all Port employees.
  • Project Management – You have the knowledge and/or the ability to learn project management principles, practices and procedures including cost estimating and managing project budgets and schedules. You understand the regulatory agencies, guidelines and procedures that inform capital construction projects. 
  • Effective Communicator – You possess both strong written and verbal skills including the ability to negotiate and present to varying audiences. Your interpersonal communication skills allow you to work with a diverse group of sponsors and stakeholders. 
  • Technologically Savvy – You are very comfortable with technology that supports the work of a project manager, i.e. MS Office Suite, MS Project, and Bluebeam. 
  • Innovative and Agile – You are someone who brings creative solutions to issues and can adapt quickly to meet changing demands. You have the acumen to understand the business need in your decision-making.
  • What else you need to know: Driver’s License – You will need a valid Washington State Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one, is required in order to travel locally to project sites.
  • Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). Slightly more flexible start and end times are available in this role. 
  • Work Environment – You will primarily work in an office environment.
  • Washington State Residency Requirement – Employees must establish a residence in Washington state within 30 days of their first day of employment and must maintain a residence in Washington State during their employment with the Port of Seattle. If a position is eligible to telework, work performed while teleworking must be performed in Washington State.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement – Effective, November 15, 2021, the Port of Seattle will require that at the time of hire, and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be able to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination status, as part of the hiring process. This is a condition of employment for all positions at the Port of Seattle. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Prior to employment, candidates may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
  • Safety Requirements – You will be required to comply with all work rules, safety, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements. 
  • Security Requirements – As a successful candidate, you must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check as well as a criminal history background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Your employment will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge upon clearance.
  • Why you'll love it here: Healthcare – Medical, Dental, and Vision Care with options that work for you and your family.
  • Paid Vacation – Just about four weeks per year that increases with tenure to rest and rejuvenate.
  • Holidays – More than ten days per year to celebrate with family and friends away from work.
  • Pension/Retirement Plans – A pension and additional savings plans to prepare for your future after the Port.
  • Getting to Work – From subsidized parking and a low-cost public transit card to alternative work arrangements giving you an opportunity to work from home.
  • Parental Leave – Six weeks of paid leave to spend with new additions to your immediate family.
  • Development – We support a learning culture from tuition reimbursement, training, stretch assignments, and internal internships.
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – The Port of Seattle values diversity as a source of innovation and strength. We are actively working across the organization to create a culture where all employees – regardless of race, gender, and other identities – succeed and reach their fullest potential.
  • Work-Life Balance – We provide the resources to help you create habits to be healthy and balanced.
  • Mission Driven – We are focused together in promoting economic opportunities and quality of life in the region by advancing trade, travel, commerce, and job creation in an equitable, accountable, and environmentally responsible manner.

**Please note if your position is represented by a union, please reference your “Collective Bargaining Agreement” or call your Union Representative for specific information related to benefits and eligibility, as they may differ from the above.**

Why the Port of Seattle: Every role at the Port of Seattle is vital to our thriving community. We are a leader in moving people and cargo across the country and around the world. With facilities and property ranging in scope from a half-acre park to one of the largest airports and container terminals on the West Coast, we maximize the public assets in our portfolio with an eye toward best uses and environmental sustainability. Find out more here.

Our vision is to create a Port that mirrors – throughout its breadth of operations and services and within its leadership – the diversity of our communities, instills principles of equity into its culture and ensures a fair and intentional distribution of opportunities to expand economic development and quality of life for all in our region. Please find out more about how our values RAISE us up and our commitment to equity.

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