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Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Ferndale, Wash.
  • Salary: $75,000 - $95,000 per year, DOE
  • Posting End Date: October 15, 2022

Website Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County

Wage or Salary:
$75,000 - $95,000 per year, DOE

Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County is seeking a Project Manager.  Duties include but are not limited to planning, managing and/or providing staff support for District capital and maintenance projects; assists with the selection of contractors and consultants; coordinates activities of contractors and District staff in completing maintenance, repair and improvements to the District’s water and electric utility systems or other District facilities.

Additional Information:

Minimum of an associate degree from a technical school in construction or project management and/or five years experience managing maintenance and capital improvement projects involving utility facilities. Experience in electric substation project management is desired.  An understanding and experience with public agency bidding procedures is essential.

*Working knowledge of construction practices commonly used in utility and building construction projects.

*Proficiency in operating a variety of computer software including, but not limited to, Microsoft applications: Windows, Word, MS Project, MS Excel, CAD, and GIS.

*Working knowledge of the federal and state occupational safety requirements and necessary safety precautions applicable for the construction projects and the safe operation and maintenance at the District’s electric and water utility systems.

*Competent level of understanding and proficiency in the administration of; Public Bid Contracts, Public Agency Purchasing requirements, Washington State Prevailing Wage Law and Construction Management.

*Working knowledge or understanding of the capabilities or operational aspects of mechanical equipment commonly used in utility construction.

*Must be willing to work in a supportive role to assist the Director of Utility Operations and other District staff in the completion of District projects, and in a management role to direct consultants and/or contractors in the completion of projects.

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