5502 - Project Manager I

Recruitment #PEX-5502-092007

Introduction

5202 - Project Manager I

PEX-5502-092007

Announcement reissued on May 20, 2019 to accept new applications, Applicants who already applied to this recruitment do not need to reapply.

Appointment Type: Permanent Exempt (PEX), this position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

WHO ARE WE?
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)

Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $900 million.

Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care.

Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness.

We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at www.sfwater.org

We are proud of our infrastructure and programs, but most importantly, we value our highly qualified and dedicated workforce which ensures that this vision becomes a reality. As you explore career opportunities with us, download our career guide and learn about what you can expect during the hiring process.

Project: Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP), Collection System Reliability Projects

SFPUC’s sewer system is 100-years old and capital improvements are needed to the different collection system assets up a state of good repair. SFPUC owns and maintains over 1000-miles of sewers, 24 pump stations and associated force mains for sewer conveyance, and transport/storage structures with approximately 200-million-gallon of capacity. Many of the facilities are near the end of its useful life and need to be prioritized and improvements are needed in the most critical assets to allow SFPUC to maintain its sewer services.

Position Summary:
The Project Manager I (PM I) is responsible for managing projects under the direction of a Senior Project Manager in administering & managing $240 million Collection System Reliability and Operational Improvements within the Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP). These improvements will address large sewers, tunnels, combined-sewage discharge structures, pump stations, force mains and odor control issues associated with the wastewater collection system for SFPUC.

Essential Duties:

• Serve as the Project Manager for one or more collection systems projects, including managing assigned project scopes, schedules, and budgets.
• Prepare Project Management Plans (PMP) for assigned projects, and review and comply with Infrastructure Procedures for project execution.
• Prepare monthly and quarterly reports on project status, issues and updates, which would be presented to Senior Management.
• Working with Project Controls staff, prepare project schedules and budgets.
• Conduct presentations on the assigned projects to Technical Steering Committees, Senior Management and to the public as necessary.
• Work with the project team members to execute projects throughout the various phases of the projects, including:

  • Planning Phase: Through support staff or consultants, define the project needs, assess the conditions of existing facilities, and identify feasible alternatives to address project needs. Confirm and document the purpose, objectives and needs of the project. Confirm the project would comply with the endorsed SSIP goals and objectives. Alternatives Evaluation: Evaluate various alternatives for meeting the project objectives based on designated evaluation criteria. Recommend the preferred alternative. Conceptual Engineering Report: Prepare a report that specifies the 10% design level for the recommended alternative.
  • Environmental Review: Work with Environmental Project Manager to determine the level of environmental review necessary for the project. Assist the Environmental Staff in preparation of required environmental approvals and permits.
  • Right-Of-Way: Determine if project construction falls within public right-of-way (ROW) or within city property. If not, pursue land or easement acquisition, or obtain agreements, as necessary to construct facilities.
  • Engineering Design: Obtain resources to complete 100% construction documents (plans and specifications) for the project.
  • Bid and Contracting Support: Provide support during bidding, the award process, and contracting.
  • Construction Management Support: Provide construction management support to facilitate project construction.
  • Operational Start-Up and Close-Out: Provide as-needed support to facilitate the operational start-up of any newly constructed facilities and assist in all aspects of project close-out (financial, contractual, turn-over of assets to O&M, etc.).
  • Any other duties as assigned. 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

 

Minimum Qualifications

If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following:

1.    Possession of Bachelor's Degree in architecture, engineering, planning, or landscape architecture; plus four (4) years of responsible architectural, engineering or construction management experience, OR

2.    A Bachelor's Degree in another field plus six (6) years of responsible experience in a field directly related to the project, OR

3.    Eight (8) years of architectural, engineering, or construction management experience in a field directly related to the project, OR

4.    California registration as professional engineer or architect. AND

5.    Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Verification:
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Note:
Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.

Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative.

Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.

Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted.

Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Danny Wan, by telephone at 415-554-1648, or by email at dwan@sfwater.org.

Selection Procedures

Minimum Qualifications Supplemental Questionnaire (MQSQ - Qualifying)

Applicants will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online application process. All applicants must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire and it must be submitted with the application by the final filing deadline. The information provided on the Supplemental Questionnaire must be consistent with the information on the application and is subject to verification. Applicant responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to assist in determining if applicants meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.

Conviction History

As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Reasonable Accommodation Request: Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

Copies of Application Documents: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#copies  

Right to Work: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#identification. All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Issued: April 1, 2019, Reissued May 17, 2019
Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID: PEX-5502-092007
PUC/DW (415) 554-1648

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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