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Engineering Project Manager #2207-230300-04

Date Opened
Wednesday, July 20, 2022 8:00 AM
Close Date
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 8:00 PM
General Services
  • $76,519 - $95,648 Commensurate With Experience


The goal of the City of Charlotte’s General Services Department is to guide agencies through innovative and efficient deployment of resources to meet their missions and fulfill the needs of the City in a rapidly evolving and complex environment.  The Department will design and deliver expanded, shared services across departments and for the City of Charlotte to improve performance and save taxpayer money.  General Services consists of capital project management, fleet services, procurement, environmental services, property management, and other support services.


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.




Seeking a Project Manager in the Facilities Construction Division of the General Services Department. This position will be responsible for providing project management skills and principles in conjunction with the planning, design and construction of city-owned buildings and major renovation projects.  This position may manage a wide variety of projects including new City-owned buildings, renovations, and planning studies.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages architectural and engineering contracts and construction projects with responsibility for controlling project schedules, budgets, and scope (including design requirements) on all assigned projects
  • Ensures projects align with city’s Strategic Energy Action Plan and Sustainable Facilities Policy, where applicable
  • Serves as lead manager on all assigned projects
  • Manages the administrative aspects of assigned projects
  • Negotiates and monitors budget and expenditures
  • Updates project schedules and monitors progress of project in meeting established schedule
  • Manages and provides direction and assistance to consultants
  • Documents decisions made in the course of the project and prepares and updates action item list of issues to be addressed
  • Schedules and attends meetings, documents actions and decisions made at the meetings
  • Reviews and processes pay applications, contract amendments, change orders, claims, etc.
  • Updates Primavera schedules, Integrated Project Delivery System documents and other reporting requirements monthly or as needed.
  • Informs Division Manager of project progress, issues, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • The ability to successfully perform project management tasks including proactive management of project schedules and budgets, develop technical and non-technical reports and comprehend, assess and apply fundamental engineering and construction principles to achieve project goals.  
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to lead a project team, supervise and/or manage planning/design staff, and/or serve as a prominent member of a project team
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other city staff, consultants, contractors and the public
  • Effective computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel) and Primavera

Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or a related field.  
  • LEED or Green Globes accreditation preferred. 
  • ADA certification preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or a related field.  
  • A minimum of (3) three years engineering or architecture project management experience demonstrating progressive responsibility in building design and construction.


$76,519 - $95,648 Commensurate With Experience

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Please note that all job offers are contingent upon an applicant successfully passing a new hire background check, drug screening, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If an applicant does not pass the background screening or vaccination requirement, the offer will be rescinded.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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