Facilities & Asset Management Project Manager II

Portland Public Schools Published: April 30, 2017
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Under general direction, provide technical expertise and leadership over district construction and reconstruction projects, including capital planning projects; collaborate numerous stakeholders both internal (PPS Maintenance staff, school and administrative staffs) and external (various parents and community groups, City of Portland, designers, and contractors) in formation and implementation of project scope; participate as a key member of project management team communicating with  stakeholders regarding status of assigned projects and programs; manage all phases of projects  including site investigation, scope formation, pre-design, design, construction and post-occupancy phases and assure on-time, in-budget, quality construction to provide safe and secure student-centered learning environments.  Work is diverse, challenging, and rewarding.


  • Provide project management leadership for all aspects of assigned construction, facilities, assets and/or capital construction bond projects or activities; conduct and participate in construction and project meetings, issue resolution, budgets, schedules, contracts and amendments, permits, change orders, contract compliance and amendments, community input, and similar activities.
  • Implement and evaluate assigned projects, plans, processes, systems and procedures to achieve District goals; consult and collaborate with engineers, architects and construction contractors regarding routine and/or unusual project issues and phases and develop multiple options, recommendations and alternatives to resolve issues that arrive over the course of the project; initiate, integrate, deploy and monitor short and long-term goals and objectives; develop and oversee operational metrics and project benchmarks including project scope, quality, timeline and budget.
  • Work with District Purchasing and Contracting staff in conducting solicitations and bid analyses, developing scopes of work, managing vendor payments and related activities in accordance with local, state, federal laws and district policy; oversee contracts for projects, consultants and related services; ensure contractors comply with all contract elements
  • Prepare, administer and control budgets and contracts relating to assigned projects or activities; recommend approval of invoices, contractor payment requests and material/equipment lease and purchase orders, as assigned; reconcile expenditures against budget; prepare necessary documentation for review/approval.
  • Monitor and inspect projects throughout the various phases of construction; coordinate the review of project designs and specifications, identify and report potential issues and concerns and follow-up to assure contract standards are met.


This position is classified as Construction and Maintenance Project Manager II, Pay Grade 36, on the Non-Represented, Confidential, Professional and Management Employees salary schedule FLSA Exempt. New hires are typically placed at step 1: $83,459.


Education, Training and Experience:

  • All levels of the series require a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management Planning, Environmental Design or closely related field and the following:
  • The Construction and Maintenance Project Manager II requires three (3) years’ of experience managing the full scope of design/construction activities, including developing bid specifications for public works contracts in excess of $75,000.

Special requirements:

  • Positions in all classifications require the use of a personal automobile and possession of a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional designation as a Registered Engineer or Architect, Certified Project Manager or Construction Manager is preferred.
  • Experience serving in a supervisory role is highly desirable.
  • Experience in K-12 public education or a large, multi-unit public sector organization is highly desirable.

Apply online at http://jobs.pps.net position # 16071   Open until filled

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