Status: Full-time position
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Job Summary: The city of Santa Fe, NM is looking to hire a PW Project Administrator. The job requires that one, performs a variety of project management and administrative tasks related to the planning, design, construction, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting on of assigned projects and programs.
Work is performed both in a typical office setting and in the field requiring periodic travel and possible exposure to the hazards of construction sites, dust, heat, cold, etc. Tasks require a variety of physical activities not generally involving muscular strain. Periodic walking, standing, stooping, bending, sitting, and reaching are required in the normal course of essential job duty performance. Speaking, hearing, and seeing are essential to the effective performance of position tasks. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity are required for most essential functions. Mental application includes memory utilization, emotional stability, discriminating thinking, and creative problem solving. Evening and weekend work may be required.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and eight (8) years of experience in at least two (2) of the following fields. River and watershed protection or restoration, architecture construction management, general contracting, engineering, inspection, environmental administration, GIS databases, surveying, community outreach and involvement, grant writing, or trail, park, watershed management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, construction management, engineering, business administration or related field preferred. Knowledge of construction management, construction methods, employment administration, government administration, supervisory techniques, and public involvement methods; the culture and history of Santa Fe, basic real estate principles, OSHA standards and State building code, construction drawings, and research and analysis methods.
Strong skill in organization and project management, delivering presentations, effective communication, and interpersonal relations.
Ability to work with diverse groups, research relevant governmental databases (land records, property taxes, zoning, etc.), interpret blueprints, specifications, and standards, prepare grant applications, and use personal computer and general office equipment.
Must possess valid driver’s license upon hire and obtain City of Santa Fe driving permit within three (3) months of hire.
Must be proficient in the use of Auto Cad 2002 or later.
Duties: (A position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties that may be found in a position of this class). Develops initial budget and suggests strategies for developing and implementing projects. Initiates, reviews, and makes recommendations on proposed and existing policies and procedures to ensure completion of projects on schedule and within established budgets. Works with division director to develop project objectives, scope, schedules, and budgets, determines priority of concrete work projects, including requests from City departments or divisions, with input from City Administration, ensures projects meet objectives by planning and organizing all project phases (conceptualization through completion), assures projects are developed in accordance with the policies and procedures of regulating agencies. Manages capital improvement projects, in house remodel projects, and projects involving concrete work, visits job sites and obtains estimates on project costs, supervises staff performing project work. Researches, prepares, and submits grant applications to obtain funds for possible public works projects. Routinely reports to department or division director on status of existing projects.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the city application form. Submit City of Santa Fe Application by one of the following methods. Fill out application at Human Resources Department, City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM, mail application to P.O. Box 909, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504.0909 or fax application to .505.955.6810. Applications may be downloaded from our website, www.santafenm.gov or apply online at www.santafenm.gov. Applications become public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection upon request.
When required of the position, attach a copy of certification(s) or license(s). Copies of high school diploma or GED & college degree must be provided at time of interview. Preplacement physical exams are required for some positions. Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application.