Construction Project Manager I – Limited Duration

Portland, OR
United States
Professional Areas: 
Civil Engineering
$71,801.60 - $96,220.80 Annually

Deadline to apply: December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm, PST

Salary: $71,801.60 - $96,220.80 Annually


Position Summary:
Metro is looking for a professional project manager to oversee construction projects at the Metro Regional Center (MRC). 

The projects this position manages will not only improve the current asset building life but will also improve the overall building functionality for the department's and staff that work in the building. This will be accomplished by completing projects related to upgrading/renovating roof, exterior, HVAC, plumbing, elevators, electrical, lighting, space reconfigurations, security and accessibility.

This Construction Project Manager is responsible for design and construction project management of capital improvement, repair and replacement projects and various tenant improvements for the Metro Regional Center. The Construction Project Manager is responsible for planning, execution and the successful completion of the design and construction of moderately complex projects in occupied spaces such as mechanical/electrical/plumbing improvements, roof replacements, lighting upgrades, food service upgrades, major maintenance projects and other building renovations and tenant improvements. Occasionally, this position may manage or be asked to consult on other design and construction projects across Metro.

This position oversees design consultants and construction contractors, and is responsible for delivering projects within the Sponsor's approved scope, schedule and budget. This person must have a solid understanding of all phases of design and construction project development, as well as project management principals, tools and techniques. This position is part of the Construction Project Management Office (cPMO) within Metro's Property and Environmental Services (PES) and reports directly to the cPMO Manager. cPMO has eight full time professional project managers. They all work independently, but work in a collaborative and supportive environment delivering projects throughout Metro. The ideal candidate has strong self-motivation, works collaboratively with the project team and internal/external stakeholders, communicates' effectively and is forward thinking.

This limited duration position assignment is expected to end December 2022.

At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two years of experience in construction management; and
  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, construction management or civil engineering; or
  • Any combination of education and experience which provide the candidate with the skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.

To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center.


Application Requirements
1) Electronic application, 2) resume, 3) cover letter describing your previous work experience  and interest in this position and 4) answers to supplemental questions.


Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Published on:
November 27, 2018 - 5:03pm
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