The Public Works Department manages the City of Austin’s Capital Project Delivery projects through all phases of design, construction, and inspection. Projects range from street reconstruction and water/wastewater infrastructure improvements to new fire stations and libraries. The Program Consultant will report to the Assistant Director of Engineering and Project Delivery, and will work with the Capital Delivery Team process improvement team and Sponsor Departments on improving and implementing the City’s systematic approach to managing cost, schedule, and risk throughout the life cycle of a City of Austin Capital Project. This position requires strong leadership and communication skills along with education and experience in utilizing the principles of cost engineering, cost and schedule management, risk management, and proven methodologies for civil engineering or vertical construction projects.
The minimum qualifications for this position are: Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or related field plus five (5) years of related work experience including two (2) years as a project manager OR Nine (9) years of work experience in engineering, architecture or related area including two (2) years as a project manager.
To see the preferred qualifications for this position and to apply, please visit: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/76003
Internal Number: COA080199
About City of Austin - Public Works Department
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