Public Utility District No. 1 of Whatcom County is seeking a Project Manager. The position will plan, manage and/or provide staff support for District capital and maintenance projects; assist with the selection of contractors and consultants; coordinate activities of contractors and District staff in completing maintenance, repair and improvements to the District's water and electric utility systems or other District facilities. Working knowledge of construction practices commonly used in utility and building construction projects and competent understanding and proficiency of public bid contracts, public agency purchasing requirements, Washington State Prevailing Wage Law and Construction management are required.
Additional background/skills required: Working knowledge of the federal and state occupational safety requirements and necessary safety precautions applicable for the construction projects and the safe operation and maintenance at the District’s electric and water utility systems.
A competent level of understanding and proficiency in the administration of; Public Bid Contracts, Public Agency Purchasing requirements, Washington State Prevailing Wage Law and Construction Management, and working knowledge or understanding of the capabilities or operational aspects of mechanical equipment commonly used in utility construction.