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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue - Construction Projects Manager

Posted: 11/28/2022
Salary: $92,772 - $111,228
Location: Tualatin, OR

Application deadline:


Have you been wanting to be in a career where you can apply your construction project management skills to building and reinforcing fire stations and other support building infrastructure? This may be the position you have been looking for!
The Construction Projects Manager is responsible for managing, organizing, controlling, and delivering diverse capital construction projects of varying size and complexity.
Details on the ideal candidate can be found in the recruitment flyer.
Candidates who are short of meeting one or more of these requirements may be considered for an alternate position.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and the posting may close without notice when a sufficient number of qualified candidates are received.


Example of Duties

PLANNING : Develops short- and long-range capital construction plans for the District. Coordinates cost estimates for future facilities with long-range financial models.
DEVELOPING AGREEMENTS : Coordinates the development of agreements to implement long-range plans. In conjunction with Finance department, prepares requests for proposals and contracts for professional, technical, consulting, construction and other services. Manages the consultant selection process, establishes the contractor pre-qualification process, develops contract documents, and reviews consultant-prepared designs and products for conformance with District capital plans and specifications.
FACILITY DESIGN: Facilitates, monitors and coordinates review and input on facility design.
LIAISON BETWEEN STAKEHOLDERS: Serves as liaison to the design team, District staff, Board of Directors, jurisdictional partners and community groups. Prepares and makes presentations before the Board of Directors, citizen groups, and various commissions. Escalates issues to relevant stakeholders as warranted and in a timely manner.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Manages all pre-construction evaluation and planning activities using industry-accepted tools and techniques for managing projects to completion; develops construction plans and estimates; manages and coordinates the services of architects, engineers and land use consultants in the planning approval process and development of preliminary drawings and specifications; completes and submits building permit applications; and meets with building department representatives and oversees the process of project approval. Develops scope and timeline expectations and ensures projects remain within scope, budget, and timelines. Prepares justification and appropriate documentation to obtain approval when adjustments or addendums to project scope or budget are necessary. Monitors construction activities, which includes onsite direct examination of construction sites in various stages of completion and wearing appropriate personal protective equipment. Administers payment and change orders within District policies; researches, negotiates, and resolves claims made by contractors; and develops and maintains project reporting system.
BUDGET: Develops and recommends annual budgets for the capital improvement program; and develops 10-year capital construction budget for the District.
RECORDS MANAGEMENT: Develops and maintains reports, memoranda, letters and other documents regarding project issues.
COMPLIANCE: Ensures that construction project work associated with local, state and federal laws, and other regulatory agency standards inform District guidelines and business practices. Interprets District and department policies for assigned personnel and enforces safety regulations and adherence to proper codes and standards.

Please refer to the job description for further information and details on the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. 




Bachelor’s degree, preferably in construction project management, engineering, architecture, or closely related field.

Five years of professional experience managing multiple projects ranging from $1M to $15M in value. Experience in construction and the public sector preferred.
Three years of supervisory experience strongly preferred. 
Current project management certification preferred. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction project management principles, processes, systems and techniques; thorough understanding of construction techniques, equipment and materials; and knowledge of construction planning and scheduling.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations regarding construction.
  • Demonstrated understanding of principles and practices of budgeting, purchasing and maintenance of records; ability to prepare, justify and administer a project budget. Ability to manage multiple funding streams, each having unique accounting standards.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, review and evaluate the work of professional and technical consultants.
  • Ability to read blueprints and construction plans.
  • In-depth knowledge of, and ability to interpret and apply, complex rules, regulations, codes and ordinances. Knowledge of permitting processes with municipal, county and other regulatory agencies.

Please refer to the job description for further information and details on the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. 


Supplemental Information

The selection process will comprise of a minimum qualification review, Sparkhire one-way video interview and an on-site panel interview and skills demonstration.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately, and the posting may close without notice when a sufficient number of qualified candidates are received.


The monthly salary range within a step system for this position is $7,731 - $10,458 per month. The starting pay assignment, based on a candidate's bona fide factor analysis in accordance with the District's pay equity system and the Oregon Equal Pay Act and will be in the range of $7,731 - $9,269 per month. The maximum of $10,458 per month can be attained after five years contingent on performance.  


Potential to Underfill:  
Candidates who are short of meeting one or more of these requirements may be considered for an alternate position. 

TVF&R evaluates each applicant's work history and responses to supplemental questions. Please be sure to thoroughly answer the application's supplemental questions to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience and qualifications. To reduce barriers to entry, TVF&R evaluates an applicant's work history and responses to these supplemental questions rather than requiring cover letters and resumes. 


Veteran's Preference:

It is the District's policy to provide eligible veterans with preference as required by law. Applicants must provide certification of eligibility for entitlement to the preference (e.g. DD-214 long form clearly showing discharge status) with the application submission by the closing date of the posting. 


Work Location: 

The location for this position is the Logistic Services Center, located in Tualatin, OR.  Due to the nature of this position, some travel to construction sites is necessary.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue strives to provide exceptional internal and external customer service. To ensure a collaborative and supportive environment with both the public we serve and our coworkers, employees perform their work on-site at the assigned work location. 

TVF&R is an equal employment opportunity employer and seeks to attract a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve in order to deliver safe, profession, and high-performance service.