Project Manager (Engineering Dept.)

Medford Water Commission
200 S IVY ST RM 177, Medford, OR
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Full time, Salary Non-Exempt

$61,810 - $75,616 annual, plus excellent benefits including PERS

To apply email your cover letter, resume and MWC application (found on our website). Only completed application packets will be considered for position.  First candidate review is 4/15/2022. 

The Project Manager position performs various duties related to Capital Improvement Projects (CIP), special projects and development projects with emphasis on water system improvements.


Assists with coordination, review and project management for design and construction of Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). Assists with review and construction coordination of land development projects. Assists inspection staff with CIP and developer work under construction. Active Communication and Respectfulness of co-workers and the public are skills required for this position, as are incorporating Medford Water Commission Values into daily activities.

EXAMPLES OF WORK(Illustrative Only)

· Assists with project management of Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and special projects from design thru construction.

· Reviews engineering designs, maps, and record drawings for both CIP and development projects.

· Assists with preparation and review of RFP’s, bid documents, contracts, and change orders.

· Conducts or attends meetings with contractors and various public and private agencies.

· Works with outside agencies for permitting and other project coordination.

· May assist in construction inspection of CIP and development projects.

· Reviews RFIs and monitors progress of construction work.

· Collects information to update maps of water utility facilities.

· Manages Capital Improvements Projects (CIP) and special projects.

· Performs a variety of assignments for the Senior CIP & Special Project Manager, Senior Engineer, and Staff Engineer.

· Other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of project management skills and techniques, including construction and engineering projects; Knowledge of practices as applied to the design and construction of water systems and related infrastructure systems; Principles of project accounting and contracts; Ability to read and understand construction plans; Knowledge basic principles, practices, and procedures associated with engineering and architectural construction, design, and cost estimation methods; Skill in the use of small engineering tools and equipment; Skill in the use of personal computers, including GIS, CADD, and common word processing, spreadsheet and database software; Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; Strong organizational skills; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors and the public.


Organizational Skills, Teamwork & Collaboration, Communication Proficiency, Technical Capacity, Time Management, Decision Making, Attention to Detail, Customer/Client Focus and Business Ethics


Completion of four (4) years of college with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Administration, or related course of study and two (2) years of related utility project and construction management experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above; Valid Oregon Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.


Positions in this class typically require out of office inspections, vehicle driving to and from project sites, kneeling, and crouching, repetitive motions, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing and seeing.

Light Work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.