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Project Manager - Storm Water Services #2212-230300-02

Date Opened
Thursday, December 15, 2022 8:00 AM
Close Date
Sunday, February 12, 2023 8:00 PM
Storm Water Services
  • $76,519 - $95,648 Commensurate with Experience


Storm Water Services' mission is to serve the City of Charlotte by improving surface waters and conveying rainwater safely through well-maintained storm drainage systems. Each year Storm Water Services invests $100+ million in capital improvements and staff manages hundreds of storm drainage improvement projects. Storm Water Services is one of the largest stormwater utilities in the Southeast with approximately 215,000 customer accounts and more than 200 full-time positions.  


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.




This position is based in the Construction and Utilities Division within Storm Water Services and is responsible for providing project management skills and principles for Major and Minor Flood Control projects and Water Quality projects. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages various construction related contracts with responsibility for monitoring project schedules, budgets and construction requirements
  • Serves as lead coordinator on all assigned review projects
  • Assists with preparation of various reports and correspondence such as Council Actions, CMRs, claims, and resource reporting
  • Provides constructability review of flood control, point repair, and water quality plans, estimates, and contract documents
  • Preparation and review of construction related contracts
  • Review of contractor submittals
  • Support in management of City Item Code master list
  • Special provision development
  • Provides technical advice
  • Information and consultation on project submittals
  • Conducts special studies of construction and administrative problems and recommends resolutions
  • Reviews pay applications, contract amendments, change orders
  • May lead or participate with process development
  • May participate as an active member of the Storm Water Construction Leadership Team 
  • May be required for on-call emergency response activities
  • Visit project sites for constructability, utility conflict and easement questions as needed
  • Performs other assigned duties as required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • NCDOT Standards and Specifications, applicable Federal and State regulations 
  • Ability to successfully perform project document constructability review and conflict resolution
  • Ability to conduct field investigations
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop technical reports
  • Ability to comprehend, assess and apply fundamental construction principles to project initiation, planning, implementation and closeout
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other City employees and the public
  • Ability to apply conflict resolution techniques
  • Knowledge of materials, methods and practices used in various types of construction plus an understanding of and experience in site restoration
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment  
  • Ability to interact courteously and effectively with the public 
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work and complete assignments with minimal supervision 
  • Intermediate computer proficiency level in Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to apply conflict resolution techniques, and positive solution development  
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and a good driving record with the ability to obtain a City Driving Permit

Preferred Qualification

  • NCDOT Standards and Specifications, applicable Federal and State regulations 
  • A Professional Engineer
  • Considerable construction management experience demonstrating progressive responsibility in civil engineering or municipal capital improvement projects
  • Construction estimating experience
  • Experience in storm water and water quality construction project
  • Ability to communicate in other languages

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or a related field and three years of related construction experience 


  •  $76,519 - $95,648 Commensurate with Experience

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Please note that all job offers are contingent upon an applicant successfully passing a new hire background check, drug screening, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. If an applicant does not pass the background screening or vaccination requirement, the offer will be rescinded.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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