Senior Electrical Project Manager

Employer
City of Cambridge
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posted
Nov 28, 2023
Closes
Dec 01, 2023
Ref
2678805845
Discipline
Engineering, Electrical
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Government
Position Title: Senior Electrical Project Manager

Division: Public Works

Rate: $111,254 - $123,121 annually + competitive benefits

Application Requested: 9/28/23

Posting Date: 5/9/23

Civil Service Type: None

Number of Hours Per Week: 37.5

Job Code: M092 (ID# 200)

Sequence #: 701

Union Affiliation: Non Union

Description:
ABOUT THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE:

The City of Cambridge is a diverse and vibrant community that 120,000 residents of different ethnic, racial, religious, U.S. nationals and other backgrounds call home. Thirty-four percent of our residents identify as people of color, and thirty-four percent of residents' home language is one other than English. We take pride in our City's diversity and strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the community we serve one in which all employees can thrive . The City is also deeply committed to creating an environment in which all our employees are treated equitably and feel included. In joining our team, you would work in a workplace environment that advances and values antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI), and that is committed to embedding ADEI best practices and tenets in all aspects of our work.

ABOUT THE ROLE: The City of Cambridge Electrical Department is seeking a highly motivated person to assume a role in the review and management of municipal improvement projects and on municipal projects with an emphasis on energy efficiency. This person will evaluate and make recommendations on specific systems related to the distribution of lighting and power loads in existing buildings or associated public properties. This person will also be responsible for recording and documenting changes or additions to existing systems including but not limited to Municipal Fire Alarm Circuits, Fiber Networks, and conduits/wires in and above the public way.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the City Electrician and the Assistant City Electrician, the Project Manager will perform the following duties:
  • Actively participate in complex technical projects with other city departments and engage other city departments in design processes.
  • Communicate with the public concerning Electrical Department projects and issues or as otherwise directed by the City Electrician.
  • Prepare and/or review design drawings and draft specifications for city projects.
  • Manage and administer construction contracts including schedule, budget, and quality control.
  • Manage consulting engineering firms performing design of contracts and construction management services.
  • Collaborate with Purchasing Agent to review specifications from City departments and look for innovative ways to conserve and pay for energy related projects.
  • Inspect construction, maintenance, and/or repairs by contractors of municipal infrastructure including, parks and related facilities.
  • Manage and trouble shoot complex lighting system controls, building management systems, and other related systems with a high level of energy efficiency.
  • Assist in emergency situations as directed by the City Electrician.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience, with progressively increasingly levels of responsibility.
  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to effectively engage city staff in the design and construction processes.
  • Ability to effectively convey complex technical information to the public.
  • Ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage and administer construction contracts.
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts State Electrical Code.
  • Knowledge of Municipal Signal Systems, Fiber Cable Networks, local network cabling and fire and security building systems.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles related to the design and construction of electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of CAD, SCADA systems and other automated system management systems and Geographic Information System software.
  • Capable of remaining up to date on industry standard changes, code changes and new technologies as they emerge.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Massachusetts Professional Engineer's License is desirable.
  • Massachusetts Journeyman's Electricians License is desirable.

SUMMARY OF BENEFITS:
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Vacation, personal and sick days
  • Management bonus
  • City employee commuter benefits (T-Pass reimbursement, Bluebikes membership, EZRide Shuttle membership)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS, WORKING CONDITIONS, WORK FLEXIBILITY AND ACCOMODATIONS:
  • Work involves frequent site visits, requiring travelling to and through active construction zones, driving, walking, bending, squatting, reaching, and stretching.
  • Work involved is both indoors is in a professional office setting and outdoors including construction sites and congested city roadways under all weather conditions.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

DOCUMENTS REQUESTED:

Please upload the following documents to complete your application.
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter


THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. THE CITY IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING A WORKFORCE CULTURE OF ANTIRACISM, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION.

PI800ebd69c2c4-5468