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City of Greenville
City of Greenville



Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS

$63,520.00 - $98,460.00 Annually


206 S. Main Street - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



Job Number




Brief Description

Job Summary

Under limited direction and in compliance with technical, administrative, regulatory, or professional standards and guidelines, monitors performance of Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) by conducting meetings, responding to design and construction questions, evaluating alternatives, preparing reports and resolving conflicts. Monitors construction of capital projects by approving construction activities, assisting construction staff with complex issues by acting as the liaison to the City, and making site visits as appropriate. Monitors/approves all project expenses. Communicates project performance and alerts management of notable issues. Assists with budget preparation and monitoring revenues and expenditures, as well as providing routine reporting.

Job Duties

Essential Functions

Monitor Project Construction: Direct capital projects undertaken by the Public Works Department as well as other departments as assigned. Manage project construction, to include, acting as primary liaison with the contractor(s), making field change decisions based on engineering judgement, coordinating with utilities, reviewing shop drawings, tracking schedule, reviewing, and approving pay applications, and negotiating change orders. Obtain all necessary City, state and/or federal construction permits. 65%

Perform Budget Management: Review and evaluate project requests for Public Works. Prepare cost estimates and perform cost estimating reviews. Prepare formal recommendations based on budget constraints. Assist City staff in preparing documents and associated presentation material for City Council and City leadership. Monitor/approve all project expenses including professional services, contractor payment, and miscellaneous items. Prepare and approve change orders as required by project. Assist City staff in building project baseline budgets, developing forms, budget reports, tracking project performance, and reporting as appropriate. Prepare documents for public review, track progress, measure project performance, and monitor revenues and expenditures related to CIP projects. Prepare reports as needed. 15%

Monitor & Communicate Project Performance: Conduct meetings, respond to design and construction questions, evaluate alternatives, resolve conflict between drawings and field conditions, and approve changes in the field. Prepare reports on project performance for review. Assist in preparing and executing presentations to the City Manager and/or City Council. Conduct internal meetings, facilitate public meetings, prepare reports, serve as the project contact for public questions/complaints, and prepare reports. Communicate project performance and alert management of notable issues. Utilize and coordinate construction daily reports and other tracking tools with the Citys project management software. 10%

Manage Preconstruction Activity: Prepares requests for proposals for design services on City projects including but not limited to roadways, bridges, and underground facilities including sewer and stormwater. Reviews designs and other material provided by the consultant for completeness and conformance to specification. Manages contracts with consultants preparing designs and safety reports for the City. Tracks activity, monitors progress, and reviews expenditures related to preconstruction and project planning activities for the City. 10%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Bachelors degree in construction management or related field.

Over four years of experience in project management/construction management.

Preferred Qualifications

Project Management Professional Certification or Professional Engineer License.

Driver`s License Requirements

Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License.

Performance Requirements

Knowledge of:

Methods, materials, and techniques of construction and construction management. General construction industry practices for public infrastructure projects. Project management methods and practices for planning, budgeting, scheduling, monitoring performances and evaluating results. SCDHEC sediment and erosion control requirements. SCDOT construction specifications. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements.

Ability to:

Enforce compliance with infrastructure designs and construction schedules. Understand complex architectural and engineering drawings and specifications related to construction projects. Independently think to resolve operational issues. Apply analytical judgment and decision-making. Facilitate the resolution of unusual or difficult situations. Anticipate conflicts with construction activities and plan effectively for them. Manage multiple projects and perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines. Communicate complex ideas compellingly to a variety of audiences. Explain technical information clearly in reports and presentations. Develop and manage project budgets. Work with advanced mathematical operations methods and functions of real and complex variables. Utilize field measuring equipment to include measuring wheel, tape measures, levels, string lines, and survey instrument levels. Drive City vehicles between facilities and job sites. Utilize specialized systems and software including plotters, project management program, GIS programs, and drafting and illustration software. Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions

Primary Work Location: Office environment with frequent job site visits.

Protective Equipment Required: Steel toe shoes, hard hat, safety vest, safety glasses, and ear plugs.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Weekly exposure to extreme temperatures, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and mechanical hazards. Monthly exposure to physical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, and fire hazards. Seasonal exposure to explosives (construction demolition blasting).

Physical Demands: Continuously requires hearing, vision, and talking. Frequently requires carrying, fine dexterity, handling/grasping, lifting, pushing/pulling, reaching, twisting, bending, sitting, standing, walking, and foot controls. Occasionally requires climbing, crouching, kneeling, and balancing. Light strength demands include exerting up to 0 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds occasionally.

Mental Demands: Frequently requires performing multiple tasks simultaneously, tedious or exacting work, and working closely with others as part of a team. Occasionally requires time pressures, frequentMay 05, 2022 Page 4 of 4change of tasks, noisy/distracting environment, emergency situations, and working an irregular schedule/overtime.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.


The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

City of Greenville (SC)

206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601




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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.


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