Job Description

Overall Job Objective


The CIP Project Manager position is a highly responsible position that implements and ensures and oversees all phases of capital improvement projects and maintenance projects involving new construction and renovation for City of Littleton facilities from initiation phase through planning, design, and construction. This position will prepare cost estimates, budgets and schedules for potential projects as well as approved CIP projects. The position will maintain and ensure effective project communications among all team members.

Upcoming projects for this position include:

  • Complete remodel of the Littleton City Center Building
  • City-wide facilities Master Plan development
  • Public Works Campus Master Plan implementation
  • Small project management for remodeling projects
  • Historic Geneva Lodge renovations

The City of Littleton is a vibrant community south of Denver with over 45,000 residents and a historic downtown. Dream Vacation Magazine recently ranked the City of Littleton as the 13th Best Place to Visit in Colorado and in 2018, ranked Littleton as the 8th Best Small Cities in America.

The City of Littleton offers a generous benefits package including paid time off, retirement matching, no cost premiums for dental and vision + a dedicated employee name a few!

Typical Starting Pay:  $95,634

Essential Duties & Reponsibilities

  • Develops conceptual plans, and budgets for facilities CIP projects
  • Coordinates with departments to facilitate facility planning, project budgeting, and scheduling.
  • Develops planning documents for initiation of projects
  • Provide strategic recommendations for implementation of energy efficient facilities and practices.
  • Prepares requests for proposal bids, and conducts all necessary meetings to facilitate selecting contractors and services.
  • Monitors and reports on all phases of planning and construction.
  • Coordinates all parties involved in the planning, design, and construction process.
  • Develops and maintains facility CIP project budgets.
  • Coordinates with evaluation committees to develop recommendations for selection of professional services, construction services, and contractors
  • Conducts pre-construction conference, reviews all bids, and recommends award of contract.
  • Monitors construction contracts, execution, and distribution.
  • Prepares contract change orders, and monitors their execution.
  • Reviews contract plans and specifications for compliance with appropriate building codes and project requirements.
  • Receives pay requests from professional consultants and contractors, and approves for payment.
  • Monitors and facilitates resolution of construction contract disputes and claims.
  • Monitors construction contract close-out, and maintains documentation files.
  • Assists in the development of new standards of practice for project management activities with the Facility Management team.
  • May serve as an Emergency Worker.
  • Recommends and may conduct staff training as appropriate, or as necessary to maintain competency levels and necessary certifications.
  • Performs other assignments and projects as assigned.

Education, Formal Training & Experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction management, or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Minimum five (5) years of established experience in project management as an owner's project representative, on a wide range and number of small to moderate commercial facility projects and building types, managing design and specialty consultants, general contractors and sub-contractors, furniture, fixtures and equipment vendors.
  • Demonstrate practical understanding of integrated facility design and construction (including facility programming), building types/uses, and common construction practices, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), building codes and regulatory compliance.
  • Highly experienced in developing Request for Proposals (RFP) and Bids for design/consulting services, competitive bid documents for facility projects and furniture, fixtures & equipment assessment and procurement.
  • Highly skilled at defining/assessing project work scope; facility programming and space planning; broad and practical understanding of construction means/methods to ensure that projects achieve their goals and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills; working and communicating with all organizational levels and project stakeholders.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD (or equal), and other software (i.e. Adobe Acrobat Std/Pro, Construction Estimating programs) to prepare reports and documents that integrate text, graphics, and quantitative information.
  • Highly skilled in technology to effectively manage workflow; using smartphone/tablet, applications, traditional laptop/desktop applications, digital photography, etc

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of facilities planning and construction management processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of estimating, budgeting, and scheduling practices.
  • Knowledge of current status of costs of new construction, escalation factors, and market trends.
  • Knowledge of building codes and standards of practice.
  • Knowledge of laws governing construction contracts and contracting.
  • Knowledge of construction materials and methods.
  • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting plans and specifications and to compare them with construction progress.

A variety of hand and power tools and mechanical equipment, including, but not limited to hand and power saws; electric drills, sanders, planers; screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches and pliers; electronic and mechanical testing devices; tape measures; step and extension ladders, scaffolds; assigned utility truck; telephone, fax and copier; personal computer with assigned software; and cell phone.


  • Physical requirements include the performance of heavy work that include, but are not limited to lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling  objects weighing up to 100 pounds; frequently using hands and arms to operate and adjust equipment; climbing of stairs and ladders; stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching and handling to operate tools and equipment; balancing, crawling, and feeling; hearing voices, signals; seeing with near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision, color vision and accommodation; and occasional smelling to detect malfunctioning mechanical equipment and electrical wiring or circuit problems.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing and walking may be required. Work is primarily performed indoors; exposure to fumes, odors, dusts, mists and gases from the operation of equipment and the atmosphere (the use of protective eyewear while operating power and hand tools or performing work involving potential eye injury hazards is mandatory); high exposed work sites, burns and radiant energy; and exposure to toxic and caustic chemicals.

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