Nisqually Indian Tribe
  • 06-May-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Olympia, WA, USA
  • $36.01-$48.25
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


POSITION TITLE: Building Project Manager

SALARY RANGE: $74,900 - $100,360 DOE

SUPERVISOR: Senior Project Manager


BENEFITS INCLUDE: Excellent heath care coverage including dental and vision; 401k contribution from the tribe, even if you don't contribute; 15+ paid holidays a year; Life insurance for employee, spouse, and children provided by the tribe (employees have the option to purchase more); EAP and more!

NATURE OF WORK: This position is responsible for planning and coordinating activities for successful construction project implementation, the Project Manager focuses on meeting project commitments so that goals and objectives are accomplices within prescribed periods and funding parameters and is assigned to small to midsized projects of moderate value.


  • Coordinate and assume responsibility for assigned construction projects including design, bid, construction, and related functions and professional contracts.
  • Monitor project activities; ensure project goals and objectives are accomplished within budgetary, regulatory, and time frame parameters
  • Identify resources needed; create, implement, coordinate, and revise work plans and assign individual staff responsibilities to meet project needs
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of assigned project and scope
  • Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to stakeholders
  • Prepare for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures
  • Ensure contractual commitments are met for timely and successful project implementation
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Develop and administer project budgets and expenditures
  • Develop specifications for construction, repair and modification of assigned projects
  • Develop capital construction calendar and improvement plan
  • Evaluate potential site and condition of existing locations for purpose of determining
  • construction or renovation requirements and ensuring that locations decided upon meet all project needs, requirements, and specifications
  • Inspect all construction to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, and local codes and ordinances
  • Work closely with Tribal Archives Department staff to identify and properly address any archaeological needs prior to ground breaking
  • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; recommend and implement resulting policies and procedures
  • Respond to inquiries; provide necessary information and make referrals as needed
  • Develop and manage successful internal and external relationships
  • Work closely with Tribal Compliance Office to ensure contractual compliance with all Tribal Policies and Ordinances
  • Minimize the Tribe's exposure and risk on projects
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of Management Proficiency
  • Knowledge of Process improvement
  • Knowledge of Resource Management
  • Knowledge of Performance Management
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of construction project management
  • Knowledge of principles and practices used in the planning, design, and construction
  • Knowledge of contract administration principles and practice
  • Knowledge of program development and administration
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations
  • Knowledge of applicable construction practice
  • Knowledge of Tribal ordinances and policies
  • Knowledge of Tribal policies on contract procurement and execution
  • Ability to develop and monitor budgets
  • Ability to oversee and participate in the management of construction projects
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems
  • Ability to manage documents
  • Ability to demonstrate culturally appropriate communicate skills and effectively communicate both orally and in writing with a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work under pressure end meet close deadlines in a physically demanding and test paced environment


  • 4 years of recent experience in construction project management construction management or a closely related field AND
  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Construction and Building Management, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field OR a comparable combination of recant experience and/or education
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable under the Tribe's insurance policy
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