Nisqually Indian Tribe
  • 14-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Olympia, WA, USA
  • 40.89
  • Full Time

NATURE OF WORK: This position is responsible for planning, managing, and coordinating activities for successful construction project implementation. The Senior Project Manager will manage Project Managers and the largest, most complex, and/or high value projects.


  • Coordinate and assume responsibility for assigned construction projects including design, bid, construction and related functions along with professional contracts.
  • Manage Project Managers and assign projects based on skills, knowledge, and expertise.
  • Review projects status and report findings to the Director.
  • 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.
  • Supervise, train, and oversee the work of assigned staff.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of Management Proficiency
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.


  • 6 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 recent experience and/or education.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable under the Tribe's insurance policy.

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