Capital Project Manager Ii

King County
Full Time $91,457 - $115,939 Per year WA Seattle, WA 98112, United States Apply before 7/7/2024 11:59


The Solid Waste Division (SWD) is recruiting a capable team player for a Capital Project Manager II position in their Project Management Office. If you are looking for a Project Management position to showcase your talents and grow in your profession, the Capital Project Manager II position with the King County Solid Waste Division may be your perfect fit. This exceptional opportunity gives you a chance to work on regional public infrastructure projects, doing challenging and multifaceted work on the cutting edge of environmental leadership, and offers diverse pathways in career development. 

This position performs work remotely and onsite. 

About this Role:

In this role, you will be able to be involved in a variety of projects and will have access to excellent training opportunities. You will enjoy a collaborative work environment with colleagues who support your success and apply your skills to complex, fascinating projects with long-term environmental benefits to our region. Current PMO Portfolio of  Capital Improvement Projects includes:

  1. Northeast Recycling & Transfer Station project -   
  2. South County Recycling and Transfer Station project -   
  3. Cedar Hills Regional Landfill (CHRLF) Area 9 Development project-
  4. CHRLF Interim and Permanent Facilities Relocations project
  5. County transfer station renovations
  6. Regional landfill projects.

About the Team:

Members of the PMO manage or support Capital Improvement Projects for the Solid Waste Division. Capital projects help maintain or improve SWD assets such as our transfer stations, drop boxes, Cedar Hills Regional Landfill, and other systems necessary to support our SWD goals. Our section leads the Division’s efforts on overseeing the project management of a variety of projects by leading project teams, consultants, contractors, and technical/program staff to ensure seamless project delivery by integrating organizational and stakeholder requirements.

This section is also responsible for the Construction Management of capital projects.  To learn more about the SWD visit 

Commitment to Equity, Racial, and Social Justice: 

King County, named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is a diverse and vibrant community that represents cultures from around the world. Our True North is to create a welcoming community where everyone can thrive.  We prioritize equity, racial and social justice, making it a foundational and daily expectation for all employees. As an Environmental Monitoring and Compliance Coordinator, you will actively apply these principles in all aspects of your work. Learn more about our commitment at .

Apply now for a rewarding career at the of the King County Department of Natural Resources & Parks. Join our talented workforce in protecting and restoring the natural environment and promoting more resilient, sustainable, and equitable communities.  Enjoy training, and growth opportunities.

What You Will De Doing: 

The core work duties of this position include the following:

  • Utilizing King County capital improvement project management practices and procedures, initiate and develop capital improvements projects, developing and refining project scope, schedule, and budget in collaboration with subject matter experts and stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with project managers, supervisors, consultants, and other key stakeholders, documenting assumptions, requirements, and decisions.
  • Develop and maintain project documents and information repositories, 
  • Conduct project cost monitoring and project schedule tracking. 
  • Support capital project procurements, asset management, commissioning, and occupancy planning.   
  • Organize and manage project work and resources, 
  • Develop and maintain project management plans and related planning documents, project baselines, scope change documentation, variance analysis, and work performance reporting

Qualifications You Bring:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in project management, construction management, engineering, business administration, or a closely related field and at least two years of project management-related work experience or a combination of other relevant skills, knowledge, and experiences to competently carry out the job duties of this position
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple complex design and construction projects simultaneously, from planning through delivery, and produce high-quality deliverables
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of professional disciplines and individuals with diverse backgrounds 
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and perform design and construction project management and project control tasks successfully with supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present proposals, progress reports, and recommendations 
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple complex projects simultaneously, produce high-quality deliverables on time, and respond to changing work responsibilities to meet organizational requirements
  • Working level of computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint)

Competencies You Bring:      

  • Collaborates - Skilled in building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Manages Conflict - Handles conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.
  • Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Communicates effectively - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.
  • Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.
  • Values differences - Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

It Would be Great if You Also Bring:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Working Conditions:

  • Remote and Onsite Work Details: Employees in this role work remotely from a home location, with onsite reporting requirements typically 1-2 days a month. The frequency of onsite work is determined by business needs and may be adjusted accordingly. The most common onsite location will be Cedar Hills Regional Landfill including the collaboration space at King Street Center (201 S. Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104). This work arrangement promotes work-life balance and reduces carbon footprint under the department’s vision of .   
  • Remote Work Location Requirement: Employees must reside in Washington State and be within a reasonable distance of King County worksites to meet onsite reporting requirements.  
  • Work Schedule: This full-time position works a 40-hour work week. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is overtime eligible. 
  • Union Representation: This position is represented by Protec Local 17.

Application and Selection Process: We welcome applications from all qualified applicants. We value diversity, diverse perspectives, and life experience and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. 

Application materials will be screened for clarity, completeness, and alignment with the experience, qualifications, knowledge, and skills essential for this role to determine which candidates may be invited to participate in one or more panel interviews.    

A complete application is required. To apply, submit a Complete Application and cover letter. A Resume is highly recommended but is optional. Additional documents won't be considered during minimum qualification screening.

For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact Susan Ng at  

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