1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

509-884-7191 / 1-800-503-7990


Facilities Project Manager

Job Number: W2103
Status: Open Until Filled
Closing Date: 4/20/2021 12:00 AM
Location: East Wenatchee Headquarters
Wage/Salary: Dependent on Qualifications
Duration: Regular, Full-Time
Allow Email Submissions: Yes
Allow Postal Submissions: No

​​​First Reveiw Date: 4/20/2021

Position Summary:

The Facilities Project Manager will manage multiple functions of building operations and maintenance for District facilities and provide project management support for a variety of District projects. This position will be involved in both field and administrative work and will provide direct supervision of facilities and ground maintenance staff. This is an administrative position and is therefore not subject to any of the conditions contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement other than those benefits that apply to all employees. This position is subject to a one-year probationary period.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates, oversees and/or manages repair and maintenance work assignments performed by District staff and/or contractors performing building maintenance, landscaping and janitorial work. Reviews work orders to ensure that assignments are completed. Establishes annual contracts with qualified contractors.
  • Prepare, review and award bid documents and professional service contracts for various maintenance and construction related projects.
  • Provide project management support for various civil, mechanical and electrical programs and projects at the District's headquarters and satellite facilities.
  • Acts as the East Wenatchee headquarters Security Officer for FERC Security and NERC CIP Programs.
  • Works with the Purchasing Agent to obtain and review price quotes for the procurement of parts, services, and labor for projects.
  • Develops, monitors, evaluates, and purchases miscellaneous services for all areas of facilities.
  • Required to be on “call" for any emergency situations and issues that may occur during normal business hours and after business hours, weekend and holidays. Coordinate all necessary repairs and services as required by each emergency situation and any other issue.
  • Maintains all aspects of the District's pool vehicles including scheduling of preventative maintenance and coordinating with Department Heads and Purchasing Agent to retire old vehicles and purchase new vehicles.
  • Directly supervises facilities personnel and manages contractor relationships.
  • Responsible for daily/weekly facilities inspections and reports.
  • Assists in preparing facilities capital and expense budgets.
  • Responsible for the District's fueling contract and fuel card issuing and reporting at East Wenatchee headquarters.
  • May assist the Civil Engineer and Assistant Manager implement Wells Dam Safety projects and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Work respectfully and cooperatively with diverse groups of people and maintain professional interactions at all times in the workplace.
  • Ensure compliance with all District policies.
  • Adhere to the District's Safety Policy and Procedures.
  • Operate District vehicles that may be equipped with a GPS device that monitors vehicle location while conducting business on behalf of the District.

Due to the nature and scope of the essential functions, the importance of personal interactions between this position, employees and contractors, and the availability of job-related tools, equipment and resources at work, performance of the essential functions requires regular, consistent, on-site attendance while working independently and with others.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in construction.
  • General knowledge of safety standards and regulations.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Technical writing capability.
  • Must have the ability to utilize Microsoft Office Applications, purchasing software, and work order management software.

Education/Experience/Certifications:

A minimum of three (3) years project and/or facilities management experience.  Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Project Management, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and proof of good driving record (will be verified upon job offer).  Out-of-state candidates must acquire a Washington State driver's license within 30 days of employment.

Competency Requirements:

Safety: Demonstrates that safety is the top priority when performing any job duty or task; prioritizes personal safety and the safety of co-workers and the public.

Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.

Productivity: Is able to demonstrate completion of assigned tasks through work product and documentation. This will include evidence that clearly shows work was completed on time and with above average quality.

Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual respect with all co-workers.

Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts when redirected and develops methods to achieve results and remain accountable

Professionalism: Interact daily with others in a professional manner. Treat others and be treated with respect; perform with integrity, honesty and professionalism; participate constructively in open communication; help to resolve issues and difficult situations in ways that reduce conflict and maintain good working relationships; improve work performance and take an active part in generating a mutually supportive environment. Recognize that diversity is an asset and value cultural, physical and professional differences

Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to perform the following physical activities with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Ability to work in elevated areas, climb ladders and stairs and walk over uneven surfaces
  • Ability to work in all temperature conditions and outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time using office equipment such as keyboard, computer, copier, and telephone
  • Must have a full range of hearing and sight for personal safety

​Background screening

Pursuant to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) standards, Douglas County Public Utility District #1 conducts background screening of personnel who have access to the District's critical physical and/or cyber assets.

​Working at Douglas PUD

Douglas PUD offers excellent working conditions and a competitive salary and benefit package. Employee benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, personal leave plan, paid holidays, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), deferred compensation programs with employer matching, Health Reimbursement Accounts with employer contributions, Wellness Program, training opportunities, and more. ​


How to apply for this job:

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). Your cover letter and resume listing qualifications, our Resume Cover Sheet, and any supplemental materials (if required) must be received by 4/20/2021 12:00 AM .

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). This position is open until filled, please send in your cover letter, resume listing qualifications, our Resume Cover Sheet, and any supplemental materials (if required) as soon as possible.

Postal Mailing Instructions:

Please note on the outside of the envelope:

Facilities Project Manager - East Wenatchee Headquarters

Mail to:
Human Resources
Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County
1151 Valley Mall Parkway
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

No e-mail or fax submissions, please.

Email Instructions:

Please include the job number ( W2103 ) in the subject line of your email and send to careers@dcpud.org . Please submit all emailed materials as attachments in PDF format.