Project Manager / Architect / Engineer - City of Tacoma

December 12, 2017

City of Tacoma

Tacoma, Washington 98402

Salary Range: $87,339.20 - $111,945.60 Annually
Location: Tacoma, Washington

The City of Tacoma, Public Works Department, Facilities Division, is recruiting for an Appointive full-time position with professional expertise in the areas of Project Management, Architecture and/or Engineering.  We are seeking an outgoing, highly motivated person who is interested in diverse and challenging projects to join our dynamic Team.  The Facilities Division provides project delivery for a wide range of building related projects;  including architectural planning, energy efficiency, building systems, remodels/renovations, and new construction.

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of various facility related projects, and is responsible for performing advanced planning, scheduling, coordination, developing specifications, cost estimates and possibly sealing plans for new projects, as well as planning and coordinating major alternations to existing City-owned buildings and facilities.   The successful candidate for this position will work closely with project sponsors and stakeholders to ensure project deliverables and requirements are met.  The incumbent will negotiate, execute and administer various agreements with consultants, contractors, suppliers and agencies in order to ensure successful project delivery. 


The exact classification for the candidate selected will be determined by the candidate's qualifications, and will be one of the three classifications enumerated below.  The salaries for each classification are the same. 

1) Senior Engineer:  four year degree from an accredited college or university in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering or related architectural/engineering discipline and five years' experience as a licensed Professional Engineer or over 10 years work experience in Department's required technical specialty in lieu of a professional engineering license (such as Registration as Architect).

2)  Project Manager:  Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or related field.  Minimum four years progressively responsible experience in engineering or architecture and construction project management.  Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desired.

3)  Professional Engineer:  Professional Engineering License at time of appointment with maintenance thereafter. 


  • Experience in municipal facility project planning, design, procurement and construction management. 
  • LEED Accredited Professional.

Current Washington State Driver's License at time of appointment.