Small Utility Project Manager I - California (Salary Starting $67,332 - $74,297)
Company: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: January 25, 2023
The Small Utility Project Manager (PM) provides technical,
managerial, and financial (TMF) assistance to small, disadvantaged
community water and wastewater systems so they can operate
sustainably and deliver quality services to the communities served.
The PM works closely with rural residents and local leaders to
advance construction projects to improve drinking water and
wastewater access and affordability. Additionally, the PM prepares
and delivers classroom and individual trainings as needed to build
the capacity of local partners.
Specific job goals, objectives and tasks are established for each
employee as part of the annual evaluation process. Duties and
responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assess the needs of our client communities
Build technical, managerial, and/or financial capacity at small
Help client communities access financial resources to address local
Guide client communities through construction projects from
planning to completion
Recommend and implement solutions
Promote and facilitate partnerships to maximize limited
Develop, prepare, and deliver group and one-on-one, online and
Provide excellent customer service
Prepare activity and outcome reports as required
Perform other duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications
Ability to provide guidance to small utilities on water,
wastewater, or solid waste topics
Facilitation, mediation and meeting management skills
Familiarity with rural and Indigenous community culture and social
Familiarity with (or ability to learn) public works construction
Ability to troubleshoot, innovate and problem-solve
Proficiency with personal computers including Microsoft Office
Ability to complete administrative and reporting requirements on
Ability to listen effectively and communicate, verbally and in
Ability to work independently and in team environments, and to
effectively prioritize multiple tasks
Ability to develop and conduct trainings for adult participants
Familiarity with virtual training platforms
Physical Job Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable persons with disabilities to perform the
Work performed in an office requires ability to operate computers
and various pieces of office equipment, including telephone. Use
may be moderate (average 2 hours per day) to heavy (4 or more hours
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is
frequently required to stand and/or sit for prolonged periods of
time; walk; talk; hear; use hand to finger; handle; feel or operate
objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The
employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop,
kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee may occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and the ability to adjust focus.
This position also requires moderate (up to 2 days per month) to
heavy (up to 10 days per month) automobile and airline travel,
including overnight travel.
Preferred Education and Experience:
A combination of experience and education is required to qualify
for the position. A typical qualifying combination would be:
One to three years of applicable experience in water, wastewater,
environmental project management, or other closely related field
(if a higher level of related education is possessed than is
required, this education may be substituted for the experience
requirement up to a maximum of one year). Experience in training,
facilitating and mediating community programs/projects is highly
High school diploma or equivalent with qualifying experience.
Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
Possession of a valid drivers' license and proof of insurance that
meets the minimum requirements of RCAC corporate liability policy
will be required when traveling for business purposes.
RCAC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all employees
and job applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender,
sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or marital status, or any other status
protected by law. RCAC strives to reflect the diverse
constituencies that the organization serves.
RCAC employees are federally mandated to be vaccinated against
COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable
accommodation as required by law.
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