Skip to main content

August 18, 2017

Project Manager, Valley Medical Center, posted 8/18/17

TITLE: Construction Project Manager, Valley Medical Center

ROLE: The purpose of this position is to coordinate all efforts for Valley Medical Center Facilities Capital Construction projects and ensure successful project development, management and completion.

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT: Facilities Engineering Department

HOURS OF WORK: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday


  • Bachelor of Science Degree required. Construction Management, Architecture or related Engineering field preferred.
  • Registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer in the State of Washington preferred.
  • Five (5) years qualified experience in construction project management and/or design related to facilities maintenance and/or construction preferred. Experience with healthcare projects preferred.
  • Knowledge and use of AutoCAD, MS Office, MS Project and MS Excel required.
  • Knowledge of as-built drawing management required.


  • Knowledge of the principles and theories of general construction trade practices, construction contracts, project management, architectural/engineering firm negotiations, specifications, and project scope/design development.
  • Working knowledge of the codes and standards applicable to public-sector healthcare settings.
  • Understanding of materials and methods utilized in electrical, mechanical, and structural systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to follow instructions and specifications, and to learn increasingly more complex operations and techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced team environment with fellow project management staff, key vendors and contractors.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on multiple projects.
  • Professional manner and grooming.
  • Demonstrates exceptional communication skills both verbal and written that will be effective with a diverse population.
  • Personal mannerisms that exude energy, empathy, compassion, problem solving, and active listening.


  • Regular and punctual attendance is a condition of employment.
  • Physical requirements, include: having adequate vision and hearing to perform daily responsibilities.
  • Being subject to considerable standing, sitting, stooping, kneeling and exposure to hazardous substances used in the course of the work.
  • Requires ability to maintain professional manner when dealing with employees and the public.
  • Requires planning, organizing and working on multiple tasks at one time.
  • Ability to drive to other work locations as needed.


Generic Job Functions:

See Generic Job Description for Service Partner

Unique Job Functions:

  • Provide programming, develop scopes of work and prepare cost estimates for capital facilities improvements and/or maintenance projects necessary to support the healthcare mission at all VMC facilities.
  • Prepare construction documents and provide other professional services for miscellaneous in-house projects as directed by the Director of Facilities.
  • Act as project manager for small works design and construction projects including budgeting, scheduling, directing consultants, designing, bidding, administering construction, and reviewing applications for payment.
  • Assist Manager in planning, developing, and coordinating large and complex architectural and engineering projects.
  • Provide project management and construction administration services for capital facilities improvements efforts at VMC facilities to include coordinating and interfacing, as necessary, with authorities having jurisdiction, clinical/medical staff, architectural/engineering consulting firms, and VMC staff.
  • Provide professional input to the VMC Facilities Master Plan to include preparation of capital budgets, long term planning, prioritization of projects, and coordination of the overall facilities program with the clinical and business needs of VMC.
  • Manage, coordinate and schedule all necessary interfacing with agencies to include City building inspection officials, State and City Fire Marshals, State Department of Health officials, Environmental Agencies, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Agencies, Healthcare Finance Agency, and other governmental jurisdictions.
  • Review all design and construction projects at VMC to insure compliance with all applicable codes and standards to include local building codes, FGI Guidelines and the NFPA Life Safety Code. Recommend corrective action for deficiencies encountered.
  • Ensure all construction sites are following standard safety procedures and adhering to all standard protocols developed for signage, infection prevention, Fire and Life Safety, infrastructure use, noise/vibration/odor issues, and operational impact on adjacent spaces and uses.
  • Manage, maintain, and update all as-built and record file drawings, plans, and specifications at VMC.
  • Coordinate with consultants to survey construction areas for hazardous materials to insure proper abatement, remediation, and/or documentation, as necessary.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Manager and as they arise in facilities project development and management activities.

Please send resume to:

 Becky Hardi at