BES is going through a period of significant organizational change and has a planned CIP that entails nearly doubling annual capital project output in the coming years. The bureau has an increased focus on project management fundamentals, new technology systems for project management, process improvement, and a significant shift in workforce (trending toward younger/newer engineers and technical staff). The position will be responsible for analyzing and tracking project controls training needs and proficiencies and coordinating training sessions with respective staff. This includes development of training materials and institutionalizing training series. This position will work closely with subject matter experts in the division to create training modules and support or conduct trainings on topics such as:
Ideal candidates will have experience developing and/or administering training programs in a project management or civil engineering environment. This includes experience with creating training modules in a variety of mediums (in person, online, quick reference guides, etc.) to address different learning styles.
This is a Limited Term position. Persons appointed to Limited Term positions will be designated as limited duration employees whose appointment shall not exceed two (2) years except for the extension of grants or funding from outside sources. BES intends to convert this to an ongoing permanent position, pending City Council budget approval.
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The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: