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Facilities Project Manager III

Date:  May 28, 2022
Job ID:  1941

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities:  Hybrid (WA Based)

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Safety & Corp Shared Svcs team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Facilities Project Manager III position!

Job Description

This Project Manager III Position will manage the scope, schedule, and budget for a project or portfolio of projects, with minimal supervision. They will also serve as the owner’s representative for several project delivery models. 

Projects will vary from tenant improvement to new construction and could involve multiple agencies, private sector businesses, and special interest groups.  These projects carry high risk and financial impact.

The Project Manager III will work closely with multiple departments, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, demonstrating expertise with construction/design-related practices, and having a solid understanding of requirements.  

The Project Manager III Initiates the projects at the business’s request, gathers internal and external stakeholder commitments, and demonstrates business needs and project feasibility. They lead the project team to identify schedules, methods for accomplishing the project, and allotment of available resources for various phases of the project. They also work with stakeholders to develop contractor statements of work, bid documents, and coordination of estimates.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage facilities planning / design process, architectural and engineering activities; provides construction management, procurement, inspection, cost engineering and budgeting with no supervision.
  • Monitor permit requirements and construction progress to ensure quality control and timely project delivery.
  • Provide professional / architectural services and support in the planning, construction, operation, maintenance, and analysis of PSE facilities and physical assets.
  • Schedule and coordinate major segments of complex projects to meet cost and time objectives.
  • Review design and documentation to ensure compliance with PSE expectations.
  • Interprets, applies and / or modifies available guidelines for application to existing projects or processes.
  • Provides detailed design reviews of internal and / or external technical documents.
  • Prepares cost estimates, feasibility studies and project evaluations without direct supervision.
  • Plans and develops project budgets with appropriate documentation.
  • Ensures capital project compliance with building and energy codes, standards, and design, operation, and maintenance requirements.
  • Provides architectural consultation and support to other departments.
  • Mentors Project Managers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management with at least six (6) years relevant work experience (eight years (8) are required without a degree) in facilities planning, design and construction management processes, practices and procedures including managing complex building projects. 
  • Substantial experience in facility and space planning, design, specification preparation, maintenance, project cost estimating, scheduling and construction management and construction documents.  
  • Strong knowledge of team management and communication techniques to bring about agreement between divergent points of view. Ability to write clear, concise and direct narrative and reports.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of architectural and engineering disciplines, methods, practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer aided design / drafting applications (AutoCAD). 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Project, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building systems, construction materials, methods/economics, building/land use codes, and permitting. 
  • Field experience with construction practices, techniques, and construction contract administration.
  • Knowledge of company purchasing policies / procedures.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Interior Design, or other related discipline.
  • Possession of Professional Architectural / Engineering license.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue