Red Bank, TN -- Capital Project Manager [Job Opening]

John Pattison


Provides administrative project management and engineering support in working with city staff to perform local government level oversight on the following capital projects related to the following:

  • Storm Water and drainage
  • Street maintenance/Signalization
  • City-Wide Infrastructure (to include government buildings and facilities)
  • ADA upgrades city-wide
  • Parks and Recreation Improvements
  • Transportation Grants
  • Block Grants
  • State Revolving Fund
  • Others-TBD


  • Works under the direction of the Public Works Director or their designee


  • None


  • Serves as an adviser to the City Manager and Public Works Director on capital projects and stormwater utility services
  • Serves as the Capital Project Manager on all city projects that involve infrastructure improvements, supplemental funding, street maintenance, transportation, parks development, facilities, ADA improvements and general upgrades
  • Develops and manages a stormwater program and manages the stormwater utility services
  • Implements the City Commission’s Master Plan for the City of Red Bank Public Works Dept.
  • Serves as the city’s Local Government Staff representative for TDOT/FHWA transportation grants
  • Develops an infrastructure master plan/facilities maintenance plan
  • Develops a Pavement Condition Index and maintenance plans for all city streets/roads, including striping plan, sign inventory and other related plans as needed such as landscaping, beautification, etc.
  • Prepares memorandums and resolutions for action by the Board of Commissioners
  • Works with city staff on future, long range projects
  • Seeks out government and other type subsidies for storm water, paving, parks, trails, sidewalks and other transportation and infrastructure enhancements
  • Engages with government agencies such as TDOT, TDEC, WWTA, Hamilton County, City of Chattanooga, private utilities such as Tennessee American Water, Hixson Utilities, Chattanooga Gas, EPB to develop programs beneficial to the residents of the City of Red Bank
  • Engages with key partners such as SETD for regional planning and economic development, McKamey Animal Services, CARTA, and other established partners as necessary to pursue Red Bank goals and execute Red Bank projects
  • Confers with consultants performing work for the City of Red Bank
  • Conducts field investigations and site inspections
  • Works with city planners by establishing projects that will enhance the lives of our residents
  • Interacts in a professional manner with City staff, City departments, established key partners, property owners, residents, businesses, landlords, contractors and elected officials
  • Develops contracts to perform engineering and cost estimates for municipal improvements
  • Communicates routinely on capital projects and stormwater services across multiple platforms including webpage, press releases, newsletters and Commission updates
  • Maintain records and prepare reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Additional Certifications/Responsibilities

  • Serve as member of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) and particularly in the work of the Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC)
  • Must acquire TDOT Right of Way Training
  • Must acquire TDOT Local Government Guidelines Manual Training
  • Must acquire TDOT Local Government Project Manager Training
  • Must acquire the TDOT Level I Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Certification
  • Must acquire the TDOT Level II Design Principles for Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Certification
  • Project management certification, such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate, or similar credentialling or coursework in project management is desired


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field, other relevant degrees may be considered
  • Progressive, administrative experience in city or regional planning
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply modern principles of civil engineering or project management
  • An effective communicator

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of City, state and federal regulations
  • Knowledge of code compliance methods and inspection techniques
  • Must have ability to communicate technical information and requirements in a clear and accurate fashion both verbally and in writing
  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and website research
  • Must have ability to develop rapport with a variety of people and elicit cooperation
  • Must have ability to organize daily work schedule, meet all deadlines and track work details
  • Must have ability to make field decisions based on adopted codes, ordinances, policies and standards

Special Requirements:

  • Must have a valid Tennessee Driver’s License
  • Shall devote full time to the duties of this office
  • Shall maintain normal office hours between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday with the ability to flex the weekly schedule to accommodate working after hours events such as commission meetings
  • Shall be available via cellular telephone at all hours


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee will seldom be exposed to temperature extremes and will have limited or no exposure to dangerous equipment, chemicals, loud noise and noxious odors and fumes.


Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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