Nature of Work
As an award- winning organization with high regard for cultural diversity and the positive contributions of the many thriving cultures within our county, our nation, and our society, Coconino County leads a variety of initiatives that celebrate diversity; from our Annual Diversity Day, and monthly Heritage Lunch & Learns, to book clubs, and professional development academies which target diverse workforce segments, Coconino County's respect for diversity is shared throughout
Under general supervision, performs administrative and technical work of considerable difficulty managing the planning and construction of public facilities; performs related work as assigned.
Note- This posting is open until filled.
Plans, develops, and manages short and long term capital construction programs
Manages assigned capital projects, including general project coordination, day-to-day inspection, scheduling and budget control
Coordinates with various public utilities, City and County departments, governmental agencies, engineering consultants, architects, contractors and developers
Prepares project cost estimates, project specifications, and bid documents
Oversees the preparation, award, and administration of bids and requests for proposal
Manages and coordinates contracts for outside professional and construction services
Reviews plans to ensure compliance with all code requirements and construction specifications
Reviews and recommends consultant and contractor pay requests
Ensures that contractors' work is in compliance with project plans, applicable safety, fire, and other state and federal requirements
Manages the relocation, design and installation of FF&E
Makes presentations to the Manager's office
Assists with upper management level policy development regarding negotiation strategy(s) concerning land-use issues with county, city, state and private development
Answers routine customer complaints, comments and questions relative to specific projects
Ensures contractor compliance and manages the resolution of warranty claims
Prepares and maintains records and reports
May assess building conditions for capital repair and replacement
May supervise space reconfiguration and other special projects
Supervises assigned staff
Essential functions of this position include but are not limited to: working with and around others; hearing and speech to communicate with others; and finger dexterity for writing, computer work, and phones. Ability to drive a vehicle between work sites.
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction administration, construction technology, urban land use planning, or closely related field, and four years of increasingly responsible experience in public project construction management; OR, any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Must obtain an Arizona driver's license by date of hire and maintain it throughout employment. Final job offer will be contingent upon a satisfactory 5-year Arizona Motor Vehicle Report.
This position is safety sensitive.
This position is exempt from overtime.
Note: Individuals in exempt classifications as part time employees may be classified as non-exempt per FLSA law regarding minimum weekly salary requirements.
The ideal candidate is a well-organized, innovative, trustworthy and responsible individual with experience in the planning and construction of public facilities who can effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders; has an understanding of the evolving nature of the built environment and is committed to sustainable practices for the future.
Preferred qualifications: project management, strategic planning, supervisory experience, contract management, facilities operations and sustainable best practices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of:
Principles, practices and techniques of facilities design and construction
Principles, practices and techniques of construction project management, budgeting, cost and time estimating and scheduling
Principles, practices and techniques of strategic planning
Applicable laws, policies, and guidelines related to services procurement and contract management
Techniques used to implement, monitor, and maintain complex construction project schedules
Working knowledge of:
Governmental budgetary practices, including purchasing
Laws and regulations applicable to design and construction of public works projects and facilities in the State of Arizona
Read, develop and interpret complex construction designs and plans and detect potential problems and non-conformance to standards, codes and specifications
Manage multiple projects/program priorities
Successfully meet project goals
Meet and deal tactfully with the public, County departments, contractors, and property owners;
Conduct research and compile information to prepare reports
Work safely and support the culture of workplace safety
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public;
Follow written and verbal instructions
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.