Construction Manager: Facilities Management (1219)

Coconino County Flagstaff , AZ 86002

Posted Yesterday

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

the organization.

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.

Typical Duties

(Illustrative Only)

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

  • Ability to:

  • 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.


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