Under direction, to provide advanced technical management of a variety of complex County facility construction, alteration, and repair projects and architectural-engineering studies, including space management and facilities or furnishings planning and implementation; to perform construction design; to assist in the administration of construction contracts; and to do other work as required. The Facilities Project Manager III is the advanced journey level class in the professional Facilities Project Manager series and incumbents report to a Supervising Facilities Project Manager.
This class performs a variety of complex, major County facility construction projects including new facilities and major alterations, additions, and renovations of existing facilities from development of initial conceptual, schematic drawings through the final acceptance of construction and the warranty period (exclusive of road, parks, and flood control projects). Assignments require an advanced knowledge of the principles of architectural design and facility construction; structural, electrical, and mechanical engineering construction; materials used in facilities construction; and Uniform Building Codes. The Facilities Project Manager III class is distinguished from the Supervising Facilities Project Manager in that latter class plans, organizes, and directs the work of a team providing technical management for a variety of major County facility construction, alteration, and repair projects and architectural-engineering studies.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Coordinates the development of project concepts and requirements with County department officials to ensure project design is compatible with needs; prepares project concept proposals and cost estimates.
Prepares Requests for Proposals and assists in the selection of architect-engineering (A-E) firms for designs and/or studies. Communicates County needs and desires to A-E and construction firms; reviews and analyzes A-E firm design/study submittals for compliance with County and engineering standards and for appropriate design applications. Prepares recommendations relative to complex A-E firm design and material submittals; monitors construction management and inspection efforts of A-E firms.
Resolves conflicts between cost and technical constraints, legal and regulatory requirements, and user needs. Prepares and/or copies construction design documents including specifications and drawings for building projects; conducts research and feasibility studies. Prepares correspondence and reports as needed.
RECRUITING GUIDELINES:OPTION I Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction or business management, business administration or closely related field.
Experience: Two years of professional level engineering, construction or project management experience which included one year of experience having responsibility for budget analysis, cost estimation and the design, planning, and construction of buildings and/or public facilities equivalent to a Facilities Project Manager II with the County of Riverside. (Additional qualifying experience may substitute for up to a maximum of two years of the required education on the basis of 30 semester or 45 quarter units equaling one year of full time experience.) OR OPTION II Possession of a Project Management Certificate from an accredited college or university. AND Five years of experience, which included responsibility for the design, planning, cost estimation, budget analysis, and construction of buildings and/or public facilities equivalent to the Facilities Project Manager II with the County of Riverside. (Additional qualifying education in engineering, architecture, construction or business management or a closely related field may substitute for the required experience on the basis of one year of education equaling 30 semester or 45 quarter units of education up to a maximum of two years.) Knowledge of: The principles of architectural design and facility construction; structural, electrical, and mechanical engineering construction; materials used in facilities construction; Uniform Building Codes, local, state, and federal building construction regulations, and other pertinent safety or construction requirements; building construction cost estimating and contract change order negotiations; budget preparation.
Ability to: Develop and evaluate design and construction standards and criteria; coordinate the development of construction projects through completion; understand, interpret, apply, and enforce codes, regulations, specifications, schedules, and contract provisions; perform calculations used in construction design and cost estimating; communicate effectively in oral and written form; establish and maintain effective working relationships with architects, engineers, contractors, and various public officials.
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