Purpose of Classification
The purpose of this classification is to manage and coordinate activities of construction, general or technical project controls and activities for the Facilities Management Division.
Provides direction, guidance and assistance to contractors, work crews, specialists, coordinators, engineers and schedulers; coordinates daily work activities; organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; confers with contractors and work crews, assists with complex/problem situations, and provides technical and subject matter expertise. Ensures compliance with all applicable codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures; ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals; interprets construction plans and specifications; researches code books as needed; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.
Defines project controls, objectives, including performance, costs and schedule objectives. Consults with division management or other officials to review status of division projects, review/resolve problems, receive advice/direction, and provide recommendations. Prepares and administers project budgets; submits justifications for budget requests; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget.
Prepares project schedules; monitors progress of project in meeting established schedule. Coordinates process for bidding and contracting of services; prepares Requests For Proposal (RFPs) for engineering services, design services, construction services, inspection services, maintenance services, or other services as required; prepares bid packages; conducts pre-bid and pre-construction meetings; issues addendums to clarify questionable issues; participates in negotiations of scope of services and fees for professional services agreements; makes recommendations to Boards regarding selection of vendors and awarding of contracts; compiles language for contracts and specifications packages. Performs professional and technical work in supporting business applications including planning, design, analysis, implementation, integration, and management of technical systems for a department/division.
Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating departmental/divisional outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements. Understands current and future technological goals and ongoing IT issues to ensure project success. Oversees, administers, and coordinates work performed by consultants, contractors, or other service providers; administers annual maintenance contracts; monitors work to ensure compliance with terms of contract; reviews invoices and payment requests submitted by consultants/contractors/service providers.
Prepares executive summaries for presentation to Board of County Commissioners or other officials. Provides technical advice, information, and assistance concerning engineering issues, project management issues, design/construction/development activities, and other issues to contractors, consultants, County staff, public agencies, or others; responds to questions or complaints; assists in resolving engineering problems, project development issues, or conflicts involving project participants; recommends solutions to problems. Coordinates projects and work activities with other divisions, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, utility companies, state agencies, outside agencies, or others as needed; coordinates with utility engineering staff to identify location of existing utilities and conduct other utility work if necessary.
Coordinates public education activities relating to division projects, services, and activities; coordinates neighborhood programs involving participation of residents, such as resident traffic teams; speaks to property owners and community organizations and provides information regarding projects and activities; develops press releases and public information materials for distribution. Participates in legal activities relating to projects; attends hearings during court proceedings and provides depositions; meets with County Attorneys to discuss cases. Prepares/submits requests for review/changes to ordinances or resolutions.
Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, executive summaries, requests for proposals, requests for qualifications, schedules, flow charts, progress/status reports, budget documents, cost estimates, purchase order requisitions, notices to proceed, work orders, change orders, punch lists, agendas, action plans, permit applications, permit reports, grant proposals, drawings, designs, maps, or other documents. Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, statistical reports, schedules, bid proposals, drawings, construction plans, design plans, flow charts, permit applications, contracts, change orders, progress reports, budget reports, invoices, payment requests, insurance certificates, inspection reports, technical study reports, laboratory reports, photographs, master plans, specifications, standards, product literature, codes, policies, procedures, trade publications, maps, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. Maintains files/records of project documentation, contracts, construction drawings, and other departmental/divisional records.
Operates a motor vehicle, personal computer, drafting tools, survey instruments, camera, general office equipment, or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, graphics, computer-aided design (CAD), e?mail, Internet, or other computer programs. Monitors inventory of division equipment and supplies; ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct projects and work activities; initiates orders for new/replacement materials. Communicates with supervisor, County officials, employees, other divisions, attorneys, engineers, designers, consultants, contractors, developers, vendors/suppliers, utility companies, state/federal agencies, the public, community organizations, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Attends various meetings and hearings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed. Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations; maintains an awareness of new construction methods, materials, trends, and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; maintains professional affiliations; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate. ENGINEERING PROJECTS:
Reviews construction plans, designs, and specifications pertaining to projects; develops designs, drawings, or maps associated with proposed or approved projects; makes recommendations concerning improvements, modifications, design strategies, structural systems, or other aspects of project development. Coordinates acquisition and/or maintenance of required permitting; researches federal, state, and local code requirements; coordinates efforts between multiple divisions, co-applicants, and consultants to prepare application documents; develops programs and reports as required by permit. Manages projects during design and construction phases; attends regular project progress meetings; prepares, reviews, and processes change orders for changes to contracted scope of work; processes purchase order requisitions, work orders, and invoices; reviews project progress reports submitted by contractors; monitors adherence to project schedules. Conducts inspections, monitors work, and maintains records to ensure quality control; inspects quality of construction work and materials; coordinates final inspections with contractors and engineers; coordinates project acceptance with other County divisions or government agencies.
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Engineering, Architecture, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Management or Administration or a related field; supplemented by five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes project management, construction supervision, budget administration, contract administration, technology and experience in specific area of assignment, which may include utilities engineering, transportation engineering, traffic engineering, landscape design/management, environmental program administration, stormwater management, facilities management, information technology, solid waste engineering project management (solid waste processing, disposal, transfer, and recycling facilities), or other area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Experience in project management methodology may be preferred such as Waterfall, Agile, XP, Six Sigma, CPM, etc.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License with any applicable endorsements and maintain eligibility requirements and endorsement(s) to drive a County vehicle as provided in CMA 5805. Fingerprinting required.
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