NATURE OF WORK
This is highly responsible planning and administrative work in coordinating, recording and monitoring the progress of all capital construction for Broward County and assigned State projects.
Work involves administering the County's construction through coordination of financial, engineering, materials and personnel requirements. Incumbent is required to use a broad spectrum of technical and management skills. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.
Administer the County's project management program, directing the planning, scheduling and coordination of divisional activities.
Develop policies, procedures and priorities to meet established project and construction management goals and objectives.
Ensure availability in project financial fund for any required cost increases.
Design and produce reports necessary to monitor and assist in controlling budget and schedule constraints on all projects and construction.
Prepare and ensure compliance with Division budget.
Coordinate contract files maintenance for use in Contract Administration and, if necessary, in claim settlement and/or audit situations.
Produce management studies recommending new programs and improved methods.
Attend conferences, public and professional meetings.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of project management and construction.
Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local regulatory requirements applicable to project management and construction.
Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.
Thorough knowledge of financial and project analyses and control methods.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in civil engineering or related field, thorough experience in project management, including considerable high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.
In those instances in which a registered engineer signs any document for the County in the performance of his/her regular work, that employee shall be accorded such protection and immunity from any lawsuit as a result of his/her conduct within the scope of his/her employment to the extent provided by law.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Project Management and Construction
Class Spec Estab./Revised: E10/93