A senior level Construction Manager with supervisory experience to provide best practice design, project management and team leadership for City transportation, stormwater and sanitary sewer utility projects. This position will have a strong emphasis on construction management and manage projects that impact the City's asset portfolio in all assigned areas. Must have the ability to multi task and manage high profile construction projects through completion while managing the budget and schedule for multiple projects simultaneously.
Position reports to the Assistant Engineering Services Director.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Utilizes advanced engineering principles and techniques and follows established guidelines, policies, and procedures in performing responsibilities in assigned area such as:
management of capital projects
asset and life cycle management
Review, approve, or recommend approval, Request for Proposals and critical project documents
Oversees engineering work programs and provides team leadership for assigned work teams
Evaluate project status and set project team milestones for completion of project tasks
Evaluates and monitors project budgets and expenditures
Coordinate completion of project tasks with project team members
Report and communicate project status to project customers and stakeholders
Route project deliverables for staff comment and review.
Develops and conducts internal training sessions and programs.
Supervising staff assigned to work team(s) when appropriate:
Responsibility for managing human resources (collaborating on hiring, orientation, training, assignment scheduling, coaching, counseling, performance management and improvement, etc.) Mentors and develops employees and enforcing policies and procedures.
Develops and communicates job expectations and provides positive, constructive feedback.
Plans, monitors, appraises and reviews job contributions.
Serves as Project Manager and/or City Representative to provide complete construction and/or procurement work products
Prepares and assists with City Commission and advisory committee reports and presentations
Perform related work as required.
Other specific duties / Construction Management
Manage various project delivery methods ranging from design-bid-build, construction management at risk (CMAR), to design build (DB);
Maintain contact with contractors and other related professionals engaged with the City to ensure completion of projects within time frame and budget allowed;
Conduct periodic site visits on intervals determined by the scope and complexity of the project. Such visits to include compliance with construction documents, protection of City assets, and general overview of the status and condition of the project;
Ensure project files contain all correspondence related to a project from the estimates and bidding documents through design and construction phases, including plans, specifications, and Construction Change Request files, invoices and backup documentation, and closeout materials;
Review and process pay requests, Requests For Information (RFI), change orders and shop drawings.
Assigned work teams include: Engineering Construction Management
Training and Experience:
Current State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE) license or current Professional Engineering License from another State that can transfer within 6 months of hire.
At least four (4) years directly related engineering and construction project management experience
A minimum two (2) years in a supervisory, team leader or project team lead capacity
Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License or a valid driver's license in another state allowing transfer within 30 days from date of hire.
(*) Candidates who have all minimum qualifications will be considered first. If a suitable candidate can not be identified having with all minimum qualifications, those with an equivalency of higher level of education and/or additional relevant infrastructure construction experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Training and knowledge of supervisory and leadership best management practices including including coaching, counseling, hiring, selection, managing performance, addressing performance improvement issues as needed and performing related administrative work
Advanced knowledge of municipal engineering practices and procedures including surveying, construction, infrastructure design and drafting techniques.
apply engineering knowledge to specific technical and infrastructure problems and to develop working contract plans and specifications
work as effective project manager and team leader,
communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing
coordinate engineering projects and work programs.
Largo provides outstanding benefits including medical, paid holidays and an employee wellness programs. We are the third largest city in Pinellas County and centrally located at the crossroads between Tampa and St. Petersburg - close to all the west coast beaches and central Florida attractions!
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