TITLE: Construction Manager - Coastal Division

 

SALARY: $55,901.00 /Year

 

OPENING DATE: 12/01/17

 

CLOSING DATE: 12/15/17 11:59 PM

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.volusia.org/humanresources

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 230 North Woodland Blvd Suite 262 DeLand, FL 32720 386-736-5951 humanresources@volusia.org Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Veterans' preference pursuant to State law. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations during the selection process should notify the Human Resources Division at (386)736-5951.

 


MAJOR FUNCTIONS:
The County of Volusia is seeking a Construction Manager for the Coastal Division. This position is located in Daytona Beach, and will be responsible for administrative and technical field work involving the coordination and management of County sponsored coastal construction projects. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have Project Management Experience, Demonstrate experience in drafting A/E scope of services, or Demonstrated Contract Management Experience or Demonstrate experience in Coastal Construction, Coastal Permitting, or Coastal Design (examples would include Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL) Permitting, seawall install/maintenance/repairs, dune walkover install/maintenance/repairs, fishing pier construction, boardwalk construction/maintenance.)

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)

  • Coordinates all aspects of construction and maintenance projects including: Design and permitting project management, bid and contract preparation, specification development, pre-construction conferences, consultant selection, testing, inspection, compliance, permitting, etc.
  • Compiles information for project contracts such as cost, time schedules, testing requirements, and work elements.
  • Defines projects, assigns resources and schedules.
  • Monitors projects through to completion and ensures compliance with plan specifications and baseline schedules.
  • Provides coordination between the contractor, general public, property owners, and utility companies to prevent unforeseen problems from delaying construction projects. Coordinates inter-division and intra-division cooperation and assistance.
  • Performs field design construction of Coastal facilities.
  • Performs field inspections of projects underway.
  • Investigates citizen complaints and makes recommendations for resolution if necessary.
  • Investigates unsafe conditions and takes action for correction if necessary.
  • Consults with Coastal director on construction and maintenance problems and solutions.
  • Supervises county construction inspectors, supervisors, equipment operators, skilled and unskilled laborers and oversees completion of coastal construction and maintenance projects.
  • Devises alternative methods to cut costs.
  • Collects information for long range schedules.
  • Prepares master schedule for fiscal year.
  • Studies division operational methods in order to improve workflow and develop basic work standards.
  • Defines work methods, practices and procedures to be followed by division/section staff.
  • Reviews and revises plans and specifications prepared by outside consultants. Ensures compliance with Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and St. John's Water Management District permits.
  • May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.
  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, Industrial Engineering or related field, plus four (4) years progressively responsible experience in construction management. Comparable education, training or experience may be substituted for the minimum requirements, for example graduation from high school or possession of a GED and eight (8) years of progressive experience in the construction field with an emphasis on Coastal Construction or eight (8) years of progressive experience in the project management field with an emphasis on civil works projects. (examples would include dune walkovers, boardwalks, seawalls, commercial parking lots, fishing piers, coastal parks, etc.)
  • Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have Project Management Experience, Demonstrate experience in drafting A/E scope of services, or Demonstrated Contract Management Experience or Demonstrate experience in Coastal Construction, Coastal Permitting, or Coastal Design (examples would include Coastal Construction Control Line (CCCL) Permitting, seawall install/maintenance/repairs, dune walkover install/maintenance/repairs, fishing pier construction, boardwalk construction/maintenance.)
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of civil engineering principles, methods, materials and equipment utilized in public works construction, maintenance, and repairs of coastal infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of testing methods and procedures.
  • Able to supervise technical inspectors, contractors, supervisors, equipment operators, skilled and unskilled laborers in public works construction and maintenance activities.
  • Able to read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Able to prepare concise and accurate reports.
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Able to study processes and make recommendations to improve same.
  • Able to develop work standards.
  • Able to define work methods.
  • Able to define and schedule projects and assign resources.
  • Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.

 

ADA REQUIREMENTS:
 

  • Mental Demands: Able to read and comprehend technical and scientific materials, legal documents, blueprint and mechanical drawings, specifications, etc. Able to communicate effectively in writing and orally on technical and scientific information. Able to write instructions, reports and memos. Able to perform shop math.
    Physical Demands: Able to traverse broken, uneven ground. Able to see. Reaching, handling, fingering, feeling. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. Visual acuity (peripheral vision, depth perception, color acuity).
  • Environmental Demands: Inside and outside work. Regular exposure to inclement weather conditions including cold, heat, humidity, rain. Exposure to excessive noise, fumes, dust. Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.