SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Under limited supervision, performs complex professional work ensuring proper application of Civil Engineering principles and techniques. Position focuses on managing Capital Improvement construction projects in compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Performs related administrative work as required.
Examples of Duties
- Plan, manages, coordinates, and assists the Capital Projects Management Director in implementing the county-wide CIP.
- Coordinates with professional, technical, supervisory and support staff; duties include instructing; planning, assigning and reviewing work; maintaining standards and coordinating activities as they relate to the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
- Monitors project progress and ensures timely delivery of the adopted CIP including the annual revision of the CIP Book.
- Attends public hearings, meetings and pre-construction conferences concerning CIP projects.
- Manages the CIP in accordance with the Consultant Competitive Negotiations Act (CCNA).
- Assists the Capital Projects Management Director with grant applications, grant reporting/monitoring, and reimbursements as related to the CIP.
- Assists the Capital Projects Management Director in working with OMB to allocate CIP project funding allocations.
- Reviews the work of assigned staff for completeness and accuracy; evaluates performance and makes recommendations; offers advice and assistance as needed.
- Ensures CIP projects stay within budgetary constraints, meet all contractual requirements and deadlines.
- Assists the Capital Projects Management Director in developing and implementing the CIP including long range planning of projects as well as daily oversight of active projects.
- Ensures the CIP is implemented in accordance with Nassau County's purchasing policies and procedures.
- Ensures CIP contracts include required conformance with Federal, State and County policies and standards.
- Reviews bid packages, requests for proposals, requests for qualifications to include scopes of services, specifications, contract documents, location maps, etc.; responds to requests for additional data and/or clarification; reviews bids and proposals and makes recommendations for award to the Capital Projects Management Director.
- Ensures department compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
- Assists in developing and administering project budgets as assigned; Reviews and approves invoices related to CIP projects for payment.
- Performs contract administration and management after award of contracts which includes monitoring work performance and progress; directing contractors and consultants; coordinating work between various agencies involved with the projects; and reviewing and processing contractor/consultant invoices.
- Coordinates project activities with other divisions, departments, agencies and utilities as required.
- Reviews technical documents as submitted by contractors, engineers and developers.
- Meets with County Staff, grant agencies and staff to discuss active and proposed projects.
- Prepares status reports as directed. Prepares exhibits to aid in Board decision making.
- Directs special projects as assigned.
- Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance and complaints.
- Performs a variety of routine administrative duties as required, which may include but are not limited to preparing reports and correspondence, entering computer data, attending and conducting meetings, etc.
- Prepares, processes and submits various documents, survey exhibits, engineering drawings, blueprints, contracts, permits, various reports, memos, correspondence, etc.
- Prepares agenda items for Capital Projects Manager Director review.
- Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Board of County Commissioners, County Attorney, County employees, developers, engineers, contractors, consultants, municipal personnel, various other Local/State/Federal agencies, vendors and the general public.
- Operates a vehicle and a variety of equipment, which may include a computer, printer, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, two-way radio; utilizes an engineering and architectural scale, etc.
- Attends and remains at work regularly and adheres to policies and procedures regarding absenteeism and tardiness. Provides adequate notice to higher management with respect to vacation time and leave requests.
- Performs related duties as required.
(These essential functions are not a complete statement of all duties required of the job. Employees will be required to perform such other related job duties as may be assigned or required.)
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or other relevant field and four (4) years or more of capital project management experience, road construction management experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience working in project management or construction management required. Must possess or obtain a Local Agency Program (LAP) Certification within six (6) months of hire. Possession of a Professional Engineer License issued by the State of Florida preferred. Must possess a valid State Driver's License.
- Knowledge of the methods, policies and procedures of the Department and County as they pertain to the performance of duties of the Senior Project Manager.
- Knowledge of the functions and interrelationships of County and other Governmental agencies.
- Knowledge in the laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.
- Ability to ensure departmental compliance with all laws, regulations and the activities of the department through effective supervision.
- Ability to review and interpret construction plans and drawings to execute job responsibilities.
- Knowledge of the materials and equipment used in the construction of the CIP projects.
- Knowledge of various permits required by Local, State and Federal agencies for the construction and operation projects.
- Ability to provide technical expertise in the development of engineering designs, specifications, cost estimates and project plans.
- Ability to offer training and assistance to co-workers and employees of other departments as required.
- Ability to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision.
- Ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities.
- Ability to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency.
- Knowledge of proper English usage, punctuation, spelling and grammar.
- Ability to use independent judgment and discretion in managing various programs including the handling of emergency situations, determining procedures, setting priorities, setting schedules, maintaining standards, planning for future County needs and resolving problems.
- Knowledge of modern office practices and technology.
- Ability to use a computer for word processing and records management.
- Ability to perform required mathematical calculations.
- Ability to compile, organize and utilize various financial information necessary in the preparation of the Departmental budget and knows how to prepare and monitor the budget.
- Ability to read and interpret complex materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job.
- Ability to assemble and analyze information and prepare reports and records in a concise, clear and effective manner.
- Ability to produce quality work despite the stress of deadlines.
- Knowledge of the terminology and various professional languages used within the Department.
- Ability to maintain effective relationships with co-workers, personnel of other departments, professionals and members of the public through contact and cooperation.
- Ability to act calmly and quickly in emergency situations.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
- Lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs.
- Pushing and pulling
- Climbing on ladders, on steps or on the ground
(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability)
- Works inside in an office environment and occasionally out of doors with the ability to perform work effectively despite occasional exposure to adverse environmental conditions, including temperature extremes, wetness/humidity, rain, electrical currents, machinery hazards, uneven terrain, toxic agents, vibrations, noise extremes, fumes, dirt, dust, pollen, odors, etc.
- Has knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the industry.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will continue to be received until the listed closing date or the position is filled, whichever is earliest. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.
Nassau County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Nassau County values the service veterans and their family members have given to our country and that the County supports the hiring of returning service members, military spouses, and their family members as such this position is eligible for Veterans' Preference in accordance with applicable laws.
The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, environmental conditions, or qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. This position may be required to work in a safety sensitive capacity at any time based on emergency declaration or other operational need. Nassau County reserves the right to edit or re-write this job description at any time.
An organization is only as good as the people it employs. To attract and retain the best team possible, theNassau County Board of County Commissionersoffers a competitive benefit program. We believe that if we expect our employees to support the County, we must first support the health and financial well-being of our employees and their families, now and as they plan for their future.
- Medical & Prescription Drugs Benefits
- Health Savings Account (HSA) Contributions with a Qualified Plan
- Florida Retirement System
- Employee Assistance Program
- Tuition Assistance Program
- Life & AD&D
- Supplemental & Dependent Life & AD&D Insurance
- Long Term Disability
- Voluntary Benefits Offered By Aflac and/or Colonial
- 457(b) Deferred Compensation Program
- Roth IRA
NOTE: For detailed information regarding available benefits click here.
FLORIDA RETIREMENT SYSTEM (FRS)The Florida Retirement System is a retirement plan designed to provide an income to a vested employee and his/her family when the employee retires, becomes partially or totally disabled, or dies prior to retirement. A defined benefit or defined contribution option may be chosen by the employee. Employees are required to contribute 3% of their salary per Florida Statute.
TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMThe County may provide tuition assistance to cover the cost of tuition and books to County employees requesting tuition reimbursement for courses at an accredited college or university which are applicable to the employee's field of work and/or are of such nature to directly prepare employees for positions of greater responsibility within the County. Contact the Human Resources Office for additional details.
HOLIDAYSThe following, as well as any other days the BOCC may declare, are designated as official holidays for County Employees:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
The Day After Thanksgiving
PTO LEAVE All full-time employees shall accrue Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave in accordance with the following formula:
Years of Employment Hours Per Year
0 through the end of the 4th year 180
5 years through the end of the 10th year 200
11 years through the end of the 15th year 220
16 years and over 240
For additional information please view Nassau County's Policies & Procedures .
Closing Date/Time: Continuous